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2 Jul 2020 , Press release

Sandvik is reintroducing its earlier, renowned Toro™ family name for its underground hard rock loaders and trucks, model by model, starting later this year. The Toro™ family name has been recognized by Sandvik underground mining customers for decades and now Sandvik is bringing back the bull, firstly with the large intelligent loaders Toro™ LH517i and Toro™ LH621i.

24 Jun 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Rock Tools is now launching an entirely new digital solution: My Rock Tools Analyze. It is a mobile application designed to help customers improve their rock tool performance through analyzing failure and discard reasons.

17 Jun 2020 , Press release

Continuing our long tradition of developing innovative technology to help our customers enhance safety, improve productivity and reduce cost, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology introduces the Sandvik DR410i rotary blasthole drill.

21 May 2020 , News

In the quarrying, demolition, recycling, aggregates and associated industries, highly productive equipment is just the beginning of the story. How the customer’s investment is maintained and kept fully operational is essential for business viability. Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens have always set great store in not only making sure that customers get the right equipment to meet their needs, but also that parts and aftermarket support continue to help deliver growth.

20 May 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Rock Tools are now launching an entirely new product for their bench drilling Top Hammer customers: the Guide Adapter. It enables customers to reduce hole deviation in challenging conditions by up to 50% and achieve considerable cost savings.

15 May 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is revising its business model, shifting to a 'direct to customer' model for mining and construction customers in most of the territories in Central and Western Africa currently serviced by Sandvik’s Distributor, BIA.

14 May 2020 , Press release

Sandvik keeps focus on its long-term sustainability commitment and continues its program to develop Stage V compliant underground loaders and trucks for the mining industry. After announcing the launch of the first Stage V loaders in December 2019, the first truck with the new engine technology is now being tested at the Tara mine (Ireland).

4 May 2020 , Press release

Peak Screening is a complete package offer and performance concept designed to ensure every square meter of a customer’s screening is as productive as it can be for their unique operation.

29 Apr 2020 , Press release

Byrnecut and OZ Minerals successfully implement automation upgrade for Sandvik development drill despite challenges of COVID-19.

29 Apr 2020 , Press release

Continuing the development of the Scandinavian market, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is proud to announce the extension of the agreement with Fredheim Maskin AS to sell its Q-Range, U-440 and U-300 series of mobile screens and crushers into Sweden.

News

21 May 2020 , News

In the quarrying, demolition, recycling, aggregates and associated industries, highly productive equipment is just the beginning of the story. How the customer’s investment is maintained and kept fully operational is essential for business viability. Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens have always set great store in not only making sure that customers get the right equipment to meet their needs, but also that parts and aftermarket support continue to help deliver growth.

25 Mar 2020 , News

The arrival of the Rhino 100 mobile raise borer has proved a game changer for underground contractor Raising Australia, part of the Byrnecut Group. Since introducing its first Rhino in 2017, the company has been able to slash slot-raise production times, improve productivity for its customers, and significantly increase its own revenue.

12 Dec 2019 , News

On 3-4 December, almost 300 leaders from the mining, construction and quarrying industries from Australia, Japan and Indonesia met in Brisbane (Australia) for the Digitalization in Mining event hosted by Sandvik. The 2-day summit showcased best practice examples of digitalization.

2 Oct 2019 , News

Dem-Master Demolition Ltd recently took delivery of a new Sandvik QJ341 tracked jaw crusher from Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens. The Scottish company, based in Bathgate, recently named just outside the top 50 of the world’s leading 100 demolition and recycling companies, will use the crusher alongside two other Sandvik QJ341s on a variety of demolition and recycling projects throughout the UK.

20 Sep 2019 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is launching the new Sandvik RDX5 rock drill to complement its rock drill offering for underground drill rigs.

Sandvik QE442 Mobile scalper
23 Jul 2019 , News

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens are proud to launch the next generation mobile heavy-duty scalper with the launch of the new QE442. An evolution of the class leading QE441, the new machine comes with a host of updates and new features.

24 May 2019 , News

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is delighted to announce the appointment of Wedago (WDG) as its new sole distributor for mobile crushers and screens in Malaysia.

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.

Press releases

2 Jul 2020 , Press release

Sandvik is reintroducing its earlier, renowned Toro™ family name for its underground hard rock loaders and trucks, model by model, starting later this year. The Toro™ family name has been recognized by Sandvik underground mining customers for decades and now Sandvik is bringing back the bull, firstly with the large intelligent loaders Toro™ LH517i and Toro™ LH621i.

24 Jun 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Rock Tools is now launching an entirely new digital solution: My Rock Tools Analyze. It is a mobile application designed to help customers improve their rock tool performance through analyzing failure and discard reasons.

17 Jun 2020 , Press release

Continuing our long tradition of developing innovative technology to help our customers enhance safety, improve productivity and reduce cost, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology introduces the Sandvik DR410i rotary blasthole drill.

20 May 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Rock Tools are now launching an entirely new product for their bench drilling Top Hammer customers: the Guide Adapter. It enables customers to reduce hole deviation in challenging conditions by up to 50% and achieve considerable cost savings.

15 May 2020 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is revising its business model, shifting to a 'direct to customer' model for mining and construction customers in most of the territories in Central and Western Africa currently serviced by Sandvik’s Distributor, BIA.

14 May 2020 , Press release

Sandvik keeps focus on its long-term sustainability commitment and continues its program to develop Stage V compliant underground loaders and trucks for the mining industry. After announcing the launch of the first Stage V loaders in December 2019, the first truck with the new engine technology is now being tested at the Tara mine (Ireland).

4 May 2020 , Press release

Peak Screening is a complete package offer and performance concept designed to ensure every square meter of a customer’s screening is as productive as it can be for their unique operation.

29 Apr 2020 , Press release

Byrnecut and OZ Minerals successfully implement automation upgrade for Sandvik development drill despite challenges of COVID-19.

29 Apr 2020 , Press release

Continuing the development of the Scandinavian market, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is proud to announce the extension of the agreement with Fredheim Maskin AS to sell its Q-Range, U-440 and U-300 series of mobile screens and crushers into Sweden.

15 Apr 2020 , Press release

Volvo Construction Equipment Services will be supplying Sandvik’s comprehensive range of mobile crushing and screening equipment and full aftermarket support for customers in the states located north of the San Bernardino line, effective from April 1, 2020.

Features

21 Apr 2020 , Feature

A new dual powered mobile crushing plant has more than doubled aggregate production while improving product quality and creating unprecedented versatility for one of the only government-owned quarries in the United States.

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.

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