Canadian Mining Journal

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    LOADER: Cat launches best in class underground R1700

    November 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar recently launched the Cat R1700 underground mining loader, a completely new design that has proven its high productivity and efficiency in extended field trials and in production studies. The R1700 carries a size-class-leading payload of 15 tonnes,

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    TOOLS: Epiroc hydraulic tools division forms a North American competence centre

    November 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – To meet the changing needs in the North American market, Epiroc introduces a world-class organization that will support the Hydraulic Attachment Tools division in all of North America. The new North American Competence Center, located in Independence, Ohio,

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    TRUCKS: Komatsu’s FrontRunner automated trucks haul a record 2B tonnes

    November 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Komatsu America announced on Nov. 15 that the FrontRunner autonomous haulage system (AHS) has achieved the unprecedented milestone of more than 2.0 billion tonnes of material moved autonomously. The FrontRunner system has now hauled more than all other

  • SOFTWARE: eCompliance unveils innovative asset management feature

    November 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – eCompliance, the number one software for strengthening safety culture, announced the release of Asset Management as the newest addition to the product. The addition of Asset Management positions the company as the only safety software provider to track both assets

  • ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Epiroc launches new generation of battery-powered machines

    November 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc launched second generation of battery-powered machines on Nov. 14, 2018. They are designed to lower mining customers’ costs and promote a healthier underground work environment. The battery-driven underground loaders, trucks and drill rigs will create a number

  • SELENIUM: BQE Water signs on to provide water treatment for Centerra’s Kemess Underground project

    November 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based BQE Water has entered into an operating services agreement with a subsidiary of Centerra Gold for water treatment at the Kemess mine site 430 km northwest of Prince George. The treatment plant will remove heavy metals

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    TRUCKS: Cat offers two new ultra-class OTR trucks

    November 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – With the introduction of the new Cat 798 AC and the 796 AC, Caterpillar expands its mining truck line to give customers the flexibility to choose what meets their needs and preferences. The new electric drive 798

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    PUMPS: Five slurry pump hacks you need to know

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – It seems like a hack exists for everything these days. From a quicker way to wash your car to unusual ways to remove wood scuffs, there’s a shortcut for doing just about all your everyday chores better, faster,

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    TRUCKS: Terex signs new dealer in British Columbia

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Construction is big business in British Columbia right now, with lots of large scale projects taking place across the region. That’s why Terex Trucks has decided to strengthen its presence there by signing a new dealer –

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    TECHNOLOGY: IDC offers InfoBrief on digital transformation for mines

    November 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Last month International Data Corporation released a new InfoBrief on how digitization can transform the core of mining operations. The publication looks at why the creation of platforms targeted at enabling processes within mining operations is the core

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    CONTROLS: ABB adds new digital options for mining electrical systems

    November 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – ABB recently expanded its ABB Ability System 800xA Power Control Library (formerly MIDAS Library) software to include more options to communicate with and control electrical devices throughout the power infrastructure for mining and mineral processing operations. The digital solution

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    TECHNOLOGY: How small to medium mines drive improvement with data technology

    November 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Modern mining is a complex process. Distinct departments, each with their own systems and procedures, need to work in concert to extract ore and convert it into a worthwhile commodity. The activities of block modeling, mine planning, drilling