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Sandvik expands Québec footprint with Val-d’Or expansion

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is growing its footprint in Québec with the opening of its newly expanded Val-d’Or facility on October 20, 2022. Spanning more than 55,000 square feet (5,100 square meters), the strategic investment effectively doubles the building’s size and includes significantly increased parts warehouse space, an expanded workshop, facilities for automation support, customer service and rock tools shop.

Securing a larger parts warehouse and service center was a priority to support a rapidly growing mining market in Québec and to expand local support capacity for customers.

“We’re very pleased to announce the official opening of this newly expanded facility in Val-d’Or, Québec,” said Peter Corcoran, Vice President of Sales Area Canada at Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions. “This is not only an opportunity to bring more jobs to the area, but it also allows us to further expand our aftermarket capabilities and meet the rapidly changing demands of the Québec market.”

Sandvik celebrated the grand opening of the facility with an open house last week.

“This is the perfect opportunity to discover an innovative and flourishing company that has chosen Val-d'Or to pursue its growth,” said Val-d’Or Mayoress Celine Brindamour, who participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the occasion. “Through its investments, Sandvik contributes to the fact that Val-d’Or is an essential service hub for the mining industry.”

The Val-d’Or facility expansion project is one step in a more comprehensive evaluation of Sandvik’s network across Canada. Through strategic projects like this, Sandvik will remain at the forefront of the mining industry by providing outstanding customer service for both current and prospective partners.

Val-d’Or, Québec, Canada, October 25, 2022

For more information, please contact:
Dany Gaudreault
Business Development and Indigenous Engagement Manager
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions
Email: dany.gaudreault@sandvik.com

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Sandvik Group
Sandvik is a global, high-tech engineering group providing solutions that enhance productivity, profitability and sustainability for the manufacturing, mining and infrastructure industries. We are at the forefront of digitalization and focus on optimizing our customers’ processes. Our world-leading offering includes equipment, tools, services and digital solutions for machining, mining, rock excavation and rock processing. In 2021 the Group had approximately 39,000 employees and revenues of about 86 billion SEK in about 150 countries within continuing operations.

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service, digital solutions and sustainability-driving technologies for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling and quarrying. In 2021, sales were approximately 41.4 billion SEK with about 15,500 employees.