Mining Systems

Sandvik signs Major Mining Systems Order with Sasol

01/10/2013 | Editor: Marcel Dröttboom

Sandvik Mining received an order from Sasol Mining for the supply of materials handling systems, both underground and surface, including engineering design, procurement and construction for the Shondoni Coal Mine.
Sandvik Mining received an order from Sasol Mining for the supply of materials handling systems, both underground and surface, including engineering design, procurement and construction for the Shondoni Coal Mine. (Picture: Sandvik)

At the end of December 2012, Sandvik Mining signed a Mining Systems contract with Sasol Mining (Pty) Ltd for the Shondoni Mine Materials Handling project in South Africa. The value of the contract is approximately 650 million SEK. The order entails the supply of materials handling systems, both underground and surface, for a new coal mine.

Stockholm, Sweden – The scope of supply includes engineering design, procurement and construction for the Shondoni Mine Materials Handling system. “The size and complexity of this system and the fact that Sandvik provides a complete integrated mining system of surface and underground mining equipment, again demonstrates our capability to deliver wide-ranging high-tech solutions in the area of continuous mining and materials handling applications”, says Gary Hughes, President of the Sandvik Mining business area.

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