Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    RESCUE: Victor mine team saves stranded balloonists

    October 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Last week a crew from De Beers Group’s Victor mine site near Attawapiskat responded to an emergency call to aid downed balloonists 100 km west of the now closed mine. The balloonists, from the United States and Poland,

  • News

    GOLD: Pit wall fails at Avesoro’s New Liberty gold mine

    October 8, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    LIBERIA – Avesoro Resources has suspended mining activities in the Kinjor-East pit at its New Liberty gold mine, following the failure of a pit wall and ramp in the north side of the pit on Oct. 1. There are no reports of

  • News

    SAFETY: New app from Fatigue Science tracks impact of sleep

    September 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian software company Fatigue Science is launching Readi, a new scientifically validated mobile app that enables users to discover the true impact of sleep on their waking hours. Readi analyzes sleep data in order to predict the effects

  • News

    GOLD: Semafo revises 2019 guidance after Mana pit wall failure

    August 7, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – Semafo has cut 2019 production guidance for its Mana mine in Burkina Faso by 40,000 to 50,000 oz. of gold, following a wall failure in the northern part of the Wona pit on Aug. 2. The intermediate gold

  • Metso targets next level sustainability with VPX filter

    August 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Dry-stack tailings solution recovers up to 90% of water

  • News

    LIGHTING: Power use down, brightness up for LED lights

    July 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

      INDIANA – Hazard and warning lights are essential to ensure the visibility and safety of vehicles used in mining such as earth movers, bulldozers, excavators, off road trucks, etc.  Whether it’s directional lighting, strobes or clearance markers, these lights

  • News

    IMAGING: How thermal imaging boosts safety, cuts downtime says FLIR

    July 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the mining industry, where adverse weather and environmental conditions are workplace norm, thermal imaging has been proven a dependable tool to help limit unscheduled downtime and improve workplace safety. In the process, it has proven to save millions of

  • News

    SAFETY: Hexagon offers new early warning radar system for rock falls

    July 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, today announced IDS GeoRadar RockSpot, a radar system that fills a critical gap in the monitoring of natural and engineered slopes. The system detects, tracks, and analyzes the slightest movements from

  • News

    SAFETY: Reverse Assist from Hexagon improves haulage safety

    June 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Hexagon’s mining division has introduced HxGN MineOperate Reverse Assist, a high precision positioning application that guides truck operators with the optimum reversing path. Reverse Assist completes the division’s Operator Assist product suite. Inaccurate reversing maneuvers and costly collisions

  • News

    SAFETY: Monarch’s Beaufor mine wins F.J. O’Connell trophy

    June 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Monarch Gold Corp., owner and operator of the Beaufor gold mine 20 km northeast of Val d’Or, says the mine is the 2018 winner of the F.J. O’Connell trophy awarded by the Quebec Mining Association. The F.J.

  • News

    SAFETY: Stornoway’s Renard team takes all at provincial rescue competition

    May 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. mounted a mine rescue team from the Renard mine – and they won all the awards at the 57th Quebec Provincial Mines Rescue Competition. The contest took place on May 2-4, 2019, in La Sarre,

  • Feature

    Dealing with slope failures

    May 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Maptek reports on how monitoring technology can enhance safety at mine sites