Canadian Mining Journal

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    Preparing heavy duty vehicles for the winter months

    October 1, 2017 by Brian Humphrey

    It’s time to prepare for the pressure and challenges of extreme cold conditions.

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    Cold weather maintenance cuts costs and downtime

    October 1, 2017 by David Marohnic and Vaughn Lenander

    Save time and money with a few simple precautions.

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    How the new engine oils can help lower maintenance costs

    June 1, 2017 by Brian Humphrey

    In December 2016, the North American heavy duty lubricant market witnessed its biggest specification overhaul in history with the launch of two new API heavy duty diesel engine oil categories: CK-4 and FA-4. Formerly known as Proposed Category 11 (PC-11),

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    Choose what to measure to avoid information overload

    June 1, 2017 by Devon Wells

    Mine maintenance is different in the 21st Century. The explosion of data technology means that technicians can monitor virtually any aspect of their equipment. Speed and engine hours came first, but now mines are measuring everything – from fuel depletion

  • News

    MAINTENANCE: Outotec’s new digital tool produces same-day reports

    April 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Customers can now get immediate feedback from their equipment inspections thanks to a new mobile app being rolled out for Outotec equipment. The app guides service technicians through the inspection process, allowing them to capture all relevant technical

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    Examining lifetime costs of fabricated parts for vibrating screens

    December 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Picking the right parts are one of the ways operation managers can save money and increase profits.

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    Skilled Trades are Machine Surgeons

    October 1, 2016 by James Reyes-Picknell

    An in-depth look at why skilled and well trained technicians are so important.

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    Preparing Mining Fleets for an Engine Revolution

    October 1, 2016 by Brian Humphrey

    Driven by changes in environmental policies, oil manufacturers are introducing new products.

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    Tips for choosing the right engineered screen media

    September 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Many mining and aggregates operations have used traditional products, such as woven wire cloth, for years with great results, but for operations experiencing high wear and frequent screen change outs, it’s worth looking into engineered screen media. Materials such as

  • News

    LUBRICATION: Kluber provides specialty synthetic gear oils

    June 27, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW HAMPSHIRE – Klüber Lubrication, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty lubricants, provides high performance gear oils that are based on high grade raw materials and advanced additives, enabling maximum efficiency in the lubrication of gear components. Klübersynth GEM 4 N are

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    Seven tips to improving maintenance

    June 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Equipment maintenance costs can take a significant bite out of the bottom line, while malfunctioning equipment means production losses and unhappy customers, so it makes obvious sense to improve maintenance practices to reduce equipment shutdowns due to breakdowns or unplanned

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    Innovative technology heightens sustainability and productivity

    June 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    More and more frequently, provincial governments impose water limitations on producers across Canada, thereby, affecting thousands of operations from coast to coast. With obstacles such as water restrictions, droughts and increased energy costs, getting the most profit from an operation