Canadian Mining Journal



  • SUPPLIERS: Epiroc Drilling Solutions invests in autonomous mining solutions business

    October 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Garland, Texas – Epiroc Drilling Solutions, LLC., a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has acquired part of ASI Mining, LLC, a U.S.-based company that provides technology solutions for the autonomous operation of mining vehicles.

  • SUPPLIERS: STRACON Acquires Canadian Underground Mining Contractor Dumas Holdings

    October 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto – STRACON S.A., a majority owned subsidiary of Ashmore Group, announced that it acquired, through its wholly owned subsidiary STRACON International S.A.C., a 60% controlling interest in Dumas Holdings Inc.. Dumas is a leading, full-service, underground mining contractor, focused

  • SENSORS: BinMaster’s New Battery-Powered SPL-100 Laser Level Sensor

    October 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Say goodbye to wiring and hello to inventory data. Wiring complexity and costs can be an obstacle when installing level sensors. The SPL-100 battery-powered single point laser allows use of level sensors on silos or in remote locations where inventory monitoring has not

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    DOZERS: Caterpillar celebrates milestone 40,000th machine

    October 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

      Peoria, Ill. — In October, representatives from Caterpillar, Finning Canada and Teck Resources gathered in East Peoria, Ill., to celebrate the milestone of the 40,000th Cat large dozer rolling off the production line. Core to Caterpillar’s global identity, the current

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    DIAMONDS: Jwaneng opts for DebTech ore sorters for plant

    October 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Two high-throughput x-ray transmission (XRT) ore sorters from De Beers Technologies SA (DebTech) have been installed at Debswana’s Jwaneng diamond mine, as key elements of its new large diamond recovery pilot plant. According to Gordon Taylor, head of

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    DONATION: Hard-Line donates $250,000 to Bharti School of Engineering

    October 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – A new partnership between Laurentian University and Hard-Line was announced today at the University Club. As part of this partnership, Hard-Line will invest $250,000 over five years in the Mechatronics program of the Bharti School of Engineering

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    BITS: Caterpillar’s new tricone bits promise lower costs

    October 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Cat tricone drill bits are designed for the most severe rotary blasthole applications, yet are cost effective for a wide range of drilling needs. The new bit line includes six diameters ranging from 171 mm to 311

  • DRILLING: Epiroc to acquire Canadian exploration tool maker

    October 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has agreed to acquire Fordia Group, a Canadian manufacturer of exploration drilling tools. Fordia Group is based in Montreal and has sales in more than

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    PUMPS: GIW introduces safer solution for automated maintenance

    October 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – GIW Industries recently announced the Remotely Adjusted Mechanical Suction Liner (RAMSL) product enhancement for the GIW Minerals MDX Pump. The RAMSL is the next phase of a continuous improvement plan between GIW and Escondida, the largest copper mine

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    DRILL: Caterpillar’s small rotary blasthole drill is big on performance

    October 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – The new Cat MD6200 rotary blasthole drill is designed as a production drill with the flexibility to do pre-split drilling – all in a package that is Caterpillar’s most transportable rotary drill yet. The versatile MD6200 is

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    EQUIPMENT: Wajax acquires Groupe Delom

    October 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Wajax Corporation has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Montreal-based Groupe Delom. Pursuant to the terms of the share purchase agreement entered into between Wajax, Delom and Delom’s direct and indirect shareholders, the aggregate purchase

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    DEMOLITION: Epiroc extends Combi Cutter line

    October 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc has added two new models to its Combi Cutter range. Designed for carriers in the 20 to 30 tonne and 25 to 40 Tonne operating weight classes respectively, the CC 2300 and CC 3100 offer a productive