Sandvik completes acquisition of Chilean Implementos Mineros

Sandvik announced on 18 September an agreement with Implementos Mineros SA (Implemin), Chile, covering the acquisition of the company and its operations.

The acquisition is now completed and Implemin will be consolidated within business area Sandvik Mining and Construction as of 30 September 2006.

Sandviken, 3 October 2006

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