Mar 13, 2020

   

Industry News

Australian mine contractor moves into Hemlo

– by Staff (Northern Ontario Business – March 9, 2020) https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/ Western Australian mining interests have been steadily scooping up gold exploration properties in northwestern Ontario. One company is mobilizing to run an underground gold mine in the region. Perth-headquartered Barminco has signed a letter of intent with Barrick to provide underground contract mining at...

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Mar 13, 2020

   

Industry News

GOLD: LaSalle to kick off exploration campaign in N.E.Ontario

March 11, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff ONTARIO – LaSalle Exploration announced that it is about to kick off a field exploration program on its Blakelock gold property in northeastern Ontario. In a press release, LaSalle said the campaign is fully funded from the company’s oversubscribed initial public offering (IPO) that raised $1.9 million. The program...

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Mar 13, 2020

   

MineConnect News

Nokia to deploy LTE network for NORCAT Sudbury Underground Mine

March 11, 2020 SUDBURY – Nokia will deploy its private LTE digital automation platform at Norcat’s underground centre in Sudbury to establish an underground global mining innovation centre. Nokia is collaborating with Norcat and Canada’s Centre for Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN) to deploy the network connectivity. Nokia’s automation cloud will enable secure wireless...

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Mar 13, 2020

   

MineConnect News

Waubetek signs agreement with Laurentian University for Indigenous mining centre

SUDBURY – Laurentian University is pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent with Waubetek Business Development Corporation on March 3 at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto. This letter paves the way for co-operation between the institutions under the banner of Waubetek’s Centre of Excellence for Indigenous...

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Mar 13, 2020

   

MineConnect News

Federal support continues for mining supply export program in Northern Ontario

Mar 10, 2020 5:58 PM By: Len Gillis FedNor has invested $1.6 million to continue supporting the Northern Ontario Exports Program (NOEP) to continue for another three years. The program helps Northern businesses export their products and services around the world. The announcement was made at the Rock-Tech plant in Lively. ( LEN GILLIS /...

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Mar 13, 2020

   

Industry News

Sofvie Inc. is now a MineConnect Member

Sofvie Inc. is a software and service tech development company minimizing workplace hazards and aligning workplace culture. At Sofvie we believe that everyone deserves a safe workplace. Utilizing collaborative intelligence and innovative technologies, we create new realities for hazard and risk management. We believe that compliance is achieved naturally when the tools are applied holistically....

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Mar 13, 2020

   

Industry News

Northern Heat Treat LTD. is now a MineConnect Member

Northern Heat Treat LTD. is a family-owned business providing heat treating services for Sudbury and the surrounding areas. Northern Heat Treat is Sudbury’ s 1st Commercial Heat Treat Company with over 60 years of experience. We have the expertise and cutting-edge technology to get the job done. We offer a variety of heat treating services...

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Mar 02, 2020

   

Member Story

Cementation Canada Inc. Awarded Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation Grant for Innovative Method of Transporting Ore and Waste Rock from Underground Mines to Surface

February 28, 2020 North Bay, Ontario – Cementation Canada Inc. is pleased to have been recognized by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) and awarded this funding for the further development of a patented system to transport ore and waste rock from underground mines to surface.  This technology known as Injection Hoisting was co-winner of...

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Mar 02, 2020

   

Industry News

KOVATERA™ Announces the Launch of the KT 200e Electric Utility Vehicle

2nd Generation Electric Platform added to the line-up of purpose-built utility vehicles for underground mining from Kovatera™ Lively, Ontario, Canada — February 27, 2020 Building on its highly successful line of underground utility vehicles, Kovatera™ is pleased to announce the release of the KT200e. This new addition to the Kovatera™ line continues the rough, tough...

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Feb 29, 2020

   

Industry News

Mining sector could soon feel impact of rail blockades

Ian Campbell, CTV Sudbury video journalist SUDBURY — The mining sector may soon feel the impact of the rail blockades and with no end in sight, industry stakeholders are worried. “The Canadian mining industry accounts for half the total rail freight volume moved within Canada, that’s a massive volume of goods and when you think...

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