Canadian Mining Journal

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    DREDGING: Allu system reuses dredged material from waterways

    October 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – The Allu Group, manufacturers of multi-purpose attachments for heavy equipment, now offers a dredging solution that reuses the removed material. If the company’s success at a historic canal in New Jersey is anything to go by, miners can

  • BLASTING: New Dyno Nobel software aims to lower costs

    October 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY – Commercial explosives leader Dyno Nobel has introduced a new software system that it says can reduce costs and increase efficiency. The ΔE2 software system allows targeted placement of energy in the blast hole by incorporating data

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    DRILLING: Major Drilling to acquire Norex

    October 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONCTON, N.B. – Major Drilling Group International has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Norex Drilling, a family owned drilling company and a leading exploration drilling contractor based in Timmins, Ont. The

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    TRANSPORT: Kovatera is new name of trusted utility vehicles

    October 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LIVELY, Ont. – As part of an aggressive business strategy to grow domestic and international sales, Industrial Fabrication has launched a new brand for its line of underground mine utility vehicles. Formerly marketed under the Minecat brand the company has

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    DRILL: Epiroc highlights new Pit Viper 270 XC flexibility

    October 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GARLAND, Tex. – Epiroc introduces the Pit Viper 270 XC series that delivers application flexibility, fuel efficient performance and enhanced safety with outstanding operator comfort and ease of maintenance. The Pit Viper 270 series, a mining industry staple can now

  • HAULAGE: New Cat AD45 underground truck better for mine air quality

    October 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar’s new Cat AD45 underground mining truck is available in configurations to meet the strictest emissions standards. The AD45 delivers the superior speed on grade of its predecessor, the AD45B, and it has the same dimensional envelope

  • TAKEOVER: JLR acquires Porcupine Engineering

    October 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA and TIMMINS, Ont. – J.L. Richards & Associates Limited (JLR) announced today that it has acquired Timmins-based engineering firm Porcupine Engineering Services (PES). This exciting strategic integration will allow JLR to expand its existing team in Timmins and offer

  • ENVIRONMENT: Concrete Canvas chooses Titan as Canadian sales agent

    October 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Concrete Canvas, the British manufacturer and inventor of the innovative Concrete Canvas geosynthetic cementitious composite mat  (GCCM), and Titan Environmental Containment, a leading Canadian geosynthetics supplier, are pleased to announce that they have entered into a distribution agreement

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    CRUSHING: Metso creates new line of crusher wear parts

    September 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HELSINKI – Metso Corporation is expanding its crusher wear part offerings by launching a new range of OEM crusher liners. Available for selected markets beginning September 2019, the new Metso O-Series offers the right balance between performance, affordability and reliability.

  • ENVIRONMENT: Schneider Electric ahead of carbon neutral schedule

    September 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Schneider Electric this week at Climate Week NYC 2019 that it is drastically stepping up its commitment to carbon neutrality with three new actions: (1) accelerating its 2030 goal of carbon neutrality in its extended ecosystem by

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    LUBRICANTS: Petro-Can expands its Traxon and Duron lines

    September 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Petro-Canada Lubricants, a HollyFrontier business, has expanded its Traxon and Duron product lines with the launches of Duron Advanced 5W-30 and Traxon Synthetic 75W-85. The introduction of the new oils demonstrate continued product innovation from Petro-Canada Lubricants to

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    NEW TECHNOLOGY: Epiroc supplying EVs to Agnico’s Kittila mine

    September 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Less than a year after Epiroc’s launch of its new generation battery electric mining equipment, the company has won orders for those machines from customers in several countries including Finland, Australia and Canada. In Finland in the third