Canadian Mining Journal

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    SHOVELS: Cat upgrades drive systems for 7495 and 7495 HF

    July 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar has developed a drive system upgrade for Cat 7495 and 7495 HF electric rope shovels. The upgrade reconfigures the crawler undercarriage to allow drive shaft and tumbler replacement from the outboard side, which improves access and decreases

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: E+H Canada invests $28M for net zero centre in Canada

    July 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BURLINGTON, Ont. – Endress+Hauser Canada will build a new $28 million, Customer Experience Centre a stone’s throw from its current one in this city that will emphasize sustainability throughout while delivering a superior customer and employee experience. The new two-story

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    HOISTS: Hepburn supports DavyMarkham customers

    July 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Hepburn Engineering has acquired all of the DavyMarkham Limited intellectual property assets. Davy Markham was a U.K.-based engineering firm that designed, manufactured and serviced hoists, winches, compensating sheaves and other hoisting related equipment for the global mining industry.

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    MONITORING: Instantel upgrades its calibration and repair service

    July 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KANATA, Ont. – Instantel, maker of blast and vibration monitors, their attachments and cloud-based monitoring, has upgraded its calibration and repair service with several new features. Customers are advised that their login credentials will remain unchanged for most of the

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    PROBES: BinMaster level sensors that answer your probing questions

    July 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEBRASKA – BinMaster‘s capacitance probes are an affordable, flexible solution for level detection in bins, tanks and silos. Capacitance probes detect the presence or absence of material in contact with the probe by sensing minute changes (as low as 0.5 pF)

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    LIGHTING: Power use down, brightness up for LED lights

    July 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

      INDIANA – Hazard and warning lights are essential to ensure the visibility and safety of vehicles used in mining such as earth movers, bulldozers, excavators, off road trucks, etc.  Whether it’s directional lighting, strobes or clearance markers, these lights

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    CONTRACTING: SNC-Lavalin exits lump sum turnkey contracting

    July 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – SNC-Lavalin Group has decided to exit the lump sum turnkey (LSTK) contracting sector. Instead the company’s resources (oil and gas and mining and metallurgy) and infrastructure construction will be reorganized into a separate business unit. The company says

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    SOFTWARE: ABB launches digital real-time mine integration

    July 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWITZERLAND – The new ABB Ability operations management system (OMS) maximizes co-ordination between weekly production plans and dynamic situations in the mine to improve efficiency, increase productivity and maximize profitability. Developed in collaboration with Boliden and ArcelorMittal Mining Canada, Ability

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    NEW TECHNOLOGY: Epiroc introduces 6th Sense for smarter mining

    July 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc has introduced 6th Sense, calling it a “game changer” 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,

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    DOZER: The new Cat D11 dozer

    July 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar says it has kept everything its customers love about its D11 tracked dozer, and beefed it up to be more productive and efficient, thus lowering overall costs. Among a lot of other things, Cat redesigned the pin

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    PUMPS: WMFTG recommends peristaltic hose pumps for gold mining

    July 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UNITED KINGDOM – A new white paper from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) concludes that using peristaltic hose pumps enhances precious metals mining. The paper says that in order to maximise profitability through improved uptime, reduced maintenance costs and enhanced

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies powers ahead with multi-OEM strategy

    July 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERTH, Australia – Immersive Technologies has engaged in an unprecedented level of mining machine simulator development for a diverse range of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) over the past year. This is set to continue with projects underway for new and