Canadian Mining Journal



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    DOZERS: Caterpillar celebrates milestone 40,000th machine

    October 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

      Peoria, Ill. — In October, representatives from Caterpillar, Finning Canada and Teck Resources gathered in East Peoria, Ill., to celebrate the milestone of the 40,000th Cat large dozer rolling off the production line. Core to Caterpillar’s global identity, the current

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    DIAMONDS: Jwaneng opts for DebTech ore sorters for plant

    October 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Two high-throughput x-ray transmission (XRT) ore sorters from De Beers Technologies SA (DebTech) have been installed at Debswana’s Jwaneng diamond mine, as key elements of its new large diamond recovery pilot plant. According to Gordon Taylor, head of

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    DONATION: Hard-Line donates $250,000 to Bharti School of Engineering

    October 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – A new partnership between Laurentian University and Hard-Line was announced today at the University Club. As part of this partnership, Hard-Line will invest $250,000 over five years in the Mechatronics program of the Bharti School of Engineering

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    BITS: Caterpillar’s new tricone bits promise lower costs

    October 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Cat tricone drill bits are designed for the most severe rotary blasthole applications, yet are cost effective for a wide range of drilling needs. The new bit line includes six diameters ranging from 171 mm to 311

  • DRILLING: Epiroc to acquire Canadian exploration tool maker

    October 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has agreed to acquire Fordia Group, a Canadian manufacturer of exploration drilling tools. Fordia Group is based in Montreal and has sales in more than

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    PUMPS: GIW introduces safer solution for automated maintenance

    October 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – GIW Industries recently announced the Remotely Adjusted Mechanical Suction Liner (RAMSL) product enhancement for the GIW Minerals MDX Pump. The RAMSL is the next phase of a continuous improvement plan between GIW and Escondida, the largest copper mine

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    DRILL: Caterpillar’s small rotary blasthole drill is big on performance

    October 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – The new Cat MD6200 rotary blasthole drill is designed as a production drill with the flexibility to do pre-split drilling – all in a package that is Caterpillar’s most transportable rotary drill yet. The versatile MD6200 is

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    EQUIPMENT: Wajax acquires Groupe Delom

    October 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Wajax Corporation has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Montreal-based Groupe Delom. Pursuant to the terms of the share purchase agreement entered into between Wajax, Delom and Delom’s direct and indirect shareholders, the aggregate purchase

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    DEMOLITION: Epiroc extends Combi Cutter line

    October 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc has added two new models to its Combi Cutter range. Designed for carriers in the 20 to 30 tonne and 25 to 40 Tonne operating weight classes respectively, the CC 2300 and CC 3100 offer a productive

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    MATERIAL HANDLING: Efficient and economical solutions from Beumer

    October 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GERMANY – For material handling between mines, processing plants and beyond, Beumer Group offers complete solutions whether for ores or concentrate, iron, copper, gold, phosphates.  Beumer provides the right technology for all kinds of project goals thanks to decades of

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    SHOVELS: Boundary Equipment partners with Berkeley Forge & Tool

    October 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Boundary Equipment Co. has entered a new partnership with Berkeley Forge & Tool of California. Boundary will support and distribute Berkeley’s Ground Engaging Tools (GET) throughout the Canadian mining market, for the following models: Electric rope shovels –

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    PUMPS: Ten must-haves to look for in your slurry pump service provider

    October 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – When selecting a technical service partner, it can be tempting to rush and choose the first company that turns up — or skip the partnership altogether and keep services in-house. However, in addition to salary and benefits expenses