Canadian Mining Journal

Australia, NZ & South Pacific

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    SOFTWARE: RPMGlobal acquires Revolution Mining Software

    July 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RPMGlobal has announced that it is purchasing Revolution Mining Software, a private Canadian-based mine scheduling optimization company. Revolution Mining’s flagship product is the Schedule Optimization Tool (SOT), a financial mine scheduling optimization solution. According to RPMGlobal, SOT is

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    GOLD: Kirkland Lake reports 54% increase in Q2 output

    July 9, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold reported on Tuesday that its second quarter gold production reached 329,770 oz., an increase of 115,177 ounces, or 54%, over the same period last year. Year-to-date, the company has produced 660,634 oz. — 214,162 oz., or a 48%

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    DISTRIBUTION: RCT partners with US-based Reliable Industries

    July 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RCT, a company specializing in smart technology, has announced a partnership with Reliable Industries, a U.S.-based supplier of equipment and parts, to provide technology solutions for mobile equipment worldwide. As part of the partnership, RCT will manufacture its

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    Kincora Copper hits gold-copper in Australia

    July 6, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Kincora Copper (TSXV: KCC) has reported assay results from the first drill hole at its Trundle copper-gold project in Australia. Drill hole TRDD001 intersected several significant intervals of gold and copper mineralization from skarn zones within the southern portion of the property, which is

  • BLOCKCHAIN: BHP, China Baowu complete iron ore transaction on digital platform

    June 29, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    VANCOUVER – MineHub Technologies has announced that BHP Billiton and China Baowu have completed their first iron ore trade on MineHub’s blockchain-based platform. The platform is a decentralized digital system with underlying blockchain technology that connects buyers, sellers and service

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    SAFETY: Newcrest tests secondary drilling and blasting technology from MacLean, Orica

    June 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Newcrest Mining’s Cadia Valley underground mine in New South Wales has successfully tested new technology from MacLean Engineering and Orica in a 30-day trial. The site used remote drilling, loading and wireless blasting to remove the workers from

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    SUSTAINABILITY: Seequent launches Contaminants modelling solution

    June 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW ZEALAND – Seequent, a geoscience software company, has released a Contaminants extension for Leapfrog Works, its 3-D modelling and analysis product. The integrated solution allows geoscientists to create 3-D models of subsurface contamination plumes to reliably define and estimate

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    SOFTWARE: Micromine launches free MFX viewer

    June 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Micromine, a software provider for the exploration and mining sectors, has launched the Micromine Effects (MFX) viewer, which makes it easy to share complex design and visualization files. Similar to a PDF reader, this free program allows anyone

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    ASSET MANAGEMENT: RPMGlobal’s AMT improves asset performance

    June 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – National Plant & Equipment, a company lending mining equipment, has increased its fleet availability during a period of growth after implementing RPMGlobal’s AMT solution for asset management. AMT is RPMGlobal’s intelligent asset management software, which helps mining companies,

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    RECYCLING: Lithium Australia subsidiary to use metals from batteries for fertilizers

    June 11, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Envirostream Australia, a 90%-owned subsidiary of Lithium Australia, has announced that it is working on a project aimed at assessing the use of zinc and manganese derived from recycled alkaline batteries as micronutrients in blended fertilizers. According to Envirostream,

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    DESIGN: RCT develops warning system for underground mine access

    June 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RCT, a company specializing in autonomous solutions, has fulfilled requests from mining clients and developed a warning system to prevent oversized equipment from getting stuck inside underground mining portals. Staff from RCT’s branch in Kalgoorlie in Western Australia

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    PRECIOUS METALS: New royalty and streaming company Nomad starts trading

    May 28, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Nomad Royalty, a new precious metals royalty and streaming company, will begin trading on the TSX on May 29, after completing a reverse takeover and acquiring the royalty portfolio of Yamana Gold and streaming assets from Orion Resource