Canadian Mining Journal

  • TRAINING: Learn the skills, comply with federal drone regulations

    April 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WINNIPEG – Transport Canada regulations released in December 2016, require proper training and education for those who wish to use drones for commercial purposes. Regulations require that anyone using a drone for any purpose besides the recreational enjoyment of flying

  • ACQUISITION: Weir in $1.3B deal for ESCO

    April 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GLASGOW – Weir Group has entered into a binding agreement to acquire ESCO Corp. (“ESCO”), a U.S. company based in Portland, Ore., for an equity value of US$1.1 billion and an estimated enterprise value of US$1.29 billion. ESCO is the

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    PUMPS: What slurry pump maintenance can I perform — and when should I call the experts?

    April 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Like so many other machines, slurry pumps require regular maintenance to function optimally and reliably. Without proper care, pumps can suffer catastrophic failures, which can result in unscheduled repairs, potential injury, and facility downtime. Even if they don’t fail, poorly maintained

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    TRUCKS: Cat reveals three new articulated models

    April 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Three new 2018 Caterpillar articulated trucks – 730, 730 EJ (ejector), and 735 – replace the C series predecessors and offer new operator stations, transmission protection features, a new hoist assist system, an advanced traction control system,

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    TRAINING: Immersive adds LX6 to medium fidelity simulator family

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Immersive Technologies the world’s largest supplier of surface and underground mining equipment simulators is proudly announcing the latest addition to its medium fidelity simulator range. The LX6 is a brand new medium fidelity simulator platform which offers the

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    VALVES: Rexroth offers dynamic, directional control

    April 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BURLINGTON, Ont. – The latest from Rexroth are pilot-operated 4/3-way directional control valves with highly dynamic properties. The greatly improved product features allow these valves to master even demanding control tasks with ease. With a high flow of up to

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    MEASUREMENT: Teflon coated BinMaster sensor made for sticky situations

    April 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Teflon-coated sphere for the SmartBob  level sensor is a new option for materials that are sticky or prone to static cling. Its coating is specifically adapted for measuring powders and solid materials that may adhere to the

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    ATTACHMENTS: Epiroc adds Chicago Pneumatic line for excavators

    April 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Epiroc and Chicago Pneumatic hydraulic excavator attachments have joined their product lineups. The Epiroc RX breakers, RC compactors and CG contractor grapples will feature the same high performance and outstanding reliability as before, with enhanced support from

  • ENVIRONMENT: Zero liquid discharge treatment plants chosen for northern mine

    April 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RICHMOND, B.C. – Saltworks Technologies has been chosen to deliver two full-scale saline water treatment systems for a precious metals mine in the Canadian North. The zero liquid discharge (ZLD) plants will desalinate mine shaft water, and enable the site to achieve

  • WATER TREATMENT: Veolia supplies plant to Greenbushes mine

    April 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA – Veolia technologies used at the water treatment plant allow doubling the output at the largest hard rock lithium mine in the world. The mine is owned by Talison Lithium of Perth. The mine is located adjacent to

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    MATERIAL HANDLING: Rail-Veyor system installed to haul Deep 1 ore at Goldex mine

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Rail-Veyor Technologies Global Inc. is proud to announce that it’s Rail-Veyor system is now hauling all of the production material at Agnico Eagle Mines’ Goldex mine in Val-d’Or, Que. for the Deep 1 project. Installation of the

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    TRUCK: Komatsu launches HD1500-8 off road dump vehicle

    April 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JAPAN – Komatsu starts sales of the HD1500-8 mechanical mining dump truck in April after having fully remodeled its predecessor deployed mainly in overseas mines. The new full model change version is powered by a 50-liter engine, compared to a