Canadian Mining Journal



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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

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    ABB plays key role in Sustainable Underground Mining future mine project

    December 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ABB has announced that it is providing electrification and automation knowledge and solutions in a pioneering mine of the future project, which aims to demonstrate zero carbon dioxide emissions and productivity increases of 50%. The company has provided electrification, connected

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    Metso Outotec to modernize Norilsk Nickel’s smelting line in Russia

    December 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Metso Outotec has been awarded a landmark contract by Norilsk Nickel to modernize one of the company’s two existing smelting lines at their Nadezhda metallurgical plant in Norilsk, Russia. The contract value is approximately 90 million euros, and the order

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    Wartsila, Lihir sign 10-year service agreement for 170 MW power plant in PNG

    December 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Technology group Wartsila has signed a 10-year tailored guaranteed asset performance agreement for power plant maintenance and operations advisory services for the Lihir gold mine, part of Australia-based Newcrest. The open pit mine is located on Lihir Island in Papua

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    Hexagon acquires Canadian distributor of CADWorx and analysis solutions

    December 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Hexagon’s PPM division, a provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities, has acquired CodeCAD, a software retailer and distributor of Hexagon’s CADWorx and Analysis Solutions in Canada. The CodeCAD acquisition consolidates

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    Metso Outotec introduces range of overland conveyors for bulk material transport

    December 14, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Mining operations need to transport materials efficiently across their sites. To help meet this requirement, Metso Outotec has introduced a full range of overland conveyor solutions designed for transporting bulk material in long distance mining applications. These conveyors provide economic

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    Seequent unveils major updates to mining toolkit

    December 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

      Seequent, a geoscience software company, has announced major updates to its mining portfolio, which are focused on improving the productivity of users, helping solve geoscience challenges and enabling connectivity and collaboration between users and their stakeholders.   The latest

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    Caterpillar collaborates with Guardhat to deliver expanded mine safety solutions

    December 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Caterpillar is collaborating with industrial internet-of-things (IoT) technology company Guardhat to offer Guardhat’s safety solutions to surface mining operations through Cat dealers. The two companies are also developing a new system, Cat Connected Worker, which will use wearables to provide

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    Sudbury company wins Best Safety Innovation Product award

    December 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    On Dec. 2, during a virtual awards ceremony, Sudbury, Ont.-based SafeBox received the International Mineral Innovation Institute (IMII) Innovation Award for Best Safety Innovation Product. The award was presented on behalf of IMII and the Saskatchewan Mining Supply Chain Forum.