Canadian Mining Journal

  • LITHIUM: Veolia technology chosen for Toyota, Orocobre refinery

    September 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JAPAN – Veolia Water Technologies will provide a chemical processing plant featuring HPD® evaporation and crystallization technologies designed to convert lithium carbonate into lithium hydroxide employed in the manufacturing of batteries that power electric vehicles. Driven by their joint success

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    DRILLING-BLASTING: BME in Canadian JV with Consbec

    September 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JOHANNESBURG – Blasting and explosives leader BME, a member of South Africa-based Omnia Group, has announced a joint venture in Canada with Consbec, the largest surface drilling and blasting contractor in Canada. The JV – called BME Mining Canada Inc.

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    DRILLING: Cat introduces down-the-hole hammer and bits for blastholes

    September 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar now offers Cat down-the-hole (DTH) hammers and bits designed for the most severe blasthole drilling applications. And they are cost effective for a wide range of drilling needs. The new Cat DTH hammer is 150 mm

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    GEOPHYSICS: SkyTEM flies 1M km mapping the Earth

    September 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – In the course of providing airborne geophysical surveys, SkyTEM Surveys has flow and mapped 1 million km. That’s equivalent to almost 25 trips around the world and all of it mapping with helicopters on all seven continents, safely

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    SOFTWARE: RPMGlobal releases XERAS Enterprise 3 with major upgrades

    September 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRISBANE, Australia – RPMGlobal has launched a major upgrade release to its leading mining financial modelling software —XERAS Enterprise (XE), transforming the product with an updated user experience, improved database technology, performance and enhanced enterprise capabilities. The release of XERAS

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    DRILLING: Epiroc’s new underground bit is packed with power

    September 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc is unleashing a new power in the underground drilling industry – a drill bit designed to match the capacity of the latest technology in drill rigs. The new Powerbit for underground drilling offers a higher penetration rate,

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    WEAR PARTS: Metso to restructure rubber, poly-met production

    September 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Metso continues developing the global production footprint in its Minerals Consumables business area by reviewing manufacturing capabilities in the EMEA region. As part of the initiative, Metso is starting personnel negotiations to review the implications at rubber and

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    BLASTING: Dyno Nobel’s Differential Energy solution

    September 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Working in collaboration with its mining customers, Dyno Nobel invested in product development, creating an innovative system can reduce drilling, deliver a tailored explosive energy profile into blastholes in a single pass from mobile processing units (MPUs), and

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    SENSOR: BinMaster’s different 3D level measurement

    August 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEBRASKA – Measuring material levels in silos and converting levels to inventory is a tall task. When material piles unevenly, calculating accurate volume measurement is difficult. BinMaster’s 3D Level Scanner is the only sensor that measures more than one point with a

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    DRILLING: Epiroc to expand production in Orebro

    August 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc, a leading productivity provider for the mining industry, will expand one of its main production facilities in Örebro to boost productivity and ensure long term efficiency. Epiroc will expand and consolidate its production capacity utilized by the

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    DOZER: Get low ground pressure with Komatsu D155AX-8 LGP

    August 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Komatsu America has introduced its new 264 kW D155AX-8 LGP (low ground pressure) dozer which incorporates the proven Komatsu technology used in the D155AX-8, enhanced with two blade options and more track on the ground. With 12% wider

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    SMELTER: Wajax infrared monitoring improves safety of molten metal ladles

    August 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – The challenge came from one of the world’s leading integrated steel and mining companies that uses gigantic industrial ladles to transport hundreds of tons of molten steel each day within its facility. Due to the extreme heat of