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The mobile Sandvik top hammer drill rig has carved out a career that its developers could scarcely have dreamt of. Since its launch last year, the new Commando DC130Ri model from Sandvik has demonstrated its impressive versatility in a wide range of demanding applications, both above and below ground.
Scottish company AB2000 Ltd visited Hillhead last year and were so impressed with the QJ341+ on display that they decided to purchase this latest addition to the Sandvik range of jaw crushers there and then. Since it was delivered they have seen a marked increase in production, almost doubling capacity over their previous model.
When it came to improving the screening efficiency of NCC Roads A/S - Nyrand Grusgrav operation in Svebölle, Denmark, the task proved easy thanks Sandvik Construction's WX7000 screening media. The anti-blinding polyurethane screening media has increased production capacity, with enhanced material separation, reduced final product fines by 100%, and improved operational lifetime proving to be a highly cost-effective investment.
Scottish Highlands based company G.F. Job Ltd have been one of the first companies to trial the new Superior tooth jaw plates, designed and manufactured by Sandvik. They have doubled the lifetime of their jaw plates, whilst also experiencing a number of other key benefits.
The EPC Groupe is one of the world's leading companies in explosives manufacture, storage and distribution. Specialists in drilling and blasting, the company has developed a reputation for delivering innovative, efficient and safe solutions wherever it operates. Focusing on its customers' requirements, EPC-UK has recently taken advantage of one of the latest surface drilling developments from Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology by investing in 3 Leopard DI550 drill rigs.
Swedish company Ståhl-Fredh decided to visit the Maskinexpo exhibition in May of this year. At the show, brothers David and Gösta Ståhl-Fredh intended to purchase a new mobile screen. Following a visit to the Sandvik booth the brothers spontaneously changed their minds, instead buying a QE241 scalper. "It's awesome, now we can take care of all the material within the company ourselves," says Gösta Ståhl-Fredh of his latest acquisition.
Sandvik's Ranger has been upgraded with a series of new features, including improved fuel economy. A new dual pressure compressor and Cat C7.1 engine with Stage IV exhaust classification have significantly added to the efficiency and environmental credentials of the drill rig. Finnish company, Louhintaliike Ylimäki Oy, has been using its new Ranger DX800 since 2015 noting that fuel economy has been improved, whilst still delivering the same levels of outstanding performance.
Production of the new Sandvik Dino DC400Ri drill rig began in 2014, with the first Finnish customer receiving his rig at the very end of the year. This Dino DC400Ri is now drilling in Seinäjoki, the main area in which contractor Pekka Saarela operates. After many months of productive use, it is safe to say that the rig has not only met his expectations but exceeded them.
In order to stay ahead of the competition in what is considered to be a highly competitive market, Jens Weiß GmbH recently added to its fleet of surface drilling equipment. The company now operates the first fully remote controlled Sandvik Ranger DX800 in Germany, which has significantly added to the flexibility, safety, efficiency and performance of its drilling operations.
The "Stuttgart 21" rail project in Germany, together with the new line between Wendlingen and Ulm, is a major ongoing infrastructure project. When complete, it will see a 1,500km railway line help connect 35 million people in five countries, enabling travel from Paris, Strasburg, Munich, Vienna, and connecting Bratislava to Budapest. It will provide enormous economic and ecological benefits, regionally, nationally and internationally, seeing 3 different consortiums use a variety of Sandvik tunneling equipment and software.
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