Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    SAMPLE PREP: ColdBlock inks global distribution and sales partnerships

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – ColdBlock Technologies announced on June 6 that it has signed four new strategic sales partnerships to meet market demand for its innovative laboratory digestion technology. The partnerships provide new and existing ColdBlock customers with regional technical and sales

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    TECHNOLOGY: Swedish breakthrough creates “digital geologist”

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN and AUSTRALIA – The Swedish-Australian company Orexplore has launched the world’s first fully featured digital drilling cores laboratory – the GeoCore X10. The product, which won a Red Dot Industrial Design Award in 2017, analyzes the element concentrations and

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    CONTRACTING: Procon Holdings acquires Promec Mining

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BURNABY, B.C. – Procon Holdings has closed a transaction with Promec Mining Contractor. The acquired business is to be renamed Procon Canada East Ltd./ Procon Est du Canada Ltée) (PCE), headquartered in Quebec. Procon Holdings and its shareholders will become a 70%

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    LIGHTING: Doosan introduces new light towers with longest runtime

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STATESVILLE, N.C. – Doosan Portable Power has expanded its product line of portable light towers with the addition of the LCV6 and LCV8 models. Both the LCV6 and LCV8 light towers feature a small body design and vertical mast that

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    WHEEL DOZER: New Cat 814K promises comfort, efficiency and serviceability

    June 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Today’s new Cat 814K wheel dozer from Caterpillar features a new, sound-suppressed cab, efficient power unit and transmission drive, and centralized service station configuration to drive machine uptime and operator productivity to new levels. With its rugged

  • Feature

    Saskatchewan association grows its membership

    June 1, 2018 by Eric Anderson

    Saskatchewan suppliers’ association sees strong growth with win-win approach

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    PUMPS: GIW renews commitment to customer support

    May 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GROVETOWN, Georgia – Many GIW pump customers in the mining industry faced struggles over the past few years. In 2017, the market flattened out and began turning upward. GIW Industries was not exempt from the market’s volatility. Although the year

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    AUTOMATION: Real-time geoscience platform from DataCloud promises better productivity, profitability

    May 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SEATTLE, Wash. –  DataCloud, the leading real-time geoscience technology company, has launched MinePortal, a cloud-based “earth model” platform for real-time management and analysis of rock data that enables mining companies to dramatically improve productivity and profitability. With the new MinePortal

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    SOFTWARE: How Wenco’s System 6 handles data differently

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco takes users under the hood to explain how the updates in System 6 handle mining data differently, extracting new value from analytics and laying the groundwork for autonomous mining. System 6 sets data interoperability front and centre

  • ENGINEERING: Stantec acquires Norwest

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – Global engineering and design firm Stantec has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Norwest Corp. With the addition of Norwest, Stantec’s Energy and Resources business operating unit will add a strong mining practice to the company’s portfolio

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    CONFERENCE: InterDrone promises more learning, networking

    May 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – InterDrone, the international drone conference and exposition, announced it has further expanded its enterprise -specific content with the addition of the Enterprise After Hours and vertical specific tracks throughout the show. InterDrone is the largest commercial drone

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    TRUCK: Sandvik’s intelligent underground line-up grows

    May 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has introduced the TH545i underground mining truck, which promises to deliver safety, productivity and profitability benefits. The ‘intelligent’ truck joins the existing i-series family – Sandvik TH551i and TH663i – launched last July.