Canadian Mining Journal



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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

  • ENVIRONMENT: BQE Water signs contract for new SART project

    January 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – BQE Water, a leader in the management of mine wastewater and metallurgical bleed streams, has entered into a services agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of a Canadian mining company for the staged implementation of the SART process

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    DRILLING: Boart Longyear introduces new DriftMaster top hammer rods and bits

    January 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Boart Longyear announces the launch of its newest top hammer tooling, the DriftMaster series of rods and bits. They are designed with a unique thread profile for added endurance and strength in the most demanding

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    MATERIAL HANDLING: Anaconda equipment joins McLanahan family

    January 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PENNSYLVANIA – In 2017, McLanahan Corp. began a partnership with Anaconda Equipment of Northern Ireland to distribute and sell Anaconda’s line of mobile track equipment. As the relationship between the two companies progressed, it became clear that their values and

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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