View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

MMMM d, yyyy
MainTrain 2018

Royal Dutch Shell announces to sell its entire stake in Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Proceeds from the sale will contribute to reducing net debt. The sale is expected to complete on May 9, 2018.

Vale's Sudbury Operations honoured with National Environmental Excellence Award

Vale's Sudbury Biodiversity Program received the national Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Environmental Excellence Award from the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) at an awards gala during the 2018 CIM Convention in Vancouver on May 7th.

Mining professionals honoured at CIM Convention 2018 Awards Gala

The CIM Convention 2018 is being held at the Vancouver Convention Centre, May 6-9, along with the CIM Awards Gala, which recognizes the exceptional contributions individuals and organizations make to the mining and minerals industry.

Rail-Veyor material handling system hauls all Deep 1 production material at Agnico Eagle's Goldex Mine

The Rail-Veyor system was installed at the Quebec site to haul material at lower operational costs than other alternatives.

Government’s rejection of senate amendment a blow to Canada’s mining competitiveness

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expresses its profound disappointment and frustration with the government’s removal of a Senate amendment relating to Final Offer Arbitration (FOA), and with its modification of an amendment giving the Canada Transportation Agency own-motion power, in Bill C-49, legislation that amends the Canada Transportation Act.

Maintenance completes more work when it starts with the right goal

Planning & Scheduling guru Doc Palmer writes: “Maintenance crews typically do not complete nearly as much work as they could simply because they are not given enough work. Instead, they complete enough work to ensure everyone is kept busy completing the reactive work plus PMs that are due. There is a big difference in work completion because of Parkinson’s Law.” » Read full article

Drum handling made easy for one operator

Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., an industry leading material handling equipment manufacturer, has introduced the Ergo-PWPL-750 powered drum handling transport. The self-contained, powered drum handling transport engages, lifts, lowers and moves all steel, plastic and fibre drums. » Read full article

Ground breaking technology for top hammer drilling monitoring

RockPulse, a new technology and product introduced by Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, is the first practical solution for real-time tool stress monitoring in top-hammer drilling. RockPulse analyzes each piston blow in real time to extract data on the tool stress. » Read full article

D1 Open Circuit High Power Axial Piston Pump

The D1 pump is a high-pressure, high-performance variable axial piston pump developed specifically for open-circuit systems in the most extreme application environments — making it an ideal solution for the offshore, marine, and oil and gas markets. » Read full article

PTDA 2018 Canadian Conference

Date: June 6-8, 2017
Location: Toronto
» More Info

Resources for Future Generations (RFG 2018)

Date: June 16, 2018
Location: Vancouver
» More Info