Canadian Mining Journal

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    BLASTING: iRing introduces more accurate costing models

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTH BAY, Ont. – iRing, a global leader in underground mining solutions, announces the release of its new scenario-based costing module, which enables mine planning engineers to more accurately cost out an entire blast, from the products used to the

  • MOVING: Caterpillar to build new global headquarters

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEERFIELD, Ill. – Caterpillar Inc. announced today that its new global headquarters will be located in Deerfield, Illinois, a northern Chicago suburb. The new headquarters building is minutes away from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, is centrally located near major interstates

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    CONVEYOR: Doppelmayr RopeCon starts up at cement plant

    April 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GUATEMALA – The successful start-up of Doppelmayr RopeCon aerial conveyor system which will transport limestone from the quarry to the area where it will be processed has recently taken place in Guatemala, about 35 km from the capital. The installation,

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    MAINTENANCE: Outotec’s new digital tool produces same-day reports

    April 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Customers can now get immediate feedback from their equipment inspections thanks to a new mobile app being rolled out for Outotec equipment. The app guides service technicians through the inspection process, allowing them to capture all relevant technical

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    SCREENING: IROCK’s new mobile finishing plant for medium-to-large operations

    April 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio – IROCK Crushers’ new TS-518 mobile tracked screening plant gives medium to large producers a compact, heavy duty and easy-to-move finishing screen with a high output. IROCK developed the screener with hydraulically powered components, including conveyors, so the

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: FLSmidth wins contract for Lac a Pal phosphate plant

    April 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Arianne Phosphate, as part of advancing the Lac à Paul phosphate project the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, has signed a memorandum of understanding with FLSmidth to provide all production equipment and engineering for the future plant, in collaboration with the various key

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    FLOTATION: Learn how coarse particle flotation improves traditional processing

    April 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DELTA, BC –  Eriez Flotation Division, an innovator in the mineral processing industry, has published a new brochure titled, “This Changes Everything!” The literature explains how coarse particle flotation (CPF) technology can increase mill throughput by as much as 15% to 20% while reducing

  • MERGER: Komatsu acquires Joy Global

    April 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MILWAUKE, Wis. – Komatsu America Corp., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Komatsu Ltd., has completed its acquisition of Joy Global, a worldwide leader in high productivity mining solutions. Retaining its headquarters in Milwaukee, Joy Global will be renamed Komatsu Mining Corp.

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    SOFTWARE: Cat Terrain for drilling, loading and grading

    April 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Cat Terrain’s onboard guidance and real-time feedback tools help you plan work, then work the plan, more efficiently. The latest upgrade – for drilling, grading and loading – does even more, with new features to help users hit

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Bingham Canyon mine tests Eriez HydroFloat

    April 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – Rio Tinto Kennecott Copper (RTKC) and Eriez are jointly operating pilot plant facility to increase recovery of base metals using the patented HydroFloat technology from Eriez Flotation Division (EFD). Results indicate significant opportunities for additional recovery of copper and molybdenum from

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    CONTROLS: DeZurik SmartCheck pump valves control pressure surges, prevent backflow

    April 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SARTELL, Minn. – Designed for maximum performance and economy, the APCO SmartCheck pump control valve is a single valve that combines the functionality of a full-featured electric motor operated pump control valve with the best features of APCO’s premium swing check valve. The

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    LIGHTS: Brighter, safer tower models from Atlas Copco

    March 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Atlas Copco has expanded its range of HiLight towers to seven models, including four advanced LED solutions. The comprehensive HiLight range gives users a variety of choices when it comes to sourcing safe and efficient light towers for