Novel Sandvik machinery and equipment for underground coal mines

 The article presents Sandvik Mining and Construction roadheading, coal-cutting and transportation machinery for mined material delivery to the surface for further processing at underground coal mines. Case studies are described of high-speed drivage with Sandvik machinery in underground coal mines of the USA and Europe (Germany, Poland, Czech Republic). A detailed description is given of the operation of Sandvik Bolder Miner with drill rigs attachment in underground coal mines of South Africa, as a key element of room and pillar mining. A new Sandvik Continuous Miner MC350 and MR 340 series - a top seller of Zeltweg are also presented.