Canadian Mining Journal

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    RPMGlobal bolsters coal scheduling solution with support for longwall mining

    September 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RPMGlobal has introduced longwall support to its Underground Coal Solutions (UGCS) software. UGCS is RPMGlobal’s scheduling package purpose-built for underground coal operations; the software already supported other mining methods, such as room and pillar. This latest release of UGCS introduces

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    JV Article: MineConnect launches re-branding initiative

    September 17, 2020 by D'Arcy Jenish

    MineConnect, formerly known as the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Services Association (SAMSSA for short), launched a re-branding initiative earlier this year aimed at making its 174 member companies “Suppliers of Choice to the World,” says Executive-Director Paul Bradette. “We

  • MacLean and Maestro bring underground connectivity to MacLean R&D facility

    September 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MacLean Engineering continues to advance its Research and Demonstration (R&D) facility in Sudbury, where, in collaboration with Maestro Digital Mine, the company recently integrated the Plexus PowerNet gigabit network, which provides both data and power using coaxial cable throughout the

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    Ballard launches high-power density fuel cell stack for heavy-industry vehicles

    September 16, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Ballard Power Systems, the company with the technology adopted by Anglo American Platinum at the Khomanani mine in South Africa, launched a high-performance, zero-emission, proton exchange membrane fuel cell stack to provide propulsion for a range of light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles

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    Petro-Canada Lubricants launches ENVIRON MV R biodegradable fluid for mining

    September 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Petro-Canada Lubricants has launched ENVIRON MV R, the first hydraulic fluid using ultra-pure severely hydrotreated base oils, which meets OECD 301B requirements for ready biodegradability. Its patent pending design makes ENVIRON MV R the first hydraulic fluid of its kind to

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    ABB and Hydrogen Optimized sign MOU on green hydrogen production

    September 14, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ABB and Hydrogen Optimized have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore the development of large-scale green hydrogen production systems connected to the electrical grid, which would offer a clean, sustainable and financially feasible energy source. Hydrogen Optimized aims

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    Funding for innovation highlights responsible mining summit in BC

    September 10, 2020 by B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources

    Bruce Ralston, B.C.’s Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, opened the first day of the B.C. Responsible Minerals and Metals Virtual Summit by highlighting the role that innovation will play in the future of responsible mining. While speaking online

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    Komatsu breaks ground on Milwaukee campus

    September 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Building on its 135-year legacy in Milwaukee, Komatsu Mining officially broke ground for its new state-of-the-art headquarters and manufacturing campus in Milwaukee’s Harbor district. Partnering with the state of Wisconsin and city of Milwaukee, Komatsu is investing approximately US$285 million

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    Caterpillar introduces new D9 dozer for lower owning and operating costs

    September 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Caterpillar has launched the new Cat D9 dozer, which replaces the prior D9T model and offers customizable configurations. Built on a legacy of longevity and field reliability, the Cat D9 lowers overall costs per unit of material moved by up

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    ABB works with Anglo American on process automation, software solutions

    September 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ABB has provided automation expertise and software solutions, licensing and training for Anglo American Technical Solutions (TS) in Johannesburg, a technical and analytical support centre for the global miner. ABB’s Ability system 800xA was installed at the site for continuous

  • De Beers uses geofencing on world’s largest offshore diamond mining vessel

    September 3, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    A new IoT solution that provides geofencing to maintain safe work distances for crew operating heavy equipment has been installed at De Beers’ marine diamond mining operations. The system relies on Bluetooth low energy locators and wearable sensors as precision

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    Evolution Mining adopts RCT’s ControlMaster automation technology

    September 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Leading autonomous solutions specialist RCT has successfully commissioned mid-tier gold company Evolution Mining’s underground loader fleet with RCT’s proprietary ControlMaster automation technology. The project has transformed Evolution’s underground loader fleet away from its previous teleremote provider in favour of RCT’s