Canadian Mining Journal

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    PUMPS: Why do slurry pumps wear quickly at low flow rates?

    February 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – All experienced slurry pump operators are aware of some of the reasons for high rates of pump wear that can negatively affect pump performance over time. Although slurry characteristics such as particle size and concentration may first come

  • AWARD: Schneider Electric wins global award for circular economy commitment

    February 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Schneider Electric has one The Circulars 2019 award in the Multinational category. The Circulars are an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders. The Circulars recognize private and public organizations and

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    DRILLS: Anglo American orders Epiroc for new mine in Peru

    February 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc AB has been awarded a significant order from Anglo American for its new copper mine in Peru. The miner has ordered multiple drill rigs and related equipment to be used at its new Quellaveco open pit copper

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    SECURITY: Siemens Canada joins Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity

    February 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FREDERICTON, N.B. – Siemens Canada announced its corporate membership with the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) housed at the University of New Brunswick. In May 2018, Siemens announced the creation of a Cybersecurity Centre in Fredericton with support from OpportunitiesNB (ONB).  The centre is

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    FUEL BLENDING: Gas blending saves costs and the environment, Caterpillar

    February 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar now offers Cat Dynamic Gas Blending (DGB) technology in a conversion kit for off-road trucks. DGB is said to be the key to lowering fuel costs without lowering performance. This dual-fuel technology optimizes fuel use from

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    LOADER: Kubota introduces most manoeuvrable compact track loader

    January 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MARKHAM, Ont. – Kubota Canada is proud to announce the newest addition to its popular compact track loaders series, the SVL65-2. The new compact track loader is positioned in a lighter rated operating capacity weight class than the current SVL75-2

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    SOFTWARE: Software updates as vital as machine servicing

    January 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – As the New Year begins, leading mining software solutions provider Micromine is reminding mining companies to update their software to avoid potential cyber security breaches, data loss, system integration issues and operational downtime in 2019. The reminder comes

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    DRILLS: Sandvik launches the xSeries family of rotary and DTH drills

    January 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – The Sandvik  xSeries family is built upon the proven design, and legendary reliability of our diesel powered rotary blast hole drills and features added intelligence and improved operator ergonomics, providing operators with the right balance of reliability and

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    BACKFILL: Outotec to deliver paste fill system to Canadian mine

    January 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Outotec has been awarded a contract to design and deliver a mine paste backfill system to a nickel mine in Canada. The contract price is not disclosed, but similar deliveries are typically valued at C$30 million to $45 million. The order

  • ENVIRONMENT: Sandvik acquires supplier of battery electric vehicle solutions

    January 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM –  Sandvik has acquired privately owned Artisan Vehicle Systems, manufacturer of battery powered underground mining equipment, based in Camarillo, Calif. The core technology is battery packs, electric motors, power electronics, software and control systems. Artisan’s underground mining loaders and

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    WATER PLANT: MGX commissions wastewater treatment system at oilsands project

    January 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – MGX Minerals of Vancouver  and partner PurLucid Treatment Solutions has commissioned a commercial 5-m3/h NFLi-5 advanced wastewater treatment system. The system is currently operating under contract to an oilsands steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) operator to process evaporation

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    BLOCKCHAIN: MineHub, IBM collaborate on metals supply chain solution.

    January 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – MineHub Technologies and IBM announced on Jan. 16 a collaboration to use blockchain technology to help improve operational efficiencies, logistics and financing and reduce costs in the high value mineral concentrates supply chain – from mine to end