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Zeroing in on zinc

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Loading and hauling / Services

Zeroing in on zinc

Velardeña, Mexico: Among arid, sparsely populated hills sits Mexico’s most productive zinc mine. Every day,...

Mind the gap

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Services

Mind the gap

The mining industry job market is currently a mixed and somewhat puzzling picture. The energy sector is hir...

Streamlined loading

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Loading and hauling

Streamlined loading

LHD loader line – safe and reliable Merging two product lines resulted in the best of two worlds. Meet the ...

Riding the Rhino

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Underground drilling

Riding the Rhino

With its mobility, quick set-up time and practical safety features, the hyper-efficient TRB-Raise Borers Rhino 100...

Partners in productivity

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Exploration

Partners in productivity

A 90-minute drive northeast of state mining hub Kalgoorlie and situated in the same prospective goldfields as some...

The clean team

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Environment, Health and Safety

The clean team

Awareness continues to grow about the potential health impacts of diesel particulate matter (DPM) and other underg...

From the ground to the cloud

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Mining systems

From the ground to the cloud

The Internet of Things, one of the most ubiquitous terms across almost every industry, is heralding a change in ho...

Raising awareness

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Drilling / Environment, Health and Safety / Rock tools and systems / Underground drilling

Raising awareness

Orefields,a newly formed raise boring contractor inside the Arctic Circle in northern Sweden, is building o...

Safer travels

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Services

Safer travels

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology in Australia has turned a near miss into a safer transportation solution for dr...

Fleet suite

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Services

Fleet suite

To help mines work smarter, Sandvik has introduced a fleet management solution through a new interactive customer ...

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2017: The year in mining

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2017: The year in mining

Multinational professional services firm Deloitte’s annual report Tracking the Trends 2017 discusses the ...

Future tech today

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Future tech today

Incorporating new technological concepts into product designs increases their productivity, reduces total cost of ...

Miners going green?

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Environment, Health and Safety

Miners going green?

In a move to control energy costs, and take care of the environment, more mines are looking to renewable energy so...

Planned precision

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Surface drilling

Planned precision

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. Drilling and blasting in the cramped confines of central Stockholm requires a steady hand, perf...

A paradigm shift

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Mechanical cutting

A paradigm shift

CRESCENT VALLEY, NEVADA. At Barrick Gold’s iconic Cortez mine, one of the world’s largest roadheaders is steadily ...

9000 reasons to celebrate

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9000 reasons to celebrate

The Sandivk Turku plant honoured its 9000th unit produced in September.

Commodity rally

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Commodity rally

The commodity rally at the end of 2016 has sparked exploration activity around the world.

Noble machines

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Underground drilling

Noble machines

Mining contractor BSHPU tripled its monthly development rate at the Artemyevsky mine in Kazakhstan, with some new ...

Quarry Academy a smashing success

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Quarry Academy a smashing success

Sharing knowledge to understand aggregate production better.

Byrnecut Australia knows the drill

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Automation

Byrnecut Australia knows the drill

CENTRAL WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Byrnecut Australia keeps the dirt moving at Northern Star Resources’ Jundee gold mine, ...

Data and diamonds

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Data and diamonds

A marriage that lasts forever.

Residential revitalization

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Residential revitalization

Backed by a committed new owner and a workforce dedicated to its success, the Fosterville Gold Mine has posted rec...

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2017: The year in mining

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2017: The year in mining

Multinational professional services firm Deloitte’s annual report Tracking the Trends 2017 discusses the ...

Miners going green?

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Environment, Health and Safety

Miners going green?

In a move to control energy costs, and take care of the environment, more mines are looking to renewable energy so...

9000 reasons to celebrate

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9000 reasons to celebrate

The Sandivk Turku plant honoured its 9000th unit produced in September.

Commodity rally

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Commodity rally

The commodity rally at the end of 2016 has sparked exploration activity around the world.

Quarry Academy a smashing success

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Quarry Academy a smashing success

Sharing knowledge to understand aggregate production better.

Data and diamonds

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Data and diamonds

A marriage that lasts forever.

Is e-waste a potential gold mine?

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Is e-waste a potential gold mine?

Recovering metals and rare earth elements from electronics and LED lights will soon become a reality.

First all-electric mine gets the green light

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Environment, Health and Safety

First all-electric mine gets the green light

Sandvik and Goldcorp partner to develop the first all-electric mine in the world.

Joint venture for mid-market equipment

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Surface drilling / Underground drilling

Joint venture for mid-market equipment

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has entered into a joint venture agreement with Lingong Group Jianan Heavy Mach...

Pharaohs’ gold still buried

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Pharaohs’ gold still buried

Canada-based explorationists Alexander Nubia thinks there are large amounts of gold still buried in Egypt that dat...

Bronze Age tin mine to reopen in 2018

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Bronze Age tin mine to reopen in 2018

Mining operations set to restart in a mine that dates back to the Bronze Age.

Deadline defeated

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Rock tools and systems

Deadline defeated

With the help of Sandvik hydraulic hammer Rammer 4099, contractor ERSI beat the expected completion date by 11 hou...

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Master blaster

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Master blaster

For three days in November, Dyno Nobel and Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology conducted the 11th annual Quarry Aca...

Salt of the earth

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Loading and hauling

Salt of the earth

For the past century, the Bernburg mine has produced salt in the heart of Germany. In fact, salt production can be...

Doctor in the house

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Doctor in the house

The mining sector is currently in a down cycle, the effects of which have miners the world over wondering when com...

Perpetual payoffs

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Perpetual payoffs

With the launch of Abitibi Royalty Search, Abitibi Royalities CEO Ian Ball is looking to gain exposure to ...

For the love of the mine

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For the love of the mine

Rick Howes has seen it all. With 35 years of industry experience, the CEO of Dundee Precious Metals (DPM) has held...

Mr Efficiency

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Drilling / Surface drilling

Mr Efficiency

As Section Head of Drilling and Blasting for the mining contractor PAMA at the Jembayan coal mine in Indon...

The whiff of success

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Exploration

The whiff of success

The Gold Sniffer’s journey from innovative idea to revolutionary product was a long one for inventor Jim K...

An unrepentant maverick

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An unrepentant maverick

There is no debate about it: J David Lowell is the most accomplished mineral prospector in the past 100 ye...

Taking the lead

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Drilling / Services / Surface drilling

Taking the lead

A man of many interests that range from photography to the Beijing opera, Luo Qingxin, chairman of Guizhou...

Smooth operator

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Loading and hauling / Services

Smooth operator

Vale’s São Luís port in northern Brazil is expanding its capacity with the Pier IV project to meet the growth of i...

Inherited values

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Environment, Health and Safety

Inherited values

The Polar Division is the biggest and the most important branch of the Norilsk Nickel Mining and Metallurgi...

Rock stars

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Rock tools and systems

Rock stars

When Udo Fischer first walked into the Sandvik cemented carbide production unit in Västberga in 1965, he wa...

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Future tech today

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Future tech today

Incorporating new technological concepts into product designs increases their productivity, reduces total cost of ...

Planned precision

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Surface drilling

Planned precision

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. Drilling and blasting in the cramped confines of central Stockholm requires a steady hand, perf...

A paradigm shift

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Mechanical cutting

A paradigm shift

CRESCENT VALLEY, NEVADA. At Barrick Gold’s iconic Cortez mine, one of the world’s largest roadheaders is steadily ...

Noble machines

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Underground drilling

Noble machines

Mining contractor BSHPU tripled its monthly development rate at the Artemyevsky mine in Kazakhstan, with some new ...

Byrnecut Australia knows the drill

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Automation

Byrnecut Australia knows the drill

CENTRAL WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Byrnecut Australia keeps the dirt moving at Northern Star Resources’ Jundee gold mine, ...

Residential revitalization

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Residential revitalization

Backed by a committed new owner and a workforce dedicated to its success, the Fosterville Gold Mine has posted rec...

Protective productivity

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Environment, Health and Safety

Protective productivity

The tough Sandvik HX900 material has helped a copper mine in Arctic Sweden improve environment, health and safety ...

Second to none

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Crushing and screening

Second to none

The new Sandvik CS550 cone crusher is a powerful secondary stage crusher for up to 700-tonne applications. In addi...

Brain trust

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Brain trust

Changes in mining have traditionally moved slowly, but if the industry is to find ways to reverse its “accumulated...

Safer travels

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Services

Safer travels

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology in Australia has turned a near miss into a safer transportation solution for dr...

Deep dive

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Automation

Deep dive

Thousands of metres below surface in the world’s deepest base-metal mine, an automated loading solution is improvi...

esco extracts the eons

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Loading and hauling

esco extracts the eons

BERNBURG, GERMANY. Salt production here dates back to the Middle Ages, when brine was evaporated from open pans. T...

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Loader lauding

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Loading and hauling

Loader lauding

Several hundred meters beneath the town of Bernburg, Germany, esco – european salt company relies on modern ...

Service expertise in Mali

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Services

Service expertise in Mali

When Randgold Resources started to grow its flagship Loulo operation in western Mali, comprising the Gara and Yale...

GET smart

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Loading and hauling

GET smart

A total bucket solution has helped KGHM’s Rudna mine, Europe’s largest copper operation, reduce loader maint...

Front and center

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Underground drilling

Front and center

Longer tool life is becoming an expectation as you look to improve efficiency and reduce your cost per meter. Sand...

Reliable retrofits

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Underground drilling

Reliable retrofits

Agnico Eagle’s flagship operation, the LaRonde gold mine in Quebec, Canada, is retrofitting its bolting rigs...

Strategic shift

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Loading and hauling / Underground drilling

Strategic shift

The East Kundana Joint Venture (EKJV) includes four producing underground ore bodies: Raleigh, Rubicon, Hornet and...

Moving more with less

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Loading and hauling

Moving more with less

Soon after taking over the Plutonic gold mine in Western Australia, Northern Star Resources replaced five ageing u...

Partners in productivity

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Exploration

Partners in productivity

A 90-minute drive northeast of state mining hub Kalgoorlie and situated in the same prospective goldfields as some...

A bit of assurance

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Drilling / Surface drilling

A bit of assurance

PT Pamapersada Nusantara (PAMA) handles drilling and blasting at the Jembayan Muarabara coal mine on Borneo’s Indo...

Flexible phosphate

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Drilling / Surface drilling

Flexible phosphate

The Chuanyandong open-pit phosphate mine in China’s Guizhou Province is a model of drilling and blasting e...

A rapid advance

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Mining systems

A rapid advance

More than 90 percent of the world’s longwall installations are located in China, including Zhongtian Hechu...

Running a tight ship

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Loading and hauling

Running a tight ship

São Luís port in northern Brazil is expanding its capacity with the Pier IV project to meet the growth of i...