Canadian Mining Journal



  • ENERGY: Cat microgrid technologies from Hewitt Equipment offer renewable solutions

    September 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Hewitt Equipment, the Caterpillar dealer for Quebec and the Maritimes, is proud to announce that it will now offer the most recent Cat® microgrid technology, a new suite of power systems that integrates many innovations in terms of

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    SOFTWARE: Bridgestone introduces TreadStat tire and rim management solution

    September 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TENNESSEE – Bridgestone Americas is introducing the next generation of its off-the-road (OTR) tire and rim management software, TreadStat™. The performance tracking solution has been enhanced to include several new features that support the evolving needs of the global OTR

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    WEAR PLATES: New Hardox HiTemp likes it hot

    September 27, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Hardox HiTemp is a welcome addition to SSAB’s Hardox wear plate family. Hardox is a wear resistant steel with worldwide recognition. It has been improving productivity and extending service life in all kinds of industries for more than

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: FLSmidth’s SmartCyclone solution avoids upsets

    September 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – FLSmidth’s SmartCyclone™ is a monitoring and control solution for reducing cyclone-related process perturbations, improving cyclone overflow particle size distribution, predicting and controlling cyclone maintenance schedules, and optimizing closed-circuit grinding processes. The SmartCyclone closed circuit grinding optimization system, combines:

  • Major Drilling prepares for an exploration rebound

    September 19, 2016 by Originally posted by The Northern Miner

    VANCOUVER — Service providers provide an interesting bellwether for the mining industry, and management at Major Drilling International is expecting a “resurgence in demand for specialized drilling” in the near future. The company noted its revenues were already up 8% during its

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    LUBRICANTS: Petro-Canada’s HYDREX XV wins environmental leader product of the year award

    September 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – Petro-Canada Lubricants, a Suncor business, has received an Environmental Leader Product of the Year Award for its newest reformulation of HYDREX™ XV. The Environmental Leader program recognizes excellence in the fields of environmental, sustainability and energy management. HYDREX

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    GOLD: Gekko achieves milestone at TMAC’s Hope Bay development

    September 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Gekko Systems has successfully completed the first stage of the Hope Bay Project. The major milestone encompasses the design, manufacture and shipping of Gekko’s Python process plant with the capacity to treat 1,000 t/d, and a concentrate treatment

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    SOFTWARE: Schneider expands AccessXpert security to building management

    September 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, ON – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced enhancements to its AccessXpert security management system at ASIS 2016. The new enhancements allow facility mangers to seamlessly integrate their security and building management systems for the first time via the

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    SOFTWARE: Barrick chooses Cisco for digital solutions that can reinvent mining

    September 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Barrick Gold Corp. and Cisco are partnering for the digital reinvention of Barrick’s business, bringing together cutting-edge technology and expertise to unleash the full potential of mining. Over the course of the collaboration, Barrick and Cisco will focus

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies to launch new simulator at MINExpo

    September 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – Immersive Technologies’ advanced equipment simulators are at the heart of the mining industry’s leading operator training and workforce development solutions. These solutions have a track record beyond compare in the delivery of quantified safety, efficiency and unscheduled

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    SAFETY: RCT’s smart technology increases mine safety and productivity in China

    August 31, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Canadian-miner Eldorado Gold’s decision to deploy RCT’s smart technology at its White Mountain gold mine in northeastern China saw both the safety culture strengthen and mine productivity increase at the same time. Prior to implementing the new technology, White Mountain

  • AUCTIONS: Ritchie Bros. to acquire IronPlanet

    August 30, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER and PLEASANTON, CA – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers., the world’s largest industrial auctioneer and a leading equipment distributor, and IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for used heavy equipment and other durable asset sales, today jointly announced that they have entered