Canadian Mining Journal



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    Metso Outotec introduces range of overland conveyors for bulk material transport

    December 14, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Mining operations need to transport materials efficiently across their sites. To help meet this requirement, Metso Outotec has introduced a full range of overland conveyor solutions designed for transporting bulk material in long distance mining applications. These conveyors provide economic

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    Seequent unveils major updates to mining toolkit

    December 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

      Seequent, a geoscience software company, has announced major updates to its mining portfolio, which are focused on improving the productivity of users, helping solve geoscience challenges and enabling connectivity and collaboration between users and their stakeholders.   The latest

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    Caterpillar collaborates with Guardhat to deliver expanded mine safety solutions

    December 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Caterpillar is collaborating with industrial internet-of-things (IoT) technology company Guardhat to offer Guardhat’s safety solutions to surface mining operations through Cat dealers. The two companies are also developing a new system, Cat Connected Worker, which will use wearables to provide

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    Sudbury company wins Best Safety Innovation Product award

    December 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    On Dec. 2, during a virtual awards ceremony, Sudbury, Ont.-based SafeBox received the International Mineral Innovation Institute (IMII) Innovation Award for Best Safety Innovation Product. The award was presented on behalf of IMII and the Saskatchewan Mining Supply Chain Forum.

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    Digitalization, climate trends buoy outlook for German mining machinery

    December 3, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The mining machinery industry in Germany expects a decline in sales of 10-15% in 2020. Nevertheless, the industry is optimistic about the future, because only state-of-the-art mining technology will be able to ensure the raw materials needed for climate protection

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    New Cat 657 Wheel Tractor-Scraper for low-cost earthmoving

    December 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Caterpillar has introduced the new Cat 657 Wheel Tractor-Scraper (WTS), which features a twin-power design to boost cycle times and elevate productivity and operating efficiency to deliver low-cost earthmoving. With a 7% increase in fuel efficiency over the 657G WTS,

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    RPMGlobal adds AI capabilities to intelligence platform

    December 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    RPMGlobal has expanded its optimization and artificial intelligence (AI) suite of technology solutions with the acquisition of Canada-headquartered IMAFS, an inventory optimization management software company,. With the closing of the acquisition, the company has added a cloud-delivered, inventory management and

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    Industry leaders progress initiative to accelerate new generation of mining vehicles

    December 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The Innovation for Cleaner, Safer Vehicles (ICSV) initiative – a collaboration between the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) – has made progress towards understanding what is needed to transform today’s fleet of mining

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    ABB launches ABB Ability Safety Plus for hoists

    November 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Global technology company ABB has launched ABB Ability Safety Plus for hoists, a suite of mine hoist safety products that brings the highest level of personnel and equipment safety available to the mining industry. The products include Safety Plus Hoist

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    Metso Outotec extends mill reline offering with high-capacity Mill Reline Machine

    November 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Metso Outotec has expanded its mill reline equipment offering with a high-capacity Mill Reline Machine (MRM). The new MRM has a capacity of 4,000 kg, for easy and safe replacement of steel lining systems inside even the largest grinding mills.

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    Komatsu introduces redesigned LHDs for hard rock mining

    November 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    With a new chassis, powertrain and operator cabin, Komatsu’s brand new WX07 7-tonne LHD has been designed from the ground up to provide a standout experience and environment for underground hard rock mining operators. Compared to competitors in its size

  • First underground TOMRA sensor-based sorter deployed at rock salt mine

    November 19, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Salt producer K+S Minerals and Agriculture turned to TOMRA Sorting Mining to replace the existing sorting system at its rock salt mine in Grasleben, Germany.   At the Grasleben mine, rock salt is extracted from a high-quality underground deposit and