Ontario's Mining Supply & Services Association. From the True North.

Suppliers of Choice to the World.

We Are MineConnect

MineConnect is Ontario’s Mining Supply & Services Association. Our members are globally recognized for their innovation, and the essential role they play in advancing the mining sector. Discover the benefits of membership and why our mining and supply members are the suppliers of choice to the world.

Our Suppliers

Our suppliers offer a bevy of innovative products and services including automation, software, ventilation, BEV, communications, PPE and training as well as mobile and fixed equipment. Use the grid to find the supplier that you are looking for. Need more help, simply use our search function to narrow it down.

Automation & Software

Automation & Software

Smart technology that optimizes mine production and mineral processing through real-time information available to surface including ventilation on demand, telerobotic, communication systems, autonomous vehicle operation, personnel, and equipment monitoring.

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Battery Electric Vehicles

Battery Electric Vehicles

One of the most innovative and environmental responsible changes to underground mining is the introduction of battery-powered underground equipment. MineConnect members lead the development of electrification and are pioneers in the industry.

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Blasting

Blasting

Blasting entails all of the related equipment required to blast hard rock including drilling equipment/rigs and consumables such as drill bits, explosives and all other related components to detonate a charge.

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Bulk Handling Equipment

Bulk Handling Equipment

This category is centered on the manufacturing of equipment used for the handling both dry and saturated materials including stationary machinery such as conveyor belts to mobile equipment such as loaders.

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Consulting Services

Consulting Services

Encompasses all of the support services necessary to properly engineer a mine site and mineral processing facilities including engineering, procurement, construction, and management firms.

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Environmental

Environmental

Includes all of the services required to ensure mining is conducted in an environmentally sound and responsible way as not to impact current or future ecosystems.

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Fixed Mining Equipment

Fixed Mining Equipment

This category includes equipment necessary for optimum mine production that is a permanent fixture within the mine site including rock breakers, crushers, mineral processing equipment and conveying systems.

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Health & Safety

Health & Safety

All personnel protective equipment, training and detection systems necessary to ensure the employees are held out of harm's way in all mining applications including equipment operators and miners.

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Machine Shop

Machine Shop

Facilities performing cutting, grinding, turning, honing, milling, deburring, lapping, electrochemical machining, etching, or other similar operations for the mining industry.

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Metal Fabrication

Metal Fabrication

Metal Fabrication entails a manufacturer that takes raw flat steel and based on engineering drawings manufactures it into components necessary for building mines and all related infrastructure.

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Mine Contractors

Mine Contractors

Includes firms that specialize in constructing/developing mines and all related infrastructure through a turnkey approach or by being contracted to undertake specific developments from shaft sinking, head frame constructing, raise boring and drift development.

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Mobile Mining Equipment

Mobile Mining Equipment

All self-propelled equipment either on wheels or tracks that can be moved throughout the mine site either surface or underground including jumbo drills, scoops, scissor lifts, bolters, cement trucks, loaders, and personnel movers.

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Ventilation

Ventilation

All components required to ensure mine personnel have the ventilation necessary for a safe and productive working environment including ventilation on demand systems, air quality monitoring, chillers, fans, and ductwork.

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Updates

Science North selects a Thunder Bay waterfront site for regional expansion
A Thunder Bay waterfront location is the “preferred” spot for a permanent home for Science North’s expansion into northwestern Ontario. In a news release, the Sudbury-based science centre announced that the Pool 6 site in the city’s harbour will be the location to build its 34,000-square-foot attraction. The property is the...
Barrick Gold quarterly profit beats expectations after copper boost
Barrick Gold Corp reported a nearly 19% rise in second-quarter profit on Monday, beating analysts’ expectations thanks to higher copper output, even as inflation drove the miner’s cost of production up. The world’s second-biggest gold miner stuck to its cost forecast for the year and said it was on track to...
Ontario’s new mines minister has a strong pedigree in mining
George Pirie, Ontario’s new minister of mines, comes from a Northern Ontario family that has been part of the Porcupine mining camp for more than 100 years. Although Pirie is a newbie at Queen’s Park as the newly elected MPP for Timmins, and a man with more than 35 years...
Alamos Gold announces appointment of Luc Guimond as chief operating officer
Alamos Gold Inc. announced the appointment of Luc Guimond as Chief Operating Officer effective September 1, 2022. As part of an established multi-year plan, Luc will succeed Peter MacPhail who will be retiring as of August 31, 2022. To support the transition, Peter will be staying with the Company as...
Skyrocketing costs continue to hamper Gogama mine construction project
The cost to finish IAMGOLD’s troubled Côté gold mine project will be close to $2 billion. The Toronto gold company released a project update on the Gogama-area open-pit development project in the wake of a thorough project review started last March. In May, company management estimated it would take more than a billion dollars to...
Goodman School of Mines Seeking 6 Mineral Engineering Professionals
The Goodman School of Mines at Laurentian University is seeking 6 mineral industry engineering professionals to provide a 15 minutes presentation on their career path for undergraduate engineering students at Xi’an University in China who are considering coming to Canada to study. If you are interested in learning more about...
New Member Announcement: Becker Mining Systems (Becker Varis)
We are excited to announce our NEWSEST corporate member… Becker Varis Becker Varis is dedicated to the development and application of effective communications in mining, tunnelling, and oil & gas. It is internationally recognized for its quality, Leaky Feeder communication, TCP/IP over Leaky Feeder, Resource Tagging & Tracking System, Remote...
New Australian owners look to get White River mine back on track
The new Australian owners of a once-insolvent White River gold mine intend to install the latest and greatest in modern mining systems. Silver Lake Resources plans to spend between $35 million to $45 million (Australian dollars) over the next two years to get the struggling Sugar Zone Mine operating at a...