Sandvik has received a contract worth approximately €6.5 million from the Chinese Kailin Group for the supply of 19 mining machines, including Sandvik jumbos, bolters, and long hole rigs. The machines will be delivered by the end of 2012. Kailin has long been a Sandvik customer. The picture shows a Sandvik roof bolter photographed during IM’s visit there in 2007. Schubert Huang, Vice President of Sandvik Mining and Construction’s Region EAS, said: “This contract for mining equipment underscores Sandvik’s continued leadership in the development of mining machinery technologies. It’s also a well-deserved win for our outstanding Chinese sales team and the work they are doing to continually better support and service Chinese customers.“We are proud of our long-standing relationship with the Kailin Group and this latest order again exemplifies how our advanced technologies are designed to meet our customers’ layered mining requirements going forward.”Guizhou Kailin Group was founded in 1958 as large state-owned mining enterprise. The company was uniquely authorised by the government to exploit phosphorous ore of Kaiyang mineral Area in Guizhou Province. Kailin Group has expanded into six industries of mining, phosphate chemicals, coal chemicals, trade, real estate and construction materials and property management.