Sandvik

Sandvik trucks just got a lot more intelligent

Sandvik is introducing a new intelligent underground mining truck, Sandvik TH545i, delivering benefits in customer safety, productivity and profitability. The new truck joins the existing iseries truck family of Sandvik TH551i and Sandvik TH663i, launched in July 2017.

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology releases data interoperability policy

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has released its data interoperability policy, which specifies how Sandvik systems, equipment and tools share data in the mining digital ecosystem. The policy outlines the principles by which Sandvik systems can communicate in a digitized mining and rock excavation industry.

Ground breaking technology for top hammer drilling monitoring

RockPulse™, a new technology and product introduced by Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, is the first practical solution for real-time tool stress monitoring in top-hammer drilling. The add-on system integrates directly with the rock drill and its control system, and can be used for drilling process optimization in varying rock conditions. This also helps to reduce the stress fatigue of drilling tools. RockPulse™ offers significant potential to improve overall drilling performance, by as much as 5 %.

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology announces new surface drill technologies

With three new platforms nearing release, we continue to expand our i-Series line of intelligent drills designed to offer our customers a broader range of hole diameters with single-pass, multi-pass, high and low pressure options. As our platform of the future, the i-Series family comes with an impressive array of advanced features and customer benefits.

Sandvik at the World Tunnel Congress 2018: optimize your drilling

The world’s leading tunneling event brings together experts from all around the world. As a proud bronze sponsor of the event Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is participating. At the Sandvik stand there will be the possibility to see an iSURETM software demo and to find out more about Sandvik’s array of tunneling solutions.

OptiMine® Analytics from Sandvik digitalizes mining decision making with predictive insights

OptiMine®, a modular set of digital tools from Sandvik delivering transparency and control to your underground mining operations, is evolving with a new performance-enhancing data analytics solution. OptiMine® Analytics is the next generation of OptiMine®, transforming data into process improvements via predictive insights and actionable dashboards embedded into your operation management systems.

New AutoMine® Lite 2.0 from Sandvik – a leading-edge integrated package for consistent and dynamic mining

The award-winning AutoMine® product family from Sandvik continues to evolve. The brand new next generation release of AutoMine® Lite 2.0 includes both consistent high-speed automated production missions and smart teleoperation capabilities for dynamic mining operations. As a combined package, the new AutoMine® Lite 2.0 is a unique solution for integrated autonomy and advanced remote control of underground loaders and trucks.

New Ranger DXi series – take a bigger piece of the pie

New Ranger DXi series pushes boundaries with several new high-performing features for improving the drilling process: 55 square meter drilling coverage equipped with new powerful rockdrill, Sandvik-style intelligence and high fuel efficiency make this drill rig the most powerful and efficient top hammer drill rig in its class.

Sandvik LH202 improves narrow-vein loading safety and productivity

The new 3-tonne narrow-vein loader (LHD) offers reliability, productivity and increased safety that has not previously been seen in its size class globally.

Sandvik adds new intelligent solution to its industry-leading AutoMineTM portfolio

AutoMineTM Tele-Remote provides an easy way to start exploring the full potential of Sandvik equipment automation while improving productivity, safety and cost efficiency in mining operations.

Intelligent Sandvik DS422i cable bolter improves productivity, safety and process control

Combining more than three decades of mechanized cable bolting engineering, the cutting edge Sandvik DS422i cable bolter is designed to enable better process control through assistive and automatic technologies and connectivity

Sandvik divests conveyor components as the final step in exiting Mining Systems

Sandvik has signed an agreement to divest the conveyor components’ parts of the Mining Systems business, including the closely related specialist conveyor systems business in Hollola (Finland), to NEPEAN Conveyors Pty Ltd, a privately owned Australian based company.

Sandvik exits from the project business in Mining Systems

Sandvik has signed an agreement to sell parts of Mining Systems to FLSmidth.

Sandvik intelligent trucks automate haulage with AutoMine®

Sandvik is introducing new intelligent mining trucks for automated haulage, delivering tangible benefits in safety, productivity and profitability. Paired with AutoMine®Trucking, mines can increase haulage production by as much as 30 percent.

Hecla Greens Creek automates loading with Sandvik AutoMine®

Hecla’s Greens Creek is the first US underground mine utilizing automated loading technology from Sandvik. The major step will enable increased productivity, improved safety and better cost control, while bringing digitalization of the mining process closer and increasing operational transparency.

Sandvik OptiMine® visualizes the mining process

Sandvik continues to develop and enhance its advanced automation offerings. Transparency of the mining operation has long been a challenge. Sandvik OptiMine® allows you to compare a mine model with the actual layout of your mine and enables continuous improvement in real time.

Sandvik AB Annual Report 2016

The Sandvik AB Annual Report 2016, including Sustainable Business report, is from today available .

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology and IBM to develop new data driven productivity and predictive maintenance offerings to the mining and rock excavation industry

A collaboration that will bring Advanced Analytics to the mining and rock excavation Industry

Sandvik AB – Nomination Committee’s proposal for Board of Directors for the 2017 Annual General Meeting

The Nomination Committee of Sandvik AB proposes the election of Marika Fredriksson as new Board member and the re-election of the Board members Jennifer Allerton, Claes Boustedt, Johan Karlström, Johan Molin, Björn Rosengren, Helena Stjernholm and Lars Westerberg. Johan Molin is proposed to be re-elected Chairman of the Board. Jürgen M Geissinger has informed that he is not available for re-election.

President of business area Sandvik Machining Solutions, Jonas Gustavsson, to leave Sandvik

Jonas Gustavsson has worked in Sandvik since 2008. He will leave Sandvik no later than end of July 2017. The process to find a successor is initiated.

Process of exiting from the Mining Systems operations continues

Sandvik has earlier announced the ambition to close the Mining Systems transaction during Q4 2016. The deal will not be finalized according to the original plan as all conditions for closing have not been met.

Sandvik continues history of rock tool innovation

Following the recent successful launch of its top center drill bit, Sandvik launched the new UNIFACE down-the-hole range of drill bits at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2016. Sandvik UNIFACE drill bits incorporate the largest upgrade to DTH bits in decades, with long bit life essential in cutting costs and improving productivity.

Sandvik digitalizes underground drilling

Digitalization will improve drilling accuracy and cycle times and reduce operation costs by optimizing the drilling and bolting phase. Drilling as planned, with accurate visual information about drilling and bolting results, leads to continuous improvement across the whole mining process.

Technology leadership at the heart of Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology

With a proud tradition of more than 150 years of providing solutions to customers, Sandvik focuses on products and services that help mines to further improve their safety and productivity - the emphasis being on total cost of ownership, scalable automation packages, availability of service and parts and inherent product safety.

Sandvik sets the bar with first battery-trammed mining jumbo

The all-new battery-trammed Sandvik DD422iE mining jumbo launched at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2016 delivers productivity, accuracy and reliability, reducing operating costs while also improving environment, health and safety.