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Sumatra hits huge prized metals deposit

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Sumatra hits huge prized metals deposit

An Australian resources company has discovered a massive copper and gold deposit in Indonesia’s northern Sumatra t...

First all-electric mine gets the green light

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Environment, Health and Safety

First all-electric mine gets the green light

Sandvik and Goldcorp partner to develop the first all-electric mine in the world.

Shiploader safety

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Environment, Health and Safety / Loading and hauling

Shiploader safety

Safety and productivity work hand in hand at Vale’s São Luís port in northern Brazil, which is expa...

Sandvik launches battery-powered dozer

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Loading and hauling

Sandvik launches battery-powered dozer

Introducing Sandvik LZ101LE, the new battery-powered dozer for low-seam operations.

Sandvik Mining relocates headquarters

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Environment, Health and Safety

Sandvik Mining relocates headquarters

Sandvik Mining recently moved its Amsterdam headquarters to a new location, which provides improved office ...

Top 10 mining jurisdictions 2016

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Top 10 mining jurisdictions 2016

Canadian think tank the Fraser Institute recently published its Annual Survey of Mining Companies. It ran...

Shake, rattle and roll

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Drilling / Environment, Health and Safety / Loading and hauling / Surface drilling

Shake, rattle and roll

It’s no secret that miners work in tough environments, and large equipment operators can be subject t...

Excavation innovation

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Underground drilling

Excavation innovation

Introducing Sandvik DT922, a new jumbo that makes excavation easier than ever using improved automation technology...

UNIFACE takes centre stage

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UNIFACE takes centre stage

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched a new range of UNIFACE drill bits, with a focus on a long bit life...

Intelligent development

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Automation / Drilling / Environment, Health and Safety / Underground drilling

Intelligent development

As mines go deeper over the next 25 years, new challenges will arise. The new Sandvik DD422i underground jumbo mee...

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Real-time analysis

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Real-time analysis

Sandvik RockPulse marks the evolution of top-hammer drilling technology as it works directly with the rock drill a...

Forty years young

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Forty years young

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology commemorated the 40th anniversary of the Rammer by updating the rang...

Russian handover

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Russian handover

Handing over equipment to customers has become something of a yearly tradition for Sandvik Mining and Rock Technol...

Gold-standard batteries

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Gold-standard batteries

Japanese researchers studying gold ions may have the answer to more energy-efficient batteries.

Automation simplified

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Automation simplified

Designed to improve operator safety, AutoMine Tele-Remote for underground loaders offers users the opportunity to ...

CLEER thinking

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CLEER thinking

The Clean, low-energy, effective, engaged and remediated, or CLEER, project, is intended to help Canadian companie...

Canadian centenarian

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Canadian centenarian

After opening in 1910, the Dome underground mine in Timmins, Ontario, has yielded more than 67 million ounces of g...

Solutions for a digital future

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Solutions for a digital future

Introducing My Sandvik Insight and My Sandvik Productivity, two new offerings that are a part of My Sandvik digiti...

Smart protection

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Smart protection

Bringing Microsoft’s HoloLens mixed reality headsets to construction and mine sites could help improve emplo...

Analytics drive process improvements

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Analytics drive process improvements

OptiMine Analytics uses data-driven simulations to improve planning and optimize processes.

Thin innovation

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Thin innovation

Whilst graphene is the thinnest and strongest material ever tested, scientists are still discovering more about th...

Jet Park flying high

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Jet Park flying high

A new manufacturing facility in South Africa means that Sandvik can continue to effectively cater for the specific...