Sandvik opens new Malaysian production facility

Sandvik has inaugurated its new underground load and haul production unit in Malaysia with the assembly of a Toro LH517i loader. “This expansion marks a significant milestone for Sandvik,” said Patricio Apablaza, president of Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions’ Load and Haul division.  “This production unit enables flexible manufacturing of both conventional diesel and battery-electric loaders and trucks while adhering…

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Sandvik distributor expands European reach

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions distributor Avesco has expanded its European sales territory to offer Sandvik equipment and solutions in Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia. Avesco will now manage several Sandvik product groups in six new countries under the expansion, including surface and underground drill rigs, loaders and trucks, rock tools and mechanical cutting equipment. The distributor…

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Barrick extends partnership, strengthens ties with Sandvik

A long-term global fleet agreement between Barrick Gold and Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has been extended in a deal the pair say will improve safety, productivity and sustainability. The fleet alliance will be guided by operational and relationship KPIs, Sandvik noted, and includes Barrick’s rollout of Sandvik’s Remote Monitoring Service (RMS) to its entire global underground fleet of more…

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LKAB, Jimond enter orders for Sandvik fleet additions

Sandvik has received millions in new equipment purchase orders for equipment including trucks, loaders and drills from Europe and Africa, respectively, from miners LKAB and Jimond. LKAB’s order is for its Kiruna mine in northern Sweden, one of the largest underground iron ore mines in the world, and includes, over two orders, 12 Toro LH625iE cable-electric loaders and five Toro…

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Sandvik introduces AutoMine for underground drills

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has released AutoMine for underground drills, its teleremote solution to enable operators to remotely and simultaneously control and supervise multiple automated Sandvik underground drills, increasing efficiency, safety and overall productivity in mining operations. With AutoMine for Underground Drills, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions said it has become the first OEM to introduce a unified traffic…

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Sandvik to utilize SSAB fossil-free steel 

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has signed a letter of intent to secure fossil-free steel from SSAB for use in in the production of its loaders and trucks. SSAB said it aims to deliver fossil-free steel to the market on a commercial scale in 2026, and the agreement ensures Sandvik secures its required volumes within SSAB’s production capacity. As a…

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Sandvik delivers for operations with AutoMine Core automation platform

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is introducing AutoMine Core, a comprehensive automation platform for mass mining applications to support customers ramping up from manual operation to fully autonomous production. Built on Sandvik’s proven AutoMine Fleet and Manual Production Monitoring (MPM) solutions, AutoMine Core provides users with multiple levels of interoperability for Sandvik and third-party OEM fleets. It provides access to…

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Redpath, Sandvik SA team up for digital training effort

Mining contractor Redpath South Africa is employing state-of-the-art digital trainers from Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions as part of a global framework agreement the two said could revolutionize training and safety practices in southern Africa. The technology provides trainees with interactive interfaces that closely resemble the controls and displays found on real mining equipment, ensuring a seamless transition from training…

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Sandvik boosts intelligent rotary blasthole range with DR413i

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has introduced the Sandvik DR413i, the fourth drill rig in its intelligent rotary blasthole range, purpose-built for high-altitude hard rock mines. The Sandvik DR413i represents the natural evolution of Sandvik D90, known across the globe for its consistency and durability. Ideal for iron ore and copper applications at altitudes up to approximately 15,000 feet (4,500…

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