Sandvik taking AutoMine Multi-Lite to Chile loaders 

Sandvik confirmed it has received an order from Chilean copper miner Sociedad Punta del Cobre S.A (Pucobre) to supply autonomous loaders equipped with AutoMine Multi-Lite system for its mining operations in northern Chile’s Atacama region.

The order is valued at approximately SEK 100 million (US$9.2 million) and was booked in 2Q2023. It includes Toro LH621i autonomous loaders. Deliveries will start this year and be completed during 2024.

Pucobre is one of the largest underground copper producers in Chile.

“We…look forward to deliver[ing] our leading automation solutions to help improve safety, productivity and reliability at its mine operations,” said Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions President Mats Eriksson.

AutoMine Multi-Lite enables operators to remotely and simultaneously supervise multiple automated Sandvik underground loaders and trucks, enabling improved productivity, safety and cost efficiency in underground mining operations.

Source: Sandvik

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