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Sandvik secures major Mining Systems order in South Africa

21. July 2015

Sandvik Mining has been awarded a major materials handling contract to South Africa. The value of the contract exceeds 600 million SEK and was booked in the second quarter of 2015. It will be executed and contribute to Sandvik Mining's business for the period of the years 2015 until 2017. The project includes engineering, supply and installation of two bucket-wheel stacker/reclaimers with capacity of up to 6,800 tons per hour and two shiploaders with capacity of up to 11,000 tons per hour for coal handling.

Sandvik Group

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering advanced products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We have world - leading positions in selected areas - tools for metal cutting, equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries, stainless materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. In 2014 the Group had about 47,000 employees and representation in approximately 130 countries, with sales of about 89,000 million SEK.

Sandvik Mining 

Sandvik Mining is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a leading global supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry. The offering covers rock drilling, rock cutting, rock crushing, loading and hauling and materials handling. In 2014 sales were about 27,000 million SEK, with approximately 12,000 employees.