Canadian Mining Journal



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    MineWare develops AI-based drill automation platform

    August 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MineWare, a provider of mining equipment monitoring and automation solutions, has developed an industry-first AI-based (artificial intelligence-based) drill automation platform, Phoenix AI, to optimize aftermarket blasthole drill operations. In autonomous mode, Phoenix determines the design hole depth based on the

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    BME’s plans for growth offer insights into COVID-19’s impact on mining

    August 25, 2020 by BME

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, South African-based blasting and explosives leader BME, part of the Omnia Group, has continued rolling out its plans for North and South America. According to Aaron Austin, general manager of the Americas, mines in the United

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    Eriez extends Coalition for Energy Efficient Comminution sponsorship

    August 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After completing a successful initial year of partnership, Eriez has renewed its sponsorship with the Coalition for Energy Efficient Comminution (CEEC). “Eriez brings an exciting option to mineral processing circuits with its innovative HydroFloat technology, which has the potential to significantly

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    TRAINING: SafeSight Exploration registered to provide drone pilot certification

    August 20, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – SafeSight Exploration is now a registered flight school capable of general and advanced drone pilot certification. SafeSight provides onsite training, Transport Canada exam support and flight review in North Bay. Based on increasing requests to expand from underground mining

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    SOFTWARE: Seequent releases GeoStudio Core 2021 for enhanced geotechnical analysis

    August 19, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW ZEALAND – Geoscience software company Seequent has released a new version of GeoStudio Core, which is part of its geotechnical modelling and analysis offering. The latest GeoStudio Core combines updated SLOPE/W (for stope stability analysis) and SEEP/W (to analyze groundwater flows)

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    ASSAYS: Kirkland Lake Gold installs Chrysos PhotonAssay at Fosterville

    August 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Kirkland Lake Gold has signed a deal with Chrysos, to install the company’s PhotonAssay technology at its Fosterville mine in Australia. Chrysos PhotonAssay is a chemistry-free replacement for fire assays – it uses high-energy X-rays to excite atomic

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    BLASTING: Maxam launches X-Energy for customized blast design

    August 13, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SPAIN – Maxam, a company focused on energetic materials, has announced the launch of X-Energy, an industry-first, integrated blasting service, which uses selective energy application in a fully digitalized mine cycle. It combines advanced explosives technology (Maxam’s Smart Rioflex) with a

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    SCREENING: Haver & Boecker offers Tyler engineered modular media

    August 12, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ST. CATHARINES – Haver & Boecker Niagara now offers Tyler engineered modular media, to provide customers with the best combination of open area and wear life in both wet and dry applications with easy installation. The company’s modular screen media offerings

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    HOISTING: ABB wins A$24M contract for Australia mine expansion

    August 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – ABB has won a A$24-million contract with Newmont to provide mine hoist systems towards an expansion at the major’s Tanami underground gold mine in the Northern Territory. ABB will design, supply, install and provide long-term service for the

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    HAULAGE: Rail-Veyor wins this year’s Mining Cleantech Challenge

    August 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Sudbury-based Rail-Veyor Technologies (RVTG) won first place in the fourth annual Mining Cleantech Challenge, which took place virtually on Jul. 23. Alongside the winning title, the company received a US$5,000 prize, which RVTG announced would be used for

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    Hitachi’s EX5600-7 Provides Fuel-Efficient Performance

    August 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    At Hitachi, our iron will is to continuously improve so your iron will be even more efficient, reliable and durable. The result? Our new EX-7 Series excavators feature reduced fuel consumption and optimized productivity. And that means a better bottom

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    TRUCKS: Aramine to wind down production of T1601M trucks

    August 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FRANCE – Mining equipment manufacturer Aramine has announced that the Aramine T1601M mine truck is leaving its lineup as Deutz, the engine maker, will stop producing this truck component next year. However, Aramine is launching one last production of this