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.


At the extreme end

10 December, 2021 SIBERIA, RUSSIA. In the heart of Siberia, drilling contractor Altayvzryvservis handles a variety of…

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The black box of mining

2 December, 2021 Data and transparency will help make mining “safer, cooler and more efficient,” according to Newtrax…

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Digging deep for change

24 November, 2021 Together with four industry partners, LKAB is planning to set a new standard in underground mining…

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Expand the limit

17 November, 2021 Top Hammer XL expands the hole size range of top hammer drilling up to 178 millimetre, offering the…

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Automation deconstructed

10 November, 2021 William Pratt Rogers, an assistant professor in mining engineering at the University of Utah, has no…

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A renewed giant

2 November, 2021 KIRUNA, SWEDEN. The industry’s largest-capacity underground loader is helping the world’s largest underground…

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Charged up and ready to load

27 October, 2021 The new Sandvik LH518B loader offers the heat reduction and ventilation potential typical of battery-electric…

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Blazing the trails ahead

19 October, 2021 Combining advanced sensing capabilities, sustainable battery-electric technology and artificial intelligence, the…

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For a safer underground

13 October, 2021 Working underground can pose a range of hazards. Sandvik’s recent acquisition of DSI Underground will…

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