Canadian Mining Journal

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    CERTIFICATION: Provix quality management system compliant with ISO 9001-2008

    May 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALLISON, Ontario – Provix Inc. announces that its quality management system has been registered as compliant with the International Standard ISO 9001-2008. This achievement was a direct result of the entire organization working together in effectively developing and maintaining the

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    EQUIPMENT: Atlas Copco launches its first battery powered underground loader

    May 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Atlas Copco is launching its newest zero emissions underground loader, setting a new benchmark in operator safety this week at the MassMin 2016. Look for it in North America before it is gradually rolled out around the globe.

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    EQUIPMENT: Caterpillar introduces the smart iron age

    May 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MUNICH, Germany – Doug Oberhelman, chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., unveiled “The Age of Smart Iron” last month at Bauma. The Age of Smart Iron describes Caterpillar’s strategy to be the industry leader bringing digital solutions designed to improve

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    EXCAVATOR: New Liebherr R9200 boasts biggest payload in class

    May 3, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GERMANY – Liebherr’s launched its new R 9200 excavator in mid-April with the announcement that an Indonesian miner had already purchased 10 of the machines. With a 12.5 m3 bucket, the R 9200 has the biggest payload in its class. This

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    FORKLIFTS: Sellick breaks ground for new plant

    May 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HARROW, Ontario – Sellick Equipment, manufacturer of rough terrain and truck mounted forklifts for mining and other industries for more than 47 years, broke ground last week broke ground for a new multi-million dollar, 110-m2 plant. The ground breaking ceremony

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    VENTILATION: SRK merges with MVS

    April 25, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENVER – SRK Consulting is pleased to announce that it is merging MVS’s ventilation services into its US practice. MVS specializes in addressing engineering and ventilation challenges associated with mining operations and other subsurface facilities. The amalgamation aligns with both

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    HYDRAULIC FLUID: Petro-Canada launches next generation Hydrex

    April 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Petro-Canada Lubricants, a Suncor business, has reformulated its Hydrex™ line of hydraulic fluids to deliver leading wear protection, greater energy efficiencies, extended oil life and strong performance in wide temperature ranges. Customers know Hydrex, an industry leader

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    ANNIVERSARY: GIW celebrating 125 years

    March 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – 2016 marks the 125th anniversary of GIW Industries Inc. Businesses rise and fall for many reasons, yet despite experiencing many of those reasons firsthand, GIW has continued to thrive. The secret to success isn’t much of a secret:

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    SENSOR: BinMaster coats bob level sensor with Teflon

    March 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LINCOLN, Nebraska – BinMaster introduces the Teflon-coated spike bob, a weight and cable based sensor specifically adapted for measuring powders and solids material that may adhere to the sensor probe. If material should build up on the sensor, periodic maintenance

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    SOFTWARE: Readyline from Wenco helps keep equipment problem free

    March 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RICHMOND, British Columbia  – With each new release of Readyline in 2016, mines get closer and closer to stopping all equipment problems before they start. Wenco’s asset health management system changed the way mines monitored machine condition when it debuted in 2015.

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    GEARS: No added lead time for customized Nord gears

    March 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WISCONSIN – A fully equipped machine shop with highly trained machinists allows for Nord Gear Corporation to accommodate special, customer specific requirements with ease. Nord’s machine shop, located on premise at their main US factory in Waunakee, Wisconsin, processes on

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    COMPRESSOR: New portable dual pressure/flow from Doosan

    March 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTH CAROLINA – Doosan Portable Power, a pioneer in dual pressure and dual flow air compressor technology, has introduced the Tier 4 Final compliant XP825/HP750 air compressor. Operating at either 825 cfm at 125 psi or 750 cfm at 150