Canadian Mining Journal



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    INTEROPERABILITY: Sandvik releases AutoMine Access API

    December 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Sandvik has introduced the mining industry’s first interoperability platform for autonomous underground loaders and trucks: The AutoMine Access API. The AutoMine Access API gives mines the power to connect non-Sandvik equipment to AutoMine. “As a world leader in

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    EXPLOSIVES: Epiroc and Orica together tackle automated loading system

    November 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining industry, has entered a partnership with world-leading commercial explosives provider Orica to jointly develop a semi-automated explosives delivery system, enabling safer and more productive blasting operations in underground mines. As

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    SAFETY: Perform autonomous raise checks with Rail Runner

    September 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTH BAY, Ont. – True innovation is realized through curiosity and collaboration. SafeSight’s latest safety creation has arrived from deep collaboration with Redpath Canada bringing both their field experience and innovative concepts to the table. The result has been the

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    AUTOMATION: Robots could now be in charge of mill reline process

    September 10, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – MIRS, the Chilean subsidiary of HighService Corp., launched a robotic solution for the reline of SAG and ball mills this week. The external mill maintenance robot or EMMR is considered to be the world’s first fully automated system

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    GOLD: Automation technology to be deployed at Westgold operations

    August 27, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Autonomous solutions provider RCT is finalizing a major automation project for Westgold Resources at five of its gold mine sites in Western Australia’s Murchison region. The project involves RCT installing and commissioning its ControlMaster guidance automation technology to

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    SAFETY: Reverse Assist from Hexagon improves haulage safety

    June 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Hexagon’s mining division has introduced HxGN MineOperate Reverse Assist, a high precision positioning application that guides truck operators with the optimum reversing path. Reverse Assist completes the division’s Operator Assist product suite. Inaccurate reversing maneuvers and costly collisions

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    AUTOMATION: Epiroc rolls out 6th Sense for smarter mining

    June 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc presents 6th Sense, a new approach that combines digitalization and automation to boost customers’ performance. There is a growing need for the mining and infrastructure industries to look to digital technologies to enhance productivity, sustainability and safety.

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    TECHNOLOGY: Wenco moves into Brazil with TecWise partnership

    May 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems has created a new partnership with TecWise Sistemas de Automaçãon, a leading provider of technology and communications systems to the Latin American mining industry. This new agreement makes TecWise the exclusive distributor of Wenco

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    HAULAGE: Komatsu creates autonomous haulage centre of excellence

    April 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Bringing together product, technology and service experts from across the company, Komatsu announces the launch of its global Center of Excellence (CoE) for Autonomous Haulage Systems (AHS). The CoE team will be responsible for AHS strategy, planning,

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    TECHNOLOGY: Hitachi’s vision for autonomous mining to be unveiled by Wenco

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems, a subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery, will unveil Hitachi’s new global vision for autonomous mining systems at the CIM 2019 convention, running April 28 to May 1 in Montreal. A major provider of equipment

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    ENERGY: Schneider, Alderon create partnership for Kami mine development

    April 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kami Mine LP to lease or purchase equipment from Schneider Electric for use in

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    AUTOMATION: Hard-Line chooses new distributor in Arizona

    March 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

      SUDBURY, Ont. – Hard-Line, a global leader in remote control technology, announces an exciting new partnership with Bingham Equipment Co., who will be Hard-Line’s newest distributor in Arizona. With 11 locations in the state, Bingham Equipment will distribute Hard-Line’s