Canadian Mining Journal



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    TELEREMOTE: RCT’s smart Technology selected by Teck Coal

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – RCT announced its ControlMaster Teleremote solution has been selected by Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck Resources for use at one of its steelmaking coal operations in British Columbia’s Elk Valley region. The ControlMaster Teleremote solutions were

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    FLUIDS: Graco launches Pulse fluid management system

    December 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Graco Inc., a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is excited to announce the launch of the Pulse fluid management system, an innovative wireless fluid management system for vehicle service. Built upon Graco’s legacy fluid management technology,

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    DATA MANAGEMENT: Why open standards are essential to the mining industry’s future.

    December 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    From Wenco International Mining Systems comes this thoughtful essay on data management. The complete report is a “must read” for modern miners, so follow the link at the bottom of this item. VANCOUVER – Lately, every mining executive we connect

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    LOADER: Cat builds 990K with productivity in mind

    December 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar introduces the 990K aggregate handler, designed to deliver greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25% payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K wheel loader, the new aggregate handler enables customers to

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    AUTOMATION: Sandvik, Nokia collaborate to boost IoT on LTE and G5 networks

    December 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Continuing its focus on internet of things  (IoT) solutions for the mining industry, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signed an agreement with Nokia to further develop Sandvik solutions for private LTE and 5G technology. The Nokia Digital

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    RESEARCH: Metal Earth works on isotopic mapping of the Superior Craton

    December 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – David Mole is planning, designing and implementing a research program that will allow Metal Earth to collect large volumes of isotopic data on hundreds of samples, quickly and efficiently across the Superior Craton. This will be the

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    DRILLING: Boart takes a look at de-risking licensing and permitting

    December 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The only thing consistent about licensing and permitting is how inconsistent and variable it is from place to place. Laws, regulations, permits, licensing, and requirements can be different based on the country, state/province, city, and

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    SAFETY: MSS, Northern College collaborate on mine safety

    December 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TIMMINS, Ont. – Mine Safety Solutions (MSS) is collaborating with Prof. Shane Storring and second year mechanical engineering technician student at Northern College to conduct impact testing of MSS gloves. Performing impact testing will give MSS a better understanding of

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    Caterpillar aims to please

    December 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Caterpillar’s mining team had a lot to talk about at its recent annual press event in Tucson, which CMJ attended in November. In October and November alone, the company introduced two new electric drive ultra-class trucks, a new drill capable

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    Bringing autonomous haulage to the oil sands

    December 1, 2018 by SMS Equipment

    Several oilsands producers have started looking at the application of autonomous haulage systems and the use of driverless haul trucks to optimize transportation of oilsands from the mine to the processing facilities. This is a significant undertaking in the industry

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    PUMPS: How are GIW mining pumps related?

    November 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – With so many product lines and acronyms, it can seem as though all of the pumps produced by GIW Industries are a bit random. However, the products are more related than people may realize. Each pump is a

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    DIGITALIZATION: Sandvik, Newtrax partner to offer best underground digital solutions

    November 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Sandvik has partnered with Newtrax, a global leader in wireless internet of things (IoT)for the underground metal mining industry, to deliver world-class mining safety, efficiency, and productivity to underground metal mines through digitalization. Sandvik’s OEM-independent OptiMine digital platform