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Partners in productivity

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Exploration

Partners in productivity

A 90-minute drive northeast of state mining hub Kalgoorlie and situated in the same prospective goldfields as some...

Sandvik and Barrick improve drill safety

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Environment, Health and Safety

Sandvik and Barrick improve drill safety

Sandvik Mining engineers collaborated with Barrick Gold equipment operators to evaluate a new drill’s safet...

Loader lauding

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Loading and hauling

Loader lauding

Several hundred meters beneath the town of Bernburg, Germany, esco – european salt company relies on modern ...

GET smart

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Loading and hauling

GET smart

A total bucket solution has helped KGHM’s Rudna mine, Europe’s largest copper operation, reduce loader maint...

The AutoMine journey

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Automation

The AutoMine journey

Sandvik is the world’s leading provider of mine automation technologies. The company’s AutoMine...

New life for old bolter miners

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Exploration / Services

New life for old bolter miners

The Sandvik Mining workshop in Brier Hill, Pennsylvania, rebuilds bolter miners and other Sandvik equipment...

A truck for the long haul

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Environment, Health and Safety / Loading and hauling

A truck for the long haul

Sunrise Dam, 220 kilometres northeast of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia, began as an open pit mine in 2007. Today...

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...

Enticing space rocks

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Enticing space rocks

As private companiesprepare for a developing space mining industry, the US space agency NASA announced in A...

Service expertise in Mali

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Services

Service expertise in Mali

When Randgold Resources started to grow its flagship Loulo operation in western Mali, comprising the Gara and Yale...

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The road to automation

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Underground drilling

The road to automation

A commitment to automation has helped Boliden’s Tara mine offset a high ratio of development metres to production ...

Basalt betterment

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Crushing and screening

Basalt betterment

Basalt production has increased by 20 percent since Vogelsberger Basaltwerk modernized its processing plant by ins...

Crowning achievement

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Underground drilling

Crowning achievement

After transitioning from a combined surface and underground operation to a fully underground mine, Agnico Eagle’s ...

From forum to face

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Loading and hauling

From forum to face

Mining services provider Barminco operates one of the largest underground fleets in the world. Barminco trialed th...

Aegean endurance

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Aegean endurance

Durable surface drills help Esan produce high-quality feldspar and quartz in southwestern Turkey’s Aegean Region.

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...