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Sandvik Mining and Construction Tanzania Limited


Leading the Way in OEM Presence

Sandvik is a global, high-tech engineering group providing solutions that enhance productivity, profitability and sustainability for the manufacturing, mining and infrastructure industries.

Since its establishment in 1999, Sandvik Mining and Construction Tanzania Limited has played a pivotal role in the Tanzanian mining industry. As the first major Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to establish a base in Tanzania, Sandvik has cultivated strong customer relationships with the country's major mining companies, primarily in the Lake Zone Area. These valued customers include Barrick Gold's Bulyanhulu Mine and North Mara Mine, AngloGold Ashanti's Geita Gold Mine, Barminco's AUMS, Shanta Gold Mine, and Taifa Mining (formerly known as Caspian).

Global Collaborations 
Sandvik's global presence is further solidified through strategic agreements with Barrick Gold Corporation, a mining industry giant. Barrick Gold's operations in Tanzania, including Bulyanhulu Mine and North Mara Mine, rely on Sandvik machinery as a part of the larger global mining ecosystem.

Powerful Machinery Fleet 
A major player in both surface and underground mining, Barrick uses an extensive fleet of Sandvik equipment. These include drill rigs, loaders, and trucks, are all manufactured at Sandvik's factories in Tampere and Turku, Finland. Some of the equipment used by Barrick includes TH550, TH540, TH663i, TH551i, DI650i, DU411, DD421, DL421, DL422, LH621i, LH517i, and Crushing Units at North Mara, and TH545i, LH410, LH514, LH307, DL210, DL321, DD321, DD210 at Bulyanhulu.
To ensure operational efficiency, Sandvik operates a 24/7 Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) system that supports spare parts and drilling consumables at both North Mara and Bulyanhulu sites, with a dedicated team of 26 Sandvik employees and 21 Sandvik employees at Bulyanhulu and North Mara respectively.
"Barrick Gold is a major player in Tanzania through the Twiga Corporation. Sandvik Tanzania is committed to a close collaboration with Barrick Mines, including Bulyanhulu Mine and North Mara Mine. We deeply appreciate Barrick Gold's continued investments in Sandvik drills, loaders, trucks, rock tools, automation (vehicle operations and people detection systems), ground support, and crushing and screening equipment. In response, Sandvik has established VMIs and Experts-on-Site Agreements to ensure seamless parts support and technical backup." Tanzania Managing Director, Sandi Zaranyika.

Complete Customer Value Chain 
Sandvik's machines cover the entire customer value chain, thanks to substantial investments in research and development, deep insights into customer needs, and a profound understanding of industrial processes, including digital solutions.

Automated mining
Sandvik leads the industry in advanced mining automation and tele-remote systems, significantly enhancing productivity and safety while reducing the total cost of ownership. Automation is currently integrated into various Sandvik products for both underground and surface mining applications. Sandvik's mine automation systems encompass all aspects of automation, from individual equipment control to full fleet management.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions stands as a global leader, providing equipment, tools, parts, services, and technical solutions to the mining and infrastructure industries. 

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