The value of the contract is approximately SEK 650 million and will contribute to Sandvik Mining's business from 2013 to 2015. The order covers the supply of underground and surface materials handling systems for a new coal mine. The supply includes engineering design, procurement and construction for the Shondoni Mine Materials Handling system.

"The size and complexity of this system [...] again demonstrates our capability to deliver wide-ranging high-tech solutions in the area of continuous mining and materials handling applications", claimed Gary Hughes, president of the Sandvik Mining business area.

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