Canadian Mining Journal



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    SUSTAINABILITY: Seequent launches Contaminants modelling solution

    June 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW ZEALAND – Seequent, a geoscience software company, has released a Contaminants extension for Leapfrog Works, its 3-D modelling and analysis product. The integrated solution allows geoscientists to create 3-D models of subsurface contamination plumes to reliably define and estimate

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    NETWORKS: Geoverse announces licenced spectrum support for GeoCore platform

    June 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WASHINGTON – Geoverse, a provider of private LTE and 5G solutions, has announced that its existing GeoCore network service platform can now support licenced wireless spectrum. This solution combines low-band licenced 600 MHz and 700 MHz spectrum with CBRS (Citizens Broadband

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    MERGER: Metso’s minerals business, Outotec to combine by end of June

    June 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND –Metso and Outotec have received all of the regulatory approvals for the combination of Metso’s minerals business with Outotec. The merger will be complete once Metso’s partial demerger is registered with the Finnish authorities, which is expected to take

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    DRILLING: Sandvik adds DR410i rotary blast hole drill to its iSeries

    June 22, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FLORIDA – Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has introduced the Sandvik DR410i rotary blasthole drill, which features high productivity with a compact footprint. The DR410i can complete 152 mm to 251 mm rotary and DTH (down-the-hole) holes, with a standard

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    SAFETY: Hexagon introduces hazard alert feature, announces Proudfoot partnership

    June 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Hexagon’s Mining division, together with IDS GeoRadar, also a Hexagon company, has launched an industry-first platform, which integrates safety systems with radar-based slope stability hazards. This platform is part of the newly released HxGN MineProtect Collision Avoidance System (CAS)

  • DIGITALIZATION: Shell and IBM launch Oren platform for mining sector

    June 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW YORK – Shell and IBM have launched a new, global B2B Digital mining services marketplace platform aimed at helping mining companies find solutions related to safety, sustainability, mine planning and operational efficiency. By hosting new technology and digital solutions in one

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    SOFTWARE: Micromine launches free MFX viewer

    June 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Micromine, a software provider for the exploration and mining sectors, has launched the Micromine Effects (MFX) viewer, which makes it easy to share complex design and visualization files. Similar to a PDF reader, this free program allows anyone

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Outotec to deliver equipment for Gold Fields in Chile

    June 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Outotec has won a contract to deliver process equipment to Gold Fields’ Salares Norte greenfield gold project in the country’s Atacama region. The contract was booked with the company’s second quarter orders at approximately €14 million. Outotec’s scope of work

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    TECHNOLOGY: Kinross, acQuire join forces to upgrade app for blasthole sampling

    June 16, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEVADA – Kinross Gold has joined forces with acQuire, a geoscience data management software provider, to update its geoscientific information management (GIM) suite and add a new mobile data capture solution for blasthole sampling. A team from Kinross’s Round Mountain open-pit grade

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    SOFTWARE – Juniper launches Uinta mapping and data collection tool

    June 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – Juniper Systems, a U.S.-based manufacturer of field computer hardware, has introduced the Uinta mapping and data collection software. Uinta’s data collection capabilities include detailed mapping with points, lines, areas, as well as form-based notes for digital recordkeeping. Uinta

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    GEOPOSITIONING: Brandt to become exclusive Sokkia dealer in Canada

    June 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Brandt Group has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire assets of Ontario-based Sokkia Canada from Topcon Positioning. Following this acquisition, which affects the Ontario and Quebec markets, Brandt will become the exclusive dealer of Sokkia survey equipment,

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    ASSET MANAGEMENT: RPMGlobal’s AMT improves asset performance

    June 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – National Plant & Equipment, a company lending mining equipment, has increased its fleet availability during a period of growth after implementing RPMGlobal’s AMT solution for asset management. AMT is RPMGlobal’s intelligent asset management software, which helps mining companies,