Canadian Mining Journal

SMS Equipment Inc.

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    EXCAVATOR: Komatsu PC2000-11 speed loading of trucks up to 200 tonnes

    September 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Komatsu America introduces its PC2000-11 hydraulic excavator. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, the PC2000-11 has more horsepower and a new engine-pump control for faster cycle times and improved multifunction performance. “The PC2000-11 is designed

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    August cover

    August 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    This month’s cover was supplied by SMS Equipment.

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    TRUCKS: SMS deploys largest Komatsu autonomous truck in Canada

    April 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ACHESON, Alta. – This month, SMS Equipment deployed the Komatsu 980E-4AT – the world’s largest autonomous Komatsu truck in commercial operation – to work at a Canadian mine. The Komatsu 980E-4AT is modeled after the proven workhorse 930E series.  This

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    Bringing autonomous haulage to the oil sands

    December 1, 2018 by SMS Equipment

    Several oilsands producers have started looking at the application of autonomous haulage systems and the use of driverless haul trucks to optimize transportation of oilsands from the mine to the processing facilities. This is a significant undertaking in the industry

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    LOADER: SMS Equipment now sells new Komatsu WA480-8 wheel loader

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ACHESON, Alta.. – SMS Equipment, one of the world’s largest Komatsu dealers now sells and supports the newest Tier 4 Final WA480-8 Komatsu wheel loader made by Komatsu America Corp.  The WA480-8 features higher production, lower fuel costs, improved operator comfort and

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    NEW ADDRESS: SMS moves Williams Lake branch to bigger location

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Business is good for SMS Equipment in Williams Lake, so the company is moving to a new and larger location in the area. The move is scheduled for Friday, April 27, 2018. The new location is a

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    TRUCK: Komatsu launches HD1500-8 off road dump vehicle

    April 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JAPAN – Komatsu starts sales of the HD1500-8 mechanical mining dump truck in April after having fully remodeled its predecessor deployed mainly in overseas mines. The new full model change version is powered by a 50-liter engine, compared to a

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    EXCAVATOR: Komatsu’s new model is world’s first with intelligent machine control

    November 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Komatsu has launched the world’s first intelligent machine control (iMC) excavator that promises increased productivity. The first PC210LCi-10 hydraulic excavator is now working in the land of Oz. It features Komatsu’s revolutionary machine control and guidance system, fully

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    VEHICLES: SMS Equipment expands line of all-makes undercarriage

    October 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – SMS Equipment has signed a support and distribution agreement with Berco of America, Inc., a ThyssenKrupp company, to work together across Canada. Berco joins the SMS Equipment family as its newest business partner and will be supporting their

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    August 2016 cover

    August 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    This month’s cover provided by SMS Equipment and Komatsu.

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    WILDFIRES: Aid continues to pour in for Fort McMurray evacuees

    May 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The weather has eased the huge firestorms that swept through Fort McMurray, AB, but the disaster is far from over. Almost 90,000 residents of the town and surrounding areas were evacuated last week as wildfires raced through the region. The

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    TECHNOLOGY: SMS Equipment consolidates advanced technologies for all manufacturers

    January 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ACHESON, Alberta – SMS Equipment is launching a new identity – Advanced Technologies – that will become the umbrella brand to host all SMS technologies going forward for all industries. The company currently distributes many leading technologies such as telematics