Canadian Mining Journal

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    LOADER: Cat testing battery-powered version in Canadian mine

    September 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The underground mining group within Caterpillar Inc. is preparing to ship a proof of concept battery electric load-haul-dumper (LHD) to a mine site located in Canada. The initial build and validation testing of this R1300G test unit began in early

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    EXCAVATORS: Strongco rents Volvo fleet to Tervita Corporation

    September 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Strongco Corporation has entered into an agreement with the environmental services division of Tervita Corporation based in Calgary, Alta. The deal includes eight Volvo EC250E excavators, complete with wrist buckets and hydraulic thumbs, to be used for

  • FLOTATION: Eriez, CEEC reach deal to boost efficiency

    September 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Leading mineral processing technology company Eriez has joined forces with energy efficient mining and processing champion CEEC, to continue to drive improvements across the global mining industry. The Coalition for Energy Efficient Comminution (CEEC) is an international, not-for-profit

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    CONTROLS: Push-button simplicity for level and inventory data from BinMaster

    August 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LINCOLN, Neb. – BinMaster has an easier way to access level and inventory data for bins, tanks or silos. Mounted at ground level or from a truck loadout, the C-100 has the answers at the push of a button. No

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    GOLD: Gekko introduces Carbon Scout for plant optimization

    August 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Following the collaboration agreement signed with Curtin University for the development and commercialization of a cutting-edge carbon management technology, Gekko Systems is pleased to report that the units have now reached the commercial release stage. The all new

  • POWER: B2Gold chooses Cat and Barloworld for solar option in Namibia

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NAMIBIA – Caterpillar today announced that B2Gold Corp. has selected Caterpillar and Cat dealer Barloworld to supply 7 MW of solar power at the Otjikoto mine in this African republic. The full system, including Cat photovoltaic (PV) solar modules and

  • EQUIPMENT: Cat dealer Toromont to acquire Hewitt $1B deal

    August 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Toromont Industries today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the businesses and net operating assets of the Hewitt Group of companies in exchange for consideration of $917.7 million cash plus the issuance of 2.25 million Toromont shares (nominally $100

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    LOADER: New Cat 998K XE offers high fuel efficiency, low cost of ownership

    August 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Caterpillar’s new 998K XE electric drive loader delivers 25% greater overall efficiency and up to 10% more productivity in load-and-carry applications than the industry leader 988K loader. This  is the first wheel loader offered by Caterpillar with a high efficiency

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    BUSINESS: Metso to divide its minerals services into two new areas

    August 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HELSINKI, Finland – Metso will change its business area organization in the minerals segment. The current Minerals Services business area will be divided into two separate business areas: Minerals Services and Minerals Consumables. Both new business areas will work in close

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    VALVES: NCI Canada launches new line of iron body valves

    August 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – NCI Canada has launched its newest line of commercial iron body valves to the Canadian marketplace. Continually striving to deliver high quality, well built and innovative products, the newest commercial line consists of iron body butterfly, gate,

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    DRILLING: Layne Christensen to distribute Boart’s TruCore technology

    August 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Layne Christensen Co. today announced on Aug. 7, 2017, that International Directional Services (IDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Layne  has entered into an agreement with Boart Longyear to distribute their TruCore electronic core orientation

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    DRILLS: Atlas Copco leads the way with launch of Boomer M2C battery

    August 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. –With the addition of the battery drill rigs, Atlas Copco now offers a full underground mining portfolio that includes loaders, trucks, face drills, ground support and production drills with diesel-free options. The company showcased its innovative battery technology