Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    ELECTRIC DRIVE: Siemens technology in Hitachi trucks

    May 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TLANTA, Georgia – Siemens Industry has won its largest mobile mining order from Hitachi Construction Truck Machinery to provide 50 more EH4500 trucks equipeed with Siemens’ AC drive technology. The trucks will be delivered to Indonesian-based…

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    Close Counts

    May 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Eighty-five hundred and fifty kilometers isn’t exactly what you’d call “close,” but that’s how far Walter Energy Western Coal (formerly Western Coal Corp) has been shipping high-grade metallurgical coal from its mines in northeast British…

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    The Wolverine mine requires a huge fleet of machines

    May 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Wolverine drill and blast operation utilises a total of 57 large machines. This number includes drills, loading equipment, haul trucks and support dozers. The drill operation is spearheaded by two D90K drills and two SKS12 drills. A DML and…

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    Here’s a look at what machines are on site.

    May 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor


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    Almost Ready

    May 1, 2011 by D'Arcy Jenish

    As a child growing up in the Cape Breton coal-mining community of Glace Bay, John Morgan attended Warden United Church and, to this day, he remembers the stained glass windows and the coal miners depicted alongside the usual religious imagery.

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    Black with Gold Roots

    May 1, 2011 by Tanya Laing Gahr

    The history of coal mining in B.C.’s Elk Valley surprisingly starts with gold because, like most mining activities in the early 1860s in Western Canada, that was the hot commodity of the times.

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    COAL STUDY: Goldsource files PEA for coal-to-liquids project

    March 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The preliminary economic assessment for the Border coal-to-liquids (CTL) project has been filed by owner Goldsource Mines of Vancouver. The property is 45 km north of the town of Hudson Bay, SK.

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    PLANNING: Teck Coal co-ordinates six mines with Dynamics platform

    January 26, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vancouver-based Teck Resources operates six coal mines in British Columbia and Alberta. The desire to co-ordinate workflow among them and manage inventory efficiently had the coal division looking for enterprise resource planning software that…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Australian floods cripple coal producers

    January 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The flooding that has hit Australia’s Queensland state over the last few weeks is wrecking havoc with, among other things, that country’s coal industry. It supplies 159 million tonnes or two-thirds of the global export coking coal market, and…

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    COAL STUDY: Mount Klappan mine to produce 3M t/y

    November 4, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Fortune Minerals of London, ON, has updated the definitive feasibility study for its Mount …

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    COAL PROCESSING: Eriez guide offers full range of options

    October 14, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ERIE, Pennsylvania – Eriez now offers a “Resource Guide for the Coal Processing Industry” brochure that provid…

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    COAL STUDY: Raven project one step closer

    October 11, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – A positive pre-feasibility study for the Raven underground coal project near Comox has been…