By Kari Williamson

The orders include design and supply of continuous mining equipment for a fully truckless In-Pit Crushing and Conveying (IPCC) system and two waste lines for a surface mine in Latin America. For Australia the order includes design, supply and installation of materials handling equipment for iron ore stacking and reclaiming for a surface mine.

"The importance, size and complexity of the systems and the impressive performance data demonstrate Sandvik Mining's capability to provide high-tech solutions in the area of continuous mining and materials handling systems for surface mining applications," says Gary Hughes, President of the Sandvik Mining business area.

Further details on the orders were not given.