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.

Sandvik introducing battery-powered loader

Sandvik is introducing a battery-powered loader, Sandvik LH307B, with new technology for emission-free underground loading and hauling. This will help customers address ever-increasing requirements to reduce emissions and fuel costs, reducing total cost of ownership.

Sandvik 365 – services designed to optimize productivity throughout the crushing circuit lifecycle

To meet the challenges of the mining industry, customers need equipment that operates efficiently and reliably — and without any extra effort on their part. Sandvik 365 Services help our customers to focus on production, while we concentrate on maintaining their equipment.

Sandvik AutoMine Surface Drilling field-proven on Sandvik DR461i

Sandvik continues to move forward with its advanced automation offerings. The latest addition to the automation family is Sandvik AutoMine Surface Drilling for rotary drill rigs, with the release of the trailer-mounted tele-remote station for operation of a Sandvik DR461i rotary blast hole drill.

Sandvik launches battery-powered dozer in its low-profile range

For many years Sandvik has developed its low-profile range of equipment to offer customers increased safety, improved productivity and reliability while reducing operating costs in low-seam operations.

Sandvik launches new lip system for underground loaders

Sandvik is launching MAKO, its new lip system engineered and manufactured to meet the demands of high-abrasion underground hard rock mining.

Sandvik enables automation that mines are ready for

The first Sandvik AutoMine Loading installations were delivered more than 10 years ago and the automation system continues its success story today. More and more mines globally are discovering how Sandvik AutoMine can improve their operations.

Sandvik Pantera DPi series drill rigs provide improved technical solutions for boosted productivity

Sandvik has engineered notable productivity upgrades into the well-known DPi series surface top hammer drill rigs. The latest release of the Pantera DPi series drill rigs introduces such features as a redesigned operating system combined with other substantial upgrades and a completely new rock drill.

Sandvik launches automation-ready ITH underground production drill rig

At MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2016 Sandvik is launching the first in its next generation of in-the-hole (ITH) underground production drill rigs. The new Sandvik DU412i is automation-ready and is built on a modular standardized platform, delivering a truly flexible automated ITH longhole production and service hole drill.

Sandvik to unlock Zambian copper ore body

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has entered into a long-term agreement with NFC Africa Mining Plc (NFCA) to supply the necessary equipment and skills to effectively mine the lucrative South East Ore Body (SEOB) of the Chambishi copper mine in Zambia.

Goldcorp, Sandvik join efforts to build all-electric mine

Mining companies and OEM suppliers alike strive to develop responsible mining practices, with safe and cost-effective production. One major step in this quest is to reduce diesel-powered equipment underground, which has a positive impact on environment, health and safety and also brings a big reduction in costs of ventilation.

Sandvik signs agreement to divest its Mining Systems operations

Sandvik has signed an agreement to divest its Mining Systems operations, reported in the Sandvik income statement as discontinued operations, to the private equity company CoBe Capital.

Invitation – presentation of Sandvik's second quarter 2016 report

A combined presentation and conference call for investors, analysts and financial media will be held at 3:00 PM CET.

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology showcases next generation mining equipment and services at MINExpo

Sandvik introduces innovative new products and services that help customers to improve safety and productivity even further, with emphasis on total cost of ownership, scalable automation packages, availability of service and parts and inherent product safety.

Sandvik and Chinese mining equipment supplier form joint venture

The joint venture will be established following customary regulatory approvals. It is planned to be operational in the second half of 2016 and will be a part of the new business area Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology.

Strategic focus and new financial targets introduced at Sandvik’s Capital Markets Day

Today, at the Capital Markets Day in Sandviken, Sweden, Björn Rosengren, President and CEO and Tomas Eliasson, Executive Vice President and CFO of Sandvik, presented the fundamentals of Sandvik’s strategy.

Sandvik reinvents top hammer drill bit design

Solving a problem a customer experienced when drilling in abrasive rock conditions has led to a groundbreaking new design for drill bits.