Canadian Mining Journal



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    TIRES: Goodyear enhances EMTrack off-road monitoring system

    April 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AKRON, Ohio – Tires can be critical to the success of mining, construction, quarry and port operations, and they can represent a significant investment for businesses in those sectors. To help optimize the performance of tires for these industries, the

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    NEW ADDRESS: SMS moves Williams Lake branch to bigger location

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Business is good for SMS Equipment in Williams Lake, so the company is moving to a new and larger location in the area. The move is scheduled for Friday, April 27, 2018. The new location is a

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    LUBRICATION: Kluber lube for large gears protects against wear

    April 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDONDERRY, N.H. – Kluberfluid C-F 3 ULTRA is a lubricant developed specifically by Kluber Lubrication for the lubrication of medium to large girth gear drives. It is based on synthetic hydrocarbons and mineral oil to provide good adhesion, excellent resistance to

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    TECHNOLOGY: Cat, Minetec team up for underground offerings

    April 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar recently announced a significant expansion in its technology offerings for the underground hard rock mining industry through a collaboration with another leading technology developer. Caterpillar and Minetec, a wholly owned subsidiary of Codan Limited, have announced

  • TRAINING: Learn the skills, comply with federal drone regulations

    April 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WINNIPEG – Transport Canada regulations released in December 2016, require proper training and education for those who wish to use drones for commercial purposes. Regulations require that anyone using a drone for any purpose besides the recreational enjoyment of flying

  • ACQUISITION: Weir in $1.3B deal for ESCO

    April 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GLASGOW – Weir Group has entered into a binding agreement to acquire ESCO Corp. (“ESCO”), a U.S. company based in Portland, Ore., for an equity value of US$1.1 billion and an estimated enterprise value of US$1.29 billion. ESCO is the

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    PUMPS: What slurry pump maintenance can I perform — and when should I call the experts?

    April 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Like so many other machines, slurry pumps require regular maintenance to function optimally and reliably. Without proper care, pumps can suffer catastrophic failures, which can result in unscheduled repairs, potential injury, and facility downtime. Even if they don’t fail, poorly maintained

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    TRUCKS: Cat reveals three new articulated models

    April 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Three new 2018 Caterpillar articulated trucks – 730, 730 EJ (ejector), and 735 – replace the C series predecessors and offer new operator stations, transmission protection features, a new hoist assist system, an advanced traction control system,

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    TRAINING: Immersive adds LX6 to medium fidelity simulator family

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Immersive Technologies the world’s largest supplier of surface and underground mining equipment simulators is proudly announcing the latest addition to its medium fidelity simulator range. The LX6 is a brand new medium fidelity simulator platform which offers the

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    VALVES: Rexroth offers dynamic, directional control

    April 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BURLINGTON, Ont. – The latest from Rexroth are pilot-operated 4/3-way directional control valves with highly dynamic properties. The greatly improved product features allow these valves to master even demanding control tasks with ease. With a high flow of up to

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    MEASUREMENT: Teflon coated BinMaster sensor made for sticky situations

    April 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Teflon-coated sphere for the SmartBob  level sensor is a new option for materials that are sticky or prone to static cling. Its coating is specifically adapted for measuring powders and solid materials that may adhere to the

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    ATTACHMENTS: Epiroc adds Chicago Pneumatic line for excavators

    April 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Epiroc and Chicago Pneumatic hydraulic excavator attachments have joined their product lineups. The Epiroc RX breakers, RC compactors and CG contractor grapples will feature the same high performance and outstanding reliability as before, with enhanced support from