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Issue 2023-05 steinexpo 2023

The path to success leads through helping hands

Back in 1990, a unique trade fair with a unique selling proposition was born from an idea. Almost 33 years later, steinexpo has lost none of its appeal. While other trade fairs are still struggling...


Hillhead 2024: website is now live

The brand-new Hillhead 2024 show website is now live at Freshly designed and updated for the 2024 event, the site contains stunning video footage and a review of last year’s show as...

Issue 2023-03 Productive drilling

Asymmetric thread concept for mine development

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is launching Sandvik Alpha™ 340 asymmetric drilling tools, a new thread concept within its top hammer drilling offering for mining and tunneling. Replacing the proven...

Issue 2023-01-02 “Perspectives of the Underground”

The Geokompetenzzentrum Freiberg e.V. (GKZ)’s raw materials dialogue Saxony-Anhalt celebrates a promising kick-off

Perspectives of the Underground” was the motto of the kickoff of the GKZ’s new series of events, Raw Materials Dialog Saxony-Anhalt, which started in Magdeburg, where the IFF Fraunhofer Institute...

Issue 2023-01-02 Increased production

Commissioning of duty cycle crane with dragline at french aggregates producer

The Denjean Group is a family-owned company and a major player in southwestern France in the fields of transport, logistics and the production of aggregates such as gravel and sand. The Group is now...

Issue 2023-01-02 Powerful rock drill

New Dino™ DC420Ri boosts productivity 

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is launching a new, even more productive and sustainable top hammer drill rig, designed especially for drilling and blasting contractors. The redesigned Dino™ DC420Ri...


Normet starts a new era in underground scaling

Normet announced the launch of the Scamec LC Thor, marking the start of a new era of underground scaling operations. Replacing its globally successful predecessor, the Scamec 2000, the completely new...

Issue 2022-12 steinexpo 2023

Outstanding response from exhibitors

By now, almost 200 exhibitors with about 290 represented brands have firmly booked their participation in steinexpo 2023, which will take place from 23 to 26 August 2023 at the very special exhibition...


Liebherr crawler excavators with numerous application possibilities

Liebherr over-50-tonne crawler excavators continue to establish themselves in the French market. They are used with great success for demolition work or in quarries, among other things, especially in...


Use of AXXIS Silver™ at sub-zero temperatures

In Lesotho, explosives and blasting specialist BME recently achieved the first blast outside of South Africa with its new AXXIS Silver™ electronic initiation system. The mine of a client in the...