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Boart Longyear establishes R&D test centre in Sudbury

Boart Longyear establishes R&D test centre in Sudbury

Innovative technologies to be tested at the NORCAT Underground Centre include next generation wireline tooling, smart drill rig technology,..

November 14, 2016

Two mine rescue competitions slated for Sudbury

Two mine rescue competitions will be held in Sudbury this summer. The Ontario Mine Rescue Competition will be held June 6 to June 10, and..

May 23, 2016
NORCAT offers working at heights training

NORCAT offers working at heights training

Six-and-a half hour course is offered five days per week Miners working from heights face danger every time they put on a fall arrest..

August 18, 2015

iRing Inc. nominated for Manning Innovation Awards

Chris Preston and Troy Williams of iRing Inc, a software development company based in North Bay, have been nominated for the 34th Manning..

May 20, 2015
NORCAT underground test centre brings world to Sudbury

NORCAT underground test centre brings world to Sudbury

Start-up and multinational companies test prototypes in underground mine A chance is all that is needed for a mining technology company to..

February 26, 2015
NORCAT commences simulator training

NORCAT commences simulator training

Sudbury miners train their equipment operators on modules for two loaders, an Atlas Copco jumbo and a Maclean bolter The Northern Centre..

September 2, 2014
SAMSSA celebrates ten years, 2003-2013

SAMSSA celebrates ten years, 2003-2013

After 10 years of effort and service, the Sudbury Mining Supply & Service Association (SAMSSA) has become a significant presence in the..

February 13, 2014

Innovation in hard rock mining alive and well

In the past weeks and months, it has become evident that the mining sector is on a continuous upswing.  There is a general consensus that..

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

NORCAT set to expand

The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) is expanding again. “The big demand has been for shop space,” said Darryl Lake,..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

NORCAT develops mini coring drill for space

The Sudbury-based Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) is midway through the design and development of a mini coring drill that..

September 1, 2010 with 0 Comments
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