R/€ = 17.7961 Change: 0.0137
R/$ = 17.0878 Change: 0.0742
Au 1754.60 $/oz Change: 0.00
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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.





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... 

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... 

New research shows mobile finance can increase national GDP

By: Natasha Odendaal     11th November 2022 Mobile financial services are critical drivers of financial inclusion and its successful deployment and adoption can have a positive impact on gross domestic product (GDP) in developing countries. Countries with successful mobile money services had an yearly GDP per capita growth rate up to 1... 

M&R Cementation appoints MD following incumbent's 2023 retirement

By: Donna Slater     7th November 2022 Underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts (M&R) Cementation has appointed Japie du Plessis MD designate, effective March 1, 2023, following the retirement of incumbent Mike Wells, who will leave the company at the end of February. Wells’ retirement marks the end of a mining career spanning... 

First 65t electric truck showcased at Electra

4th November 2022 Engineering company Sandvik showcased a glimpse of the ‘Future of Mining’ with its mining breakthrough in battery technology at its stand at this year’s Electra Mining Africa. The focus of Sandvik stand visitors’ attention “was undoubtedly” on Sandvik’s 65 t TH665B battery electric vehicle (BEV),... 

Sandvik wows Electra with world’s first 65t Electric Truck

3rd November 2022 Visitors to Sandvik’s stand at this year’s Electra Mining Africa show were thrilled by a glimpse of the Future of Mining, as they witnessed first-hand a mining breakthrough in battery technology. 

Cellular connectivity key to meeting surging electricity demand – report

By: Natasha Odendaal     28th October 2022 Cellular technology will be critical to accelerate the digital transformation of utilities, a new report by information and communication technology provider Ericsson has revealed. The Connected Energy Utilities report, published in partnership with Arthur Little, shows that the utility sector... 

Brics cooperation raised at CGS Summit

By: Nadine James     27th October 2022 The Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (Brics) countries are “richly endowed in mineral resources” and as such, are in a relatively good position to cater for the demands of the global economy, Russia’s Federal Agency of Minerals Resources head Dr Evgenii Petrov told delegates at the... 

S Africa can ease effect of natural disasters through technology

By: Tracy Hancock     21st October 2022 Deploying “cutting-edge” solutions at South Africa’s water treatment plants will assist the country in mitigating the severe impact of natural disasters, such as the drought in Nelson Mandela Bay, in the Eastern Cape, and the flooding in KwaZulu-Natal, while addressing the poor state of... 

Global technology and mining leaders unite at Micromine's annual virtual event

18th October 2022 Established world leader in mining and exploration technology, Micromine, has announced that its annual virtual event, Micromine Momentum, will stream live and exclusively on 27 October 2022. Now in its third year, this edition's theme is "Rock, People, Software", where Micromine will discuss the... 

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