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Potash performance

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Mechanical cutting

Potash performance

ZIELITZ, GERMANY. Equipment efficiency and reliability are crucial at the K+S KALI GmbH Zielitz potash plant, one ...

At the heart of the process

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Crushing and screening

At the heart of the process

BÜDINGEN, GERMANY. Basalt production has increased by 20 percent since Vogelsberger Basaltwerk modernized its proc...

Robust, efficient, intelligent

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Robust, efficient, intelligent

Introducing the new Sandvik LH621i loader, the latest addition to the series. Designed with operator comfort, safe...

Salt shift

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Mechanical cutting

Salt shift

HEILBRONN, GERMANY. After 120 years of drill-and-blast extraction, one of Western Europe’s largest salt mines tran...

Reliable ground reinforcement

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Underground drilling

Reliable ground reinforcement

CLONCURRY, QUEENSLAND. A safer, easier-to-install ground reinforcement solution has improved cycle times and helpe...

A unique asset

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Automation

A unique asset

Since becoming President and CEO of Canadian miner North American Palladium in 2015, Jim Gallagher has led signifi...

Leading the journey

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Leading the journey

More than 200 leaders of the Latin American mining industry met in Santiago, Chile, for Digitalization in Mining –...

Driving each other to safety

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Environment, Health and Safety

Driving each other to safety

Dedicated to safe, fair and sustainable mining, the International Council on Mining and Metals is a collaboration ...

Trust the process

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Crushing and screening

Trust the process

RANCAGUA, CHILE. A top-of-the-line cone crusher solution is helping Codelco keep up with demanding processing volu...

A new range of possibilities

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Surface drilling

A new range of possibilities

The new non-cabin Ranger DXR series surface rigs offer the reliability and large drilling coverage area of the con...

Connected crushing

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Crushing and screening

Connected crushing

Digitalization is improving predictive maintenance and enabling better-informed, fact-based decisions in the sulph...

Flexible financing

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Services

Flexible financing

Today’s consumers have creative options other than owning a product for a particular application. The question rem...

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Potash performance

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Mechanical cutting

Potash performance

ZIELITZ, GERMANY. Equipment efficiency and reliability are crucial at the K+S KALI GmbH Zielitz potash plant, one ...

At the heart of the process

Stories

Crushing and screening

At the heart of the process

BÜDINGEN, GERMANY. Basalt production has increased by 20 percent since Vogelsberger Basaltwerk modernized its proc...

Salt shift

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Mechanical cutting

Salt shift

HEILBRONN, GERMANY. After 120 years of drill-and-blast extraction, one of Western Europe’s largest salt mines tran...

Reliable ground reinforcement

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Underground drilling

Reliable ground reinforcement

CLONCURRY, QUEENSLAND. A safer, easier-to-install ground reinforcement solution has improved cycle times and helpe...

Driving each other to safety

Stories

Environment, Health and Safety

Driving each other to safety

Dedicated to safe, fair and sustainable mining, the International Council on Mining and Metals is a collaboration ...

Trust the process

Stories

Crushing and screening

Trust the process

RANCAGUA, CHILE. A top-of-the-line cone crusher solution is helping Codelco keep up with demanding processing volu...

Flexible financing

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Services

Flexible financing

Today’s consumers have creative options other than owning a product for a particular application. The question rem...

Crowning glory

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Underground drilling

Crowning glory

BASASEACHI, MEXICO. At the heart of Mexico’s vast western Sierra Madre mountain range, an award-winning pillar rec...

A brand new fleet for Lady Loretta

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Loading and hauling / Underground drilling

A brand new fleet for Lady Loretta

MOUNT ISA, QUEENSLAND. Automation and equipment monitoring are helping Redpath Australia exceed expectations at Gl...

For miners, by miners

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Loading and hauling

For miners, by miners

PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Sandvik solicited comprehensive customer feedback to improve its 17-tonne loader. The re...

Prideful revival

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Prideful revival

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO. Revived by a new mining method and a technological transformation, North American Palladium’...

Customer input for better output

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Customer input for better output

Innovation drives economic growth, but what drives innovation? Research and development activities enable companie...

People

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A unique asset

People

Automation

A unique asset

Since becoming President and CEO of Canadian miner North American Palladium in 2015, Jim Gallagher has led signifi...

Matching wits

People

Matching wits

In these days of digitalization and automation, understanding R&D for mining equipment manufacturers can be an...

Mountain manager

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Mountain manager

Site manager and engineer Ines Hagspiel wears many hats – only one of them made from reinforced plastic. Her exper...

Around the world in 30 years

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Around the world in 30 years

In September 2010, Kinross acquired the Chirano mine in Ghana. The mine is situated on the Bibiani gold belt, and ...

Industrial captaincy

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Industrial captaincy

Björn Rosengren, President and CEO of Sandvik Group, shares some of his extensive knowledge on the challenges faci...

Trapping CO2

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Trapping CO2

Stuart Hazeldine, professor of carbon capture and storage at the University of Edinburgh, talks about how carbon c...

Master blaster

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Master blaster

For three days in November, Dyno Nobel and Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology conducted the 11th annual Quarry Aca...

Brain trust

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Brain trust

Changes in mining have traditionally moved slowly, but if the industry is to find ways to reverse its “accumulated...

Salt of the earth

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Loading and hauling

Salt of the earth

For the past century, the Bernburg mine has produced salt in the heart of Germany. In fact, salt production can be...

Doctor in the house

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Doctor in the house

The mining sector is currently in a down cycle, the effects of which have miners the world over wondering when com...

Perpetual payoffs

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Perpetual payoffs

With the launch of Abitibi Royalty Search, Abitibi Royalities CEO Ian Ball is looking to gain exposure to ...

For the love of the mine

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For the love of the mine

Rick Howes has seen it all. With 35 years of industry experience, the CEO of Dundee Precious Metals (DPM) has held...

Big Picture

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Celebrating awesomeness

Celebrating awesomeness

No time to waste

No time to waste

Bust a move

Bust a move

Carat top

Carat top

Smart money

Smart money

Gushing over drills

Gushing over drills

Worth its weight

Worth its weight

Jumbo love

Jumbo love

A light in the dark

A light in the dark

Frozen beauty

Frozen beauty

Hanging around

Hanging around

Rock star

Rock star

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Connected crushing

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Crushing and screening

Connected crushing

Digitalization is improving predictive maintenance and enabling better-informed, fact-based decisions in the sulph...

Byrnecut Australia trials Sandvik LH621i

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Loading and hauling

Byrnecut Australia trials Sandvik LH621i

Byrnecut Australia trialed our new Sandvik LH621i loader. Managing director Pat Boniwell praised the loader’s impr...

Great expectations

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Great expectations

Safety and production are the main drivers for the Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK). At the coal producer’s Tal...

A truck for all reasons

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Loading and hauling

A truck for all reasons

Automated haulage with Sandvik TH540 trucks and AutoMine is expected to save $5.6 million over five years at Hecla...

No margin for error

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No margin for error

Low grades and high ore volumes put pressure on the process plant at Gold Fields’ Tarkwa gold mine, one of Ghana’s...

Rural revival

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Rural revival

Sandvik has financed construction of a six-classroom block after a rainstorm devastated a local school in rural Gh...

Scan and deliver

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Scan and deliver

PNC Norge AS is tunnelling through two mountains to develop a road 10 kilometres south of the Arctic Circle in Nor...

Top hammer triumph

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Underground drilling

Top hammer triumph

Rapid development drilling is essential at Peñoles’ Sabinas polymetallic mine in Mexico. The silver-lead-zinc-copp...

Grounded in trust

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Crushing and screening

Grounded in trust

For half a century, building materials company Boral has supplied Melbourne, Australia, with construction material...

Making the grade

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Services

Making the grade

Just four years into production, Klondex Mines’ flagship Fire Creek operation is on track to produce more than 100...

Silent treatment

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Underground drilling

Silent treatment

Tunneling contractor Lemminkäinen Infra Oy is excavating a network of tunnels covering the equivalent area of more...

Ditching diesel

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Underground drilling

Ditching diesel

Goldcorp is developing the world’s first all-electric underground mine in Ontario, Canada, an ambitious project th...

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Robust, efficient, intelligent

News

Robust, efficient, intelligent

Introducing the new Sandvik LH621i loader, the latest addition to the series. Designed with operator comfort, safe...

Leading the journey

News

Leading the journey

More than 200 leaders of the Latin American mining industry met in Santiago, Chile, for Digitalization in Mining –...

A new range of possibilities

News

Surface drilling

A new range of possibilities

The new non-cabin Ranger DXR series surface rigs offer the reliability and large drilling coverage area of the con...

Plate performance

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Plate performance

Sandvik HX900 wear plates exceed performance expectations for AngloGold Ashanti, producing a 26 times better resul...

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...