Canadian Mining Journal

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    FLOTATION: Jameson cells chosen for Cobre Panama project

    July 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – The second installation in South America of Jameson cells in the past six months has been announced  by Glencore Technology – the latest one at the Cobre Panama copper project of Toronto’s First Quantum Minerals. First Quantum is

  • Communition: Metso investing in crusher wear parts manufacturing in Africa

    June 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Metso is increasing its manufacturing capacity for large crusher wear parts castings used in minerals processing by investing in a second melting furnace at the Isithebe foundry in South Africa. The EUR 3.5 million investment will ensure the availability of

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    Software: Caterpillar invests in Saas company

    June 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Caterpillar Venture Capital, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar, has announced a strategic investment in Alight, a San Francisco-based SaaS (software as a service) technology company that develops industry-specific solutions for financial forecasting and scenario analysis. The unique software has

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    Technology: Harting enhances its MICA mini industrial computer

    June 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Montreal – Harting Technology’s mini industrial computer MICA, winner of the prestigious 2016 HERMES Award for industrial innovation, now is available with an EtherCAT board, allowing data to be collected directly from industrial production networks, pre-processed and forwarded to IT systems

  • Explosives: Dyno Nobel announces new explosives mobile app

    June 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Dyno Nobel has released a new and improved version of its Explosives Engineers’ Mobile App. It has always been the best in the industry—and now it’s even better.  Key Features Include: ·         Complete product specifications and application uses for Dyno Nobel

  • Software: RPM’s HAULSIM 2.5 features fleet planner, cornering speed optimization

    June 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Australia – Brisbane-based RPMGlobal has released HAULSIM 2.5 – mining’s digital twin for mine haulage network optimization, truly revolutionizing haulage outcomes. The release of HAULSIM brings functionality that is not available in any other mine haulage software for mining –

  • Tailings: FLSmidth, Goldcorp partner on EcoTails

    June 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FLSmidth will be working with Goldcorp to develop EcoTails, a new system to dramatically improve tailings and waste rock disposal while economically processing mine waste and increasing water recovery and reuse by as much as 90–95%. Together with the world’s

  • Lubricants: Klondike ‘nano’ product improves equipment performance

    June 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    British Columbia — Klondike Lubricants has introduced a new product that it says drastically improves performance of industrial and heavy equipment. Klondike nano Full Synthetic EP-1.5 Grease uses the company’s proprietary “nano” design. The micro-sized lubricant particles are combined with

  • Drilling: Boart Longyear offers hands-free drilling

    June 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Utah — Mining companies increasingly expect drilling contractors to keep pace with their commitment for healthier and safer work sites for all employees. Manual rod handling hazards increase the risk of severe hand and back injuries within the drilling industry,

  • Communications: Galaxy Broadband launches new satellite network

    June 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Alberta – Calgary-based Galaxy Broadband Communications is launching a new network with the latest Generation 5 High QoS technology. The new Gen 5, QoS capable technology will be deployed on Galaxy’s Ka Band high powered spot beams to offer much

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    UTILITY VEHICLE: Vallée offers smallest mining lift truck that hoists over 4.5 tonnes

    June 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SAINT-ALBAN, Que. – Vallée, the manufacturer and designer of lift trucks and handling equipment, is pleased to announce the release of its latest Compact Series model, the 4DA10D lift truck. Specifically engineered for underground mining operations, it can handle heavier

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    ENERGY: Booklet points way when evaluating for your data centre

    June 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FRANCE – Schneider Electric is offering an ebooklet about evaluating an aging data centre. Energy efficiency can be boosted by as much 67% by upgrading, says the company. Many of the improvements can be both simple and cost effective. The