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Mind the gap

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Mind the gap

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

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,...

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...

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...

Fleet suite

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Fleet suite

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

Partners in productivity

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Partners in productivity

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

Raising awareness

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Raising awareness

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

100 percent commitment

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Environment, Health and Safety

100 percent commitment

Sustaining safety. The vast majority of mining operations in Australia today use modern machines and equipm...

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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...

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...

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.

Safer travels

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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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Sandvik launches battery-powered dozer

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Loading and hauling

Sandvik launches battery-powered dozer

Introducing Sandvik LZ101LE, the new battery-powered dozer for low-seam operations.

Tomorrow machine

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Surface drilling

Tomorrow machine

Introducing a new heavy-duty rig for large-scale operations in open-cast mines. Sandvik DR481i, for up to 406-mill...

Service expertise in Mali

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Service expertise in Mali

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

Europe’s space mining capital

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Europe’s space mining capital

With a number of initiatives aimed at separating itself from the rest, tiny Luxembourg is setting itsel...

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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...

Sandvik launches battery-powered dozer

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Loading and hauling

Sandvik launches battery-powered dozer

Introducing Sandvik LZ101LE, the new battery-powered dozer for low-seam operations.

Europe’s space mining capital

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Europe’s space mining capital

With a number of initiatives aimed at separating itself from the rest, tiny Luxembourg is setting itsel...

Excavation innovation

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Underground drilling

Excavation innovation

Introducing Sandvik DT922, a new jumbo that makes excavation easier than ever using improved automation technology...

Top 10 mining jurisdictions 2016

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Top 10 mining jurisdictions 2016

Canadian think tank the Fraser Institute recently published its Annual Survey of Mining Companies. It ran...

Drilling and cycling through Finland

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Drilling and cycling through Finland

In June, a Sandvik cycling team took part in the Pirkka Cycling Tour, Finland’s largest cycling event, which start...

An optimistic future for Latin America

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An optimistic future for Latin America

According to a study by the law firm Dentons, most companies based or with operations in Latin America continue to...

US mining sets safety records

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Environment, Health and Safety

US mining sets safety records

Safety initiatives started by the US Mine Safety and Health Administration bear impressive fruit in 2015.

A novel approach to customer service

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A novel approach to customer service

Sandvik Mining has recently invested in common tools, processes and training for the Sandvik Mining Customer Suppo...

Extracting REEs from coal

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Extracting REEs from coal

Researchers from Penn State University, led by the US Department of Energy, have discovered that rare earth elemen...

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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...

Arctic born and bred

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Drilling / Surface drilling

Arctic born and bred

Living in remote Arctic Norway may sound like a challenge for some, but not to lifelong resident Emil Dæhli...

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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...

Tomorrow machine

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Surface drilling

Tomorrow machine

Introducing a new heavy-duty rig for large-scale operations in open-cast mines. Sandvik DR481i, for up to 406-mill...

Bucket bliss

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Loading and hauling

Bucket bliss

A total bucket solution from Sandvik has helped Europe’s largest copper mine reduce loader maintenance costs, opti...

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...

Miners, moonshine and the monopoly

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Miners, moonshine and the monopoly

More than a century ago, in an attempt to make mining and society safer, Swedish mine owners started a distributio...

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...

Fleet suite

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Fleet suite

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

Raising the bar

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Underground drilling

Raising the bar

Designers of rock drill bits for face drilling have not scored many engineering victories over the past 25 years. ...

Retrofits reap rewards

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Underground drilling

Retrofits reap rewards

Exploration plans get the green light as preeminent gold miner Agnico Eagle safely and efficiently searches for go...

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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...