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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...

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...

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...

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Drilling straight and narrow

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Underground drilling

Drilling straight and narrow

The Sandvik 2711 class of drills are simple and safer to operate with robust components and provide an excellent p...

Battery powered and loading it

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Loading and hauling

Battery powered and loading it

Kirkland Gold Macassa mine in Canada has received two Artisan A10 electric loaders.

Data driven accuracy

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Surface drilling

Data driven accuracy

RedBull Powder Company realized time and cost savings after becoming the first New Zealand drilling and blasting c...

Safety first, safety always

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Loading and hauling

Safety first, safety always

The new Sandvik LS312 with quick detachment system (QDS) meets the challenges of underground loading and hauling a...

Performance and peace of mind

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Performance and peace of mind

With safety, efficiency and performance paramount, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched the new Sandvik...

Dino might

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Surface drilling

Dino might

The new, upgraded Dino DC410Ri surface top hammer drill rig from Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology offers signifi...

Automating El Teniente

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Loading and hauling

Automating El Teniente

Continuing Chilean state-owned miner Codelco’s vision of creating the most advanced underground mines in the world...

A bigger, smarter, stronger rotary drill

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A bigger, smarter, stronger rotary drill

The new Sandvik DR416i rotary blasthole drill is automation-ready and supplies the highest rotational torques and ...

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...