Houston, Texas – By eliminating one of the most common causes of fluid end failure — fatigue cracking at the intersection of the bores — new Cat Cube Bore well stimulation technology extends block life by 50 percent or more. Available exclusively from Caterpillar, this innovative geometry significantly reduces the downtime and costs associated with fluid end replacement.
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Calgary – IBM announced they are working with Goldcorp Inc. to bring IBM Watson technology to the Canadian mining industry for the first time. The Vancouver-based gold producer – one of the largest gold mining companies in the world – will initially use IBM's cognitive technology for its exploration targeting efforts in its Red Lake, Ont. mine.
Vancouver and Seattle – BGC Engineering Inc. and LOOOK, Inc., have partnered to transform communication in the mining and geoengineering sectors using Microsoft's HoloLens technology. The two firms have developed a proof of concept application that turns traditional flat engineering drawings and data into interactive 3D maps and immersive landscapes.