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Sandvik distributor Porter Group premises in New Zealand
13 Feb 2019 , Press release

Continuing the development of the Australasian market, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is proud to announce the extension of the agreement with Porter Group to cover Australia and New Zealand.

12 Feb 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Load and Haul has developed a Proximity Detection System Interface for its underground loaders and dump trucks. The feature allows installation of a third-party Proximity Detection System (PDS) to a Sandvik loader or dump truck to meet legal requirements and improve safety in underground operations.

5 Feb 2019 , Press release

Join Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology at booth 1031 of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention, March 3-6, 2019 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada as we exhibit our latest technology specifically designed for the exploration market.

4 Feb 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining & Construction Oy (Sandvik Oy) and Sandvik Mining & Construction Australia Pty Ltd (SMC) (ACN 003 771 382) alleged that certain previous actions by the company formerly named Rockdrill Services Australia Pty Ltd (ACN 096 371 318) (now named Project Viking Investments Pty Ltd) (PVI) in relation to refurbishing or remanufacturing Sandvik RD525 Rock Drills and/or selling components for use in Sandvik RD525 Rock Drills breached Sandvik’s patent rights in relation to the Sandvik RD525 Rock Drill. PVI disputed these claims.

31 Jan 2019 , Press release

To expand the existing intelligent offering, Sandvik introduces its second i-series loader; Sandvik LH621i. The new Sandvik LH621i is the loader of choice for rapid mine development and large-scale underground production. The new high-capacity loader is a matching pair with the previously introduced Sandvik TH663i truck, considering the designed payload capacities.

24 Jan 2019 , Press release

The xSeries family is built upon the proven design, and legendary reliability of our diesel-powered rotary blast hole drills and features added intelligence & improved operator ergonomics, providing operators with the right balance of reliability and technology to drill the drill the perfect hole safely.

22 Jan 2019 , Press release

Sandvik acquires privately owned Artisan Vehicle Systems, manufacturer of battery powered underground mining equipment, based in Camarillo, California, USA. The core technology is battery packs, electric motors, power electronics, software and control systems. Artisan’s underground mining loaders and trucks are designed with these high-powered, highly reliable and field proven battery electric powertrains. Artisan is the market leader with most battery electric vehicles currently operating in underground mining.

17 Jan 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched an automation upgrade package for its DD422i and DD422iE underground drilling jumbos. The upgrade has been developed to deliver 24/7 underground drilling for both miners and tunnelers. The new package contains three individual options which are available for both DD422i and DD422iE and can be selected as individual enhancements or as a total solution package.

Sandvik QH332 cone crusher
10 Jan 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens roll out the latest upgrade in their “2 Series” product offering with the launch of the new QS332 cone crusher.

7 Jan 2019 , Press release

In response to customer requests, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is expanding its Ranger™ DX series of surface top hammer drill rigs with two non-cabin Ranger™ DXR versions for improved safety in the toughest quarry and construction applications.

News

14 Sep 2018 , News

Once again, Sandvik is selected as a member of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index. The top 10% most sustainable companies in each respective industry are included.

27 Feb 2018 , News

As part of Sandvik’s commitment to minimize the environmental impact and reduce our total waste, Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens have recently invested in a new shot blasting facility at our production facility in Ballygawley, Northern Ireland.

Sandvik QJ341 Mobile jaw crusher in a quarrying application in Scotland
8 Feb 2018 , News

The mobile crushing and screening division of Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology will be taking the opportunity of this year’s Scotplant to highlight their bestselling models within their mobile crushing and screening portfolio.

7 Feb 2018 , News

Sandvik once again included in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook

23 Jan 2018 , News

Today the 2018 iteration of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) index was released during the World Economic Forum in Davos. Sandvik is included in the list for the first time and ranked 65 overall.

New Ranger DXi surface drill rig
17 Aug 2017 , News

The 10th Steinexpo will be held in Homberg / Nieder-Ofleiden, Germany, 30th August to the 2nd September. This demonstration-focused trade show is aimed at showing both German and international visitors some of the latest solutions in quarrying and construction. At the exhibition, Sandvik will preview its latest Surface Drill Rig, a new member of the Ranger family!

3 Mar 2017 , News

A collaboration that will bring Advanced Analytics to the mining and rock excavation Industry​.

Press releases

Sandvik distributor Porter Group premises in New Zealand
13 Feb 2019 , Press release

Continuing the development of the Australasian market, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is proud to announce the extension of the agreement with Porter Group to cover Australia and New Zealand.

12 Feb 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Load and Haul has developed a Proximity Detection System Interface for its underground loaders and dump trucks. The feature allows installation of a third-party Proximity Detection System (PDS) to a Sandvik loader or dump truck to meet legal requirements and improve safety in underground operations.

5 Feb 2019 , Press release

Join Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology at booth 1031 of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention, March 3-6, 2019 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada as we exhibit our latest technology specifically designed for the exploration market.

4 Feb 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining & Construction Oy (Sandvik Oy) and Sandvik Mining & Construction Australia Pty Ltd (SMC) (ACN 003 771 382) alleged that certain previous actions by the company formerly named Rockdrill Services Australia Pty Ltd (ACN 096 371 318) (now named Project Viking Investments Pty Ltd) (PVI) in relation to refurbishing or remanufacturing Sandvik RD525 Rock Drills and/or selling components for use in Sandvik RD525 Rock Drills breached Sandvik’s patent rights in relation to the Sandvik RD525 Rock Drill. PVI disputed these claims.

31 Jan 2019 , Press release

To expand the existing intelligent offering, Sandvik introduces its second i-series loader; Sandvik LH621i. The new Sandvik LH621i is the loader of choice for rapid mine development and large-scale underground production. The new high-capacity loader is a matching pair with the previously introduced Sandvik TH663i truck, considering the designed payload capacities.

24 Jan 2019 , Press release

The xSeries family is built upon the proven design, and legendary reliability of our diesel-powered rotary blast hole drills and features added intelligence & improved operator ergonomics, providing operators with the right balance of reliability and technology to drill the drill the perfect hole safely.

22 Jan 2019 , Press release

Sandvik acquires privately owned Artisan Vehicle Systems, manufacturer of battery powered underground mining equipment, based in Camarillo, California, USA. The core technology is battery packs, electric motors, power electronics, software and control systems. Artisan’s underground mining loaders and trucks are designed with these high-powered, highly reliable and field proven battery electric powertrains. Artisan is the market leader with most battery electric vehicles currently operating in underground mining.

17 Jan 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched an automation upgrade package for its DD422i and DD422iE underground drilling jumbos. The upgrade has been developed to deliver 24/7 underground drilling for both miners and tunnelers. The new package contains three individual options which are available for both DD422i and DD422iE and can be selected as individual enhancements or as a total solution package.

Sandvik QH332 cone crusher
10 Jan 2019 , Press release

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens roll out the latest upgrade in their “2 Series” product offering with the launch of the new QS332 cone crusher.

7 Jan 2019 , Press release

In response to customer requests, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is expanding its Ranger™ DX series of surface top hammer drill rigs with two non-cabin Ranger™ DXR versions for improved safety in the toughest quarry and construction applications.

Features

QE441 Free Flow scalping screen from Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens
27 Sep 2018 , Feature

Essex based G&B Finch has boosted its recycling of construction and demolition materials by employing a QE441 Free Flow scalping screen from Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens. The advanced screening deck on the machine has increased production by over 30%, and enabled the company to continue recycling throughout the winter.

21 Aug 2018 , Feature

Pembrokeshire based Mason Brothers Quarry Products has a longstanding relationship with Sandvik which goes back to the 1990s. The company now produces in excess of 100,000 tons of high quality aggregate from its Rhyndaston quarry near Haverfordwest, with a mobile crushing, screening and scalping train from Sandvik playing a key role in ensuring that Mason Brothers’ customers get the materials they need.

KB Contracting & Quarries New Zealand invest in Sandvik QH441 and QA451 Doublescreen
6 Feb 2018 , Feature

An increasing workload has seen KB Contracting & Quarries expand and upgrade the equipment in its operations, recently buying a new Sandvik crusher and screen, a Hyundai loader and a Bomag roller from Porters in Christchurch.

Sandvik QE341 working in a marble application
10 Jan 2018 , Feature

The quarries of Carrara marble spa in Vennai Guglielmo di Fantiscritti in the Italian Alps have long been the center of producing marble that formed some of the greatest works of art in history. Now increasing use of modern equipment has helped improve operational efficiency, with a new Sandvik QE341 scalper / screen being a highly prized addition to the production process.

Sandvik QJ341 working in Cumbria, UK
4 Aug 2017 , Feature

Cumbrian based Ashcroft Plant Cumbria Ltd purchased a Sandvik QJ341 jaw crusher and QE341 scalper to cater for their needs in their expanding recycling business.

30 May 2017 , Feature

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology will be taking the opportunity of this year's Demo Expo to showcase two of the smaller members of their mobile crushing and screening range, with the QJ241 jaw crusher and QE241 scalping screen on display. Demo Expo is a demolition show, organised in conjuction with the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) and takes place from Thursday 22nd until Saturday 24th June at the Hertfordshire Showground.

22 May 2017 , Feature

The mobile Sandvik top hammer drill rig has carved out a career that its developers could scarcely have dreamt of. Since its launch last year, the new Commando DC130Ri model from Sandvik has demonstrated its impressive versatility in a wide range of demanding applications, both above and below ground.

14 May 2017 , Feature

Scottish company AB2000 Ltd visited Hillhead last year and were so impressed with the QJ341+ on display that they decided to purchase this latest addition to the Sandvik range of jaw crushers there and then. Since it was delivered they have seen a marked increase in production, almost doubling capacity over their previous model.

11 Jan 2017 , Feature

When it came to improving the screening efficiency of NCC Roads A/S - Nyrand Grusgrav operation in Svebölle, Denmark, the task proved easy thanks Sandvik Construction's WX7000 screening media. The anti-blinding polyurethane screening media has increased production capacity, with enhanced material separation, reduced final product fines by 100%, and improved operational lifetime proving to be a highly cost-effective investment.

4 Jan 2017 , Feature

Scottish Highlands based company G.F. Job Ltd have been one of the first companies to trial the new Optitooth jaw plates, designed and manufactured by Sandvik. They have doubled the lifetime of their jaw plates, whilst also experiencing a number of other key benefits.

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