Sandvik at AIMEX

Sandvik, a world leader in equipment, tools and services across hard and soft rock underground mining and open-pit mining, as well as construction and quarrying, will be showcasing its range of integrated solutions on Stands 208 and 5211 at AIMEX 2007 – Asia Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition, to be held at Sydney’s Olympic Park from September 4 to 7, 2007.

The company’s focus at AIMEX will be to highlight its integrated solutions approach to the mining sector – which adds value through innovation, applications advice, product selection, through to risk management services, training, and product life-cycle support and service.

This will include presentations and information on its unique Automine™ system, an automated underground ore transportation system allowing operators to control and supervise semi-automated LHDs and automated dump trucks from a control room on the surface. Automating the extraction and hauling processes through Automine improves the performance and productivity of a mine, mainly through increased utilisation, process control and optimisation of equipment – as well as significantly increasing mine safety.

Sandvik’s displays at AIMEX will feature several pieces of equipment, including its Series 2500 Roof Bolter and DD530-S60C Cabin hydraulic jumbo, which are designed to increase productivity, safety and ability for mining and construction operations.

The Series 2500 Roof Bolter is designed as a high-performance solution for coal mining operations, incorporating custom-designed mounting systems tailored to customer needs. It can be mounted to any make or model of new or used underground hydraulic equipment, including continuous miners, road headers, shuttle cars, mobile bolters and multi-purpose vehicles.

Sandvik’s DD530-S60C Cabin jumbo is a three-boom electro-hydraulic unit designed for fast and accurate drilling in tunnelling and cavern excavation of 12-75 m2 cross sections. It is designed to reduce maintenance time, improve performance and increase safety. Applications include drilling for tunnelling and cavern excavation, cross-cutting, bolt hole drilling and extension drilling applications.

Other Sandvik products on display at AIMEX include:

Sandvik dust suppression systems, designed to control dust emissions at conveyor loading and transfer points. These systems use less than 500 W of electricity to capture around 95% of airborne dust particles, which then rejoins the product, adding value to the process.

Sandvik telescopic chutes, designed to encapsulate dust during the last step in mineral processing from conveyor belt to stockpile. The company will be displaying its latest telescopic chute featuring a patented design, optimised safety features, and an improved conveyor chute interface.

Also at AIMEX, Sandvik will have representatives from its HR team as it looks to recruit people seeking a career with a fast-growing, innovative company. The exhibition will provide an opportunity for Sandvik to demonstrate its wide range of products and services – and the opportunities it can offer to potential employees, as well as highlighting its training processes and capabilities.

Sandvik’s  DD530-S60C jumbo is a 3-boom electro-hydraulic unit designed for fast and accurate drilling in tunnelling and cavern excavation of 12-75 m2 cross section