Canadian Mining Journal


Machinery and Equipment


  • News

    Strongco upgrades Ontario facility with a new build

    April 12, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Mobile equipment dealer Strongco has announced that construction is underway for a new Strongco branch near Kitchener, Ont. Construction is slotted to be completed by the end of this summer. The new facility is purpose built to support the sale,

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    Hard-Line enhances underground capabilities at Norcat test site

    April 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Global technology company Hard-Line is evolving remote-control systems at Norcat’s facility, opened earlier this year, at the former Fecunis mine site in Onaping, Ont., where companies can test and develop mining products. Hard-Line specializes in remote and tele-remote-control solutions, and uses

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    Komatsu adapts longwall business to meet customer needs

    April 5, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Komatsu has announced that it will provide Joy-engineered powered roof support (PRS) solutions through partnerships with PRS manufacturers in a move to adapt its longwall mining equipment business to meet customer needs. “As customers look to cut costs in the

  • Epiroc to acquire Canadian mining electrification provider Meglab

    April 1, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Epiroc has announced that it will be acquiring Meglab, a Canadian company providing electrification infrastructure solutions to mines. The solutions support mining customers in their transition to battery electric vehicles. Val-D’Or-based Meglab designs, manufactures, installs and supports practical and cost-effective

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    Epiroc launches world-first face drill rig with internal hydraulics

    March 25, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Epiroc has launched the Boomer M20 face drill with protected hydraulics, sensors and cables. The unit is designed and built to minimize unplanned stops and maximize uptime and performance in demanding operations. A challenging part of underground work is the

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    Mine Master bolters and drill rigs go green

    March 24, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Drilling and bolting rig manufacturer Mine Master has released its new battery driven Roof Master 1.8KE for testing underground. The addition of a battery-powered electric bolter to its portfolio of underground mining machines was a natural progression for the company

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    Redpath secures sale of six Redbore raiseboring machines

    March 18, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The Redpath Group has announced that it has secured the sale of six Redbore raise drills to the Chilean market. Four of the drills are Redbore 50 MDURH model machines (multi-directional up-ream hydraulically powered drills). The other two are the

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    SmithCo installs custom frame rail welding tables

    March 17, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SmithCo Side Dump Trailers, an industry leader in side dump trailer design and manufacturing, has installed a pair of custom frame rail welding tables. Each table is 64 feet long by 7 feet wide and uses a pair of Bug-O

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    Cementation, Terra Nova complete Musselwhite ConRamp conveyor

    March 16, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Cementation Canada (CCI) and Terra Nova Technologies (TNT) have successfully completed their first joint project as a consolidated team for the Newmont ConRamp conveyor project located at Newmont’s Musselwhite mine, 500 km north of Thunder Bay in Ontario. The project

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    Sandvik expands battery-electric range with new top hammer longhole drill

    March 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Sandvik continues to grow its battery-electric equipment offering with the new fully automated Sandvik DL422iE top hammer longhole drill. The latest unit is equipped with an electric driveline system to eliminate diesel emissions while tramming, increasing productivity while reducing environmental

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    MacLean launches industry-first battery electric shotcrete sprayer

    March 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Last week, MacLean Engineering announced the latest additions to its EV Series fleet of diesel-free mining vehicles in a live launch event from underground at the company’s research and training facility in Sudbury. New offerings include the ss5 shotcrete sprayer

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    New filter press from FLSmidth delivers high availability and water recovery

    March 4, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    FLSmidth has released the AFP2525 automatic filter press, which delivers high availability and efficiency at the lowest cost possible – according to the release, at the lowest cost per tonne of production in the industry. To keep mines operating at