Sandvik wins massive materials handling contract

Sandvik has won a huge materials handling EPC contract for an Australian coal mine.

The contract, worth more than $77 million, is for the engineering, procurement, and construction of two bucket-wheel stackers/reclaimers for a coal mine.

The machine will have a stacking capacity of 7800 tonnes per hour and a reclaiming ability of 6577 tonnes per hour.

Sandvik declined to state into which mine it will install the materials handling system.

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