Redpath Canada & SafeSight Exploration win Safety Innovation Award for development of MRC Rail Runner
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Redpath Canada & SafeSight Exploration win Safety Innovation Award for development of MRC Rail Runner
May 4, 2021

Redpath Canada Ltd and SafeSight Exploration Inc are the recipients of the Ontario Mine Contractors Safety Association’s (OMCSA) Safety Innovation Award for 2020. The announcement was made at a virtual meeting in April 2021. The Award recognises great innovations in mining that directly impact safety. The Redpath and SafeSight collaboration has developed the SafeSight MRC[…]

Osisko Development achieving hard rock cutting results with Sandvik MT720 roadheader plus more positive ore sorting testwork
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Osisko Development achieving hard rock cutting results with Sandvik MT720 roadheader plus more positive ore sorting testwork
May 3, 2021

Back in January, Canadian gold mining junior Osisko Development Corp with its flagship Cariboo Gold Project, located near Wells, central British Columbia, announced that a new Sandvik MT720 continuous miner (roadheader) had been delivered to the Cariboo site. The company is using the technology for drift development at the existing Bonanza Ledge Phase II mine[…]

Underground mine drone survey takes another step as Exyn achieves Level 4A Autonomy
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Underground mine drone survey takes another step as Exyn achieves Level 4A Autonomy
April 27, 2021

Exyn Technologies, a pioneer in autonomous aerial robot systems for complex, GPS-denied industrial environments including underground mines, has announced it has achieved the highest documented level of aerial autonomy. At Level 4A Autonomy, Exyn’s drones powered by ExynAI are now capable of free-flight exploration of complex spaces, with complete determination of flight path—at 2+ m/second[…]

Perenti’s Barminco gets LOI from Newcrest for exploration decline development at Red Chris mine in Canada
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Perenti’s Barminco gets LOI from Newcrest for exploration decline development at Red Chris mine in Canada
April 26, 2021

Perenti has announced that its subsidiary, leading hard-rock underground contract miner Barminco, has received a Letter of Intent from Newcrest Mining Ltd for the development of an underground exploration decline at the gold-copper Red Chris Project in British Columbia, Canada. The Red Chris Project is a 70:30 joint venture partnership between Newcrest and Imperial Metals[…]

M&R’s RUC Cementation gets major shaft lining & equipping plus headframe contract for Newmont Tanami Expansion 2
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M&R’s RUC Cementation gets major shaft lining & equipping plus headframe contract for Newmont Tanami Expansion 2
April 19, 2021

Murray & Roberts has announced that RUC Cementation Mining Contractors has been awarded an approximate ZAR2.3 billion (US$162 million) contract for the shaft lining and equipping plus headframe construction at Newmont Corporation’s Tanami Expansion 2 project in Australia’s Northern Territory. The company stated: “RUC is a diversified underground mining contractor with an extensive portfolio of[…]