Canadian Mining Journal

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    SOFTWARE: New costing add-on from RPMGlobal

    November 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RPMGlobal has launched a new version of its dedicated asset lifecycle costing software – AMT – that is designed to complement SAP’s Intelligent Asset Management offering. In this release of AMT, AMT4SAP will be equipped with over 20

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    HARDFACING: Duroxite survives sliding wear and high impact, says SSAB

    November 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Duroxite 500 is the latest addition to the range of Duroxite overlay products made by SSAB. It is designed for applications involving abrasive wear and high impact in dry and wet environments. Duroxite 500 can replace cast materials,

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    POWER: Ballard to supply fuel cells for Anglo’s trucks

    November 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian company Ballard Power Systems has received a purchase order for fuel cell modules from Anglo American. The miner has ordered nine FCveloCity-HD 100-kW modules. Ballard says eight of the modules will power a retrofitted ultra-heavy duty haul

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    EXPLOSIVES: Epiroc and Orica together tackle automated loading system

    November 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining industry, has entered a partnership with world-leading commercial explosives provider Orica to jointly develop a semi-automated explosives delivery system, enabling safer and more productive blasting operations in underground mines. As

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    HAULAGE: Cat moves a billion tonnes autonomously at Fortescue Metals

    November 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Caterpillar and its flagship autonomous operation, the Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) iron ore mine in Western Australia, continue to set records. FMG recently announced an impressive milestone – 1 billion tonnes of material moved with the help of

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    SURVEYING: SafeSight celebrates 100 drone flights underground at Hoyle Pond

    November 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – On the one year anniversary of the launch of the underground drone flight program at Newmont Goldcorp’s Porcupine operation, SafeSight Exploration is excited to celebrate over 100 underground drone flights without incident at the Hoyle Pond gold mine.

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    PUMPING: GIW offers tips to avoid clogs in vertical pipes

    November 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – Can clogging in vertical piping be prevented? This question is surprisingly common. Most people think of pipelines as running horizontally, but many GIW Industries customers who pump ore need to move their material from the ground floor up

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    CRUSHER: Metso freeze-proofs crushing and screening plants for Antarctica

    November 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HELSINKI – Metso Group is delivering three Lokotrack crushing and screening plants retrofitted for extreme cold for the reconstruction of the U.S. National Science Foundation’s (NSF) McMurdo research station in Antarctica. The equipment enables crushing in temperatures as low as

  • SUSTAINABILITY: FLSmidth launches MissionZero to reduce CO2, water waste

    November 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COPENHAGEN – FLSmidth has launched a new sustainability program to help its customers in the mining and cement industries reduce their CO2 emissions and water waste dramatically in just 10 years’ time. The Denmark-based mining and cement equipment supplier’s MissionZero initiative will

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    WATER: Veolia chosen to advance Mexican lithium project

    November 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Veolia Water Technologies has engineered and designed a production process that recovers lithium carbonate and sulphate of potash from clay deposits using HPD evaporation and crystallization systems. That is exactly what British firm Bacanora Lithium needed to advance

  • EQUIPMENT: MacLean, Nunavut Investments launch new partnership

    November 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLLINGWOOD, Ont. – MacLean Engineering is proud to announce that it has partnered with the Rankin Inlet-based Nunavut Investments to create Nunavut MacLean Inc., an Inuit-owned business registered on NTI’s Inuit Firm Registry. This new business will provide a long

  • DRILLING: Rouillier earns first EcoLogo certification for exploration

    October 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. – The team at Rouillier Drilling are proud to be the first company to be awarded the Underwriters Lab’s 2724: EcoLogo Certification for Suppliers of the Mineral Exploration Industry. The last step of the certification process, which includes