Sandvik acquires digital mining technology company

Sandvik has acquired the privately-owned supplier, Newtrax. The company supplies technology in wireless connectivity to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines, and the environment.

This addition will allow Sandvik to strengthen the company’s position in areas related to automation and digitalization. 
Sandvik’s suite of digital tools for analyzing and optimizing mining production and processes, partnered with Newtrax’s technology in wireless IoT connectivity will create a powerful, stream-lined digital solution to improve safety and efficiency in underground mining operations. 

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Newtrax will be run as an independent business unit within the Rock Drills and Technologies division in Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology’s business area.
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