Canadian Mining Journal

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    TRUCKS: Acela, Roughrider create partnership for Canadian mining

    January 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTANA – Acela Truck Company and Roughrider International of Fort McMurray, Alta., has created a strategic partnership to provide Acela’s Monterra extreme duty, high mobility trucks to the Canadian mining, pipeline, oil and gas industries. The two companies will offer

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    PUMPS: GIW Minerals introduces new MDX RAMSL

    December 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – GIW Industries Inc., continuously strives to make their customers’ jobs easier and more efficient. After several months of advanced testing and prototyping, the company is introducing the new remotely adjusted mechanical suction liner (RAMSL). Read on to discover

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    PALLADIUM: NA Palladium signs development contract with Redpath

    December 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based North American Palladium  has signed a major mine development contract with Redpath Canada of North Bay, Ont. Redpath. The expansion will double the capacity of the mine and mill to 12,000 t/d from 6,000 t/d. The project

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    DRILLING: Epiroc delivers first autonomous rig to BHP

    December 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Swedish supply company Epiroc has delivered the first autonomous drill rig to BHP Group’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara. The rig, an Epiroc Pit Viper 271, is operational and marks the beginning of autonomous production

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    TELEREMOTE: RCT’s smart Technology selected by Teck Coal

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – RCT announced its ControlMaster Teleremote solution has been selected by Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck Resources for use at one of its steelmaking coal operations in British Columbia’s Elk Valley region. The ControlMaster Teleremote solutions were

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    FLUIDS: Graco launches Pulse fluid management system

    December 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Graco Inc., a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is excited to announce the launch of the Pulse fluid management system, an innovative wireless fluid management system for vehicle service. Built upon Graco’s legacy fluid management technology,

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    DATA MANAGEMENT: Why open standards are essential to the mining industry’s future.

    December 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    From Wenco International Mining Systems comes this thoughtful essay on data management. The complete report is a “must read” for modern miners, so follow the link at the bottom of this item. VANCOUVER – Lately, every mining executive we connect

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    LOADER: Cat builds 990K with productivity in mind

    December 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar introduces the 990K aggregate handler, designed to deliver greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25% payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K wheel loader, the new aggregate handler enables customers to

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    AUTOMATION: Sandvik, Nokia collaborate to boost IoT on LTE and G5 networks

    December 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Continuing its focus on internet of things  (IoT) solutions for the mining industry, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signed an agreement with Nokia to further develop Sandvik solutions for private LTE and 5G technology. The Nokia Digital

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    RESEARCH: Metal Earth works on isotopic mapping of the Superior Craton

    December 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – David Mole is planning, designing and implementing a research program that will allow Metal Earth to collect large volumes of isotopic data on hundreds of samples, quickly and efficiently across the Superior Craton. This will be the

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    DRILLING: Boart takes a look at de-risking licensing and permitting

    December 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The only thing consistent about licensing and permitting is how inconsistent and variable it is from place to place. Laws, regulations, permits, licensing, and requirements can be different based on the country, state/province, city, and

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    SAFETY: MSS, Northern College collaborate on mine safety

    December 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TIMMINS, Ont. – Mine Safety Solutions (MSS) is collaborating with Prof. Shane Storring and second year mechanical engineering technician student at Northern College to conduct impact testing of MSS gloves. Performing impact testing will give MSS a better understanding of