Mar 26, 2020

   

Industry News

Sudbury: Thousands of northern Ontario miners, mill workers stay on the job despite COVID-19

Eric White (CBC Sudbury -March 25, 2020) https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/ As of Wednesday, only businesses deemed by the province to be “essential” are allowed to keep running in the face of COVID-19. That includes some of the biggest employers in the northeast: mines, sawmills and steel plants are all staying open. Mike McQuade, CEO of Algoma steel...

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Mar 25, 2020

   

Member Story

Primary Employee Thermal Screening – Ionic Mechatronics

In order to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses that cause a rise in body temperature (fever), it is critical that your employees be screened for elevated temperatures and quickly identified even if they are not showing any symptoms. The core temperature in the human body is used to determine if the subject...

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Mar 23, 2020

   

Member Story

Maestro remains open and vigilant amidst COVID – 19

As businesses start to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, we felt it important to communicate with our valued clients, contacts and friends during this time. We will continue doing business so that we can support one another and help clients and community members through these unprecedented times. Maestro Digital Mine is focused on the health...

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Mar 23, 2020

   

Member Story

New Mining and Construction Training an Exciting Addition to NATT Safety Services

Sudbury, ON – March 11, 2020– Several new training programs from NATT Safety Services offer more opportunities for people needing mining and construction training. New training programs including Basic Rigging Fundamentals, 0-8 Ton Crane, Common Core Surface Miner, and a new Fire Extinguisher Simulator training, complement the existing safety training programs offered. “These training programs...

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Mar 23, 2020

   

Member Story

SECURITY FIRM STAYS SAFE FROM CORONAVIRUS

NORPRO, the leading provider of broad-spectrum security solutions for mines in Northern Ontario, has managed to stay one step ahead of this pandemic. As critical security personnel, all guards have been trained in accordance with NORPRO’s internal COVID-19 protocols which include screening questionnaires, temperature checks, and electronic tracking documentation. All static and dynamic guards have...

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Mar 22, 2020

   

Industry News

COVID-19: Coronavirus impacts spread across mining sec

March 19, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate and Magda Gardner As the world seemingly moves into lock down to halt the transmission of the novel COVID-19 virus, the uncertainty and restrictions on movement are taking a toll on markets and commodities. After initially benefiting from uncertainty around the virus and peaking at US$1,687 per oz., the...

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Mar 20, 2020

   

Industry News

Village Media acquires Northern Ontario Business

April issue will be the last print edition of the newspaper 24 shares Michael Atkins Northern Ontario Business was established by Michael Atkins in Sudbury in 1980. It was in the summer of 1980 when Michael Atkins and Norm Tollinsky, his then managing editor of Northern Life (a weekly newspaper in Sudbury), began the improbable...

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Mar 20, 2020

   

Press Release

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Businesses

Support For Business The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to support Canadian businesses facing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 13, 2020, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz, and Superintendent of Financial Institutions Jeremy Rudin outlined a coordinated...

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Mar 20, 2020

   

Press Release

Federal Government looking for assistance from companies to tackle Covid-19

The federal government is looking for companies providing goods and services that could in any way assist with its Covid 19 response. Please find attached a form that the Federal Government is asking companies to fill out if the companies offer products or services that could support Canada’s response to COVID-19 https://buyandsell.gc.ca/forms/help-canada-combat-covid-19-submission-form Focus areas: Products...

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Mar 20, 2020

   

Member Story

A Message from your Friends at Petryna Advertising

To our Fellow MineConnect Members, These last few days we have all been navigating through some challenging and unprecedented times. I’m sure we have all been watching the media conferences and the news as it changes hourly. We have been wondering what our next step should be, what we communicate to our clients, employees and...

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