Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Technical Presentation – Sandvik Canada


invites you to a technical presentation:

Sandvik Canada

Where: 1218 Redonda St, Winnipeg, MB

When: Starting at 6:00 PM on Monday October 24, 2022

     6:00 PM – Registration and Light Supper
     6:30 PM – Introduction of Speaker and Presentation
     7:15 PM – Begin Tour
     8:30 PM – Meeting is adjourned

Cost: SAE Members - $7.00, Students - $5.00, Guests - $10.00 (includes light supper)

Our Speakers and Their Presentation Topics

Harold Jonker is currently the business line manager of underground drills based out of Winnipeg Manitoba. He has been with Sandvik (and formerly Cubex) more than 15 years starting out in engineering and then moving into a management role.  Harold's role as a business line manager and as product support manager has taken him all over the world, including a nearly 5 year move to Australia, working with our customers and providing solutions for their mining needs. 

Harold completed his degree in Mechanical engineering from the University of Manitoba in 2004.

Harold will be presenting the Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) technology used by Sandvik.

Goran Jankovic is currently an automation specialist based out of Winnipeg Manitoba. In total he has nearly 15 years experience with Sandvik (and formerly Cubex) starting out as an electrical engineer before moving into the role of automation specialist.  Like Harold, Goran's work takes him all over the world and into many mining operations working with our customers in support of our automated mining equipment.

Goran completed his degree in electronic systems engineering from the University of Regina in 2002.

Goran will be presenting Automated Underground Mining Loaders and Trucks.

Who is Sandvik?

Sandvik, founded in 1862, is a global, high-tech engineering group providing solutions that enhance productivity, profitability and sustainability for the manufacturing, mining and infrastructure industries. The Sandvik Group has approximately 39,000 employees, sales in more than 150 countries and revenues of about SEK 86 billion (11 billion CDN) within continuing operations globally. We have world-leading positions in the following areas: 1) Equipment and tools, service, digital solutions and sustainability-driving technologies for the mining and infrastructure industries, such as automated and electric mining equipment and eco-efficient rock processing. 2) Metal-cutting tools, tooling systems and digital solutions driving higher efficiency and automation in component manufacturing, as well as industrial metrology technologies, additive manufacturing services and metal powder.

The Sandvik Group conducts operations in three business areas with divisions responsible for research and development (R&D), production and sales of their respective products and services. The three business areas are: 1) Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions, 2) Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions, and 3) Sandvik Manufacturing and Machining solutions.

The Winnipeg Engineering and Production Unit falls under the first business area, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions. The Winnipeg operation uses both Designs (R&D) and Manufactures ‘In The Hole’ (ITH) mobile drilling equipment, Air Compressors, Air Boosters, and Drill Pipe handling solutions for the underground mining market. In addition, the Winnipeg Production unit also Manufactures Battery Electric (BEV) dump trucks for underground mining.

Sandvik Canada, Inc, also part of the Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions, provides a comprehensive OEM lineup of surface and underground mining mobile drilling and bolting equipment, underground rock cutting equipment, and underground loaders and trucks, as well as rock processing equipment.


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Tel: (204) 298-5946

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