Canadian Mining Journal



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    HAULAGE: Komatsu America releases new HD785-8 haul truck

    December 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Komatsu America’s new HD785-8 rigid frame off-highway haul truck, with a Tier 4 Komatsu SAA12V140E-7 engine, has the highest in class net horsepower, at 1,140 HP, in North America. With a payload capacity of 92.2 tonnes, it’s built for

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    POWER: Wartsila Modular Block solution to modernize power generation at Syama

    December 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MALI  – Wartsila has announced the first order of its Wartsila Modular Block solution for power generation. Four Wartsila Modular Block enclosures with one Wartsila 32 engine each will provide 40 MW of energy to Resolute Mining’s Syama off-grid gold mine in

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    CRUSHER: Metso to provide crushing and handling equipment for Venetia mine

    December 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Metso will deliver high performance crushing and material handling equipment to the Venetia diamond mine held by De Beers. The Venetia mine is reported to produce about 4 million carats per year, making it one of South

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    HAULAGE: New transmission for Sandvik’s flagship trucks

    December 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Sandvik has introduced a new transmission for its flagship trucks Sandvik TH663i and Sandvik TH551i. The new size-class transmission is a result of extensive product development work done by Sandvik and the transmission supplier to meet the customer

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    MILLS: Outotec receives grinding mill order from Mexico

    December 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of two grinding mills to a zinc concentrator plant in Mexico. The contract price is not disclosed, but deliveries with similar scope are typically worth approximately €20 million. The

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    SCREENING: Winter maintenance tips for screen media from MAJOR

    December 11, 2019 by MAJOR

    It’s been a long productive season, and snow and cold are on their way. Whether shutting down for the winter or pressing through, aggregate processing operations must take steps to maintain productivity and minimize maintenance costs: from screen media evaluations

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    TRUCKS: Volvo Trucks presents heavy-duty electric concept trucks

    December 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Volvo Trucks has developed electric concept trucks for construction operations and regional distribution. Heavy duty electric trucks can help improve the work environment for drivers and construction workers thanks to low noise level and zero exhaust emissions during

  • DRILLING: IMDEX expands offering with Flexidrill acquisition

    December 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – IMDEX, a leading global mining technology company, has exercised its option to acquire New Zealand-based Flexidrill. IMDEX obtained an exclusive option to acquire Flexidrill in January 2018, which enabled further development and extensive testing of its patent-protect technologies

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    LUBRICATION: Shell Rotella greases available in Canada

    December 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Shell Lubricants has announced that its Rotella Greases are now available in Canada. This line of heavy duty greases is designed for trucks, tractors, construction equipment and more. The product line up consists of the following: Shell Rotella HD Grease:

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    SUSTAINABILITY: Metso climate targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative

    December 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Metso has announced that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved its greenhouse gas emission targets. The GHG targets are part of Metso’s Climate Program and are applicable to all relevant emission sources from production through transportation to

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    INTEROPERABILITY: Sandvik releases AutoMine Access API

    December 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Sandvik has introduced the mining industry’s first interoperability platform for autonomous underground loaders and trucks: The AutoMine Access API. The AutoMine Access API gives mines the power to connect non-Sandvik equipment to AutoMine. “As a world leader in

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    DISTRIBUTION: Sandvik partners with arctic distribution expert Northern Networks

    December 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has partnered with Northern Networks, an established Inuit partner to bring Sandvik products to mines in Nunavut. Peter Corcoran, managing director of Sandvik Canada, started thinking about potential distribution channels in Canada’s north