Canadian Mining Journal



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    Interdrone 2018

    September 5, 2018 by Robert Seagraves

    Las Vegas – After an impressive show last year (3,700+ delegates from 59 nations and rave reviews) InterDrone returns to Las Vegas Sept. 5-7 in a premier location.  It will feature 125+ sessions for engineers, software developers, executives, investors, regulators and

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    TRUCK: Terex 2766C stars in extreme British TV contest

    June 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UNITED KINGDOM – Carnage, one of the latest shows from British TV channel Sky, sees contestants battling customized vehicles against each other in a series of challenging arenas. But they aren’t just competing with each other, they also have to

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    DRILLING: Boart Longyear launches new XQ wireline coring rods

    June 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Boart Longyear is launching new XQ wireline coring rods for use in drilling and coring applications in the mining industry. Well-known for first introducing the industry renowned Q rod, and then the RQ rod which

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    TRUCKS: Caterpillar builds 1,000th Cat 797

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DECATUR, Ill. – Caterpillar recently celebrated the manufacture of the 1000th Cat 797 Mining Truck. With 363 tonnes payload capacity, the 797F model is Caterpillar’s largest truck and the largest mechanical drive mining truck in the world. The 797 is the only

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    SAMPLE PREP: ColdBlock inks global distribution and sales partnerships

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – ColdBlock Technologies announced on June 6 that it has signed four new strategic sales partnerships to meet market demand for its innovative laboratory digestion technology. The partnerships provide new and existing ColdBlock customers with regional technical and sales

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    TECHNOLOGY: Swedish breakthrough creates “digital geologist”

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN and AUSTRALIA – The Swedish-Australian company Orexplore has launched the world’s first fully featured digital drilling cores laboratory – the GeoCore X10. The product, which won a Red Dot Industrial Design Award in 2017, analyzes the element concentrations and

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    CONTRACTING: Procon Holdings acquires Promec Mining

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BURNABY, B.C. – Procon Holdings has closed a transaction with Promec Mining Contractor. The acquired business is to be renamed Procon Canada East Ltd./ Procon Est du Canada Ltée) (PCE), headquartered in Quebec. Procon Holdings and its shareholders will become a 70%

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    LIGHTING: Doosan introduces new light towers with longest runtime

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STATESVILLE, N.C. – Doosan Portable Power has expanded its product line of portable light towers with the addition of the LCV6 and LCV8 models. Both the LCV6 and LCV8 light towers feature a small body design and vertical mast that

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    WHEEL DOZER: New Cat 814K promises comfort, efficiency and serviceability

    June 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Today’s new Cat 814K wheel dozer from Caterpillar features a new, sound-suppressed cab, efficient power unit and transmission drive, and centralized service station configuration to drive machine uptime and operator productivity to new levels. With its rugged

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    PUMPS: GIW renews commitment to customer support

    May 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GROVETOWN, Georgia – Many GIW pump customers in the mining industry faced struggles over the past few years. In 2017, the market flattened out and began turning upward. GIW Industries was not exempt from the market’s volatility. Although the year

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    AUTOMATION: Real-time geoscience platform from DataCloud promises better productivity, profitability

    May 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SEATTLE, Wash. –  DataCloud, the leading real-time geoscience technology company, has launched MinePortal, a cloud-based “earth model” platform for real-time management and analysis of rock data that enables mining companies to dramatically improve productivity and profitability. With the new MinePortal

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    SOFTWARE: How Wenco’s System 6 handles data differently

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco takes users under the hood to explain how the updates in System 6 handle mining data differently, extracting new value from analytics and laying the groundwork for autonomous mining. System 6 sets data interoperability front and centre