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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.

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.

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 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...

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 / 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...

Shake, rattle and roll

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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...

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Learn anywhere, anytime

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Underground drilling

Learn anywhere, anytime

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched a mobile drill rig simulator to help upskill operators where they ...

Connectivity from the cloud

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Connectivity from the cloud

A new software solution that connects surface drilling equipment monitoring with personnel on one platform helps s...

Commanding intelligence

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Surface drilling

Commanding intelligence

The new radio remote-controlled Commando DC300Ri is a flexible surface top hammer drill rig that offers intelligen...

Rammer par Excellence

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Rock tools and systems

Rammer par Excellence

One of the new features of the Rammer Excellence line is the RD3 remote monitoring device, helping to track and mo...

Advancing electric solutions

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Loading and hauling

Advancing electric solutions

With the acquisition of battery-powered underground equipment manufacturer Artisan, Sandvik Mining and Rock Techno...

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...

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 –...

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...

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...