Canadian Mining Journal



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    DEMOLITION: Epiroc extends Combi Cutter line

    October 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc has added two new models to its Combi Cutter range. Designed for carriers in the 20 to 30 tonne and 25 to 40 Tonne operating weight classes respectively, the CC 2300 and CC 3100 offer a productive

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    MATERIAL HANDLING: Efficient and economical solutions from Beumer

    October 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GERMANY – For material handling between mines, processing plants and beyond, Beumer Group offers complete solutions whether for ores or concentrate, iron, copper, gold, phosphates.  Beumer provides the right technology for all kinds of project goals thanks to decades of

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    SHOVELS: Boundary Equipment partners with Berkeley Forge & Tool

    October 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Boundary Equipment Co. has entered a new partnership with Berkeley Forge & Tool of California. Boundary will support and distribute Berkeley’s Ground Engaging Tools (GET) throughout the Canadian mining market, for the following models: Electric rope shovels –

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    PUMPS: Ten must-haves to look for in your slurry pump service provider

    October 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – When selecting a technical service partner, it can be tempting to rush and choose the first company that turns up — or skip the partnership altogether and keep services in-house. However, in addition to salary and benefits expenses

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    LOADER: SMS Equipment now sells new Komatsu WA480-8 wheel loader

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ACHESON, Alta.. – SMS Equipment, one of the world’s largest Komatsu dealers now sells and supports the newest Tier 4 Final WA480-8 Komatsu wheel loader made by Komatsu America Corp.  The WA480-8 features higher production, lower fuel costs, improved operator comfort and

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    CONTRACTING: NACG expands heavy construction fleet

    October 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – North American Construction Group announced on Oct. 3 that it has entered into a definitive purchase and sale agreement to acquire the heavy construction equipment fleet and related assets of Aecon Group for $199.1 million in cash, subject

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    PUMPS: All oilsands using GIW units for hydrotransport

    October 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – With the upcoming installation of a GIW Minerals TBC-92 pump, GIW Industries will officially have hydrotransport pumps in service at all operating Canadian oilsands mines. This landmark project is taking place at the site of a customer who

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    ENGINEERING: MacLean to run underground test mine in Sudbury

    October 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – MacLean Engineering has purchased the former MTI test underground testing facility in the Lively neighbourhood. It is located less than a 10-minute drive from the company’s sales, service and support centre. The property includes an approximately 300-metre

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    AUTOMATION: Cat Payload for wheel loaders and trucks

    September 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill – Caterpillar’s Cat Payload with production measurement for wheel loaders, excavators, and articulated trucks is integrated from the factory and brings payload weighing to the cab to help operators work more productively and accurately without rework. Operators can

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    GOLD-SILVER: Mineworx receives patent for HM X-tract method for precious metals

    September 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BURNABY, B.C. –  Mineworx Technologies, a leading provider of proprietary, cost effective, and non-toxic precious metals extraction solutions to the e-waste and mining industries, is pleased to announce that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has recently issued a Notice

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies simulators build remote operator skills

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    INDONESIA  – Freeport McMoRan (FMI) in Indonesia is using training simulators from Immersive Technologies to prepare operators for Caterpillar’s semi-autonomous load-haul-dump operations with Cat Command for Underground. Command for Underground automates the tramming and dumping component of an underground loader’s load-haul-dump cycle.

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    SAFETY: MSS goes to international competion

    September 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TIMMINS, Ont. – Mine Safety Solutions is proudly showing off its new MSS5 safety gloves at the 2018 International Mine Rescue Competition, taking place in Russia this week. MSS strives to make worksites safer with a fresh approach to safety