Canadian Mining Journal

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    SENSORS: Wireless systems from BinMaster cut installation costs

    October 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEBRASKA – Reduce the cost and complexity of installing your silo inventory management system using BinMaster’s wireless communication solutions. Easily programmable, compact devices replace wires with over-the-air technology. A simple point-to-point configuration eliminates the hassle and cost of running wires.

  • OILSANDS: Suncor adopts cogeneration at Base plant to cut carbon footprint

    September 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – Calgary’s Suncor Energy has committed $1.4 billion to adopt low carbon cogeneration of power at its Base plant near Fort McMurray. Greenhouse gas emissions associated with steam production at the plant will be reduced by approximately 25%. The

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    PUMPING: GIW asks – do you know what Murphian particles are?

    August 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – There is a tiny particle that can cause big problems for any slurry pumping operation. GIW Industries shares how to adjust transport velocity to avoid the issue. The answer to avoiding the issue comes from Reab Berry, former

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    TECHNOLOGY: Wenco moves into Brazil with TecWise partnership

    May 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems has created a new partnership with TecWise Sistemas de Automaçãon, a leading provider of technology and communications systems to the Latin American mining industry. This new agreement makes TecWise the exclusive distributor of Wenco

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    TECHNOLOGY: Rio Tinto chooses Cat for autonomous fleet for Koodaideri mine

    May 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA – A fleet of 20 autonomous Cat 793F trucks will soon be hauling ore at the Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore mine, currently under construction in the Pilbara region. They’ll be joined by four Cat autonomous drills, along

  • TECHNOLOGY: DST Introduces the CLEVR Process and GlassLock Process

    May 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal.

    MONTREAL – Dundee Sustainable Technologies Inc., a metallurgical technology developer engaged in the development and commercialization of efficient, environment-friendly technologies for the treatment of materials in the mining industry is pleased to announce new brand names for its primary technologies. This

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    VIRTUAL REALITY: MacLean offers VR training for bolter operators

    May 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLLINGWOOD, Ont. – MacLean Engineering showcased its newest technology development at this year’s CIM Convention in Montreal. The new MacLean virtual reality (VR) bolter training tool was front and centre, providing visitors with a hands-on experience of the immersive training

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    DIGITALIZATION: Rexroth offers digital interfaces in hydraulics

    May 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BURLINGTON, Ont. – Rexroth harnesses the advantages of the IO-Link open standard also for hydraulic actuators and sensors. As of now, 4WRPEH proportional control valves and HEDE10 pressure switches are available with IO-Link interfaces. Connection is realized via the decentralized

  • Feature

    Dundee tests new frontiers for drones

    May 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Exyn machine can navigate autonomously underground for mapping and more

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    The challenges and triumphs of digitization

    May 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    PDAC panel dishes on mining sector’s digital journey

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    Harnessing the power of the crowd

    May 1, 2019 by Holly Bridgwater

    How miners can leverage crowdsourcing

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    SGS takes the lab into the field for fast results

    May 1, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    Technology promises assays in days, not weeks