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

Feds pledge $2.6M to the Greater Sudbury Airport
Offering a boost to a beleaguered organization, the federal government has pledged $2.6 million to the Greater Sudbury Airport toward infrastructure needs. Capital spending has largely fallen by the wayside since the pandemic hit in early 2020, which saddled the airport with a significant drop in travellers alongside various continued expenses. The...
SNOLAB hires new executive director
SNOLAB has hired Dr. Jody Cooley as the new executive director for the underground research laboratory. Cooley will be taking over for Dr. Clarence Virtue, who served as interim executive director. A professor of physics at Southern Methodist University and deputy operations manager for the SuperCDMS Collaboration, Cooley will lead...
Dubreuilville-area mine becoming a gold producing ‘juggernaut’
The Island Gold Mine outside Dubreuilville is poised to become one of Canada’s most prolific and profitable mines for decades to come. Over the next four years, Alamos Gold‘s underground operation will get larger in scale, mine at a higher rate, deliver more ounces, and become one of the industry’s lowest...
Sayona, Piedmont approve North American Lithium project restart in Quebec
Sayona Quebec has formally approved the restart of spodumene concentrate production at the North American Lithium (NAL) project near La Corne, Quebec. Sayona Quebec is 75% owned by Australian Sayona Mining (ASX: SYA) and 25% by Piedmont Lithium, a private company. The upgrade and restart budget is approximately C$98 million....
Mining geoscience data mapped in British Columbia
Data for hundreds more mineral exploration and development reports in British Columbia can now be searched by location for the first time, thanks to a new Geoscience BC minerals project. National Instrument 43-101 (NI 43-101) technical reports contain comprehensive geoscience information on prospective mineral properties and are available from the...
Sudbury’s PACE Global looks to help mining firms go digital
A Sudbury woman, who is one of the few people in Canada qualified to advise on digitizing mining businesses, said only a small percentage of Canadian businesses are using their digital technology properly. Néha Singh, the CEO of PACE Global, was a guest speaker in Toronto at the Northern Ontario Mining...
Evolution Mining drags Aussie gold peers down after downgrade
Shares in Australian gold producer Evolution Mining (ASX: EVN) cratered on Monday after it downgraded its forecast gold production for the year to June 30 and shelved a multi-million dollar expansion. The announcement triggered a sell-off that sent the company’s stock 22% down and wiped off almost A$3.5 billion ($2.4bn) of the...
Metals haven’t crashed this hard since the Great Recession
Industrial metals are on track for the worst quarter since the 2008 financial crisis as prices are pummeled by recession worries. Copper, the great economic bellwether, has ricocheted into a bear market from a record four months ago, while tin just tumbled 21% in its worst week since a 1980s...
UK, US, Japan and Canada to ban Russia gold imports
Britain, the United States, Japan and Canada will ban new imports of Russian gold as part of efforts to tighten the sanctions squeeze on Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine, the British government said on Sunday. The ban will come into force shortly and apply to newly mined or refined...
Former Timmins mayor to oversee Ring of Fire development
Former Timmins Mayor George Pirie has been named Ontario’s new mining minister with a special mandate to develop the Ring of Fire. Premier Doug Ford revealed his 30-person cabinet on June 24 with only a few changes in portfolios held during Ford’s last provincial government. The decades-only title of Northern...