Canadian Mining Journal



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    PARTS: Volvo expands distribution footprint in Canada

    November 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO –  Volvo’s new Canadian Parts Distribution Centre will provide critical parts to dealers across Canada. The new parts distribution centre in the greater Toronto area is scheduled to open in early 2018. “This new facility is a key step

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    Epiroc begins journey as independent company serving mining and civil engineering industries

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Epiroc AB, the subsidiary of Atlas Copco Group that is planned to be listed on the stock exchange in 2018, has begun operating as an independent business. It is providing customers in mining and civil engineering with

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    LINERS: Metso Acquires WEARX solutions provider

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Metso has today closed the acquisition of an Australia-based wear lining solutions provider WEARX. The company’s sales in the fiscal year 2017 that ended on June 30 were A$35 million and it has approximately 140 employees. WEARX has

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    OPENING: Cementation opens new North American maintenance facility

    October 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTH BAY, Ont. – Community leaders, guests and company employees participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony and tour to officially open the newest addition to Cementation Canada’s North Bay operations. This new facility significantly increases work and warehouse space as well

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    EXPLOSIVES: African experience lines up BME for Canadian challenges

    October 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – While there is much that differentiates Canada from the continent of Africa, there are a remarkable number of similarities relating to the environment in which mining takes place, according to Joe Keenan, managing director of the South

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    HAUL TRUCKS: ASI, Liebherr collaborate on autonomous ready haul trucks

    October 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) and Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co. are pleased to announce that Liebherr’s new autonomous ready haul trucks will be compatible with ASI’s autonomous command and control platform. Liebherr’s vision of an autonomous haul

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    PUMPS: KSB improves life of high temperature pumps

    October 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – KSB’s Etanorm SYT pumps have been a mainstay of process industries that need to handle high temperature water or thermal oil. Capable of dealing with fluid temperatures as high as 350°C, these rugged, reliable pumps are available

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    AWARD: Cementation wins gold as safe employer

    October 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Cementation Canada of North Bay, Ont., has been recognized as one of Canada’s Safest Employers for 2017. The gold award in the Mining and Natural Resources category was presented to Cementation during the Canada’s Safest Employers Awards Gala,

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    DRILL: New Sandvik top hammer DXi covers more area, boosts productivity

    October 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Sandvik has introduced its new Ranger DXi series of top  hammer drills that feature superior drilling coverage – up to 55 m2. The 290° coverage is made possible by the revolving counterweight superstructure on each rig. Sandvik says

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    SOFTWARE: Maptek sets up Vancouver, Montreal offices

    October 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER and MONTREAL – Maptek, a leading provider of end-to-end mining solutions, announced the opening of new offices in downtown Vancouver and Montreal on Oct. 11. “Over the next 30 years, Canada will lead the way in mining production and

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    CONVEYORS: Martin offers tracking for safer, dependable operation

    October 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEPONSET, Ill. – As bulk handling equipment suppliers continue to make use of new and evolving technologies to develop “smarter” conveyor systems, Martin Engineering has introduced data tracking with QR codes on its belt cleaners and other components.  Customers benefit

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    DRILLING: Shop online to order drill tools and parts from Boart Longyear

    October 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Boart Longyear announced on Oct. 10 the launch of My Drill Store, a new website for ordering drilling tools and parts online. Providing an intuitive online shopping experience, customers can now easily place orders, check