Canadian Mining Journal



  • MERGER: Metso closes acquisition of HighService Service in Chile

    May 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AMERICA – Metso has successfully completed its acquisition of HighService Service, the service division of the Chilean mining engineering, construction and technology company HighService Corp. HighService Service offers its customers a variety of services from maintenance to commissioning and remote

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    EXCAVATORS: Komatsu introduces two new hydraulic versions

    May 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS –  Komatsu America recently introduced the new PC1250SP-11 and PC1250LC-11 Tier 4 final (T4F) emissions certified hydraulic excavators.  These new models have SAA6D170E-7 engines with two Komatsu diesel particulate filters (KDPF) that do not require diesel exhaust fluid (DEF)

  • DRILLING: Epiroc introduces the next generation of the Rig Control System for Pit Viper blasthole drilling rigs

    May 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal.

    Texas –  Epiroc, is proud to introduce the fifth generation of Rig Control System (RCS). RCS 5 is the next evolutionary step toward fully autonomous mining. RCS 5 provides the next step for the mining industry from the automation program

  • WATER MANAGEMENT: Outotec introduces 2nd generation paste thickener for consistent, efficient dewatering performance

    May 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal.

    FINLAND – Tailings dewatering and disposal is a challenge that every mining operation has to deal with. The Outotec 2nd Generation Paste Thickener is designed to maximize underflow density regardless of challenging mineralogy and tailings feed rate variation. It enables

  • TECHNOLOGY: DST Introduces the CLEVR Process and GlassLock Process

    May 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal.

    MONTREAL – Dundee Sustainable Technologies Inc., a metallurgical technology developer engaged in the development and commercialization of efficient, environment-friendly technologies for the treatment of materials in the mining industry is pleased to announce new brand names for its primary technologies. This

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    VIRTUAL REALITY: MacLean offers VR training for bolter operators

    May 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLLINGWOOD, Ont. – MacLean Engineering showcased its newest technology development at this year’s CIM Convention in Montreal. The new MacLean virtual reality (VR) bolter training tool was front and centre, providing visitors with a hands-on experience of the immersive training

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    PUMPS: How GIW uses affinity laws

    May 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – The pump performance chart above is a graphical representation of performance for a particular pump. By using this chart, you can see the head, or pressure, that the pump produces at various flow rates and at different speeds.

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    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi releases versatile new EX1200-7

    May 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MOLINE, Ill. – Hitachi introduced the EX1200-7 excavator, which will provide increased efficiency, reliability and durability for customers. The excavator, which is available in North and South America, is the third machine in Hitachi’s new EX-7 series lineup, following the

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    MERGER: Mikisew Group acquires Guthrie and service deal with Syncrude

    May 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FORT McMURRAY, Alta. – The Mikisew Group of Companies (MGOC) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Guthrie Industrial Services and Guthrie Mechanical Services. MGOC and Guthrie have worked together as partners through the Mikisew Guthrie LP  (MGLP) for

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    BLASTING: Orica reaches 100M electronic detonator milestone

    May 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BROWNSBURG, Que. – Orica , the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems, said the 100 millionth electronic blasting systems (EBS) detonator rolled off the production line on April 30, 2019, marking a milestone achievement for Orica

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    DIGITAL IoT: Maestro launches Zephyr AQS air monitor

    May 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Sudbury’s Maestro Digital Mine launched  its latest digital IIoT solution, the Zephyr AQS at the recent CIM convention and trade show. The Zephyr AQS is a compact, low cost environmental air quality monitoring station for underground mines. The Zephyr AQS is an IIoT

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    TESTING: SGS Canada adds Tescan TIMA-X automated technology

    May 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAKEFIELD, Ont. – SGS Canada announced that it has officially incorporated the Tescan Integrated Mineral Analyser (TIMA-X) into its suite of automated mineralogy offerings across Canada. SGS clients enjoy better detection limits, superior imaging and faster turnaround time and results. The