Canadian Mining Journal

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    ASSAY: New gold standard in mineral analysis

    June 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HIGH-POWERED x-ray technology from Australia is set to increase the efficiency of assessing ore grades and reduce the mining industry’s environmental footprint. South Australian company Chrysos has developed a gold analysis process that is up to three times more accurate than conventional

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    TRANSPORTATION: Solution from Volga-Dnepr boosts Mary River production target

    May 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ outsize cargo specialists came up with an innovative solution to help the Canadian mining company Baffinland Iron Mines increase its iron ore production quota in 2017 at its Mary River operation on the northeast coast of

  • WATER: ICMM publishes new water reporting guide

    May 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – Globally, there is a clear call for greater transparency and disclosure on water use and management from all those who use it. This is especially true for the mining and metals industry considering its high water dependency

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    INNOVATION: ABB named key supplier to Nemaska Lithium, opens Montreal HQ

    May 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – ABB was named the key technical supplier for Nemaska Lithium‘s new Whabouchi mine and processing plant in the James Bay region. ABB will provide overall project management, design and engineering for the complete electrification and automation of the

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    SCREENS: IROCK adds spray rinse to 6.7-m screen

    May 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OHIO –  IROCK Crushers, a leader in global sales of mobile crushing and screening equipment, has redesigned its TS-522 TDR track portable screening plant to include a spray wash. The portable unit gives mines and quarries the convenience to screen and

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    PARTNERSHIP: Cementation partners with Nortech to create Inuit firm

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTH BAY, Ont. – Cementation Canada has registered ‘Nortech-Cementation Canada Labrador LP’, a limited partnership between Nortech Holdings of Happy Valley Goose Bay and Cementation, as an Inuit business with the Nunatsiavut Government. Nortech-Cementation is a majority Inuit-owned limited partnership

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    LUBRICANT: Bel-Ray offers new Molylube for open gears and ropes

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FARMINGDALE, N.J. – Total performance lubricant manufacturer, Bel-Ray, is offering a new mining product, Molylube open gear and rope lubricant. The newest mining lubricant can be used in general industrial open gears, pins and bushings, chains, wire ropes, cables, drive chains and

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    NETWORK: World’s first powered coaxial gigabit network from Maestro

    May 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The digital mine of the future requires a reliable gigabit network. Maestro’s Plexus PowerNet is the world’s first coaxial gigabit network that can be installed and maintained by any internal tradesperson, eliminating the need for costly outside

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    DUST CONTROL: Earth Alive to supply EA1 dust control and biofertilizer for Plan Nord

    May 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Earth Alive Clean Technologies, developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art microbial technology-based products for sustainable agriculture and mining, is pleased to announce that it has been approved as an official provider by The Société Du Plan Nord in Québec.

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    NAME: Atlas Copco to spin out mining business as Epiroc

    May 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has decided that Epiroc will be the name of the company that the group will dividend out in 2018 provided shareholder approval. On Jan. 16, 2017, Atlas Copco board

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    TRAINING: Boart Longyear program teaches standards and best practices

    May 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Boart Longyear recently launched its new global training program for drilling supervisors, drillers, driller assistants, mechanics, welders, manufacturing employees, and other front-line employees. The program includes classroom and on-the-job training, health and safety guidance documents,

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    DRILL: New Atlas Copco technology combines best of DTH and top hammer

    May 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Companies are constantly looking for ways to drill straighter holes at lesser costs. The new COPROD technology from Atlas Copco combines the best of down-the-hole and top hammer drills. By combining the ability to drill straight holes with