Sandvik Mining has signed an agreement with Cubex Ltd. to buy its drilling business and operations in Q4 2013. A leading drilling solutions provider and global distributor for underground in-the-hole (ITH) and geo-technical drilling equipment, Cubex has primary markets in North America, Africa, South America and Australia. “Cubex’s knowledge of the ITH drilling method complements Sandvik’s already extensive offering in underground drilling,” said Gary Hughes, president, Sandvik Mining.