Sandvik

Strong demand powers Sandvik second quarter

Swedish Sandvik, which makes metal-cutting tools and mining gear, reported record-high quarterly earnings and orders on Tuesday on the back of a broad rise in demand, with its mining unit a particular stand-out. However, the company did note that...

Sustainable, inclusive growth

Despite tough economic times and the uncertainty facing the industry, some mining participants have responded to the market with optimism – not just in theory, but in practice too. Among these is mining equipment and service provider Sandvik Mining...
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Fatality at Lonmin’s Hossy shaft

Lonmin has confirmed that a Sandvik Mining contractor, General Foreman Mark Potgieter, 36, has died as a result of injuries sustained in an accident that occurred during the maintenance of a Load Haul Dumper at Hossy shaft on Wednesday afternoon,...

Mechanisation and automation

With profitability high on the agenda, a volatile labour market and relatively low productivity are problematic. As such, mining houses are looking at mechanisation and automation. Will this make a difference? Inside Mining, in an exclusive...