Canadian Mining Journal

  • Feature

    Unleashing innovation in mine planning

    May 4, 2021 by Lorrie Fava

    Mine planning is being transformed by recent advances in technologies, ranging from rugged devices in the field for monitoring equipment operation and scanning rock faces, to optimization software in the engineering office. The digital transformation sweeping the industry is enabling

  • News

    SPONSORED: Mobile LiDAR delivers unprecedented insights at BHP’s Olympic Dam mine

    February 25, 2021 by Emesent

    BHP’s Olympic Dam mine was an early adopter of Emesent’s Hovermap mobile LiDAR (light detection and ranging) system. First deployed in February 2019, Hovermap has become a ubiquitous tool that’s integral to the mine’s underground operational workflows. Geotechnical, engineering, geology

  • News

    Vale accepting applications for MINE innovation challenge

    February 16, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Vale is offering the MINE (Mining Innovation for a New Environment) program in collaboration with the MIT Professional Education, MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative, Brazil-based SENAI CIMATEC and startup accelerator the Bakery. The program gives 30 professionals the opportunity to help

  • News

    COVID-19: Two northern Ontario companies among Vale’s COVID-19 Challenge winners

    May 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – On Apr. 3, Vale launched a COVID-19 challenge in Canada to help generate innovative solutions during the pandemic by offering financial support of up to US$1 million. Nearly 1,800 solutions were submitted globally and over 300 came from

  • BATTERIES: Researchers look into battery management system to improve cycle life

    May 6, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    UNITED STATES – Arizona-based Electric Applications has launched a research project designed to balance electrical current across banks of advanced lead batteries supporting wind and solar systems. The 18-month study is backed by the Consortium for Battery Innovation. The plan is

  • News

    INNOVATION: Vale launches $1M COVID-19 Challenge

    April 6, 2020 by Vale Base Metals

    CANADA – Vale is joining the fight against COVID-19 by launching the Vale COVID-19 Challenge, offering up to US$1 million to propel innovative COVID-19 solutions into the marketplace. The challenge is open in Canada and Brazil with each selected solution eligible

  • AI, machine learning to deliver ‘wave of discoveries’

    March 12, 2020 by Carl Williams

    The past 20 years have seen remarkable advances in the mining industry, particularly in mineral exploration technologies with vast volumes of data generated from geologic, geophysical, geochemical, satellite and other surveying techniques. However, the abundance of data has not necessarily

  • News

    COMMUNICATIONS: Nokia to deploy LTE network for Norcat

    March 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY – Nokia will deploy its private LTE digital automation platform at Norcat’s underground centre in Sudbury to establish an underground global mining innovation centre. Nokia is collaborating with Norcat and Canada’s Centre for Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN)

  • Feature

    CEMI seeks to accelerate advance rates

    February 1, 2020 by Doug Morrison

    A canopy system designed to triple advance speeds

  • News

    GOLD: Torex upgrades Media Luna resource

    January 14, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Torex Gold has released an updated resource for its Media Luna deposit at the Morelos project with 12.6 million tonnes at 5.55 g/t gold-equivalent in the indicated category for a total of 2.24 million oz. and 33.5 million

  • News

    INNOVATION: Ennomotive challenge looks at dust solutions

    January 13, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Ennomotive, an engineering innovation hub, has presented results from an open challenge aimed at finding solutions to the problem posed by the presence of dust in various work environments. This particular problem can be found in mining and

  • Feature

    If you’re not planning for the SAP S/4HANA migration now, you need to start

    January 1, 2020 by Michael Gilbert

    Principles for the adoption of enterprise resource planned-enabled business practices