Canadian Mining Journal

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    EXCAVATOR: Komatsu’s new model is world’s first with intelligent machine control

    November 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Komatsu has launched the world’s first intelligent machine control (iMC) excavator that promises increased productivity. The first PC210LCi-10 hydraulic excavator is now working in the land of Oz. It features Komatsu’s revolutionary machine control and guidance system, fully

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    DUST CONTROL: Earth Alive’s EA1 passes tests with flying colours

    November 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Earth Alive Clean Technologies is reporting exceptional results from a full scale testing of the company’s EA1 microbial dust control product by Tata Steel Minerals Canada (TSMC) at its Schefferville, QC, mine site. Successful results of EA1 testing

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    PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Hatch’s work at Gahcho Kue earns award

    November 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – At an awards gala hosted by the Montreal chapter of the Project Management Institute on Nov. 8, 2016, Hatch’s submission for the Gahcho Kue project took top honours in the private industry category. The 2016 project of the

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    TRUCKS: Get ready for the cold with tips from Terex

    November 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SCOTLAND – Winter is the time of the year when the relationship between man and machine is put to the ultimate test. From frostbite to fatigue failures, operating in extremely low temperatures where downtime is not an option is always

  • DRILLING: Orbit Garant, Waswanipi FN enter partnership

    November 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Orbit Garant Drilling of Val d’Or, QC, has created what it calls an important partnership with the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi. Orbit Grant will provide mineral drilling training and job opportunities for the CFNW. The company will

  • NICKEL: SNC-Lavalin wins contract for SO2 mitigation project from Norilsk

    November 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUSSIA – SNC-Lavalin of Montreal has been awarded a contract by Norilsk Nickel to implement a sulphur recovery project at the Nadezhda smelter, located at the company’s Polar Division in the Krasnoyarsk region. The project is one of the largest

  • R & D: BacTech Environmental Engages Laurentian University for Ecuador Bioleach Study

    November 3, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO: BacTech Environmental Corporation today announced that it has engaged the services of Laurentian University specifically, the Vale Living with Lakes Centre located in Sudbury, Ontario, to provide bioleach test work for concentrates collected in Ecuador. BacTech is investigating the use

  • MINING: Queen’s Park Event Envisions the Mine of the Future

    October 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto: Every year for almost 40 years, mining industry leaders meet with provincial decision-makers at Queen’s Park for a full day of events focused on issues that matter to our industry and to the people of Ontario. “Meet the Miners” gives

  • FINANCIAL: Caterpillar reports third-quarter 2016 results

    October 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA: Caterpillar Inc. today announced profit per share of $0.48 for the third quarter of 2016, a decrease from $0.94 per share in the third quarter of 2015.  Excluding restructuring costs, profit per share was $0.85, down from $1.05 per share

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    TIRES: Michelin launches new XDR3 earthmover tire

    October 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DUBAI – The R&D teams at Michelin spent more than six years developing the new 40.00 R57 and 53/80 R63 Michelin XDR3 ( tires for rigid dump trucks operating in surface mines. One of the main challenges facing mine operators today

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    TRUCK: Komatsu unveils autonomous haulage truck

    October 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – Komatsu Ltd. is going to unveiled its innovative autonomous haul truck featuring a cabless structure at MINExpo last month. Unlike 930E and 830E autonomous models, Komatsu has newly developed this vehicle exclusively as an unmanned vehicle designed

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    TIRES: Bridgestone steps up off-road technology

    October 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NASHVILLE, TN – Bridgestone Americas showcased a full suite of its newest industry leading mining technology solutions designed to meet the needs of global customers at MINExpo in Las Vegas. A single-source provider of tires, conveyor belts and hoses to