Canadian Mining Journal



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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

  • Feature

    The ‘Silicon Valley’ of Mining tech

    February 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Sudbury’s mining players aim to create a global hub

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    The global mining industry’s ‘technology adoption’ problem

    February 1, 2019 by Don Duval

    The Norcat CEO explains how his organization addresses it

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    SMR idea gets a reaction from miners

    February 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Small modular nuclear reactors could soon be available to mine sites

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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