Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    Golder selected by De Beers to lead closure of Victor mine

    March 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    De Beers Group has appointed Golder as the prime contractor to carry out the closure of the Victor mine, Ontario’s first and only diamond mine which operated from 2008 through 2019. Following an extensive commercial process, Golder was selected to

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    Exyn integrates data into Sandvik OptiMine in mining milestone

    March 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Exyn Technologies, a company specializing in autonomous aerial robot systems for complex, GPS-denied environments, announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions to integrate Exyn’s data into Sandvik’s analytics and process optimization suite, OptiMine. A

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    MacLean launches industry-first battery electric shotcrete sprayer

    March 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Last week, MacLean Engineering announced the latest additions to its EV Series fleet of diesel-free mining vehicles in a live launch event from underground at the company’s research and training facility in Sudbury. New offerings include the ss5 shotcrete sprayer

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    SPONSORED: Evolution’s Mungari Gold improves its stope design and reconciliation process

    March 4, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Australian mid-tier gold mining company Evolution owns and operates four mines in Australia and one in Ontario, Canada. Located 600 km east of Perth, Mungari underground operation produces more than 125,000 oz. of gold a year. Improving stope economics Mungari’s

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    New filter press from FLSmidth delivers high availability and water recovery

    March 4, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    FLSmidth has released the AFP2525 automatic filter press, which delivers high availability and efficiency at the lowest cost possible – according to the release, at the lowest cost per tonne of production in the industry. To keep mines operating at

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    DSI Underground acquires training and VR company Edvirt

    March 3, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    At the end of February, DSI Underground completed the acquisition of the virtual reality training specialist Edvirt. The acquisition is expected to boost DSI Underground’s investment in innovation to drive efficiency and safety across mining and tunnelling operations forward. Edvirt

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    Epiroc announces new approach for North American underground mining market

    March 2, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Epiroc has announced a new strategy to support the underground mining market in North America: the company has consolidated resources and experience to approach the U.S. and Canadian segments as one market. This new structure is expected to help meet

  • BEVs emerge from underground

    March 1, 2021 by Alisha Hiyate

    MEDATech develops battery version of the Western Star 4900XD for open pit mining.

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    Nomadis acquires information security certification

    March 1, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider Nomadis has achieved SOC 2 Type 1 certification for its cloud-based workforce logistics solution. The company’s product combines software and expertise in workforce scheduling, travel and accommodation management to help reduce and control costs of travel, optimize

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    SK Godelius expands operations to northern Ontario

    February 25, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    In January, SK Godelius opened an office in northern Ontario within the Norcat Underground Centre in Sudbury. The company specializes in developing innovative forms of remote interaction for machines, vehicles, robots, and processes of the mining industry. The Norcat centre

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    SPONSORED: Mobile LiDAR delivers unprecedented insights at BHP’s Olympic Dam mine

    February 25, 2021 by Emesent

    BHP’s Olympic Dam mine was an early adopter of Emesent’s Hovermap mobile LiDAR (light detection and ranging) system. First deployed in February 2019, Hovermap has become a ubiquitous tool that’s integral to the mine’s underground operational workflows. Geotechnical, engineering, geology

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    ABB asset condition monitoring software starts up at China coal mine

    February 24, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ABB announced that it was awarded the first contract in China for its ABB Ability Asset Vista Condition Monitoring. The company has installed the software to streamline maintenance, minimize costs and optimize capacity at the Shanyang coal mine in Heyang