Canadian Mining Journal



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    EXPLORATION: SGS opens sample preparation facilities in Val d’Or, Whitehorse

    July 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – SGS Canada is opening a new sample preparation facility in Val-d’Or. The new laboratory is strategically located to service the growing needs of the minerals exploration industry in Quebec. Earlier this month, SGS opened a sample preparation facility in Whitehorse,

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    VALVES: New severe service guide from CGIS

    July 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – When it comes to mining and mineral processing, there are a number of factors to be considered when deciding if a Severe Service Valve (SSV) or general purpose valve (GPV) is the right valve for your application. At

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    EARTH SCIENCES: Metal Earth, U of O study ocean crust for insights on VMS ore deposition

    July 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA and SUDBURY, Ont. – Mark Hannington, Margaret Stewart and Justin Emberley from the University of Ottawa have partnered with Metal Earth to provide insights to ore deposits in the Superior Craton. The joint Modern-Ancient Ocean Crust project studies modern ocean environments to

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    PUMPS: GIW offers tips to prevent slurry pump abrasion and corrosion

    July 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the long run, nothing is as crucial to slurry pump design as wear life. On any given day, countless particles and chemicals within slurry can wear down pump parts and negatively affect performance. The two phenomena most responsible for

  • AWARDS: Breaker Technology awarded Silver in science & technology competition

    July 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Thornbury, Ontario, – Breaker Technology Inc. (BTI) received the second-class prize in China Gold Association’s 2017 Science and Technology award for its contribution to improving underground productivity and safety, through its latest version of the Breaker Intel System at Shandong

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    EXPLOSIVES: Reduce overall costs and increase productivity with DigiShot Plus 4G

    July 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY – Dyno Nobel recently launched DigiShot Plus 4G electronic initiation system, the newest and most sophisticated addition to the Dyno Nobel electronic line. This system, developed by Dyno Nobel’s joint venture partner DetNet®, is designed to help

  • SUPPLIERS: Weir completes acquisition of ESCO Corporation

    July 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Weir Group PLC has completed the acquisition of ESCO Corporation, the world’s leading provider of ground engaging tools for surface mining and infrastructure markets, for an enterprise value of US$1,285m. It follows regulatory clearance for the transaction, which was

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    TRUCK: New high capacity MT2200 from Epiroc shifts into drive

    July 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – The new Minetruck MT2200 from Epiroc is now ready for rollout to boost underground haulage capacity and efficiency in mining operations throughout the world. The Minetruck MT2200 shares the same sleek dimensions of its popular Minetruck MT2010 predecessor,

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    MAINTENANCE: SGS and Baker Hughes Launch co-operation on predictive corrosion management

    July 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HOUSTON, Tex. – SGS and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), announced earlier this week a strategic alliance agreement (SAA) for the joint deployment and commercialization of BHGE’s real-time software and sensor-based predictive corrosion management (PCM) solution. Leveraging the capability

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    SAFETY: Provix releases new hot work camera with email alerts

    July 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALLISTON, Ont. – Provix is pleased to introduce the Hot Work Fire Watch camera system with dual CCTV and thermal sensors. Using the system can eliminate the requirement to post a fire watch employee on welding and hot work job

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies rolls out operator performance analytics

    July 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA –  Every hour a mine captures hundreds of data points measuring operator performance but too often sites don’t take action due to data overload or lack of understanding about the value that can be unlocked by managing operator variability.

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    LABORATORY: SGS opens sample preparation facility in Whitehorse

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – SGS Minerals is pleased to announce the opening of a new sample preparation facility in Whitehorse. This marks the expansion of SGS’s unparalleled commercial geochemistry laboratory network in Canada, and the network’s first sample preparation lab in the Yukon. “SGS is