Canadian Mining Journal


  • REPORT: Miners’ response to Brazil dam disaster still weak

    April 7, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    More than a year after the tailings disaster at Vale’s Brazil Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine that killed 270 people, the mining industry is still slow on adopting changes needed to prevent similar catastrophes, a new study shows. According to Amsterdam-based Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF),

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    SOFTWARE: Geovariances releases new version of Isatis.neo

    April 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FRANCE – Last year, Geovariances, an industry expert in applied geostatistics, launched Isatis.neo Mining Edition, the geostatistics software that improves performance and enables confident resource estimation and comprehensive geostatistical studies. The company has now released version 2020.02 of Isatis.neo, which includes tools from

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    CONTROL SYSTEMS: Outotec introduces solution to increase mill availability

    April 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – The newly launched Outotec Mill Control System provides the control functions required for safe operation of grinding mills and their lubrication systems.  The system continuously monitors the equipment condition and allows advanced monitoring strategies, such as remote expert

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    SILVER-ZINC-LEAD: Tethyan to acquire past-producing mines

    April 2, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    SERBIA – Tethyan Resource is working towards acquiring the past-producing Kizevak and Sastavci silver-zinc-lead mines in southwestern Serbia. In a press release, the Vancouver-based miner said that it has entered into an arm’s length agreement to purchase a 100% ownership stake in

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    SENSORS: Wireless sensors enable automated machine monitoring

    March 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – SKF, a company which offers solutions for the bearing business, has released a compact and cost-effective vibration and temperature sensor, which monitors the condition of rotating parts on heavy machinery. Designed mainly for use as part of a

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    SAFETY: IDS GeoRadar and Worldsensing launch mine monitoring system

    March 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    EUROPE – Worldsensing and IDS GeoRadar, both in the monitoring technology space, cooperated to launch a comprehensive mine safety monitoring system. The integrated system will be the first in the world to offer surface, sub-surface and geospatial monitoring in a single

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    THERMAL PROCESSING: Metso to supply calcining system in Russia

    March 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Metso has signed a contract for the delivery of a calcining system to a customer in Russia. The order, valued at approximately €30 million, has been booked in the company’s first quarter orders received. The system is expected

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    Euro Manganese queues up customers for Czech facility

    March 16, 2020 by Steve Stakiw

    As Euro Manganese (TSXV: EMN) advances feasibility studies at its wholly owned Chvaletice manganese project about 90 km east of Prague in the Czech Republic, it has also been lining up potential customers for planned output from its demonstration plant, which is

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    DRILLING: Epiroc introduces DM30 II SP blasthole drill

    March 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc, a productivity partner for the mining industry, has introduced the DM30 II Single Pass (SP) rotary blasthole drill for quarries and small open-pit mines. The crawler-mounted, hydraulic tophead-drive rig offers faster hole-to-hole drilling and lower unit costs

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Norway adopts Canadian initiative for sustainable mining

    March 4, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    NORWAY – Norsk Bergindustri, the country’s national mining association, announced on Monday that it will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative, a corporate social responsibility program developed by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) to improve environmental and social practices in

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    WEAR PARTS: Metso establishes Lithuania manufacturing site

    March 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Metso has announced plans to establish a rubber and poly-met wear parts manufacturing facility in Lithuania, as part of its development of the global supply portion of the minerals consumables business. The new manufacturing site is expected to

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    GOLD: Eldorado revamps Kisladag circuit; expects over 450,000 oz. annually

    February 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Following last week’s release of year-end results and five-year guidance from Eldorado Gold, the intermediate producer’s stock soared over 30% in one day and breached eight-year highs. Eldorado also announced a 15-year mine life at its Kisladag open