Canadian Mining Journal



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    AIR QUALITY: N.R. Murphy announces new owners after 75 years in business

    November 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – After three-quarters of a century in the business of providing top industrial air quality solutions across North America, N.R. Murphy Limited has passed the torch to new owners. The Cambridge-based company – which manufactures dust collectors, fans,

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    GOLD: Macassa No.4 headframe rises over Kirkland Lake

    November 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The skyline of Kirkland Lake changed recently when the 65-metre-tall concrete headframe for Kirkland Lake Gold’s new Macassa No.4 shaft was slip formed in just 10 days. Another significant event in the No.4 shaft construction occurred when the

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    TRUCKS: MacLean celebrates double production milestones

    November 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLLINGWOOD, Ont. – Two production milestone units are ready to roll off the line at MacLean Engineering’s manufacturing facility: SL3 scissor lift No.200 and BT3 boom truck No.100, going to mines in Quebec and British Columbia, respectively. “We’re known for

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    LOADER: Cat launches best in class underground R1700

    November 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar recently launched the Cat R1700 underground mining loader, a completely new design that has proven its high productivity and efficiency in extended field trials and in production studies. The R1700 carries a size-class-leading payload of 15 tonnes,

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    TOOLS: Epiroc hydraulic tools division forms a North American competence centre

    November 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – To meet the changing needs in the North American market, Epiroc introduces a world-class organization that will support the Hydraulic Attachment Tools division in all of North America. The new North American Competence Center, located in Independence, Ohio,

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    TRUCKS: Komatsu’s FrontRunner automated trucks haul a record 2B tonnes

    November 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Komatsu America announced on Nov. 15 that the FrontRunner autonomous haulage system (AHS) has achieved the unprecedented milestone of more than 2.0 billion tonnes of material moved autonomously. The FrontRunner system has now hauled more than all other

  • SOFTWARE: eCompliance unveils innovative asset management feature

    November 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – eCompliance, the number one software for strengthening safety culture, announced the release of Asset Management as the newest addition to the product. The addition of Asset Management positions the company as the only safety software provider to track both assets

  • ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Epiroc launches new generation of battery-powered machines

    November 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc launched second generation of battery-powered machines on Nov. 14, 2018. They are designed to lower mining customers’ costs and promote a healthier underground work environment. The battery-driven underground loaders, trucks and drill rigs will create a number

  • SELENIUM: BQE Water signs on to provide water treatment for Centerra’s Kemess Underground project

    November 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based BQE Water has entered into an operating services agreement with a subsidiary of Centerra Gold for water treatment at the Kemess mine site 430 km northwest of Prince George. The treatment plant will remove heavy metals

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    TRUCKS: Cat offers two new ultra-class OTR trucks

    November 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – With the introduction of the new Cat 798 AC and the 796 AC, Caterpillar expands its mining truck line to give customers the flexibility to choose what meets their needs and preferences. The new electric drive 798

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    PUMPS: Five slurry pump hacks you need to know

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – It seems like a hack exists for everything these days. From a quicker way to wash your car to unusual ways to remove wood scuffs, there’s a shortcut for doing just about all your everyday chores better, faster,

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    TRUCKS: Terex signs new dealer in British Columbia

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Construction is big business in British Columbia right now, with lots of large scale projects taking place across the region. That’s why Terex Trucks has decided to strengthen its presence there by signing a new dealer –