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 launches upgraded 800i cone crusher series

The Sandvik cone crusher design philosophy is based on continual evolution of parts, materials and technologies to improve the reliability, availability and productivity its customers rely on. That commitment has led to the latest in its advances in connected crushing – the upgraded 800i cone crusher range with new ACS-c 5.  “The upgraded 800i crushers with new ACS-c 5 are…

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El Teniente picks Sandvik for L&H automation

Sandvik has confirmed the receipt of a significant order to supply its AutoMine load and haul automation system to Codelco’s El Teniente mine in Chile. The deal, worth SEK 300 million/US$28.6 million, was booked in the first quarter of 2024. The OEM noted that it follows multiple automation solutions orders from the miner last year. It also confirmed it will…

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Sandvik shines with Golden Shank

Sandvik has unveiled the Golden Shank, a patented corrosion protection coating for greatly increased service life and lower drilling cost per meter. The shank adapter encounters harsh conditions in many underground mines due to the use of highly corrosive water as flushing media. During its lifetime, it must endure challenges such as reduced fatigue properties, stress corrosion cracking and embrittlement.…

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Sandvik issues layoff under restructuring

Equipment maker Sandvik said it will be cutting 1,100 as part of a cost-saving restructuring effort. The company, which said it will also be consolidating production units and optimizing its organizational structure, said orders from majors were at a good level but it had seen a decrease in business from smaller operators as well as from the infrastructure market. The…

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Sandvik acquires pro-micron

Sandvik, on a path to grow strategically into key high-growth industry segments, said December 28 it has inked a deal to acquire German-based sensorized tool and automation software supplier pro-micron GmbH. “Sensorized tools is a high-growth market, with strong underlying drivers such as the accelerated shift to automated production, increasing demand of production data from our customers and closed loop…

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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 unveils Toro LH514iE loader

Sandvik recently introduced the AutoMine-ready Toro LH514iE loader, a revamped version of its 14-metric-ton cable-electric loader. The loader builds on its predecessor, Sandvik LH514E, with several new updates to enhance safety and productivity. Sandvik, which has been delivering electric mining loaders for more than 35 years, built on its legacy and integrated the latest electrification, digitalization and automation technologies, making…

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Sandvik hammers out the details

Featuring an industry-first curved thread design, Sandvik’s new CT55 and CT67 top hammer tool systems are the most advanced the company has launched. The unique design increases efficiency and reduces cost while saving fuel and simplifying automated drilling in surface bench and underground longhole applications. The new multi-patented, first-of-its-kind curved thread design from Sandvik reduces stress levels by distributing them…

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