Canadian Mining Journal

  • News

    Keep an eye on smelting furnaces with robust camera

    April 22, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Metso Outotec is launching a robust camera to reduce or even eliminate the need to power off or cut the feed to inspect a smelter furnace. Operators can safely monitor conditions inside the furnace in real time and react immediately

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    Tips for safely working around conveyors

    April 20, 2021 by Martin Engineering

    Because of their size, speed and high-horsepower drive motors, conveyors pose a number of risks to personnel working on or near them. In addition to all of the physical danger zones, when an injury occurs, “fault” is often attributed to

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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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    SAFETY: Newcrest tests secondary drilling and blasting technology from MacLean, Orica

    June 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Newcrest Mining’s Cadia Valley underground mine in New South Wales has successfully tested new technology from MacLean Engineering and Orica in a 30-day trial. The site used remote drilling, loading and wireless blasting to remove the workers from

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    SAFETY: Hexagon introduces hazard alert feature, announces Proudfoot partnership

    June 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Hexagon’s Mining division, together with IDS GeoRadar, also a Hexagon company, has launched an industry-first platform, which integrates safety systems with radar-based slope stability hazards. This platform is part of the newly released HxGN MineProtect Collision Avoidance System (CAS)

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    SAFETY: Fatigue Science launches ReadiAnalytics for insights into worker fatigue

    June 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Fatigue Science, a global provider of predictive human performance data, has launched ReadiAnalytics, a first-of-its-kind analytics platform. ReadiAnalytics delivers real-time, validated, and objective insights into workforce fatigue levels and its root causes. Fatigue management has emerged as a

  • News

    SAFETY: IDS GeoRadar and Worldsensing launch mine monitoring system

    March 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    EUROPE – Worldsensing and IDS GeoRadar, both in the monitoring technology space, cooperated to launch a comprehensive mine safety monitoring system. The integrated system will be the first in the world to offer surface, sub-surface and geospatial monitoring in a single

  • Feature

    A mine rescue vehicle for the 21st century

    December 1, 2019 by Trevor Flynn and Le Yang Xu

    A new mine rescue vehicle, the MRV 9000 is now in use at three mines in Canada

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    AWARD: Cementation wins safety gold

    October 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Cementation Canada of North Bay, Ont. has been recognized as one of Canada’s safest employers for 2019. The gold award in the Mining and Natural Resources category was presented to Cementation during the Canada’s Safest Employers Awards gala

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    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,

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    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

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    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