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Mine Rail Cars Improve Hauling Efficiency in Mines

Mining is key to Canada’s rapid development in the last century. Today, one in every ten Canadian jobs are linked to mining and its products, with the industry also contributing billions of dollars to Canadian Gross Domestic Product and taxes every year. Thanks to continuous advances in mining methods, this contribution is increasing.
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Modern Mine Cages Improve Industry Safety and Efficiency

The mining industry is often criticized for its impact on workers’ safety. While this may be the case in many parts of the world, it’s a different story in Canada. This country’s mining industry has had a positive effect on the economy and on society. Besides giving jobs to over 360,000 workers, the industry has been instrumental in opening up many remote Canadian regions. It also contributes approximately five percent to the country’s annual Gross Domestic Product. Today, as mining continues to evolve in Canada, so do workplace standards that improve both the safety of employees and the efficiency of underground operations.
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Mine Skips Safely and Efficiently Transport Ore from Underground Mines

Mining is tough work, and it requires careful and decisive logistics to move a great number of personnel, materials, and equipment to properly facilitate operations. The Mining Weekly website published a feature on how mine skips made from aluminum can be indispensable to operations. The article outlined why aluminum is the best choice, and even highlights how the skips are vital for mining: Read more

Mine Cages are Indispensable for Deep Mining Operations

Mining operations have changed so much since the early days as modern technologies and equipment now allow miners to efficiently and safely extract minerals they need from the depths of the earth. A feature on Gizmodo detailed one of the deepest gold mine shafts in the world, the Mponeng mine in South Africa, and how the facility uses specialized equipment in its operations. One part of the article cited impressive facts about the mine, elaborating on its scale: Read more

The World’s Most Precious Metals are Moved by Mine Ore Cars

Every year, fleets of sturdy mine rail cars steadily move throughout mines around the world to collect some of the most precious metals known to man. Humans have explored the Earth’s mineral deposits for thousands of years, and we have placed enough value in them to build entire economies and civilizations around their trade and use. As Worthly.com writer Tiffany Raiford noted: Read more

Increased Mining Activity Calls for Quality Wear Resistant Castings

Mining has played an essential role in the global industrial revolution as minerals from deep within the earth are needed to develop equipment and tools, which in turn enable advances in technology. While current mining operations depend on the volume of mineral deposits, an increase in the demand for materials like iron will continue to drive growth in the sector, as Frik Els reports for Mining.com: Read more