Jun 23, 2021

   

Industry News

RANKED: World’s top ten biggest nickel mines

Nickel’s primary purpose is for the production of stainless steel, but the metal also plays a key role in the global transition to clean energy and in EV battery production. Tesla CEO Elon Musk put nickel in news headlines last year when he called on the world’s miners to produce more, and a recent report by Roskill found...

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Jun 23, 2021

   

Member Story

Trade in Motion: Northern Ontario Mining Technologies in Mexico

Trade in Motion is launching a video recording initiative to show the benefits of using mining technologies from Northern Ontario. The mining culture of innovation in products, machinery and services in Canada is a recognized and state of the art industry around the globe. The northern Ontario mining supply chain is an innovative and cutting-edge...

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Jun 23, 2021

   

Industry News

Maple Gold finds more VG from 531 zone at Douay

Maple Gold Mines has found even more high grade, visible gold in drilling at the 531 zone at the Douay gold project, 50 km southwest of Matagami, Que. Douay is a 50:50 joint venture between Maple Gold and Agnico Eagle Mines. The latest results come from an area outside the current 531 zone underground resource estimate:...

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Jun 23, 2021

   

Industry News

RCT to transform Evolution Mining’s Canadian fleet

Evolution Mining has chosen RCT ControlMaster remote technology for its underground loader fleet in Red Lake, Ont. Australia-based Evolution Mining has selected global smart technology specialist RCT to deliver its autonomous technology to transform its Red Lake gold mine in Northern Ontario. Evolution acquired the properties from Newmont last year. Evolution has embarked on a comprehensive three-year investment strategy...

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Jun 21, 2021

   

Industry News

Sandvik adds fully autonomous operation to Leopard DTH blasthole drill

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is evolving its Leopard DI650i down-the-hole (DTH) drill rig to support fully autonomous operation. The new iDrill automation platform expands the existing on-board automated drilling cycle and matches seamlessly with AutoMine Surface Drilling to enable fully autonomous Leopard DI650i fleet operation from a control room. AutoMine Surface Drilling enables line-of-sight or...

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Jun 21, 2021

   

Industry News

Canada, Australia may have to help America achieve the electrification dream

Canada and Australia could be the top destinations where US president Joe Biden would look for battery metals for his recently announced EV plan, an analysis by Adamas Intelligence suggests. In late May and following a 100-day review of critical supply chains, Biden said that he plans to look abroad for most supplies of EV metals and focus on domestic...

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Jun 21, 2021

   

Industry News

Rio Tinto opens new scandium plant in Quebec

Rio Tinto has started up its new commercial scale demonstration plant to produce high quality scandium oxide. The plant is located at its Rio Tinto Fer et Titane (FTFT) metallurgical complex in Sorel-Tracy, Que. The $6-million project was completed on time and on budget, less than six months after the start of construction. The Quebec...

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Jun 18, 2021

   

Member Story

A Year Later: Carriere Industrial Supply Recruits International Trained Welders with IVEY Group

IVEY Group partnered with Lively-based manufacturing company Carriere Industrial Supply (CIS) over a year ago to support their labour force growth initiatives via international recruitment. Together, we found, recruited and integrated six skilled Welders from Mexico to help fill labour shortages in their shop. Our international recruits Irvin, Miguel, Jorge, Jesus, Ismael, Jasso and Jesus,...

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Jun 18, 2021

   

Member Story

Capitalizing on the benefits of SR&ED – Lunch and Learn hosted by EY and NORCAT

Are you capitalizing on the benefits of SR&ED? As catalysts of innovation, technological advancement and job creation, mining companies – as well as technology companies building and deploying products for the mining industry – are eligible to take advantage of the federal Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) program. Did you know?◾️ You can recoup...

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Jun 18, 2021

   

MineConnect News

HydraFab Fluid Power presents the Piston pump with power shift control – Bring your Machine to the Next Level!

Written By: Marcos Antunes With today’s ever-changing demands for hydraulics and the advent of new Tier 4 engines, the need to vary the input torque of hydraulic pumps becomes evident. When the engine is operating at low idle, available torque is low and can be stalled. Using the Power Shift regulator, input torque to the...

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