24 Jun 2022
Underground Battery Electric Vehicles for BHP Potash Project in Canada
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has secured an order of Battery Electric Vehicles from BHP for the Jansen Potash Project, located in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. Jansen Stage 1 is being designed with a focus on sustainability and technology and the battery-electric loaders will be used in the most advanced potash-mine in the world.
4 May 2022
Altris to Manufacture Ground-breaking Cathode Material in Sweden
Sodium-ion battery cathode producer Altris AB has today signed a deal with AB Sandvik Materials Technology to house the company's first industrial scale manufacturing facility in Sandviken. The new facility, called 'Ferrum', will have the annual capacity to produce 2000 metric tonnes of Altris' ground-breaking cathode material Fennac - enabling 1GWh of sustainable sodium-ion batteries to enter the market each year.
24 Mar 2022
Sandvik Partners with Boliden on 3D Printing Trial
Additive manufacturing of parts looks set to upend the supply of components globally. A small-scale trial of 3D manufactured parts is helping Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and leading mining company Boliden explore the potential.
4 Mar 2022
Graphmatech is a company that specializes in the functionalization and integration of graphene. IDTechEx spoke with Marie Vennström and Torkel Bjärneman (Business Development Managers)
18 Jan 2022
Hynion Becomes Sweden's Largest Supplier of Hydrogen Fuel for Vehicles
Hynion has entered into an agreement to supply buses in Sandviken, Sweden, with hydrogen and, at the same time, take over Linde's hydrogen filling station in Sandviken to provide hydrogen fuel to buses as well as to the cars.
1 Dec 2021
AI-Enabled Sensors for Parts Machining Set to Improve Quality
The SENSYCUT project aims to create low-cost, nano-scale resolution sensors and cutting tools for machining operations of high value aerospace products, to increase precision, lower costs and prevent manufacturing errors.
15 Dec 2020
3D Printing 2020: A Challenging Year But Fascinating Times Ahead
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted the 3D printing sector and its end users (such as printing bureaus), new directions of travel have nonetheless emerged. Some opportunities have even been directly prompted by the pandemic.
11 Aug 2020
9 Materials Science Start-Ups Changing Metal Additive Manufacturing
The metal additive manufacturing market will be negatively impacted by the 2020 pandemic. Despite this short-to-mid-term setback, the industry is forecast to rise and exceed $10Bn within the next 10-years. The emerging and established printer players grab nearly all of the headlines, but most of this forecast annual revenue will be in material sales in which there is great untapped potential.
6 Jul 2020
Renishaw has been long-term players in the metal additive manufacturing market with their powder bed fusion (DMLS) technology.
25 Nov 2019
Sandvik and Renishaw Collaborate to Qualify New AM Materials
Renishaw is collaborating with Sandvik Additive Manufacturing to qualify new additive manufacturing materials for production applications. This encompasses a broad range of metal powders, including new alloy compositions that are optimised for the laser powder bed fusion process and which provide superior material properties.
12 Aug 2019
Electric Vehicle Research at Advanced Materials Osaka July 2019
Here we give the abstracts relevant to electric vehicles from BIT Advanced Materials Conference Osaka Japan July 2019. The organisers failed to provide slides but we have photographs of some of these if you are interested. The selected abstracts are divided into energy storage, wide bandgap semiconductors, energy harvesting and other.
26 Jun 2018
Canada's first all-electric underground mine
Borden is set to be Canada's first all-electric underground gold mine, which will be safer for employees and have a smaller environmental footprint.
7 May 2018
Norway's fjords, first zero emission zone at sea
The Norwegian Parliament has announced it will make its world heritage fjords zero emission zones by 2026.