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 ($100 million).

The order entails the supply of materials handling systems, both underground and surface, for a new coal mine. 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 Sandvik 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,” said Gary Hughes, president, Sandvik Mining business area.

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