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Sandvik pushes the boundaries of mining automation

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology revealed its future vision and concept for autonomous mining equipment at its Innovation in Mining Virtual Event on 29 September 2020.

MRA EXCLUSIVE at Mining Indaba: AI – is the mining industry ready?

Patrick Murphy, president product – rockdrills and technology at Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology unpacks the truth behind automation.
Black Mountain

Black Mountain to be a data-driven mine

Sandvik will deliver a full OptiMine platform to Vedanta Zinc International’s Black Mountain Mining operations.

Setting technology pace with new long hole rock drill prototype

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology understands that productive and accurate underground drilling is a crucial component in achieving production targets.

Automation: Making mining sexy again

In response to the growing reality that mines across the globe need to improve employee safety while simultaneously compensating for increasingly difficult-to-mine ore-bodies and lower grades, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is focusing intensively on its wide array of automation solutions.
Torque Africa

Breaking new records: Deepest rotary percussion hole drilled

Using diamond-impregnated bits and a standard rotary percussion rig, deep drilling company Torque Africa Exploration recently drilled their way into the record books with a hole drilled in the Springs area reaching 1 148...

Sandvik Mining launches next-generation blasthole drill

The Sandvik Mining DR461i is a diesel powered, self-propelled, crawler-mounted blasthole drill that is automation-ready and features forward-thinking design and technology for bulk mining operations. It is designed to withstand the harshest conditions and equipped...