Sandvik receives major order

Sandvik Mining and Construction has signed an agreement with the energy company RWE Power AG in the Netherlands for a turnkey materials-handling system. The value of the order is SEK 650 million and comprises a complete materials-handling system for the Eemshaven Power Plant in the Netherlands.The project includes two grab-type ship unloaders, two stackers and three portal reclaimers. In addition to the mobile equipment, Sandvik will deliver a high-performance conveyor system with 38 conveyors for coal, which is also suitable for biomass. For environmental reasons, the conveyors will be enclosed using a chute design.
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