Drilling activities will always demand due care and attention but technology is helping to make things safer for operators in numerous ways. Safe to Work reports.
Sandvik is set to boost its safety offering with the acquisition of Canadian tech company Newtrax.
Sandvik has introduced an operator training simulator to provide a compact and flexible solution to safely train teams on the DD422i, DD422iE and DT922i drill rigs.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has rolled out automation upgrades for its 400i series drills, DD422i and DD422iE, to deliver 24/7 underground drilling in a safer manner.
Sandvik is working with several major mining houses to further the development of battery electric solutions for hard rock mining operations.
Resolute Mining conducts safer mining at the Syama underground gold mine in Mali, West Africa with fully autonomous fleet scheduled for commissioning in January 2019.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology’s new underground loader, the Sandvik LH517i, promises to bring a raft of improvements for operators, including increased safety and comfort. Principally, Sandvik has improved the size, visibility and ergonomics of the operator’s cabin to reduce fatigue and improve well-being. “The increased focus on operator comfort in the new Sandvik LH517i … Continue reading Intelligent Sandvik loader promises safer operation for underground mining
Resolute Mining and Sandvik have established a strategic framework to fully automate the Syama underground gold mine in Mali, West Africa.
Volatile prices of commodities or raw materials is the major trend observed in the last few years, according to Grand View Research. The mining equipment market is also expected to witness the impact of this unpredictability.