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CNRE EXPO 2017—135 exhibitors in attendance
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia The CNRE Expo 2017 in Prince George goes off without a hitch

In case you missed it, here's a photo essay of the recent Canadian North Resources Expo held in Prince George.

FLSmidth is working on creating feasible, large-scale filtration systems.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology New life for old technology

FLSmidth, member of the MSABC, applies existing technology to increase efficiency and minimize environmental footprint in mining operations.

by Jillian Clark
Airplane on runway, with truck.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Nunavut Volga-Dnepr’s quick-thinking will help Canadian iron ore mining project increase its 2017 production

Recognising the need to increase the size of its truck and trailer fleet, Baffinland turned to Volga-Dnepr for its expertise in moving heavy and outsize cargo.

A head shot of Rodger McLean, the new chair of MSABC
Education, Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Mining suppliers adopt a green future

Rodger McLean, chair of the MSABC, talks about membership benefits and updating mandates to prioritize environmental responsibility.

by Jillian Clark
Veolia's Actiflo water treatment technology was the perfect fit for Pretivm's Brucejack Gold Mine. Pictured here is the mine site amidst mountains and a lake.
Company Profiles, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia Veolia Water Technologies settles in at Brucejack Mine

Veolia Water Technologies’ Actiflo technology is installed at Pretivm’s Brucejack Gold Mine.

by Jillian Clark
The photo shows the Roben Jig, with a cylinder that
Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia Water-based coal sample cleaning technology could eliminate economic risk of coal exploration

Canadian Carbonization Research Association (CCRA) and Geoscience BC will begin a joint research project to test the accuracy and potential of the Roben Jig.

by Jillian Clark
Alliance Magnesium is proud to announce the production of its first metal magnesium ingots at its Danville demonstration plant in Quebec.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment Alliance Magnesium produces its first magnesium ingots and also obtains a $4.1 million loan

Alliance Magnesium is a privately-owned Canadian company engaged in the production of magnesium metal and other valuable minerals from serpentine.

A group of Multotec employees.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Products & equipment Multotec unveils two featured products and announces a new partnership

A global leader in diamond extraction, Multotec Canada manufactures and distributes mineral processing equipment.

Nemaska Lithium Inc. logo.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment Nemaska Lithium ready to deliver first tonne of lithium hydroxide from Phase 1 plant to a customer

The Phase 1 Plant is now in continuous production mode from lithium sulphate.

K+S Potash rail cars.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Global, Saskatchewan Rail cars arrive at K+S Potash Canada’s Legacy Project

The rail cars were designed by National Steel Car and feature industry-leading design suitable for the Legacy Project’s state-of-the-art facility.

Manager Mike Miller proudly shows off the new Cummins facility in Sparwood.
Mining Insider, Products & equipment, British Columbia Cummins opens state-of-the-art facility in Sparwood

The new, 10,000 square-foot shop features dedicated space for maintenance and repairs, offices, tool storage and a customer conference room.

Ammolite is rainbow-coloured even in its raw form.
Exploration, Mines, Products & equipment, Alberta Korite finds rare gems in Alberta

Korite, a Canadian-owned, Calgary-based company is on a mission to colour the world with ammolite.

by Jillian Clark
Picture of gloved hand, displaying a piece of glass with a wafer-thin piece of silicon on it.
Energy, Products & equipment The Age of Solar? Cutting-edge technology is helping to usher in a new era of alternative energy use

California-based Rayton Solar aims to create the world's most cost-effective source of energy, and is proving as a catalyst for other innovative entrepreneurs.

by Elizabeth James
Canada Place in Vancouver
Minerals, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia The best bits of the AME Roundup

Mining and Energy’s Robert Hawkins discusses highlights from the AME Roundup 2017 at Canada Place in Vancouver, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Picture of NACOF members.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Products & equipment, Global Encanto Potash finalizes massive deal with India’s National Federation of Farmers

The agreement provides for the supply of a minimum of 5 million tonnes per year for a guaranteed period of twenty years for muriate of potash.

A previously completed acid plant that Teck installed in 2014.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Teck Trail announces $174 million for new acid plant

The installation of a new acid plant will improve efficiency and environmental performance at Teck's Trail Operations.

Picture of battery-powered underground vehicle.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Safety, Global Goldcorp debuts “all-electric” mine—eliminates diesel usage

Eliminating diesel will make a huge improvement to working conditions by removing diesel particulate and other gases like NOX and SO2 from the workplace.

Picture of the Mission Mountain Railroad.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia Magnetite to be shipped by truck from Montana to Elk Valley coal mines

The Elk Valley Teck coal mines use magnetite in the coal-washing process.

Fastec Imaging’s TS5 High-Speed Camera’s slow-motion footage provides optimal analyzation of blasting operations.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology A troubleshooting tool

Fastec Imaging’s TS5 high-speed hand-held camera is the camera to record all your mining and blasting operations.

by Kyle Born
BKT is able to pinpoint exact points where a company can increase operational efficiency by analyzing data from imagery such as this haul road map.
Products & equipment SPOTech provides innovative tire solutions

SPOTech technology increases productivity through detailed truck analysis and innovative tire solutions.

by Jillian Clark
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