Canadian Mining Journal



  • DIGITIZATION: BDT2020 to shine light on industry’s unsung heroes

    October 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Partners in Achieving Change Excellence (PACE) and NORCAT are hosting the third annual Beyond Digital Transformation (BDT) conference in this city on Feb. 5-6, 2020. For the past two years BDT has striven to help the mining sector shape the

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    LITHIUM: Researchers in Canada develop million-mile lithium-ion battery

    October 3, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEW BRUNSWICK – A group of scientists led by Jeff Dahn, a professor at Canada’s Dalhousie University and a research partner with Tesla, published a paper in the Journal of The Electrochemical Society where they present the concept of a new battery able to

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    PROCESSING: Geomega adds 50% to daily throughput of REE plant

    October 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Geomega Resources has completed a capex study for a rare earths processing plant with at least twice the throughput as the original plant. The new estimates were part of the front end engineering and design (FEED) study. The

  • LOW CARBON: HySafe believes hydrogen could replace diesel at mine sites

    September 26, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Experts are discussing the possibilities of using hydrogen to replace diesel as the baseload fuel on remote mining sites. But according to the president of the International Association for Hydrogen Safety, Stuart Hawksworth, in order for that goal

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    NEW TECHNOLOGY: Epiroc supplying EVs to Agnico’s Kittila mine

    September 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Less than a year after Epiroc’s launch of its new generation battery electric mining equipment, the company has won orders for those machines from customers in several countries including Finland, Australia and Canada. In Finland in the third

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    The roadmap to implementing BEVs

    September 1, 2019 by Kate Burns

    Retrofitting Kirkland Lake Gold’s 86-year-old Macassa mine

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    Bringing the digital underground

    September 1, 2019 by Ken Schroeder

    Advice from Epiroc on developing a business case for a digitalization platform

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    Technology trends drive mining’s future

    August 1, 2019 by Joe Keenan

    How technological disruption will affect what we mine

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    R&D: Carbonix gets $3.1M for clean tech development

    July 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FORT WILLIAM, Ont. – An Indigenous-led clean technology pilot project aimed at capturing contaminants from industrial waste streams and mine tailings has received a $3.1-million boost from the federal government. Carbonix has developed a proprietary process that produces tailored activated

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    RARE EARTHS: Company recovers rare earths from waste

    July 30, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    FLORIDA – Precision Periodic, a company based at the University of Central Florida’s Business Incubator Program, was successful in extracting and separating rare earth elements out of both phosphoric acid and the resulting waste using a reusable nano-filtration system called

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    SOFTWARE: ABB launches digital real-time mine integration

    July 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWITZERLAND – The new ABB Ability operations management system (OMS) maximizes co-ordination between weekly production plans and dynamic situations in the mine to improve efficiency, increase productivity and maximize profitability. Developed in collaboration with Boliden and ArcelorMittal Mining Canada, Ability

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    NEW TECHNOLOGY: Epiroc introduces 6th Sense for smarter mining

    July 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc has introduced 6th Sense, calling it a “game changer” that combines digitalization and automation to boost customers’ performance. There is a growing need for the mining and infrastructure industries to look to digital technologies to enhance productivity,