Products & Equipment

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Pro Series sidewall view.
Products & equipment Cooper launches new line of truck and bus radial tires

No matter what service your fleet delivers, Cooper has a tire designed to meet the need and help manage tire costs.

by Timothy Fowler
TNDC's new Caterpillar CAT 349F hydraulic excavator
Mining Insider, Products & equipment, British Columbia TNDC renews construction contract with Red Chris Mine — new units added to heavy equipment fleet

Red Chris Tailings Impoundment Area (TIA) construction agreement has been renewed for three construction seasons, through to December 31, 2020.

Opening of the Used Equipment Supercentre in Acheson, AB. Pictured above (l-r): GM, Alberta Core Industries, Darren Riley, Used Equipment Supercentre branch manager, Chris Ireton, Parkland County Business Development Officer, Robynn Holstein and SVP rental and strategy Jordan Reber.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Alberta Finning opens Used Equipment Centre

The facility offers access to every piece of used equipment in Finning’s Alberta inventory, prepped and ready to go, plus a dedicated demonstration area.

New high visibility signage greets Komatsu customers in Sparwood.
Company Profiles, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia A peek inside Komatsu’s new Sparwood facility

Komatsu in Sparwood has successfully merged four separate operations and buildings into one newly updated, modern facility.

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Kespry drones are subscription-based, so their customers can grow with the drones as new technology is created.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology Innovations in mining are taking off with Kespry’s drones

Jason Nichols, product marketing manager at Kespry, explains how drones increase efficiency, therefore revenue, for mining companies.

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Mining truck with box painted pink.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Global Mining truck makeovers drive important conversations

SMS Equipment Inc. and KMC Mining have partnered to make big statements in support of prostate cancer research, breast cancer research & mental health awareness

Mining truck with box painted pink.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Global Mining truck makeovers drive important conversations

SMS Equipment Inc. and KMC Mining have partnered to make big statements in support of prostate cancer research, breast cancer research & mental health awareness

SMS Equipment building.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia SMS Equipment Inc. announces Williams Lake branch move

SMS Equipment holds a unique position in the industry as a one-stop supplier of a broad range of equipment.

Sat-Fi2, a lightweight and portable hotspot.
Mining Insider, Products & equipment, Technology Globalstar announces the release of Sat-Fi2, the world’s most advanced satellite hotspot

Sat-Fi2 provides continuous communications for consumers, remote worker connectivity and safety.

A photo of people at a conference from the Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum in October 2017.
Products & equipment, Saskatchewan SIMSA connects buyers and sellers

Eric Anderson, executive director of SIMSA, explains SIMSA’s role connecting suppliers with companies in the mining and oil and gas industries.

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Filterboxx Drill Camp Combo, set up at a Blackbird Energy site.
Products & equipment, Technology, Global Wastewater treatment in remote geography and extreme environments ––Filterboxx meets this challenge

Ryan Workman of Filterboxx leads a team of environmental science experts and operators who are equipped to treat drinking & domestic wastewater at remote sites.

by Timothy Fowler
Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology.
Mining Insider, Products & equipment, Global Statement from Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology on exemption from American steel and aluminum

The minister issued a statement regarding the U.S. president’s decision to exempt Canada from new American tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum exports.

An overview of attendees at the PDAC Convention in Toronto.
Mining Insider, Education, Exploration, First Nations, Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Ontario PDAC 2018 Convention exceeds 25,000 attendees

High attendance rates are a clear sign that the mineral exploration and mining industry has regained its swagger and is building momentum.

Alec Morrison, president and CEO of the Mining Suppliers Association of B.C. (MSABC), is holding Buddy the Miner, from the Mining for Miracles campaign for BC Children's Hospital.  MSABC has raised over $325,000 for Mining for Miracles since 1998.
Products & equipment, British Columbia Who are the unsung heroes? The importance of suppliers to the mining industry

Over 1,000 companies in British Columbia alone have self-identified as mining suppliers—an important part of the mining industry.

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Bryan Cox, CEO of MABC, leads advocacy and education initiatives for the mining industry.
Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia BC Mining Month—“Mining Our Future”

Bryan Cox, CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia talks about Mining Week’s growth into Mining Month.

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Sysco delivers groceries.
Products & equipment, Global Getting groceries to site: Sysco Edmonton knows what it takes

Transporting everything the chef needs at site is a big job any day of the week.

by Timothy Fowler
Giant tires on mining truck.
Products & equipment, Safety, Technology Innovation is alive and well at Kal Tire Mining Group

A combination of Kal Tire Mining Group’s leading indicators and electronic suggestion box bubbled up 70 ideas that improve safety, productivity and value.

by Timothy Fowler
An old photo of men working at Watson Gloves, which is celebrating 100 years as a Canadian company.
Company Profiles, Products & equipment Watson Gloves is celebrating 100 years in business

Watson Gloves manufactures over 2,300 styles of gloves ranging from household cleaning and gardening gloves to heavy-duty protection at mining operations.

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The 2018 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference takes place at the Vancouver Convention Centre West on January 21-22, 2018.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia Register now: 2018 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference (VRIC18)

VRIC2018 is the world's largest resource investment conference dedicated to resource exploration, and is a must-attend for investors and stakeholders.

Foster Coulson standing with the Coulson Ice Blast product
Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment Introducing Ice Storm90™

Coulson Ice Blast offers an environmentally friendly and cost-effective way to clean heavy equipment.

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