Canadian Mining Journal

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies embeds simulators, staff at Canada Fluorspar

    January 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Immersive Technologies has mobilized a managed training solution which includes advanced equipment simulators and embedded staff at Canada Fluorspar near the town of St. Lawrence. Immersive Technologies’ embedded training staff have already aided the recruitment and assessment of

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    BLASTING: 150 years of dynamite

    January 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT—Dyno Nobel, a global leader in commercial explosives, traces its roots back to Alfred Nobel and his pivotal invention of dynamite. This year marks 150 years of progress due to the power of dynamite. Before dynamite, the ability

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    TRANSPORT: Manitoulin Transport opens larger terminal in Wawa

    January 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Manitoulin Transport announced on Jan. 23 that it has opened a new transportation terminal in Wawa, ON, further strengthening its ability to provide the widest direct coverage in Canada. The new terminal ensures that businesses in the

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    TRUCKS: Cat bringing autonomous capabilities to more sizes, more brands

    January 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUTH, AZ – Caterpillar is developing autonomous mining truck technology for an expanded range of models, including other brands. At a recent Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling demonstration at the company’s facility in Arizona, Caterpillar announced a project to adapt

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    EQUIPMENT: Atlas Copco board proposes corporate split in 2018

    January 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Atlas Copco will propose at its 2018 annual general meeting that the group be split into two listed companies, Atlas Copco and NewCo (working name), and to distribute NewCo to the shareholders. NewCo will focus on mining/civil

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    SOFTWARE: Wenco’s Avoca creates business intelligence for mining

    January 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Last April, Wenco International released the Avoca Intelligence Suite — a business intelligence and analytics platform, built just for mining. Since then, a lot of folks have asked us about business intelligence and why the mining industry needs its own solution. So,

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    TRUCK: Volvo expand lineup with A45G articulated hauler

    January 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Fifty years ago, the articulated hauler was originated on the design philosophy that a truck could be both powerful and productive, while remaining incredibly nimble and efficient. Today, no line of articulated haulers better exemplifies this philosophy than

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    SOFTWARE: New THOR from Instantel features advanced analysis

    January 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KANATA, ON – Powerful event analysis tools at your fingertips from Instantel! With THOR advanced features, event data can be sliced and diced any way you’d like. With THOR users can view and transform your event data without altering the original

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    TOOLS: Sandvik develops new stronger carbide generation

    January 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – During ConExpo-Con/Agg, Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology will showcase new developments in mineral and ground tools for mining, trenching and road planing.  Visitors should make sure to stop by the Sandvik booth – S5128 in the Silver Lot

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    SOFTWARE: Australian mine chooses Wenco’s Avoca intelligence suite

    January 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RICHMOND, BC – Wenco is pleased to announce that its Avoca intelligence suite has been selected for use as the business intelligence system at Whitehaven’s Maules Creek coal mine in New South Wales, Australia. Maules Creek chose Avoca Intelligence Suite due to the

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    LUBRICANTS: Petro-Canada introduces award winning Hydrex XV

    December 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – Petro-Canada Lubricants has earned a Silver Stevie Award from the 13th Annual International Business Awards (IBA) for the company’s latest product innovation, Hydrex XV. The hydraulic fluid, reformulated and relaunched this year, is proven to drive operational efficiency

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    CRUSHER: Superior adds primary jaw option to processing portfolio

    December 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MINNESOTA – Superior Industries, global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has unveiled a new machinery solution for crushing applications called the Liberty™ jaw crusher. Functioning as a primary crusher, the unit compresses material in stone, concrete, asphalt, and