Canadian Mining Journal

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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

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    AI: Vale chooses GoldSpot to define targets at Coleman

    October 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. is sending its team of expert geologists and data scientists has been engaged by Vale Canada to use machine learning (artificial intelligence) to identify new drilling targets at the Coleman nickel-copper mine, part of its

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    SOFTWARE: RPMGlobal delivers intelligent underground mine design

    October 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RPMGlobal has delivered on its commitment to release an innovative design solution to the market before the end of the year, unveiling its Underground Metals Solution (UGMS) Optimiser edition for mine planning customers. UGMS Optimiser marks the first edition

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    GOLD: Machine learning yields positive results for Gran Colombia

    October 23, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    COLOMBIA – After several months of work, Gran Colombia Gold confirmed the exploration targets identified by the machine learning system installed at its Segovia operation by GoldSpot Discoveries. Teams from GoldSpot and Gran Colombia collaborated to leverage machine learning capabilities

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    GOLD: Golden Predator testing cyanide-free option at 3 Aces project

    October 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Golden Predator Mining has teamed up with EnviroLeach Technologies to use EnviroLeach’s proprietary cyanide-free hydrometallurgical process at the company’s 3 Aces gold project. The technology will be used to extract gold from gravity concentrate at the mine.

  • 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