Customer stories - Solid Ground online

From Australia to Zambia and underground mining to tunneling, Solid Ground online is the visual storytelling portal that serves to inform and inspire the global mining and rock excavation industries forward. Solid Ground is your single source for compelling case stories and videos, articles about the latest technological innovations and in-depth people profiles. The recently redesigned portal is currently published in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Canadian French, Polish and Russian.


The road to automation

21 August, 2019 A commitment to automation has helped Boliden’s Tara mine offset a high ratio of development metres…

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Advancing electric solutions

With the acquisition of battery-powered underground equipment manufacturer Artisan, Sandvik Mining…

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Improving the air down there

Creating better air quality in underground mining environments is one of the most pressing issues facing…

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Ahead of the class

16 August, 2019 In response to several current needs and trends in underground mining, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology…

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Automation transformation

NAVAN, IRELAND. An automated approach at an unusual orebody is helping Boliden Tara offset declining…

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Basalt betterment

8 August, 2019 Basalt production has increased by 20 percent since Vogelsberger Basaltwerk modernized its processing…

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Crowning achievement

After transitioning from a combined surface and underground operation to a fully underground mine…

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From forum to face

Mining services provider Barminco operates one of the largest underground fleets in the world. Barminco…

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Productivity leap

26 June, 2019 Sandvik has significant new rock tool product launches in the pipeline for tunnelling and mine development…

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