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.


Automating El Teniente

9 December, 2019 Continuing Chilean state-owned miner Codelco’s vision of creating the most advanced underground mines…

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Tech teamwork

3 December, 2019 For Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, joining forces with respected partners to apply the newest…

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A bigger, smarter, stronger rotary drill

26 November, 2019 The new Sandvik DR416i rotary blasthole drill is automation-ready and supplies the highest rotational…

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Solving the puzzle

18 November, 2019 Demanding production targets and complex conditions mean Agnico Eagle’s underground operations manager…

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Learn anywhere, anytime

11 November, 2019 Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched a mobile drill rig simulator to help upskill operators…

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Connectivity from the cloud

7 November, 2019 A new software solution that connects surface drilling equipment monitoring with personnel on one platform…

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Block cave economics

5 November, 2019 KAMLOOPS, BRITISH COLUMBIA. An automated loading solution has enabled Canada’s only block cave mine…

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Rapid expansion

31 October, 2019 With ever-increasing demand for metals from the expanding Indian economy, Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL)…

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Pillars of sustainability

24 October, 2019 Modern society’s demand for metals and minerals will continue, as will its insistence that they are…

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