Canadian Mining Journal



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    SOFTWARE: Micromine offers free April access in response to COVID-19

    April 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CANADA – Micromine, a leader in the mining software space, is offering the mineral community free access this month to its general package, Micromine 2020 in response to any downtime from the COVID-19 pandemic. The exploration and mining solution has

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    SOFTWARE: RPMGlobal expands mobile offering

    March 31, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – MinVu Shift Manager, RPMGlobal’s intra-shift software solution, has received a major overhaul with the launch of the MinVu Shift Manager app. MinVu Shift Manager is a short-term planning and execution solution. The state-of-the-art tool is a unique, industry-built

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    SCREENING: Major launches ID-enabled FLEX-MAT

    March 31, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Major, a manufacturer of high-performance screening media, has launched ID-enabled FLEX-MAT. All of the company’s FLEX-MAT screen media is now embedded with an ID-enabled microchip; the radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology tracks and stores screen media data, such as panel

  • DynaCERT says new technology can lower diesel emissions

    March 31, 2020 by Carl Williams

    DynaCERT (TSX: DYA), a Toronto-based company, has developed a technology called HydraGEN that could significantly reduce emissions by improving the performance and fuel efficiency of diesel engines used in mining machinery and equipment. The HydraGEN technology is about the size of

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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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    ENERGY: Camfil introduces calculation tools to reduce gas turbine CO₂ emissions

    March 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Camfil Power Systems, a leader in environmentally conscious filtration, has designed new calculation tools for gas turbine operators in the power generation and oil and gas industries. The calculators estimate the potential carbon savings that can be achieved by

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    AUTOMATION: Sandvik launches AutoMine for Trucks

    March 19, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Sandvik has introduced AutoMine for Trucks, which allows autonomous haulage not only underground but now also on the surface. According to the company, this is a first for autonomous haulage in underground mining settings. Behind the new capability

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    LUBRICANTS: Protecting against over-lubrication

    March 18, 2020 by Ron Reiniger

    Lubricants have a crucial role to play in protecting mining shovels, with proper application practices just as important as selecting the right oil. Each component requires the correct amount of lubricant to perform at optimum level, which can secure extended

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    SOFTWARE: Seequent’s Target for ArcGIS Pro wins 2020 Esri Partner award

    March 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW ZEALAND – Seequent has received a 2020 Esri Partner Award, ‘Analytics to Insights’, for its Target for ArcGIS Pro tool, which enhances the integration of mining and exploration data. Esri provides geographic information system (GIS) mapping software and spatial data analytics for various sectors. Target

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    INSTRUMENTATION: Sensemetrics partners with Yieldpoint to enter underground mining market

    March 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALIFORNIA – Sensemetrics, an industrial internet-of-things (IIoT) and cloud technology company, has announced a co-development and go-to-market partnership with Yieldpoint, a Kingston-based instrumentation company, to venture into the underground mining market. The companies will initially focus on mines in the

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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