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It's no secret that miners work in tough environments, and large equipment operators can be subject to heavy vibrations for up to 12 hours a day. Reducing these vibrations is a key objective for Sandvik.
The Gold Sniffer’s journey from innovative idea to revolutionary product was a long one for inventor Jim Kendall, but his unwavering belief has him poised to change the world of gold mining and mineral exploration.
Environment, health and safety (EHS) considerations are the first steps towards increased productivity for Vale, the world’s biggest iron ore producer. This is also the case for the company’s Pier IV project at the São Luís port in Brazil.
Safety and productivity work hand in hand at Vale's São Luís port in northern Brazil, which is expanding its capacity with the Pier IV project to meet the growth of iron ore production from the Carajás Mine.When it is finished, Pier IV will have two stations, North and South, equipped with the world’s biggest shiploaders. Each Sandvik PL400 boasts a capacity of 20,000 tonnes per hour.
J David Lowell is the most accomplished mineral prospector in the past 100 years. Over his lifetime he has discovered 17 ore bodies, more than anyone on record, and at 87 years old he shows no sign of slowing down.
Luo Qingxin, chairman of Guizhou New Orion Drilling Technology & Services Co. Ltd., finds it particularly gratifying to be working in an industry that is helping China feed its growing population by mining the phosphates that nurture crops.
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"Big" is the word at Vale's Pier IV operations at the Ponta da Madeira Terminal in São Luís. http://t.co/Jz1YnbWh6a http://t.co/JHn7ag17FZ- Tuesday Jul 14 - 10:52am
We've launched our #Sandvik 2700 underground dill series and a new electric LHD for narrow-vein #mining. Learn more: http://t.co/Fa9xP1jc6u- Tuesday Jul 7 - 7:32am
The @SandvikGroup @Instagram is featuring #Mining this week. Follow trainee Anna's week in #USA production. http://t.co/O5L1GznUci- Monday Jul 6 - 1:36pm
Customers talked safety, technology, future of production at #Sandvik #Mining 2015 #Automation Days. http://t.co/2zwDGhafcZ- Wednesday Jun 10 - 6:45pm
Customers are in Tampere, Finland this week for the #Sandvik #Mining 2015 #Automation Days. http://t.co/VYvbaN45Xo- Tuesday Jun 9 - 6:19pm
"#Sandvik TH663 held high promise of being cost-effective now and in the long term. So far, it’s delivering for us.” http://t.co/Ybo4KFkj2y- Friday May 29 - 1:02pm
Norilsk is isolated and climatically harsh. "You need to have character to live here." http://t.co/P94BtVAghg #mining http://t.co/NV44o8dpKa- Friday May 8 - 6:08am
Ryan tries a wake-up technique for attendees at the Parts training seminar. #EHS #mining #sandvik http://t.co/2ORxxBxZm1- Monday May 4 - 7:31pm
When it comes to underground drills, no one comes close to Sandvik.
In some ways, Sandvik has become a role model for the other suppliers. It fulfills and exceeds all our safety preventive measures.
We are cutting rock nine months ahead of schedule with the MR340.
The installation of the [Sandvik DS421 cable] bolter has completely changed our mine strategy. We’re saving a lot of time, so we are very happy with this machine.
Having the maintenance done by Sandvik, with its own mechanics, gives us an assurance of proficiency.
I like the equipment – it’s good robust equipment, and I was confident that Sandvik would be able to deliver.
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