Canadian Mining Journal

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    AWARDS: Fifteen finalists in run for Bauma innovation prizes

    February 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MUNICH, Germany – Having narrowed the field of 138 down to the final 15, the organizers of the Bauma Innovation Award 2019 introduced them to business journalists who had the opportunity to vote for the winners. The finalists have already

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    TECHNOLOGY: CEMI looks to South America for innovation partner

    February 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Dr. Moises Ronald Vázquez Caicedo Ayras, president of the Universidad Nacional del Centro del Peru (UNCP) and Douglas Morrison, president and CEO of the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) are taking the first steps in developing

  • BLOCKCHAIN: Goldcorp deposits the first gold on Tradewind blockchain

    March 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Goldcorp Inc. and Tradewind Markets, Inc., a financial technology company revolutionizing the way gold trades, announced that Goldcorp deposited the first gold onto Tradewind’s blockchain, known as VaultChain™, as the “genesis block”.  A genesis block is the first block

  • BUSINESS: Ritchie Bros. marks the official introduction of Marketplace-E, a new way to buy and sell equipment

    March 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – After a soft launch in late 2017, Marketplace-E is being introduced by Ritchie Bros. as its latest buying and selling solution. Complementing the company’s onsite unreserved auctions and online-only auctions through IronPlanet, Marketplace-E offers sellers increased control over price, location, and timing,

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    COMMUNICATIONS: Ericsson and Ambra Solutions deliver Deepest LTE network in Canadian mine

    March 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ericsson and Ambra Solutions have worked together to deliver the Canada’s deepest underground LTE network for the Agnico Eagle mining site, LaRonde in Abitibi, Quebec. Located three kilometers below the surface, the LTE network will provide data and voice mobility

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    INNOVATION: CMIC looks forward with members’ support

    March 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Canadian Mining Innovation Council (CMIC), along with partners from across Canada, submitted a proposal to the government of Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative in 2017. The objective was to transform the mining sector’s productivity, performance, and competitiveness by

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    TRAINING: NORCAT launches two new experiential programs

    March 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and development services, launched two new, hands-on and experiential training and development programs to prepare the global mining workforce for the “new world of work”.

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    GOLD: Watson speeds Goldcorp’s exploration program forward

    February 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Last spring Goldcorp and IBM Canada began a collaboration applying IBM’s Watson Explorer technology to mineral exploration in Canada for the first time. Goldcorp’s exploration team was spending 80% of their time handling volumes of paper files, 140

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    INNOVATION: Cat and Minetec team up to create new underground technology

    February 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Caterpillar and Minetec announced an agreement for the development and delivery of technologies targeting underground hard rock mining challenges. The collaborative work will deliver best-in-class site solutions for mining customers. The integrated solutions will be offered as part

  • FUNDING: CLEER proposal falls short of federal funding

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The consortium behind the CLEER supercluster proposal remains committed to transforming Canada’s mining industry through innovation, despite not being amongst the five projects selected by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada for supercluster funding. The Canadian mining industry

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    INNOVATION: Barrick’s BattleBorn series brings together Nevada tech and mining

    February 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – Barrick Gold of Toronto has joined forces with Cisco, Switch and Unearthed to bring together Nevada miners and the innovation and tech community. Both sectors will have the opportunity to build skills, scale ventures, and get to

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    Interview: Goldcorp VP Luis Canepari on automation, AI and innovation strategy

    January 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) is bringing back the #DisruptMiningaccelerator challenge to this year’s Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference in Toronto. The major is offering an investment of up to $1 million to the winner of a “shark-tank”