Canadian Mining Journal

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    LIGHTING: Power use down, brightness up for LED lights

    July 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

      INDIANA – Hazard and warning lights are essential to ensure the visibility and safety of vehicles used in mining such as earth movers, bulldozers, excavators, off road trucks, etc.  Whether it’s directional lighting, strobes or clearance markers, these lights

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    CONTRACTING: SNC-Lavalin exits lump sum turnkey contracting

    July 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – SNC-Lavalin Group has decided to exit the lump sum turnkey (LSTK) contracting sector. Instead the company’s resources (oil and gas and mining and metallurgy) and infrastructure construction will be reorganized into a separate business unit. The company says

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    SOFTWARE: ABB launches digital real-time mine integration

    July 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWITZERLAND – The new ABB Ability operations management system (OMS) maximizes co-ordination between weekly production plans and dynamic situations in the mine to improve efficiency, increase productivity and maximize profitability. Developed in collaboration with Boliden and ArcelorMittal Mining Canada, Ability

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    NEW TECHNOLOGY: Epiroc introduces 6th Sense for smarter mining

    July 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc has introduced 6th Sense, calling it a “game changer” that combines digitalization and automation to boost customers’ performance. There is a growing need for the mining and infrastructure industries to look to digital technologies to enhance productivity,

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    DOZER: The new Cat D11 dozer

    July 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar says it has kept everything its customers love about its D11 tracked dozer, and beefed it up to be more productive and efficient, thus lowering overall costs. Among a lot of other things, Cat redesigned the pin

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    PUMPS: WMFTG recommends peristaltic hose pumps for gold mining

    July 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UNITED KINGDOM – A new white paper from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) concludes that using peristaltic hose pumps enhances precious metals mining. The paper says that in order to maximise profitability through improved uptime, reduced maintenance costs and enhanced

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies powers ahead with multi-OEM strategy

    July 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERTH, Australia – Immersive Technologies has engaged in an unprecedented level of mining machine simulator development for a diverse range of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) over the past year. This is set to continue with projects underway for new and

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    TRUCKS: Cat 794 AC to meet strictest emissions standards, preserve performance

    July 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar’s Cat 794 AC mining truck is now equipped to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final exhaust emissions standards. In field testing, the Tier 4 pilot trucks matched the superior performance and productivity of the Tier 2 equivalent

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    IMAGING: How thermal imaging boosts safety, cuts downtime says FLIR

    July 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the mining industry, where adverse weather and environmental conditions are workplace norm, thermal imaging has been proven a dependable tool to help limit unscheduled downtime and improve workplace safety. In the process, it has proven to save millions of

  • SENSOR: Dust Alert from BinMaster monitors dust emissions

    July 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEBRASKA – BinMaster‘s DD-3000 Dust Alert with integrated electronics and sensing probe utilizes inductive electrification to detect and alert when dust emissions exceed a pre-set point. It uses integrated electronics and sensing probe with inductive electrification technology to detect and alert

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    PROCESSING: Metso, Outotec merger creates industry leader

    July 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Metso Minerals of Helsinki and Outotec of Espoo have announced plans to combine their companies to create an industry leader in equipment and processing for the mineral processing industry. (Metso Flow Control will become an independent company under

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    DRILLING: Epiroc moves US head office to technology hub

    July 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENVER – Epiroc has relocated its U.S. headquarters from Commerce City to Broomfield within the Denver, Colo., metropolitan area. The company joins a dynamic business community in a tech corridor known as the “Rocky Mountain Silicon Valley.” The move to