Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    TRADE SHOW: bauma 2019 attracts 620,000 visitors

    April 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MUNICH, Germany – bauma 2019 has come and gone attracting a record breaking 620,000 visitors from around the globe. They wore out their shoe leather going from one to another of the 3,700 exhibitors from 63 countries, the largest numbers

  • Feature

    Genomics application to wastewater prove their worth

    April 1, 2019 by Virginia Heffernan

    Initiatives to replace chemicals with naturally occurring microbes in mine wastewater treatment are improving as researchers get a handle on how bugs thrive in situ. “Tailings and wastewater are biologically reactive because they contain a lot of materials and elements

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Firm develops technique to detect rough and polished lab-grown yellow diamonds

    March 26, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    HONG KONG – A Hong Kong-based developer of tech systems for detecting lab-grown, imitation and treated diamonds has created a new device aimed at amplifying the range of detectable merchandise to include all rough and polished stones in the lower

  • News

    EXPLORATION: Australian scientists developing tool capable of delving deeper into Earth’s rock layers

    March 20, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA – Researchers at Australia’s Curtin University announced that they are working on a project to develop a new fingerprinting tool capable of delving deeper into the Earth’s rock layers. In a press release, the scientists said the mechanism promises

  • News

    GOLD: Beauce using new geophysical technology to survey old placer mine

    March 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Beauce Gold Fields has told investors that it is presently conducting a high resolution mobile electromagnetic (TDEM) survey using a new Russian technology. The survey is examining the Rang St-Gustave Road in St-Simon-les-Mines, located in the Beauce

  • News

    NEW TECHNOLOGY: ABB launches digital portfolio to create the world’s most efficient mines

    March 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWITZERLAND – With digitalization at its heart, ABB Ability MineOptimize connects all electrification, automation and digital offerings to optimize all stages in the lifecycle – from design and build to operation and service – of any open pit or underground mine and minerals

  • News

    TECHNOLOGY: Norcat to expand underground centre

    March 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Norcat of Sudbury, Ont., has announced plans to expand its unique underground centre in Onaping. The company is the only innovation centre that owns and operates an underground mine designed to enable start-ups, small/medium enterprises, and international companies

  • News

    AWARD: Vancouver AI firm Andritz takes top spot at Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining

    March 4, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    TORONTO – Vancouver-based artificial intelligence (AI) and automation supplier Andritz took home first place during the finale of the 2019 annual installment of Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining mining innovation contest held before a live audience of 500 in a nightclub in downtown Toronto on the

  • News

    DIGITAL MINING: Goldcorp reveals names of three #DisruptMining finalists

    February 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Goldcorp has revealed the names of the three finalists that will pitch their ideas to the panel of judges at the #DisruptMining live finale Sunday, March 3 in Toronto. The event will be co-hosted by KPMG. The finalists

  • News

    LITHIUM: MGX enters next phase in development of high energy Li-ion batteries

    February 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – MGX Minerals and its partner the University of British Columbia has completed the first phase of work to create next-generation lithium-ion batteries capable of quadrupling energy density up to 400 Wh/kg from the current 100 Wh/kg. The first

  • News

    DRONES: Dundee chooses Exyn aerial robots to automate gold mining

    February 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PHILADELPHIA, Penn. – Exyn Technologies announced on Feb. 26 the commercial availability of its Autonomy Aerial Robots (A3Rs), the first and most advanced fully autonomous aerial system for data collection in GPS-denied environments. Toronto-based Dundee Precious Metals  selected Exyn as

  • News

    SAFETY: Canadian coal miner signs deal with Hexagon

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TUCSON, Ariz. –  Hexagon’s Mining division is pleased to announce a significant safety solution deal with Conuma Coal Resources. Conuma produces high quality metallurgical coal for use in the steel industry. The three-year subscription package will cover Conuma’s three mines