Canadian Mining Journal



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    SOFTWARE: Micromine launches free MFX viewer

    June 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Micromine, a software provider for the exploration and mining sectors, has launched the Micromine Effects (MFX) viewer, which makes it easy to share complex design and visualization files. Similar to a PDF reader, this free program allows anyone

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Outotec to deliver equipment for Gold Fields in Chile

    June 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Outotec has won a contract to deliver process equipment to Gold Fields’ Salares Norte greenfield gold project in the country’s Atacama region. The contract was booked with the company’s second quarter orders at approximately €14 million. Outotec’s scope of work

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    TECHNOLOGY: Kinross, acQuire join forces to upgrade app for blasthole sampling

    June 16, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEVADA – Kinross Gold has joined forces with acQuire, a geoscience data management software provider, to update its geoscientific information management (GIM) suite and add a new mobile data capture solution for blasthole sampling. A team from Kinross’s Round Mountain open-pit grade

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    SOFTWARE – Juniper launches Uinta mapping and data collection tool

    June 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – Juniper Systems, a U.S.-based manufacturer of field computer hardware, has introduced the Uinta mapping and data collection software. Uinta’s data collection capabilities include detailed mapping with points, lines, areas, as well as form-based notes for digital recordkeeping. Uinta

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    GEOPOSITIONING: Brandt to become exclusive Sokkia dealer in Canada

    June 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Brandt Group has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire assets of Ontario-based Sokkia Canada from Topcon Positioning. Following this acquisition, which affects the Ontario and Quebec markets, Brandt will become the exclusive dealer of Sokkia survey equipment,

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    ASSET MANAGEMENT: RPMGlobal’s AMT improves asset performance

    June 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – National Plant & Equipment, a company lending mining equipment, has increased its fleet availability during a period of growth after implementing RPMGlobal’s AMT solution for asset management. AMT is RPMGlobal’s intelligent asset management software, which helps mining companies,

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    EQUIPMENT: Caterpillar introduces new tool for LHD buckets

    June 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar has announced the launch of a heavy duty bolt-on half arrow ground engaging tool (GET) – the BOHA65 – for large underground loaders working in extreme applications. This new BOHA65 unit joins the company’s line of BOHA

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    AUTONOMOUS OPERATIONS: Wenco, Oxbotica to develop solution for mining

    June 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems and Oxbotica have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop the world’s first Open Autonomy solution for mining. This industry-leading system is expected to provide flexible and efficient autonomous deployments for mining. The

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    DESIGN: Metso launches My Plant Planner for plant design

    June 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Metso has introduced a three-dimensional crushing and screening plant configurator for the mining and aggregate industries, which allows users to design more productive and efficient plants through real-time insights. The design and simulation tool, called My Plant Planner,

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    APPOINTMENT: Mikko Tepponen joins FLSmidth as CDO

    June 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENMARK – Mikko Tepponen is now FLSmidth’s new chief digital officer (CDO) and will focus on accelerating the digital transformation of the business and its portfolio of digital offerings to optimize operations for customers in the mining industry. Tepponen has

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    DESIGN: RCT develops warning system for underground mine access

    June 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RCT, a company specializing in autonomous solutions, has fulfilled requests from mining clients and developed a warning system to prevent oversized equipment from getting stuck inside underground mining portals. Staff from RCT’s branch in Kalgoorlie in Western Australia

  • GEOPOSITIONING: Brandt to acquire GeoShack Canada, Inteq

    June 3, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    REGINA – The Brandt Group has announced that it has reached an agreement with U.S.-based Ultara Holdings to acquire the assets of GeoShack Canada and the Canadian assets of Inteq Distributors. “We are very excited to add this highly respected