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