Canadian Mining Journal

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    GRINDING: ABB commissions six gearless mill drives at Cobre Panama

    October 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – Commercial production of copper now underway at large open pit Cobre Panama mine. Technology leader ABB has deployed six ABB gearless mill drives at the Cobre Panama copper mine, which is located 120 km west of Panama City.

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    AI: Vale chooses GoldSpot to define targets at Coleman

    October 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. is sending its team of expert geologists and data scientists has been engaged by Vale Canada to use machine learning (artificial intelligence) to identify new drilling targets at the Coleman nickel-copper mine, part of its

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    SOFTWARE: RPMGlobal delivers intelligent underground mine design

    October 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RPMGlobal has delivered on its commitment to release an innovative design solution to the market before the end of the year, unveiling its Underground Metals Solution (UGMS) Optimiser edition for mine planning customers. UGMS Optimiser marks the first edition

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    SENSORS: Wireless systems from BinMaster cut installation costs

    October 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEBRASKA – Reduce the cost and complexity of installing your silo inventory management system using BinMaster’s wireless communication solutions. Easily programmable, compact devices replace wires with over-the-air technology. A simple point-to-point configuration eliminates the hassle and cost of running wires.

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    DEWATERING: Outotec Larox double sided pressure filter tames difficult materials

    October 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HELSINKI – Filtration applications are getting more demanding due to challenging materials, increased cake washing needs, strong acid processes, and finer particles being filtered. There is an increasing need for technologies that can handle these challenges in a reliable and

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    RESEARCH: Outotec marks 70 years’ support for sustainable growth

    October 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Outotec Research Centre (ORC) in Pori is unique in the industry – its expertise in the minerals and metals processing value chain ranges from ores to finished metals and recycling. The research center was established in 1949, and

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    CRUSHING-SCREENING: Metso launches new Nordtrack mobile units

    October 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HELSINKI – Metso expanded its line of mobile crushing and screening units for the aggregates industry with an extensive new product portfolio. The new Metso Nordtrack range introduces 19 products designed to meet the requirements of general contractors in particular.

  • AI: GoldSpot tech used to create geological map at Yamana mine site

    October 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – GoldSpot Discoveries and Yamana Gold have created a lithological map for the El Penon gold mine site, in northern Chile, using machine learning. GoldSpot says its proprietary technology uses deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) models to create predictive

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    VALVES: Guide to severe service from CGIS

    October 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

      VANCOUVER – When it comes to mining and mineral processing, there are a number of factors you need to consider when deciding if a severe service valve (SSV) or general purpose valve (GPV) is the right valve for an application. If you’re not 100%

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    DREDGING: Allu system reuses dredged material from waterways

    October 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – The Allu Group, manufacturers of multi-purpose attachments for heavy equipment, now offers a dredging solution that reuses the removed material. If the company’s success at a historic canal in New Jersey is anything to go by, miners can

  • BLASTING: New Dyno Nobel software aims to lower costs

    October 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY – Commercial explosives leader Dyno Nobel has introduced a new software system that it says can reduce costs and increase efficiency. The ΔE2 software system allows targeted placement of energy in the blast hole by incorporating data

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    DRILLING: Major Drilling to acquire Norex

    October 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONCTON, N.B. – Major Drilling Group International has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Norex Drilling, a family owned drilling company and a leading exploration drilling contractor based in Timmins, Ont. The