SANDVIK Mining News

Sandvik creates first 3D printed diamond composite

The advantage is that the diamond can be 3D printed in very complex shapes, unlike mined or manufactured diamonds.

Sandvik joins forces with Codelco to take automation and digitalization underground at Chuquicamata mine

Sandvik will deliver AutoMine and OptiMine solutions to Codelco’s Chuquicamata mine in Chile, creating one of the most efficient and advanced underground mines in the world.

Sandvik kicks off Nordic industrial earnings season with order beat

Sandvik's metal-cutting tools are seen as a good indicator of industrial demand.

Sandvik introduces a new intelligent loader: Sandvik LH621i for large scale underground production and mine development

The Sandvik LH621i sets the industry standard in the 21 tonnes underground loader range.

North America helps Sandvik to weather weaker Asia

In Sandvik Machining Solutions growth was moderate at a low single digit pace, impacted primarily by a decline in Asia and slower activity in the automotive segment

Sandvik releases non-cabin Ranger™ DXR series surface drill rigs: unbeatable productivity in difficult ground conditions

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is expanding its Ranger™ DX series for improved safety in the toughest quarry and construction applications.

Sandvik secures major order for mechanical cutting machines in Russia

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has secured a contract with SUEK (Sibirskaja Ugolnaja Energetitscheskaja Kompanija) for the supply of 12 mechanical cutting machines for various mines located in Siberia, Russia.

Canada injects C$5m into Goldcorp’s Borden mine as prize for innovation

Grant supports innovation to cut greenhouse emissions, which the gold miner will do by opening the first underground mine in Canada to replace all diesel mobile equipment with battery electric vehicles.

Sandvik Q3 profit narrowly beats forecast

Order intake improved significantly across all business areas - Sandvik

Strong demand powers Sandvik Q2, but inventory concerns weigh on shares

Swedish Sandvik, which makes metal-cutting tools and mining gear, reported record-high quarterly earnings and orders on Tuesday on the back of a broad rise in demand, with its mining unit a particular stand-out

The new Sandvik RR441 provides superior performance, reliability and longevity

The RR441 provides excellent bearing life, simplification of the bearing system, improvements in air flow and wear protection in soft rock applications.

Sandvik books first-ever AutoMine order to run on an underground LTE network

The underground LTE is a part of the mine’s technology infrastructure and creates productivity gains and improves process efficiency and effectiveness.

Resolute’s Syama gold mine in Mali to be fully automated

The fully automated underground section of the mine is scheduled for commissioning in late 2018.

Sweden's Sandvik to buy Metrologic in digital manufacturing push

Sandvik said on Friday it was buying the French software company from private equity firm Astorg Partners.

First-quarter profit rise at Sweden's Sandvik marred by mining miss

Its shares are still up more than 10 percent in 2018, outperforming a flat European industrial sector index.

Sandvik invests $25 million to boost use of metal 3D printing

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a process of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital file and Sandvik wants to use it for scale production.

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.

More than 200 workers to go at Sandvik Materials Technology unit

Measure is part of a broader plan to restore profitability at the division, which saw adjusted operating profit fell by 37% in the second quarter of this year.

Sandvik starts the year with better-than-expected profit

Miners have begun spending in equipment again, the Swedish firm's results show.

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

Canada's gold miners to embrace green energy to control costs

Expected increased in the adoption of alternative energy sources by the country's gold sector to be boosted by recently passed regulations, such as the carbon tax.

Canada’s Goldcorp to make Borden an all-electric mine

The innovation is expected to eliminate all greenhouse gases associated with the movement of ore and waste rock, equal to 5,000 tons of CO2 per year.

MICROMINE and Sandvik Group sign strategic agreement in Russia

The strategic alliance builds on Sandvik’s leadership in mining equipment and MICROMINE’s expertise in underground production operations management.

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.