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Press Office - Sandvik


Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions offers the most advanced mining automation and digitilization systems available globally. Our constantly evolving mining and rock excavation product line-up covers rock drilling, rock cutting, tunnelling, loading and hauling, crushing and screening and quarrying.

Our solutions significantly improve productivity and safety, while lowering your total cost of ownership. Leveraging our automation and digitilization solutions facilitates monitoring of your machines, allowing a comprehensive overview of your fleet, enabling you to control and optimize your operations.

Reach out to our team to find out more about our automation and digitilization solutions which are available across a number of our products for underground and surface mining applications.





Komatsu’s electric offering expanded

28th November 2022 Komastu offered a preview into the future of the construction and mining industry, with a huge presence at bauma focused on smart construction and electric machines. The brand’s extensive presence at the event spotlighted nearly 40 pieces of equipment while highlighting Komatsu’s deep... 

South Africa’s mining market is dynamic and fast-moving, Siemens Large Drives finds  

By: Martin Creamer     25th November 2022 South Africa is a super dynamic and super fast-moving market, says Siemens Large Drives global solutions head Oliver Beck, who has just completed a week of discussions with customers to highlight sustainability solutions for mining. From his perspective, South African mining economy is at the... 

E-series tankers improve competitiveness

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     25th November 2022 Newly adapted water tankers complement local equipment manufacturer Bell Equipment’s competitiveness and have promoted ease and accuracy in mining and construction by increasing remote monitoring capabilities, providing automated diagnostics, improving control mechanisms and enhancing overall... 

Latest technology embraced to prevent collisions

24th November 2022 Putting safe distance between people and the range of mobile equipment on surface mines – from off-road dump trucks to excavators and loaders – Collision Avoidance Systems (CAS) have become integral to mining safety. Underpinning the success of CAS has been years of intensive research and... 

AI can help mining companies keep up with modern demands

By: Darren Parker     23rd November 2022 As legacy technologies fail to keep up with the growing demand for advanced mining activities for increased outputs and greater profits, management consulting company GlobalData believes artificial intelligence (AI) can help.  The company says AI can make mining companies more productive and... 

Sandvik's battery electric range paves route to mine of the future

23rd November 2022 Sandvik has long been a leading innovator in mining technology, and the launch of its battery electric vehicles now brings opportunities previously only dreamed about by the mining sector. Speaking recently at the Electra Mining Africa exhibition in South Africa, Sandvik vice-president strategy... 

Sedna joins forces with Nokia to accelerate mining automation, advanced digital solutions in Africa

17th November 2022 Sedna Industrial IT Solutions has strengthened its partnership with Nokia to co-operate on the technological advancement and development of Africa’s mining sector. With demand for digital solutions and automation in mining on the rise, Sedna and Nokia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at... 

Efficient management of constrained energy supply vital

By: Tracy Hancock     11th November 2022 It is important that local municipalities manage South Africa’s available power supply as efficiently as possible by adopting smart-grid enabling products, as the country continues to battle electricity generation constraints, especially with President Cyril Ramaphosa having stated that... 

Company launches ‘Big Five’ campaign

11th November 2022 Last month, industrial equipment supplier Festo South Africa introduced its Festo Core Range of ‘Big Five’ products, which are an attractively priced range of pneumatic automation products that can reliably handle numerous standard tasks and still meet all the demands of daunting applications.... 

Brad Rogers

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     11th November 2022 This week we profile Brad Rogers, CEO and MD of Jupiter Mines, a 49.9% investor in the Tshipi Borwa manganese mine, in South Africa 

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