Canadian Mining Journal



  • POWER: B2Gold chooses Cat and Barloworld for solar option in Namibia

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NAMIBIA – Caterpillar today announced that B2Gold Corp. has selected Caterpillar and Cat dealer Barloworld to supply 7 MW of solar power at the Otjikoto mine in this African republic. The full system, including Cat photovoltaic (PV) solar modules and

  • EQUIPMENT: Cat dealer Toromont to acquire Hewitt $1B deal

    August 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Toromont Industries today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the businesses and net operating assets of the Hewitt Group of companies in exchange for consideration of $917.7 million cash plus the issuance of 2.25 million Toromont shares (nominally $100

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    LOADER: New Cat 998K XE offers high fuel efficiency, low cost of ownership

    August 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Caterpillar’s new 998K XE electric drive loader delivers 25% greater overall efficiency and up to 10% more productivity in load-and-carry applications than the industry leader 988K loader. This  is the first wheel loader offered by Caterpillar with a high efficiency

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    BUSINESS: Metso to divide its minerals services into two new areas

    August 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HELSINKI, Finland – Metso will change its business area organization in the minerals segment. The current Minerals Services business area will be divided into two separate business areas: Minerals Services and Minerals Consumables. Both new business areas will work in close

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    VALVES: NCI Canada launches new line of iron body valves

    August 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – NCI Canada has launched its newest line of commercial iron body valves to the Canadian marketplace. Continually striving to deliver high quality, well built and innovative products, the newest commercial line consists of iron body butterfly, gate,

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    DRILLING: Layne Christensen to distribute Boart’s TruCore technology

    August 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Layne Christensen Co. today announced on Aug. 7, 2017, that International Directional Services (IDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Layne  has entered into an agreement with Boart Longyear to distribute their TruCore electronic core orientation

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    DRILLS: Atlas Copco leads the way with launch of Boomer M2C battery

    August 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. –With the addition of the battery drill rigs, Atlas Copco now offers a full underground mining portfolio that includes loaders, trucks, face drills, ground support and production drills with diesel-free options. The company showcased its innovative battery technology

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    SOFTWARE: New BlastMetriX drone program improves blasting

    August 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OHIO – The new BlastMetriX UAV program from 3GSM GmbH allows quarries and mining operations to take advantage of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology to quickly, safely an accurately capture 3D face profiles for enhanced visualization of the blast area.

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    PIPES: Victaulic Refuse-to-Fuse system fast, economical

    August 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    EASTON, Penn. – Victaulic’s is offering its Refuse-to-Fuse system, a new joining method for high density polyethylene pipe that eliminates the need to fuse. The company says their couplings provide the fastest and most economical way to join HDPE pipe.

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    INNOVATION: CMIC and CEMI offer joint submission to federal government

    August 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) and the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) propose the creation of a clean resources supercluster called, CLEER (clean, low energy, effective, engaged and remediated) in a joint submission to

  • SOFTWARE: Dundee buys MineRP to combine with Terrative division

    August 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Dundee Precious Metals has entered into a definitive agreement with MineRP Holdings PL, a provider of integrated mining technical solutions, whereby Dundee will combine its proprietary wireless underground communications technology, managed within Dundee’s Terrative Digital Solutions division, with

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    DRONES: FAA administrator to open InterDrone conference

    July 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS –  BZ Media LLC today announced that Michael P. Huerta, administrator of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, will give the grand opening keynote address at InterDrone, Sept. 6 at 10:00 am. He will be joined at InterDrone by a