Canadian Mining Journal

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    SENSORS: BinMaster offers non-contact measurement for liquids

    February 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEBRASKA – BinMaster’s new NCR-25 non-contact radar level sensor continuously measures liquids contained in vessels up to almost 35 metres tall. The NCR-25 is best suited for water, fuels, oils, and other freely flowing, clean liquids. This sensor is suitable

  • GUIDELINES: CIM updates standards, best practices and guidance for mineral reserves and resources

    February 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – The CIM Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves Committee (MRMR) published the revised Mineral Exploration Best Practice Guidelines, a 17-page document meant to assist professional geoscientists and exploration practitioners in planning, supervising and executing exploration programs, on Dec. 6,

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    EXPLORATION: New survey system from HPX goes to China

    February 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Robert Friedland, Chairman and CEO of High Power Exploration Inc. (HPX), and Eric Finlayson, president, announced on Feb. 18 that the company has entered into lease and technical assistance agreements with Shandong Yantai Xintai Gold Mining Co., a

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    SAFETY: Canadian coal miner signs deal with Hexagon

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TUCSON, Ariz. –  Hexagon’s Mining division is pleased to announce a significant safety solution deal with Conuma Coal Resources. Conuma produces high quality metallurgical coal for use in the steel industry. The three-year subscription package will cover Conuma’s three mines

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    ELECTRIC CARS: Petro-Canada to build first coast-to-coast network of fast EV chargers

    February 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – Petro-Canada is building a network of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations across the country. More than 50 EV stations will be located along the Trans-Canada highway from Nova Scotia to British Columbia. Construction is set to begin

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    PUMPS: Why do slurry pumps wear quickly at low flow rates?

    February 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – All experienced slurry pump operators are aware of some of the reasons for high rates of pump wear that can negatively affect pump performance over time. Although slurry characteristics such as particle size and concentration may first come

  • AWARD: Schneider Electric wins global award for circular economy commitment

    February 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Schneider Electric has one The Circulars 2019 award in the Multinational category. The Circulars are an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders. The Circulars recognize private and public organizations and

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    DRILLS: Anglo American orders Epiroc for new mine in Peru

    February 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc AB has been awarded a significant order from Anglo American for its new copper mine in Peru. The miner has ordered multiple drill rigs and related equipment to be used at its new Quellaveco open pit copper

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    SECURITY: Siemens Canada joins Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity

    February 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FREDERICTON, N.B. – Siemens Canada announced its corporate membership with the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) housed at the University of New Brunswick. In May 2018, Siemens announced the creation of a Cybersecurity Centre in Fredericton with support from OpportunitiesNB (ONB).  The centre is

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    FUEL BLENDING: Gas blending saves costs and the environment, Caterpillar

    February 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar now offers Cat Dynamic Gas Blending (DGB) technology in a conversion kit for off-road trucks. DGB is said to be the key to lowering fuel costs without lowering performance. This dual-fuel technology optimizes fuel use from

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    LOADER: Kubota introduces most manoeuvrable compact track loader

    January 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MARKHAM, Ont. – Kubota Canada is proud to announce the newest addition to its popular compact track loaders series, the SVL65-2. The new compact track loader is positioned in a lighter rated operating capacity weight class than the current SVL75-2

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    SOFTWARE: Software updates as vital as machine servicing

    January 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – As the New Year begins, leading mining software solutions provider Micromine is reminding mining companies to update their software to avoid potential cyber security breaches, data loss, system integration issues and operational downtime in 2019. The reminder comes