Canadian Mining Journal


SAndvik Mining and Rock Technology


  • News

    DIGITALIZATION: Sandvik’s OptiMine to optimize operations at Kemi mine

    February 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Outokumpu, a leader in stainless steel manufacturing, has selected Sandvik’s OptiMine digital platform as the underground operations management system to improve productivity at its Kemi chrome mine in Finland. “One of the key elements of digitalization at Kemi mine

  • News

    LOADER: Sandvik upgrades its largest electric loader

    January 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Sandvik is preparing to deliver its renewed electric loader, the Sandvik LH625iE, for field testing to the Kiruna mine in northern Sweden. The unit to be tested is the 600th electric loader from Sandvik and is custom-designed for

  • News

    HAULAGE: New transmission for Sandvik’s flagship trucks

    December 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Sandvik has introduced a new transmission for its flagship trucks Sandvik TH663i and Sandvik TH551i. The new size-class transmission is a result of extensive product development work done by Sandvik and the transmission supplier to meet the customer

  • News

    INTEROPERABILITY: Sandvik releases AutoMine Access API

    December 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Sandvik has introduced the mining industry’s first interoperability platform for autonomous underground loaders and trucks: The AutoMine Access API. The AutoMine Access API gives mines the power to connect non-Sandvik equipment to AutoMine. “As a world leader in

  • News

    DISTRIBUTION: Sandvik partners with arctic distribution expert Northern Networks

    December 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has partnered with Northern Networks, an established Inuit partner to bring Sandvik products to mines in Nunavut. Peter Corcoran, managing director of Sandvik Canada, started thinking about potential distribution channels in Canada’s north

  • Feature

    Accelerating the evolution of mining

    December 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The trends in automation and AI that are bringing us closer to the mine of the future

  • Feature

    May cover

    May 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    This month’s cover was supplied by Sandvik.

  • News

    TECHNOLOGY: Sandvik acquires digital mining technology company Newtrax

    April 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Sandvik AB has acquired privately owned Newtrax, a supplier of leading technology in wireless connectivity to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment. “By including Newtrax into the Sandvik family we further

  • News

    DRILLS: Sandvik launches the xSeries family of rotary and DTH drills

    January 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – The Sandvik  xSeries family is built upon the proven design, and legendary reliability of our diesel powered rotary blast hole drills and features added intelligence and improved operator ergonomics, providing operators with the right balance of reliability and

  • ENVIRONMENT: Sandvik acquires supplier of battery electric vehicle solutions

    January 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM –  Sandvik has acquired privately owned Artisan Vehicle Systems, manufacturer of battery powered underground mining equipment, based in Camarillo, Calif. The core technology is battery packs, electric motors, power electronics, software and control systems. Artisan’s underground mining loaders and

  • News

    AUTOMATION: Sandvik, Nokia collaborate to boost IoT on LTE and G5 networks

    December 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Continuing its focus on internet of things  (IoT) solutions for the mining industry, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signed an agreement with Nokia to further develop Sandvik solutions for private LTE and 5G technology. The Nokia Digital

  • News

    DIGITALIZATION: Sandvik, Newtrax partner to offer best underground digital solutions

    November 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Sandvik has partnered with Newtrax, a global leader in wireless internet of things (IoT)for the underground metal mining industry, to deliver world-class mining safety, efficiency, and productivity to underground metal mines through digitalization. Sandvik’s OEM-independent OptiMine digital platform