Canadian Mining Journal

  • Major Drilling prepares for an exploration rebound

    September 19, 2016 by Originally posted by The Northern Miner

    VANCOUVER — Service providers provide an interesting bellwether for the mining industry, and management at Major Drilling International is expecting a “resurgence in demand for specialized drilling” in the near future. The company noted its revenues were already up 8% during its

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    LUBRICANTS: Petro-Canada’s HYDREX XV wins environmental leader product of the year award

    September 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – Petro-Canada Lubricants, a Suncor business, has received an Environmental Leader Product of the Year Award for its newest reformulation of HYDREX™ XV. The Environmental Leader program recognizes excellence in the fields of environmental, sustainability and energy management. HYDREX

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    GOLD: Gekko achieves milestone at TMAC’s Hope Bay development

    September 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Gekko Systems has successfully completed the first stage of the Hope Bay Project. The major milestone encompasses the design, manufacture and shipping of Gekko’s Python process plant with the capacity to treat 1,000 t/d, and a concentrate treatment

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    SOFTWARE: Schneider expands AccessXpert security to building management

    September 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, ON – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced enhancements to its AccessXpert security management system at ASIS 2016. The new enhancements allow facility mangers to seamlessly integrate their security and building management systems for the first time via the

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    SOFTWARE: Barrick chooses Cisco for digital solutions that can reinvent mining

    September 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Barrick Gold Corp. and Cisco are partnering for the digital reinvention of Barrick’s business, bringing together cutting-edge technology and expertise to unleash the full potential of mining. Over the course of the collaboration, Barrick and Cisco will focus

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies to launch new simulator at MINExpo

    September 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – Immersive Technologies’ advanced equipment simulators are at the heart of the mining industry’s leading operator training and workforce development solutions. These solutions have a track record beyond compare in the delivery of quantified safety, efficiency and unscheduled

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    SAFETY: RCT’s smart technology increases mine safety and productivity in China

    August 31, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Canadian-miner Eldorado Gold’s decision to deploy RCT’s smart technology at its White Mountain gold mine in northeastern China saw both the safety culture strengthen and mine productivity increase at the same time. Prior to implementing the new technology, White Mountain

  • AUCTIONS: Ritchie Bros. to acquire IronPlanet

    August 30, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER and PLEASANTON, CA – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers., the world’s largest industrial auctioneer and a leading equipment distributor, and IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for used heavy equipment and other durable asset sales, today jointly announced that they have entered

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    PUMPS: New smart phone app analyzes performance

    August 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, ON – KSB Pumps Inc. has announced the release of an exciting new app for smart phones and tablets that can estimate the operating efficiency of a pump, indicating if there is any room for improvement. The KSB Sonolyzer

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    SOFTWARE: Shift Rescue analyses mine safety

    August 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – Focus FS, a leading provider of industrial worksite systems, has released its latest software product, Shift Rescue. The announcement happened during the 10th International Mine Rescue Competition (IMRC), hosted by Workplace Safety North and Ontario Mine Rescue, taking place this

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    FLEET MANAGEMENT: Activity Dispatch from Wenco controls tie-downs automatically

    August 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RICHMOND, BC – Mines can now claw back even more wasted time thanks to the newest advancement in dispatching – Activity Dispatch from Wenco International Mining Systems. Activity Dispatch erases the unnecessary time spent on shift change, meal breaks, and other

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    PUMPS: Tsurumi to focus on durability at MINExpo

    August 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – Tsurumi Pump will display the durability of its pumps at MINExpo International 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, from Sept, 26 to 28. Glenn Wieczorek, managing director of the company, said that MINExpo will provide the perfect opportunity to