Canadian Mining Journal



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    BULK SOLIDS: BinMaster’s solution for inaccurate silo inventory

    June 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEBRASKA – BinMaster suggests the use of its 3D level scanners to cure any of the following conditions: Uneven piles. If the material surface is irregular, a single measurement point in the silo is won’t render volumetric accuracy. Large diameter

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    DIVESTITURE: Epiroc selling geotechnical consumables product line to Mimir Invest

    June 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc agreed to sell the business to Mimir Invest, a global investment firm based in Stockholm. The products are manufactured and assembled in Finland, Scotland and the United States, and consist mainly of large down-the-hole hammers and related

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    SAFETY: Reverse Assist from Hexagon improves haulage safety

    June 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Hexagon’s mining division has introduced HxGN MineOperate Reverse Assist, a high precision positioning application that guides truck operators with the optimum reversing path. Reverse Assist completes the division’s Operator Assist product suite. Inaccurate reversing maneuvers and costly collisions

  • CRUSHING & SCREENING: Metso grows aggregates business with the acquisition of McCloskey

    June 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Metso has signed an agreement to acquire McCloskey International, a Canadian mobile crushing and screening equipment manufacturer, to expand Metso’s offering in the aggregates industry globally and to strengthen the customer reach especially to general contractor customers. The

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    AUTOMATION: Epiroc rolls out 6th Sense for smarter mining

    June 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc presents 6th Sense, a new approach that combines digitalization and automation to boost customers’ performance. There is a growing need for the mining and infrastructure industries to look to digital technologies to enhance productivity, sustainability and safety.

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    DRILLING: Aramine says compact DM091HDE ideal for narrow veins

    June 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FRANCE – The miniDriller DM901HDE is the most compact drill rig for underground mines, according to its manufacturer, Aramine. Completing the company’s equipment range for narrow vein mines, the DM901HDE has a diesel engine for tramming and an electric motor

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    DIAMONDS: Bauer trench cutter used for bulk sample

    June 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Exploration continues at the Star kimberlite, part of the Star-Orion South project 60 km east of Prince Albert. The project is owned by Saskatoon’s Star Diamond Corp. and optioned to Rio Tinto Exploration Canada. As operator of the

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    TAILINGS: Inmarsat to monitor dams for Minas Gerais government

    June 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – Inmarsat, a leading global supplier of mobile satellite communications, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Minas Gerais state government to explore the potential of internet of things (IoT) solutions for monitoring the integrity of mine tailings dams

  • WATER TREATMENT: BQE Water to supply first SART plant in China

    May 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHINA – BQE Water was awarded a contract to proceed with the implementation of a SART p lant at a gold metallurgical facility owned and operated by Shandong Zhongkuang Group located in eastern China. The contract was awarded following the

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    TECHNOLOGY: Wenco moves into Brazil with TecWise partnership

    May 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems has created a new partnership with TecWise Sistemas de Automaçãon, a leading provider of technology and communications systems to the Latin American mining industry. This new agreement makes TecWise the exclusive distributor of Wenco

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    PUMPS: GIW answers the question – What’s wrong with my bearings?

    May 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – Each day, GIW Industries engineers work with customers to solve problems associated with their pumps. One pump component we get a lot of questions about is the cartridge bearing assembly. We spoke to Jon Keith, GIW product manager,

  • ENVIRONMENT: Stantec secures approval for Greenstone’s Hardrock pit

    May 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Greenstone Gold Mines’ Hardrock open pit gold project has passed an important regulatory phase. The environmental assessment (EA) was recently approved under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. This is the third provincial mining EA approved in Ontario’s history. With both