Canadian Mining Journal

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    PUMPS: Quellaveco copper mill chooses GIW cyclone feed units

    April 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – GIW Industries has been selected for the delivery of four MDX 600 cyclone feed pumps for the Quellaveco copper project in Peru. The mine is owned 60% by Anglo American and 40% by Mitsubishi. GIW won the order

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    TRUCKS: Updated Terex TA300 makes debut at bauma

    April 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MUNICH, Germany – Terex Trucks’ 28-tonne upgraded TA300 articulated hauler made its first international trade show appearance earlier this month at bauma 2019. Representatives from Terex were at the event showing visitors how the company’s two articulated haulers – the

  • LOAD-HAUL-DUMPER: Cat using R1700 underground loader as platform for first electric LHD

    April 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill.  – Caterpillar has chosen to make the new R1700 underground mining loader its first battery electric LHD platform. The design of the new battery electric Cat R1700 XE will use advanced technology for lithium-ion batteries and fast, onboard

  • MERGER: Canadian Mining Sustainability Acquires Canadian Mining Suppliers

    April 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Canadian Mining Sustainability announces that it has acquired the assets and interests of Canadian Mining Suppliers a non-profit mining supply portal. Canadian Mining Suppliers consults with the global mining supply and services base with engagement programs including trade

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    EQUIPMENT: MacLean expands Owen Sound manufacturing facility

    April 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – MacLean Engineering cut the ribbon on a 1,400 m2 expansion of its Owen Sound manufacturing facility on April 8, 2019. The expansion doubles assembly capacity from five bays to 10, with two 10-tonne cranes. A separate storage building

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    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi’s new EX-7 series has next level fuel efficiency

    April 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MOLINE, Ill. – Hitachi is introducing the EX2600-7 and EX5600-7 mining excavators, which deliver enhanced efficiency, reliability and durability, to North and South America. These models are part of the new EX-7 Series line of mining excavators, which highlights Hitachi’s

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    TECHNOLOGY: Hitachi’s vision for autonomous mining to be unveiled by Wenco

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems, a subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery, will unveil Hitachi’s new global vision for autonomous mining systems at the CIM 2019 convention, running April 28 to May 1 in Montreal. A major provider of equipment

  • ROCK SUPPORT: Epiroc completes acquisition of New Concept Mining

    April 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has completed the acquisition of New Concept Mining, a South African manufacturer of rock reinforcement products for underground mining. New Concept Mining is based in Johannesburg, South

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    PRODUCTIVITY: MineWare and Komatsu launch solution aimed at increasing productivity of loading tool

    April 8, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    GERMANY – Mining technology provider MineWare and equipment manufacturer Komatsu launched in Germany their first factory fitted payload management system called Argus PLM. In a media statement, the companies explained that the system is an original equipment manufacturer or OEM

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    OILSANDS: NACG wins additional 5-year contract

    April 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – North American Construction Group earlier this week announced a five-year multiple use contract and an associated term contract with a major oil sands customer.  The agreement runs through December 2023 and the backlog value is expected to be

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    AWARDS: Immersive Technologies recognizes two for mining business improvement

    April 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Immersive Technologies has announced the winners of its Global Business Improvement Award 2018. Marking the tenth year in which Immersive Technologies recognizes the most outstanding real results achieved by mining companies utilizing simulation as a key driver in the business

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    BLASTING: BME wins coal mine contract in Alaska

    April 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JOHANNESBURG – Blasting specialist BME USA has been awarded a contract by Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) in Alaska to supply explosive products and accessories. Part of the South Africa-based explosives leader BME, the USA business was established in Denver, Colo.,