Canadian Mining Journal



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    DATA MANAGEMENT: Why open standards are essential to the mining industry’s future.

    December 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    From Wenco International Mining Systems comes this thoughtful essay on data management. The complete report is a “must read” for modern miners, so follow the link at the bottom of this item. VANCOUVER – Lately, every mining executive we connect

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    LOADER: Cat builds 990K with productivity in mind

    December 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar introduces the 990K aggregate handler, designed to deliver greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25% payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K wheel loader, the new aggregate handler enables customers to

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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

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    RESEARCH: Metal Earth works on isotopic mapping of the Superior Craton

    December 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – David Mole is planning, designing and implementing a research program that will allow Metal Earth to collect large volumes of isotopic data on hundreds of samples, quickly and efficiently across the Superior Craton. This will be the

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    DRILLING: Boart takes a look at de-risking licensing and permitting

    December 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The only thing consistent about licensing and permitting is how inconsistent and variable it is from place to place. Laws, regulations, permits, licensing, and requirements can be different based on the country, state/province, city, and

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    SAFETY: MSS, Northern College collaborate on mine safety

    December 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TIMMINS, Ont. – Mine Safety Solutions (MSS) is collaborating with Prof. Shane Storring and second year mechanical engineering technician student at Northern College to conduct impact testing of MSS gloves. Performing impact testing will give MSS a better understanding of

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    PUMPS: How are GIW mining pumps related?

    November 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – With so many product lines and acronyms, it can seem as though all of the pumps produced by GIW Industries are a bit random. However, the products are more related than people may realize. Each pump is a

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    DIGITALIZATION: Sandvik, Newtrax partner to offer best underground digital solutions

    November 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Sandvik has partnered with Newtrax, a global leader in wireless internet of things (IoT)for the underground metal mining industry, to deliver world-class mining safety, efficiency, and productivity to underground metal mines through digitalization. Sandvik’s OEM-independent OptiMine digital platform

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    AIR QUALITY: N.R. Murphy announces new owners after 75 years in business

    November 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – After three-quarters of a century in the business of providing top industrial air quality solutions across North America, N.R. Murphy Limited has passed the torch to new owners. The Cambridge-based company – which manufactures dust collectors, fans,

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    GOLD: Macassa No.4 headframe rises over Kirkland Lake

    November 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The skyline of Kirkland Lake changed recently when the 65-metre-tall concrete headframe for Kirkland Lake Gold’s new Macassa No.4 shaft was slip formed in just 10 days. Another significant event in the No.4 shaft construction occurred when the

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    TRUCKS: MacLean celebrates double production milestones

    November 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLLINGWOOD, Ont. – Two production milestone units are ready to roll off the line at MacLean Engineering’s manufacturing facility: SL3 scissor lift No.200 and BT3 boom truck No.100, going to mines in Quebec and British Columbia, respectively. “We’re known for

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    LOADER: Cat launches best in class underground R1700

    November 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar recently launched the Cat R1700 underground mining loader, a completely new design that has proven its high productivity and efficiency in extended field trials and in production studies. The R1700 carries a size-class-leading payload of 15 tonnes,