Canadian Mining Journal

Australia, NZ & South Pacific

  • Software: RPM’s HAULSIM 2.5 features fleet planner, cornering speed optimization

    June 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Australia – Brisbane-based RPMGlobal has released HAULSIM 2.5 – mining’s digital twin for mine haulage network optimization, truly revolutionizing haulage outcomes. The release of HAULSIM brings functionality that is not available in any other mine haulage software for mining –

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    ASSAY: New gold standard in mineral analysis

    June 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HIGH-POWERED x-ray technology from Australia is set to increase the efficiency of assessing ore grades and reduce the mining industry’s environmental footprint. South Australian company Chrysos has developed a gold analysis process that is up to three times more accurate than conventional

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    GOLD: Kalgoorlie talks between Barrick, Chinese break down

    April 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Talks between Barrick Gold of Toronto and China’s Shandong Tyan about a 50% interest in the Kalgoorlie gold mine, known as the Super Pit, have broken down both sides say. The mine, located 700 km northeast of Perth,

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    GOLD: KLGold first quarter output tops 130,000 oz.

    April 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold reports that it produced 130,425 oz. of gold in the first three months of 2017. That means the company is on track to meet its 2017 guidance of 500,000 to 525,000 oz. of gold. The

  • GOLD: Barrick’s sale of Super Pit hits financing snag

    February 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA – Barrick Gold of Toronto plans to sell its 50% interest in the Kalgoorlie gold mine, including the Super Pit, appears to have hit a snag. Minjar Gold, a Chinese company willing to pay US$1.3 billion, is having

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    URANIUM: Government overturns Yeelirrie decision

    January 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA – Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon finally has some good news about its Yeelirrie uranium project 650 km northeast of Perth. The state government has overturned an Environmental Protection Authority recommendation that the project not proceed. Cameco continues to

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    GOLD: KLGold passes 2016 guidance, sees 525,000 oz in 2017

    January 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold has passed its 2016 guidance with total production of 542,751 oz of gold. Looking ahead, the company has offered 2017 guidance of between 500,000 and 525,000 oz at an all-in sustaining cost of US$950 to

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    SOFTWARE: Australian mine chooses Wenco’s Avoca intelligence suite

    January 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RICHMOND, BC – Wenco is pleased to announce that its Avoca intelligence suite has been selected for use as the business intelligence system at Whitehaven’s Maules Creek coal mine in New South Wales, Australia. Maules Creek chose Avoca Intelligence Suite due to the

  • PARTNERSHIP: Hatch, BHP Billiton team up to advance technology applications in mining

    December 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    USTRALIA – BHP Billiton and Hatch have entered into a collaborative technology development partnership, formed to accelerate the development and deployment of a wide range of key technological advances in the fields of mining and mineral processing. Hatch sees this

  • Kirkland Lake, Newmarket merger means money

    December 1, 2016 by D’Arcy Jenish

    Merger between Toronto-based Kirkland Gold and Vancouverbased Newmarket Gold creates competitive mid-tier gold producer.

  • REVEGETATION: Seed handling made easier

    November 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Those clever Australians at the University of Western Australia and the Botanic Gardens and Parts Authority have invented a treatment for native seeds that makes them easier to handle, thus making revegetation easier. They have created the “seed

  • SOFTWARE: Datamine acquires DataBlast

    November 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRISBANE: Datamine (a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc.) is proud to announce the acquisition of DataBlast, the leading drill and blast solution for open pit mines. “We are excited to acquire the DataBlast mining software business which fits very