Canadian Mining Journal



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    BLASTING: Maxam launches X-Energy for customized blast design

    August 13, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SPAIN – Maxam, a company focused on energetic materials, has announced the launch of X-Energy, an industry-first, integrated blasting service, which uses selective energy application in a fully digitalized mine cycle. It combines advanced explosives technology (Maxam’s Smart Rioflex) with a

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    SCREENING: Haver & Boecker offers Tyler engineered modular media

    August 12, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ST. CATHARINES – Haver & Boecker Niagara now offers Tyler engineered modular media, to provide customers with the best combination of open area and wear life in both wet and dry applications with easy installation. The company’s modular screen media offerings

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    HOISTING: ABB wins A$24M contract for Australia mine expansion

    August 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – ABB has won a A$24-million contract with Newmont to provide mine hoist systems towards an expansion at the major’s Tanami underground gold mine in the Northern Territory. ABB will design, supply, install and provide long-term service for the

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    HAULAGE: Rail-Veyor wins this year’s Mining Cleantech Challenge

    August 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Sudbury-based Rail-Veyor Technologies (RVTG) won first place in the fourth annual Mining Cleantech Challenge, which took place virtually on Jul. 23. Alongside the winning title, the company received a US$5,000 prize, which RVTG announced would be used for

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    Hitachi’s EX5600-7 Provides Fuel-Efficient Performance

    August 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    At Hitachi, our iron will is to continuously improve so your iron will be even more efficient, reliable and durable. The result? Our new EX-7 Series excavators feature reduced fuel consumption and optimized productivity. And that means a better bottom

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    TRUCKS: Aramine to wind down production of T1601M trucks

    August 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FRANCE – Mining equipment manufacturer Aramine has announced that the Aramine T1601M mine truck is leaving its lineup as Deutz, the engine maker, will stop producing this truck component next year. However, Aramine is launching one last production of this

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    ENERGY: Chilean government backs renewable hydrogen project for mining vehicles

    August 6, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – The country’s economic development agency, CORFO, announced that it will provide approximately US$324,000 to help finance the Hydra project, advanced by low-carbon energy company Engie and research organization Mining3.  The project aims to design and supply a new powertrain

  • MINERAL PROCESSING: Metso Outotec acquires Davies Wear Plate Systems

    August 5, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Newly formed Metso Outotec has closed the acquisition of Davies Wear Plate Systems, an Australia-based fastener and wear monitoring technology provider, which extends the company’s wear lining portfolio and capabilities. The acquired technology includes fasteners featuring a unique locking mechanism that does not require traditional studs

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    INTEROPERABILITY: RPMGlobal teams up with Australia’s Testlab to advance mining standards

    August 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RPMGlobal has partnered with the University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Energy and Resources Digital Interoperability Industry 4.0 (ERDi i4.0) Testlab and Enterprise Transformation Partners (ETP) to help advance standards-based interoperability for the mining industry. Under the partnership, RPMGlobal

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    AUTOMATION: RCT to provide semi-autonomous solutions at Rothsay in Australia

    August 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Redpath Australia has selected RCT, a company specializing in autonomous solutions, as its technology partner at Silver Lake Resources’ development-stage Rothsay underground gold project. RCT will install its ControlMaster guidance automation technology, which features the company’s latest Auto

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    NETWORKS: Nokia partners with Vivo to provide LTE for Vale in Brazil

    July 29, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – Nokia has partnered with Vivo, Brazil’s leading telecommunications company, to provide private LTE wireless services for Vale’s Carajas iron mine. The Vivo-operated service will be part of Vale’s Industry 4.0 project, deploying autonomous drill platforms and trucks to

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    AUTOMATION: Nexa joins forces with ABB on digital transformation

    July 28, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWITZERLAND – Global technology company ABB is partnering with Nexa Resources, one of the world’s top zinc producers, to provide state-of-the-art industrial automation systems at Nexa’s existing and planned operations. The first step will include modernizing the company’s existing mining