Canadian Mining Journal

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    COMMUNICATION: Inmarsat and Cobham launch new solution to connect remote workers

    May 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UNITED KINGDOM – Inmarsat, a world leader in global mobile satellite communications, and Cobham Satcom, a company focused on providing dependable communications and internet access, have launched a comprehensive new Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) push-to-talk (PTT) solution to connect remote

  • BATTERIES: Australian companies, academia working on fast-charge batteries

    February 13, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Nanotechnology company VSPC, a 100%-owned subsidiary of Lithium Australia, together with CSIRO, the University of Queensland (UQ) and Soluna is taking part in an A$5-million government-funded program to develop fast-charge lithium-ion batteries for use in new-generation trams. In

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    SIMULATION: IES software for mineral processing

    January 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – The Cooperative Research Centre for Optimizing Resource Extraction (CRC ORE), a non-profit funded by the Australian government and the minerals industry, is educating and cooperating with its participants in the use of its unique solutions. One of those

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    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

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    Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick to develop modular nuclear technology

    December 16, 2019 by Daniel Sekulich

    The governments of Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) committing their provinces to the development and deployment of a new type of nuclear technology, known as small modular reactors (SMRs). The decision by premiers

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    POWER: Ballard to supply fuel cells for Anglo’s trucks

    November 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian company Ballard Power Systems has received a purchase order for fuel cell modules from Anglo American. The miner has ordered nine FCveloCity-HD 100-kW modules. Ballard says eight of the modules will power a retrofitted ultra-heavy duty haul

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    EXPLOSIVES: Epiroc and Orica together tackle automated loading system

    November 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining industry, has entered a partnership with world-leading commercial explosives provider Orica to jointly develop a semi-automated explosives delivery system, enabling safer and more productive blasting operations in underground mines. As

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    HAULAGE: Cat moves a billion tonnes autonomously at Fortescue Metals

    November 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Caterpillar and its flagship autonomous operation, the Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) iron ore mine in Western Australia, continue to set records. FMG recently announced an impressive milestone – 1 billion tonnes of material moved with the help of

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    OILSANDS: Suncor speeds digital transformation with Microsoft alliance

    November 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – Suncor Energy of Calgary has announced a multi-year strategic alliance with Microsoft Canada as the energy company accelerates its digital transformation. Microsoft will be Suncor’s cloud provider, allowing the company to tap into the full range of Microsoft’s

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    SURVEYING: SafeSight celebrates 100 drone flights underground at Hoyle Pond

    November 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – On the one year anniversary of the launch of the underground drone flight program at Newmont Goldcorp’s Porcupine operation, SafeSight Exploration is excited to celebrate over 100 underground drone flights without incident at the Hoyle Pond gold mine.

  • Fireside chat with Kirkland Lake Gold’s Tony Makuch

    November 11, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    The Northern Miner hosted its third annual Progressive Mine Forum in October. During the event, Tony Makuch, president and CEO of Kirkland Lake Gold (TSX: KL; NYSE: KL), sat down with Northern Miner publisher Anthony Vaccaro for an in-depth fireside chat in front

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    TAILINGS: Inmarsat, Glass Terra team up on monitoring solution

    October 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, will collaborate with geo-spatial internet of things (IoT) specialist Glass Terra to integrate Inmarsat’s tailings dam monitoring solution with Glass Terra’s IoT light detection and ranging (Lidar) capabilities. The combined