Canadian Mining Journal



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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

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    DIGITAL MINING: Maestro launches new solution to make the complex simple

    February 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENVER – Maestro Digital Mine launched its latest digital solution, the EthernetI/O Maestro manufacturers internet of things (IoT) measurement and control instrumentation for the optimization of underground mine ventilation and underground digital networks for last mile communication. Maestro’s EthernetI/O provides

  • AUTOMATION: FLSmidth completes IMP buyout

    February 13, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    DENMARK – FLSmidth announced this week that it has completed the buyout of Australia’s IMP Automation Group. According to the Danish firm, the decision to acquire IMP arose from the need to have a more complete portfolio of automated laboratory

  • Feature

    The case for blasthole drill automation

    February 1, 2019 by Jim Peterson

    Caterpillar says the journey can be made in incremental steps

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    TELEREMOTE: RCT’s smart Technology selected by Teck Coal

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – RCT announced its ControlMaster Teleremote solution has been selected by Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck Resources for use at one of its steelmaking coal operations in British Columbia’s Elk Valley region. The ControlMaster Teleremote solutions were

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    AUTOMATION: Sandvik, Nokia collaborate to boost IoT on LTE and G5 networks

    December 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Continuing its focus on internet of things  (IoT) solutions for the mining industry, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signed an agreement with Nokia to further develop Sandvik solutions for private LTE and 5G technology. The Nokia Digital