Canadian Mining Journal

  • 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

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    ELECTRIC CARS: Petro-Canada to build first coast-to-coast network of fast EV chargers

    February 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – Petro-Canada is building a network of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations across the country. More than 50 EV stations will be located along the Trans-Canada highway from Nova Scotia to British Columbia. Construction is set to begin

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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

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    WATER PLANT: MGX commissions wastewater treatment system at oilsands project

    January 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – MGX Minerals of Vancouver  and partner PurLucid Treatment Solutions has commissioned a commercial 5-m3/h NFLi-5 advanced wastewater treatment system. The system is currently operating under contract to an oilsands steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) operator to process evaporation

  • News

    BLOCKCHAIN: MineHub, IBM collaborate on metals supply chain solution.

    January 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – MineHub Technologies and IBM announced on Jan. 16 a collaboration to use blockchain technology to help improve operational efficiencies, logistics and financing and reduce costs in the high value mineral concentrates supply chain – from mine to end

  • Feature

    Technology needs take mining in new directions

    January 1, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    New tech fuels change

  • News

    TECHNOLOGY: IDC offers InfoBrief on digital transformation for mines

    November 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Last month International Data Corporation released a new InfoBrief on how digitization can transform the core of mining operations. The publication looks at why the creation of platforms targeted at enabling processes within mining operations is the core

  • News

    CONTROLS: ABB adds new digital options for mining electrical systems

    November 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – ABB recently expanded its ABB Ability System 800xA Power Control Library (formerly MIDAS Library) software to include more options to communicate with and control electrical devices throughout the power infrastructure for mining and mineral processing operations. The digital solution

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    HAULAGE: ASI Mining to automate trucks at South Arturo JV

    June 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI Mining) has begun work on a project with Barrick Gold to retrofit and automate a fleet of haul trucks at the company’s South Arturo gold joint venture. The project is owned 60% and operated

  • INNOVATION: Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining challenge is back for 2018

    November 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Mining Industry’s Innovation Accelerator Challenge Returns to PDAC VANCOUVER –  Goldcorp Inc. is pleased to present the second #DisruptMining accelerator challenge and live finale event on Sunday, March 4, 2018 during the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference. Highlights: Goldcorp to host the

  • CONTEST: OMA launches real-life mining challenge

    November 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The Ontario Mining Association, which represents some of the world’s leading resources companies operating in Ontario, is partnering with three Ontario universities: University of Toronto (Lassonde Institute of Mining), Queen’s University (Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining) and Laurentian University

  • NEW TECHNOLOGY: Komatsu Helps Improve Mining Performance with IIOT Platform Powered by Cloudera

    November 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PALO ALTO –  Cloudera Inc., the modern platform for machine learning and analytics, optimized for the cloud, announced that Komatsu, a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, has implemented a cloud-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) analytics platform powered by Cloudera Enterprise and Microsoft Azure.