Canadian Mining Journal

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    DRONES: Microdrones has full line of drones for mining

    August 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GERMANY – Microdrones UAVs are taking the global mining industry by storm. Less expensive than the helicopters traditionally used by the industry to gain an aerial perspective, drones are providing mining companies with mapping abilities that provide better results and

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    PUMPS: How to avoid damage when a pump is stored

    August 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – Planning to put your pump into storage? Make sure you know the proper procedures — and follow them — in order to avoid long-term damage. GIW Industries helps its customers tackle some of the most complex pumping challenges

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    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi’s new EX3600-7 offers more efficiency, reliability, durability

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Hitachi unveiled the EX3600-7 mining excavator, which delivers increased efficiency, reliability and durability for customers in North and South America. The new model is the fourth machine in Hitachi’s new EX-7 Series lineup, following the recent launch of

  • VEHICLES: MacLean puts down roots in Nevada gold region

    August 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – MacLean Engineering, headquartered in Collingwood, Ont., is significantly investing in growth in the United States, with the appointment of Dan Millette as U.S. sales manager and his relocation to Elko. This initial, keystone step in the company’s growth

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    LOADER: Komatsu America introduces new WA9000-8 wheel loader

    August 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Komatsu America has introduced the WA900-8. The 116,400-kg wheel loader is equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emission regulations compliant engine. The machine is purpose-built to load about 65- to 135-tonne haul trucks with a bucket

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    FLOTATION: Eriez explains innovative two-stage StackCell

    August 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DELTA, B.C. – Eric Wasmund, global managing director of Eriez’ Flotation Division, is presenting a paper about the innovative StackCell two-stage flotation cell as part of the technical program at Copper 2019. Copper 2019 is part of the Conference of

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    ORE SORTER: Tomra’s advanced technology can make green mining profitable

    August 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GERMANY – Tomra’s advanced sensor-based sorting technologies offer mining operations the dual benefits of energy efficiency and the ability to recover valuable ore even from sub-economic deposits or dumps. This has become increasingly relevant as the mining industry – a

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    ANNIVERSARY: RPMGlobal celebrates 50 years

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRISBANE, Australia – RPMGlobal has reached a significant milestone as the organization celebrates 50 years of delivering premier consulting and advisory services to the global mining industry. During this time, RPMGlobal has earned a strong reputation as the go-to technology

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    CONVEYORS: Launch of Aura IQ to revolutionize conveyor monitoring

    August 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRISBANE, Australia – With conveyors underpinning efficiency, and ultimately profitability in bulk handling operations around the globe, maintenance has traditionally been a real problem. Conventional methods of advanced conveyor failure detection is often unreliable, subjective, time consuming and labour intensive,

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    SCREENER-CRUSHER: Clay miner chooses ALLU attachment

    August 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TENNESSEE – ALLU Transformer of East Brunswick, N.J.,. has placed one of its M 3-20 material processing attachments at a montmorillonite clay mine. The miner purchased the mine duty M Series screener-crusher attachment from ALLU to use with its Hitachi

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    PUMPING: GIW asks – do you know what Murphian particles are?

    August 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – There is a tiny particle that can cause big problems for any slurry pumping operation. GIW Industries shares how to adjust transport velocity to avoid the issue. The answer to avoiding the issue comes from Reab Berry, former

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    SHOVELS: Cat upgrades drive systems for 7495 and 7495 HF

    July 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar has developed a drive system upgrade for Cat 7495 and 7495 HF electric rope shovels. The upgrade reconfigures the crawler undercarriage to allow drive shaft and tumbler replacement from the outboard side, which improves access and decreases