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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Fabrication

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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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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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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Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics

Transportation and logistics support are crucial to ensuring the sustainability of mine operations through the expediting and delivery of materials, supplies and human resources in a timely, cost-effective and safe manner.

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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

Codelco sees copper deficit at 8 million tonnes by 2032
Chile’s state owned mining company Codelco, the world’s biggest copper producer, warned on Thursday that global shortages of the metal may reach eight million tonnes by 2032, as soaring demand continues to offset new projects numbers. Maximo Pacheco, chairman of the board of Codelco, said at an industry conference that while...
Reduce diesel particulate exposure in mines, urges union
A campaign is underway to make mines safer for workers who inhale diesel fumes while on the job. The United Steelworkers (USW) Local 6500, which is based in Sudbury, has launched the USW Diesel Particulate Project in partnership with the Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) at Laurentian University,...
Northern leaders, projects among 2023 mining honourees
The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) has named its 2023 award winners, and three Northern Ontario leaders are among them. PDAC, considered the national voice of the mineral exploration and development industry, annually hands out awards to people who have demonstrated excellence in their contributions to the field. Among the...
Indigenous Leaders: Restoring the treaty relationship is the path to prosperity
Randi Ray believes it’s time to reset the relationship, between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, between First Nation communities and the corporate world. For the Sudbury entrepreneur, it’s time to restore the spirit and intent of the treaty relationship. The treaties are what she refers to as the original founding documents...
Pickle Lake gold explorer signs exploration pact with First Nation
Pickle Lake gold hunter AuTECO Minerals has signed an exploration agreement with Mishkeegogamang Ojibway First Nation revolving around activity at the Pickle Crow Gold Project. The Western Australian junior mining company said in a news release that this new agreement replaces a 2009 memorandum of understanding. This one covers all of the company’s claims...
JLR Appoints Matt Morkem to Environmental Infrastructure Market Chief
J.L. Richards & Associates Limited (JLR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Morkem, P.Eng., to Environmental Infrastructure Market Chief. Matt is an Associate and Senior Civil Engineer with the firm. His wide scope and unique perspectives will serve the market well as the group continues to set targets...
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Makami Engineering Group Ltd. – Partnership Announcement
Makami Engineering Group has been an established Sudbury based Engineering firm since its inception in 2009. In the 13 years of operation, Makami has experienced significant growth, which has required us to expand our management organization. The founding Partner Bud (Brian) Dzuirban is proud to announce the appointment of two...
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Australian gold company targets growth at White River mine
The new Australian owners of the Sugar Zone Mine continue to sink investment into the underground operation near White River. Silver Lake Resources reported it’s made “significant progress” at the mine with expenditures of almost $9 million the company’s past September quarter. Most the spending has been on processing equipment and new...