Canadian Mining Journal

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    EQUIPMENT: MacLean expands Owen Sound manufacturing facility

    April 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – MacLean Engineering cut the ribbon on a 1,400 m2 expansion of its Owen Sound manufacturing facility on April 8, 2019. The expansion doubles assembly capacity from five bays to 10, with two 10-tonne cranes. A separate storage building

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    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi’s new EX-7 series has next level fuel efficiency

    April 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MOLINE, Ill. – Hitachi is introducing the EX2600-7 and EX5600-7 mining excavators, which deliver enhanced efficiency, reliability and durability, to North and South America. These models are part of the new EX-7 Series line of mining excavators, which highlights Hitachi’s

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    TECHNOLOGY: Hitachi’s vision for autonomous mining to be unveiled by Wenco

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems, a subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery, will unveil Hitachi’s new global vision for autonomous mining systems at the CIM 2019 convention, running April 28 to May 1 in Montreal. A major provider of equipment

  • ROCK SUPPORT: Epiroc completes acquisition of New Concept Mining

    April 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has completed the acquisition of New Concept Mining, a South African manufacturer of rock reinforcement products for underground mining. New Concept Mining is based in Johannesburg, South

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    PRODUCTIVITY: MineWare and Komatsu launch solution aimed at increasing productivity of loading tool

    April 8, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    GERMANY – Mining technology provider MineWare and equipment manufacturer Komatsu launched in Germany their first factory fitted payload management system called Argus PLM. In a media statement, the companies explained that the system is an original equipment manufacturer or OEM

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    OILSANDS: NACG wins additional 5-year contract

    April 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – North American Construction Group earlier this week announced a five-year multiple use contract and an associated term contract with a major oil sands customer.  The agreement runs through December 2023 and the backlog value is expected to be

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    AWARDS: Immersive Technologies recognizes two for mining business improvement

    April 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Immersive Technologies has announced the winners of its Global Business Improvement Award 2018. Marking the tenth year in which Immersive Technologies recognizes the most outstanding real results achieved by mining companies utilizing simulation as a key driver in the business

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    BLASTING: BME wins coal mine contract in Alaska

    April 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JOHANNESBURG – Blasting specialist BME USA has been awarded a contract by Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) in Alaska to supply explosive products and accessories. Part of the South Africa-based explosives leader BME, the USA business was established in Denver, Colo.,

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    ENERGY: Schneider, Alderon create partnership for Kami mine development

    April 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kami Mine LP to lease or purchase equipment from Schneider Electric for use in

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    AUTOMATION: Hard-Line chooses new distributor in Arizona

    March 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

      SUDBURY, Ont. – Hard-Line, a global leader in remote control technology, announces an exciting new partnership with Bingham Equipment Co., who will be Hard-Line’s newest distributor in Arizona. With 11 locations in the state, Bingham Equipment will distribute Hard-Line’s

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    SCALES: Accurate weight data essential at mines

    March 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALIFORNIA – Accurate weight data is a critical part of many activities in the mining industry, at every stage from site exploration to processing and transportation of mined materials. Let’s look at how weighing accuracy affects resource acquisition and other

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    MERGER: Cementation acquires Terra Nova Technologies

    March 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah –  Cementation Americas has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Terra Nova Technologies (“TNT”). Established in 1997 in San Diego, California, TNT subsequently added offices in Boise, Idaho, and Santiago, Chile0,) that have successfully served