Canadian Mining Journal



  • FINANCIAL: Caterpillar reports third-quarter 2016 results

    October 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA: Caterpillar Inc. today announced profit per share of $0.48 for the third quarter of 2016, a decrease from $0.94 per share in the third quarter of 2015.  Excluding restructuring costs, profit per share was $0.85, down from $1.05 per share

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    TIRES: Michelin launches new XDR3 earthmover tire

    October 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DUBAI – The R&D teams at Michelin spent more than six years developing the new 40.00 R57 and 53/80 R63 Michelin XDR3 (www.Michelin.com) tires for rigid dump trucks operating in surface mines. One of the main challenges facing mine operators today

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    TRUCK: Komatsu unveils autonomous haulage truck

    October 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – Komatsu Ltd. is going to unveiled its innovative autonomous haul truck featuring a cabless structure at MINExpo last month. Unlike 930E and 830E autonomous models, Komatsu has newly developed this vehicle exclusively as an unmanned vehicle designed

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    TIRES: Bridgestone steps up off-road technology

    October 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NASHVILLE, TN – Bridgestone Americas showcased a full suite of its newest industry leading mining technology solutions designed to meet the needs of global customers at MINExpo in Las Vegas. A single-source provider of tires, conveyor belts and hoses to

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    TRUCK: Liebherr introduces new 100-t T 236 to select markets

    October 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GERMANY – Liebherr recently introduced a new mining truck, the 100-tonne T 236 that offers increased productivity, better efficiency, enhanced reliability, and improved safety. And the cost of transporting a tonne of rock is now lower. This is the first

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    VEHICLES: SMS Equipment expands line of all-makes undercarriage

    October 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – SMS Equipment has signed a support and distribution agreement with Berco of America, Inc., a ThyssenKrupp company, to work together across Canada. Berco joins the SMS Equipment family as its newest business partner and will be supporting their

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    VALVES: Victalic brings Bermad line to North America

    October 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PENNSYLVANIA – Victaulic took advantage of the recent MINExpo to introduce the latest line of Bermad hydraulic control and air valve offerings to the North American mining industry. Designed and engineered specifically for mining applications, these durable cost effective automatic

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    TRUCK: Cat 794 AC a versatile performer

    October 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – Caterpillar’s newest large mining truck, the 794 AC, made its mining show debut at MINExpo 2016. The 291-tonne capacity truck uses a combination of proven designs – a chassis design that has accumulated about 18 million operating

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    SEISMIC RISK: BC earthquake warning technology goes global with SGS Canada partnership

    October 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Weir-Jones Engineering and SGS Canada have entered into a global preferred service provider agreement that will bring affordable and reliable BC developed earthquake early warning system (EEWS) technology, known as ShakeAlarm®, to countries with high seismic risk that currently

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    PUMPS: World’s largest mill pump beats 4,000 hours of continuous operation

    October 3, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – GIW Industries, leader in the design and manufacture of heavy duty centrifugal slurry equipment, pumps, and parts, helped a customer in Chile achieve what it thought impossible: developing a mill pump that can run at least 4,000 hours

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    DRONES: Heliceo offers world first in geomatics

    October 3, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FRANCE – The DroneBox technology is scalable, patented, and designed to equip both plane and multi-rotor unmanned aerial systems, as well as terrestrial photogrammetric and bathymetric unmanned vehicle systems (UVS). This solution is a genuine technological kernel, concentrating 70% of

  • 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