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.


Untethered productivity

24 August, 2020 The zero emissions concept increasingly attracts mine operators for obvious reasons: reducing underground…

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Change agent

13 July, 2020 Launched by the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) in 2018, the Innovation for Cleaner…

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Rocking support drilling

6 July, 2020 As the company’s first battery-powered rock bolter, Sandvik DS412iE extends the zero emissions concept…

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All in the family

22 June, 2020 From trainee truck operator to shift boss and training manager, Arlene Johnston parlayed her love of…

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Parts of the whole plan

15 June, 2020 Implementing a sustainable business model involves a complete commitment from any operation that wants…

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Irrigation inspiration

8 June, 2020 MPUMALANGA PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA. A milestone project using mine-impacted water to irrigate crops…

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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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