The leading technology and service company Sandvik Materials Handling within the Sandvik Mining and Construction business area has achieved major market successes recently. Several large and significant orders have been received for advanced systems for materials handling. The total order value is about SEK 400 million. The orders are for customised plants with very high capacity for the handling of coal and iron ore in the Asian markets, including ports in Australia and India, mines in China and a power plant in Taiwan. An order has also been received for a biofuel-fired power plant in Germany during the same period.