Canadian Mining Journal

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    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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    ALUMINUM: Rio Tinto now offering ASI certified aluminum across Canada

    September 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Mining giant Rio Tinto Aluminium announced on Monday that it is now offering independently certified, responsibly produced aluminium from all of its Canadian operations, with the extension of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) Chain of Custody certification to

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    ZINC: Equipment failure at Trail zinc refinery to cut Teck output by 20,000 tonnes

    August 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Teck Resources of Vancouver issued a terse news release regarding the failure of some electrical equipment at its zinc refinery in Trail. On Aug. 25, 2019, one of the four rectifiers failed. There were no injuries or

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    SMELTER: Wajax infrared monitoring improves safety of molten metal ladles

    August 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – The challenge came from one of the world’s leading integrated steel and mining companies that uses gigantic industrial ladles to transport hundreds of tons of molten steel each day within its facility. Due to the extreme heat of

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    COBALT: First Cobalt begins tests for restarting refinery

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has begun testing cobalt hydroxide material as feedstock for its refinery in Cobalt. SGS Canada has been retained to assess the suitability of different feed materials using the current refinery flowsheet. Last month the