Canadian Mining Journal



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    Datamine acquires Sudbury-based Centric Mining

    January 25, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Datamine has acquired Sudbury-based Centric Mining Systems. Centric’s Mine Information Management Platform provides vital insight into the mining value-chain. Centric provides applications that integrate existing systems and processes into a single decision support network. This highly integrated environment ensures full

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    Nokia and Symboticware to develop IIoT solutions for underground

    January 21, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Symboticware, an industry leader in real-time data management solutions for global mining operations, has announced a collaboration with Nokia on private wireless and industrial internet-of-things (IIoT) to transform connectivity and improve communications and location services. The partnership brings forward a

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    MacLean, Cambrian College establish mining training and research partnership

    January 20, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    MacLean Engineering, Canada’s largest manufacturer of underground mining vehicles, is partnering with Sudbury’s Cambrian College to support skills and technology development for the electric, automated, and digitalized mine of today and tomorrow. The MacLean Research and Training Facility in Sudbury,

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    Sensemetrics launches Thread X3 to bring secure, cloud-managed IIoT to distributed environments

    January 18, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Global industrial internet-of-things (IIoT) and cloud technology company sensemetrics has launched the Thread X3, a next-generation broadband IIoT sensor connectivity device. Thread X3 makes it simple and cost-effective for organizations to deploy secure, cloud-managed IIoT networks in distributed environments to

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    RPMGlobal kicks off 2021 with the first major sale of Strategic Design Optimizer

    January 14, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    RPMGlobal has announced that it has completed the first sale of its new parametric design product. the Strategic Design Optimizer (SDO) following successful beta testing. The company originally announced its intention to develop and release its new intelligent design solution

  • Ficodis breaks into mining sector with Ibs-Tuboquip acquisition

    January 13, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Montreal-based Ficodis has added a new player to its team with the acquisition of Ibs-Tuboquip. With four sales locations in Val-d’Or, Rouyn-Noranda and Blainville and Saint-Leonard in Montreal, Ibs-Tuboquip specializes in the distribution of power transmission supplies and oils and

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    Payload system bolsters mining fleet operations

    January 12, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Gold mining company Silver Lake Resources is now more efficiently managing its earthmoving fleet in Western Australia after implementing RCT’s Earthtrack information monitoring tool. RCT recently started up its EarthTrack Payload Management System on Silver Lake’s mixed fleet, which consists

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    Emesent technology helps Petra Diamonds save on ore pass remediation

    January 11, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Highly accurate point cloud datasets from a Hovermap scan allowed Petra Diamonds’ mine engineers to visualize the condition of orepasses for the first time and avoid spending five months, and US$350,000, on remediation. Hovermap, Emesent’s flagship product, is a smart

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    Hexagon and Gold Fields complete safety project installation in Ghana

    January 7, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Hexagon’s mining division announced the completion of a significant safety installation with Gold Fields in Ghana. More than 220 mine vehicles were equipped with Hexagon’s MineProtect Collision Avoidance System (CAS) at Gold Fields’ Tarkwa Mine in Ghana’s western region. MineProtect’s

  • Wajax to acquire Tundra Process Solutions in $99M deal

    January 6, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Wajax has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Calgary-based Tundra Process Solutions for total consideration of $99.1 million. The consideration will consist of $74.6 million in cash and the issue of 1.4 million Wajax shares. The transaction is expected

  • Sandvik to acquire underground safety solutions firm DSI

    January 5, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire DSI Underground, a global leader in ground support and reinforcement products, systems and solutions for the underground mining and tunnelling industries from Triton. The company will be included with reporting from the Sandvik

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    Super-fast charging-enabled all-electric offroad haul truck hits the gravel

    January 4, 2021 by MEDATech

    As W.P. Kinsella once wrote, “build it and they will come.” That’s pretty much the story with the truck that MEDATech is building in collaboration with Tardif, a Western Star Dealer for the Eastern Townships region of Quebec, and super-fast