Canadian Mining Journal



  • EQUIPMENT: Liebherr to invest $45 million at its Newport News facility

    March 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newport News, VA  – Liebherr-International AG, the family owned company and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction machinery and earthmoving equipment, invests $45 million in the expansion of its Newport News, Virginia, facility. Liebherr has been manufacturing and

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies marks 25 years of innovation

    March 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – From a suburban garage 25 years ago to now having 15 global offices, 300 global mining customers and more than 150,000 operators trained worldwide, Immersive Technologies is celebrating 25 years in the mining industry. Immersive was the first

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    INNOVATION: CMIC looks forward with members’ support

    March 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Canadian Mining Innovation Council (CMIC), along with partners from across Canada, submitted a proposal to the government of Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative in 2017. The objective was to transform the mining sector’s productivity, performance, and competitiveness by

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    SERVICE: ABB’s Ability collaborative operations centre delivers digital performance

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – ABB’s new Ability™ collaborative operations centre will connect systems, software and services used by customers with ABB personnel to leverage the industry and informational expertise of both customers and ABB for higher overall operational efficiency. This approach leverages ABB’s

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    SOFTWARE: Deswik stands test of time, continues to grow

    March 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRISBANE, Australia – It can be tough being a newcomer in an established industry but, after 10 years in business, mining technology firm Deswik has proved its staying power. Deswik’s story began in 2008 with three founders at one location

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    DRILLING: Hilti wins innovation award for water management

    March 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Hilti (Canada) Corp. was awarded the 2017 Innovation Award by the Toronto Construction Association (TCA). The “Best of the Best” award is in recognition for the innovation behind the market leading DD-WMS 100 water management system for

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    DISPLAY: BinMaster offers easy to read Modbus sensor

    March 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Tired of being up close and personal with your data display? Get your data from a distance with the new DPM-100 digital panel meter from BinMaster. Used indoors or outdoors, the vibrantly bright and large red LED

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    TRAINING: NORCAT launches two new experiential programs

    March 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and development services, launched two new, hands-on and experiential training and development programs to prepare the global mining workforce for the “new world of work”.

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    METALLURGY: SGS partners with Ecomin to bring advanced testing capabilities to Canada

    March 8, 2018 by SGS, Ecomin, DMS

    ONTARIO – SGS Canada announced today a partnership agreement with Italian-based Ecomin  to strengthen its metallurgical testing capabilities for the North American mining and recycling industries. The agreement provisions the installation of a pilot TriFlo separator at SGS Canada’s lab and testing

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    DRILLING: VersaDrill launches inner tube puller to prevent back pain

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VAL D’OR, Que. – VersaDrill Canada launched its new inner tube puller at the PDAC convention this week. It is a product made by drillers and for drillers and can avoid the back pain that is one of the main

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    TRUCK: Artisan delivers first 40-tonne battery-powered hauler

    March 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont. – It was one year ago that Artisan put the mining industry on notice that times are changing with the launch of the first ever battery powered loader built from the ground up around lithium battery technology

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    SHOVELS: Cat mining shovels step up to new levels of performance

    February 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – When the job is moving material, it’s all about getting as much done as quickly and cost effectively as possible. The next generation Caterpillar hydraulic mining shovels take productivity and fuel efficiency to new levels, with Cat