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23 Sep 2022 , Press release

Sandvik is expanding its plant in Turku, Finland to incorporate the manufacture of battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) for underground mining. Alongside the expansion, which is set to be completed in the second half of 2023, the whole of the plant for load and haul equipment is set to be enhanced and modernized.

21 Sep 2022 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has introduced its AutoMine® Concept Underground Drill, the company’s second technology demonstrator for its future autonomous mining vision.

6 Sep 2022 , Press release

In response to growing demand for agnostic automation systems in surface mining, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and Flanders have entered into an agreement to develop and deliver a digital interface between the FLANDERS ARDVARC Autonomous Drill System (ADS) and Sandvik iSeries rotary blasthole drills.

1 Sep 2022 , News

Gold miner Agnico Eagle will explore the safety, efficiency and sustainability benefits of battery-electric technology by trialing a Sandvik LH518B underground loader at its Fosterville Gold Mine later this year.

30 Aug 2022 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has received a large order in Chile for surface mining equipment and its AutoMine® Surface Drilling solution from Movitec, a contractor on Codelco’s Rajo Inca open pit project. The order includes two Leopard™ DI650i down-the-hole (DTH) drill rigs and two Sandvik DR412i rotary blasthole drill rigs, including AutoMine® Surface Drilling systems for fully autonomous operations.

19 Aug 2022 , News

Australian contract miner Byrnecut is embracing the many benefits of battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) by purchasing six Sandvik 18-tonne battery-electric loaders with AutoMine® for use at OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill and Carrapateena operations in South Australia.

9 Aug 2022 , Press release

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has introduced AutoMine® Mapping Solution, an innovative new product designed to maximize productivity and improve safety of autonomous vehicle navigation in underground mining operations by utilizing mapped data.

25 Jul 2022 , Press release

Foran Mining has selected Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions to supply a fleet of 20 battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), including trucks, loaders and drills, for its McIlvenna Bay project in Saskatchewan, Canada. Set to be the world’s first carbon-neutral copper development project, McIlvenna Bay will be powered by clean hydroelectric power and designed to take advantage of Sandvik’s latest technological advances in sustainable mining.

21 Jul 2022 , News

Country Boy Supply, LLC will be supplying Sandvik’s comprehensive range of boom drills, rock tools and full aftermarket support for customers in Tennesse and Georgia, effective from June, 2022.

3 Jul 2022 , News

New initiatives across Australia and New Zealand will launch the business into a new era of sustainable business practices with staff, customers, and society to benefit

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