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Sandvik divesting conveyor components as it exits mining systems business

Sandvik is divesting the conveyor components’ parts of the Mining Systems business, including its specialist conveyor systems business.

Oil, lumber companies mobilize to protect pipelines, mills from B.C. wildfires

Kinder Morgan Canada and other companies are working to keep some of the more than 200 wildfires burning across British Columbia away from their infrastructure, while a number of firms have suspended or reduced operations for the indefinite future.

Taseko updates operating status of Gibraltar

Taseko Mines Limited is updating the operating status of Gibraltar. Due to uncontrolled wildfires in the Cariboo, an evacuation order has been issued for Williams Lake and a number of other smaller communities in the region.

Canada a global leader in mining exploration, innovation and diversity: PwC report

According to PwC's Mine 2017 report, Canada's largest mining companies played a key role in the international mining sector's emerging growth.

Leaked crude oil collected from Texas pipeline; road reopens

Crews have collected all of the freestanding crude oil after about 50,000 gallons (189,000 litres) leaked when a contractor using heavy equipment hit an underground pipeline in Central Texas.

Terrapure recognized for innovative application of centrifuge technology

Terrapure Environmental has received an Environmental Leader Award for Product of the Year for its creative use of technology, the centrifuge, which provides customers in the petrochemical and refinery sector with significant environmental and financial benefits.

Cooper Equipment Rentals announces acquisition of Alberta Lift

Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited, a leading Canadian equipment rental company, has acquired Alberta Lift and Equipment Rentals Inc.

Siemens and AES join forces create a global energy storage technology company

Siemens and the AES Corporation announced their agreement to form a new global energy storage technology and services company under the name Fluence.

Case study - Extending lubricant life beyond initial drain interval

In this Mobil Industrial cases study, a coal company that operates Komatsu PC80000 electric shovels that are lubricated with Mobilgear 600 XP 220 gear oil. The mine is able to carefully monitor the exceptional performance of the gear oil with Mobil Serv Lubricant Analysis. It reported that it successfully extended drain intervals by 175 per cent to 3,500 operating hours and that the enhanced maintenance program helped generate an annual savings of US$518,268 in improved production availability, longer drain intervals and component life. » Read full article

Clutches for mine sedimentation tanks

A leading water treatment OEM needed an overload clutch solution for use on new sedimentation tanks for a mine in the Western U.S. Boston Gear provided Centric Model WOR-06 mechanical ball detent overload release clutches. » Read full article

Atlas Copco to launch new generation Mobile Miner product line

The Mobile Miner product line offers a continuous hard rock mining system, which enables faster advance rates, easier scheduling and safer work environment than traditional methods. Three different product models are on offer. » Read full article

Intelligent mining trucks for automated haulage

Sandvik is introducing new intelligent mining trucks for automated haulage. Paired with AutoMine Trucking, mines can increase haulage production by as much as 30 per cent. » Read full article

MEMO 2017

Date: September 24 – 26, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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MainTrain 2017

Date: September 25 - 28, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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Xplor – The Annual Mining Event in Quebec

Date: October 18 - 19, 2017
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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