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Sandvik adds new intelligent solution to its industry-leading AutoMineTM portfolio

Sandvik is introducing AutoMineTM Tele-Remote for underground loaders, a new smart entry-level addition to its industry-leading AutoMineTM product family. AutoMineTM Tele-Remote provides an easy way to start exploring the full potential of Sandvik equipment automation while improving productivity, safety and cost efficiency in mining operations. The new AutoMineTM Tele-Remote provides…

Competition review for potash industry mergers

By Bruce Harrison and Matthew J. Bennett, Lawyers McKercher LLP The Competition Act (the “Act”) was enacted in Canada in 1889 to regulate activities that the Competition Tribunal considers ‘anti-competitive’, such as price-fixing, bid-rigging, or conspiracies. The Act provides power to initiate a review of mergers or acquisitions that may…

Shipping from the Great Lakes: Why it works for potash exports

By Suzanne Bleau-Myrand Why, given the propensity of ship sizes getting ever larger, does shipping from the Great Lakes with its inherent physical limitations continue to work? There are many good explanations—the main one being that sailing directly to or from the Great Lakes is the most direct route to…