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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
Picture of LNG powered haul truck.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, Global LNG becoming increasingly popular in powering the mining industry

The mining industry has seen a steady increase in the use of LNG in various mining applications.

Solar-diesel hybrid power plant.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Products & equipment, Global A new, cost-efficient compact hybrid system for solar–diesel microgrids targets the Mining Industry

The system is able to run on 100% solar power during the day, when solar radiation is highest.

The new OKC Tennis Centre constructed by Legacy Building Solutions.
Mining Insider, Products & equipment, Global Tennis Building by Legacy Building Solutions named USTA outstanding facility

The new facility is a fabric structure designed to USTA standards with six regulation courts.

Picture of Canada Carbon map.
Mining Insider, Energy, Exploration, Products & equipment, Global Canada Carbon to explore testing of thermally upgraded graphite for X-energy’s Xe-100 Reactor Series

X-energy is dedicated to developing transformational nuclear energy solutions that change the world.

Picture of K-Line Trailer's Dual Powered Road Trains.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Global K-Line Trailers begins production of next set of Dual Powered Road Trains

K-Line Trailers is a top trailer designer and manufacturer for Mining, Heavy Haul, Aggregate, Wind Energy, and multiple other transport sectors.

Picture of Alaska Structures fabric buildings.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia Alaska Structures to showcase TSX-Series fabric structures at MINExpo 2016

Alaska Structures will showcase their TSX-Series tension fabric camps at MINExpo 2016 this coming September 26-28 in Las Vegas, NV.

Illumagear’s Halo Light.
Products & equipment, Safety The Halo Light guides the way

See and be seen with Illumagear’s Halo Light.

by Kyle Born
Andrew Morden, CEO of Corvus Energy stands beside a bank of their heavy-duty industrial batteries capable of powering large ferries and other marine vessels.
Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, Global Vancouver-area company named electric and hybrid supplier of the year

Corvus Energy was recently named the supplier of the year at the 2016 Electric and Hybrid Marine Awards.

by Peter Caulfield
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