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.


Drilling straight and narrow

18 May, 2020 The Sandvik 2711 class of drills are simple and safer to operate with robust components and provide…

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Battery powered and loading it

11 May, 2020 Kirkland Gold Macassa mine in Canada has received two Artisan A10 electric loaders.

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Overburden overachiever

7 May, 2020 MPUMALANGA PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA. A new automation-ready blasthole drill rig is helping a South African…

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The circle of lifecycle

27 April, 2020 Early in 2019, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology began a collaboration with Lund University’s International…

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Data driven accuracy

20 April, 2020 RedBull Powder Company realized time and cost savings after becoming the first New Zealand drilling…

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Safety first, safety always

6 April, 2020 The new Sandvik LS312 with quick detachment system (QDS) meets the challenges of underground loading…

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Keeping it quiet

30 March, 2020 Noise is a constant presence in today’s industrialized world. With regard to rock excavation and processing…

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Deep development

26 March, 2020 BALYA, TURKEY. One of Sandvik’s latest development jumbos impressed the contractor who trialed it at…

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Performance and peace of mind

23 March, 2020 With safety, efficiency and performance paramount, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched…

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