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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.

 

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AR Controls well positioned to ride copper, cobalt and nickel wave in Africa and South America

5th July 2022 With the global mining industry on the cusp of a commodity super cycle the likes of which was last seen in 2015, this remains the largest, most lucrative, and low risk market for valves in Africa. “Copper has proven especially robust during a depressed financial market,” notes AR Controls... 

Glencore going all-electric at new Canada mine, says Epiroc

By: Mariaan Webb     4th July 2022 Diversified mining company Glencore has ordered a full fleet of battery-electric equipment for use at its Onaping Depth Project at the Sudbury integrated nickel operations, in Canada, says mining equipment manufacturer Epiroc. The nickel and copper mine is located below the existing Craig mine... 

QRC slams new Queensland Resources Industry Development Plan

By: Darren Parker     27th June 2022 Industry body the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has responded with ire to the release of the Queensland Resources Industry Development Plan, which the Australian Department of Resources assisted in developing. “Unfortunately, a Queensland government 30-year plan isn’t worth the paper it’s... 

Industry body assures job security for welders  

By: Halima Frost     24th June 2022 Despite a marked increase in the uptake of robotic welding systems, owing to Covid-19 and the fast-tracking of automation, artisanal welding will never be completely replaced, says Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) Certification CEO Herman Potgieter. “The Covid-19 pandemic has played a... 

More to see and do at Electra Mining Africa, celebrating 50 years this year

21st June 2022 Electra Mining Africa and its line-up of conferences and free-to-attend seminars will be taking place from 5-9 September at the Expo Centre, Nasrec, in Johannesburg. Hundreds of exhibitors are ready to showcase their latest innovations, technology, products and services at Southern Africa’s... 

Rio marks opening of Gudai-Darri

By: Esmarie Iannucci     21st June 2022 Diversified miner Rio Tinto has officially cut the ribbon at the Gudai-Darri mine, in the Pilbara, marking its most technologically advanced mine to date. “Gudai-Darri represents a step-change in the deployment of automation and technology within our iron ore business and a fantastic... 

African diamond sector set for strong growth

17th June 2022 With China being Africa’s, and South Africa’s, most important trading partner, the Asian superpower’s expected economic slowdown in coming years is a cause for concern, unless these economies can find alternative drivers of growth from other emerging markets, says Standard Bank mining head Mark... 

Melco rolls from strength to strength thanks to bulk unit handling capabilities

By: Simone Liedtke     15th June 2022 Goods conveying is a critical aspect of production, packaging and distribution of numerous large consumer products and industrial components, says conveyor equipment manufacturer Melco Conveyor Equipment. Part of the Rulmeca Group, Melco supplies rollers, idlers, pulleys and motorised pulleys for... 

Sandvik customers welcome new crushing solution

13th June 2022 Quarry owners have given an enthusiastic reception to two new Sandvik static crushing solutions – the Reborn plant and the FastPlant™ – which both offer fast delivery times and substantial cost savings. The plants clearly fill a market need and several installations are already up and running in... 

Glencore to automate drilling in first phase of digital mining journey 

By: Martin Creamer     13th June 2022 Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore is to convert surface drills in Chile to autonomous operation as part of the first phase of a digital mining journey. Glencore's Compañía Minera Lomas Bayas copper mine in the Atacama Desert, northern Chile – which extracts low-grade copper oxide... 

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