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  • SUSTAINABILITY: European SLIM project seeks new solutions

    July 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SPAIN – Sustainability is high on all miners’ to-do lists these days no matter where they operate. In Europe, the body of 13 companies and institutions of SLIM (Sustainable Low Impact Mining) met last month seeking to develop new sustainable

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Swedes set new world standard

    June 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – The mine of the future is carbon dioxide free, digitalized and autonomous. To set a new world standard for sustainable mining at great depth, LKAB, Epiroc, ABB, Combitech and AB Volvo have joined forces in a partnership

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    TRUCK: Terex 2766C stars in extreme British TV contest

    June 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UNITED KINGDOM – Carnage, one of the latest shows from British TV channel Sky, sees contestants battling customized vehicles against each other in a series of challenging arenas. But they aren’t just competing with each other, they also have to

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    Mawson looks to grow gold-cobalt zones at Rompas-Rajapalot

    June 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After finishing a 16,000-metre winter drill program in April, Mawson Resources (TSX: MAW; US-OTC: MWSNF) is getting ready for a 12-month exploration program at its flagship Rompas gold property and Rajapalot gold-cobalt property, just south of the Arctic Circle in Finland’s Lapland.

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    TECHNOLOGY: Swedish breakthrough creates “digital geologist”

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN and AUSTRALIA – The Swedish-Australian company Orexplore has launched the world’s first fully featured digital drilling cores laboratory – the GeoCore X10. The product, which won a Red Dot Industrial Design Award in 2017, analyzes the element concentrations and

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    LUBRICANTS: Petro-Can partners with Liverpool FC

    May 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Petro-Canada Lubricants and Liverpool Football Club have announced a 3three-year partnership that will see Petro-Can become an official global partner of the club. As an official global partner of Liverpool FC, Petro-Canada Lubricants – a leader in innovative

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    GOLD: Agnico ups Q1 revenue to $578.5M

    April 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Agnico Eagle Mines has reported Q1 2018 revenues from mining of $578.4 million (all figures U.S. dollars), up roughly 5% from $547.5 million during the same period a year earlier. The company was left with a net income

  • LITHIUM: Nemaska signs offtake agreement with Swedish battery maker

    April 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has signed an agreement in principle to supply Swedish battery maker Northvolt AB battery grade lithium hydroxide. Northvolt will take between 3,500 and 5,000 tonnes per year (on a take-or-pay basis) of the

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    Connemara completes maiden zinc resource in Ireland

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ireland is one of the largest zinc producers in Europe and its base metal deposits have drawn some of the biggest names in the mining business — from Boliden and Glencore (LON: GLEN) to Teck Resources (TSX: TECK.B; NYSE: TCK) and Vedanta. Junior explorer Connemara

  • ACQUISITION: Weir in $1.3B deal for ESCO

    April 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GLASGOW – Weir Group has entered into a binding agreement to acquire ESCO Corp. (“ESCO”), a U.S. company based in Portland, Ore., for an equity value of US$1.1 billion and an estimated enterprise value of US$1.29 billion. ESCO is the

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    Global Gold Snapshot: Nine explorers and miners pushing forward with new projects

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With gold prices remaining strong over the past couple of years and showing no signs of abating, gold exploration and mine development are in high gear, with substantial projects and new mines underway across the globe. Here is a look

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    BREAKERS: Epiroc IPS system takes hydraulic breaker performance to new level

    March 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Epiroc introduces another first in hydraulic breaker technology. Many of the company’s heavy hydraulic breaker attachments now feature the patented Intelligent Protection System (IPS). Seamlessly combining Epiroc’s AutoControl and StartSelect functions, the fully automated system provides simpler, more efficient, and