Set to become the world’s first all-electric open-pit mine, Montreal-based Nouveau Monde Graphite (NMG) is advancing its procurement process for its fleet and charging infrastructure through an international call for pre-qualification. Yet another step towards achieving its carbon-neutrality vision, the company says, adopting an all-electric operating model provides tremendous environmental benefits as well as long-term savings for NMG thanks to Québec’s clean and affordable hydropower.
igus has developed a new online shop for flexible plastic cable carriers — energy chains — where users can filter products by category, application, and specifications. The shop also includes pricing, and allows designers, engineers, and materials specialists to have the parts listed in one user-friendly website, the company says.
Toronto–based Canada Nickel Company Inc. has created a wholly-owned subsidiary, NetZero Metals, to begin the research and development of a processing facility that would be located in the Timmins, ON, region with the goal of utilizing existing technologies to produce zero-carbon nickel, cobalt and iron products.
The Brandt Group of Companies has concluded an agreement with U.S.-based Ultara Holdings, Inc. to acquire the assets of GeoShack Canada Company and the Canadian assets of Inteq Distributors.
Helsinki-based Metso has made further investments in the Mesa repair facility in Arizona, in order to optimize safety and broaden service capabilities. The facility offers repairs and field services while supporting Metso’s Life Cycle Services contracts.
Russ Bauer has taken over as national sales manager of Kalenborn Abresist Corp. and has full responsibility for the company’s North American sales operations. Located in Urbana, IN, Kalenborn Abresist is a leader in the design and supply of wear solutions for a wide range of industries utilizing various mineral and metallic solutions.
Motion Industries, Inc., of Birmingham, AL, has announced the promotion of Randall (Randy) Breaux to president. Motion Industries has over 550 locations, including 14 distribution centres throughout North America and serves more than 300,000 customers from the food and beverage, pulp and paper, iron and steel, chemical, mining and aggregate, petrochemical, automotive, wood and lumber, and pharmaceutical industries.
Mason Resources Corp. of Vancouver and Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals Inc. have announced that they have entered into an arrangement agreement where Hudbay will acquire the remaining 86 percent of the issued and outstanding common shares of Mason that it does not already own.