Canadian Mining Journal



  • 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

  • News

    INNOVATION: Startups from Uruguay and the U.S. to provide solutions for mining industry

    December 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Miqrotech and Seglico, winners of the Acciona I’MNOVATION competition, have been chosen to pilot their technologies at operating mine sites. On Nov. 28, the final round of the Acciona I’MNOVATION program took place in Chile. This competition is aimed at

  • News

    TRUCKS: Volvo Trucks presents heavy-duty electric concept trucks

    December 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Volvo Trucks has developed electric concept trucks for construction operations and regional distribution. Heavy duty electric trucks can help improve the work environment for drivers and construction workers thanks to low noise level and zero exhaust emissions during

  • DRILLING: IMDEX expands offering with Flexidrill acquisition

    December 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – IMDEX, a leading global mining technology company, has exercised its option to acquire New Zealand-based Flexidrill. IMDEX obtained an exclusive option to acquire Flexidrill in January 2018, which enabled further development and extensive testing of its patent-protect technologies