Boart Longyear establishes R&D test centre in Sudbury

Hailey Short News

Originally published in Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal – Norm Tollinsky Innovative technologies to be tested at the NORCAT Underground Centre include next generation wireline tooling, smart drill rig technology, XRF technology for examining core samples and high-speed drilling technology. Boart Longyear’s next generation drilling technology will be tested and refined in Northern Ontario for the global market following a decision …

Jannatec Technologies blazes new trails

Hailey Short News

Originally published in Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal – Norm Tollinsky Expanded product line includes proximity detection technology, eHelmets, and hi-tech cooling coveralls for deep mining Jannatec Technologies is racing toward a radical reinvention of the personal protective equipment and communication devices that miners rely on to stay safe. Once known only for its Johnny Light cap lamps and two way …

Despite report, Sudbury vibrant for entrepreneurs, says NORCAT CEO

Hailey Short News, Uncategorized

Originally published on Sudbury.com By Jonathan Migneault When NORCAT CEO Don Duval reads the Canadian Federation of Independent Business placed Sudbury 88th out of 121 communities across Canada, he can’t help but be a little skeptical. From his perspective, Sudbury is holding its own as an entrepreneurial city. “We are the fastest growing innovation centre in the province of Ontario,” Duval …

Wildeboer Dellelce Announces Partnership with NORCAT

Hailey Short News

Wildeboer Dellelce LLP is pleased to announce its new partnership with the NORCAT Innovation Mill. Based in Sudbury, NORCAT is a leading private, non-profit organization that empowers clients, staff, and community partners to drive a culture of productivity, innovation and life-long learning. As part of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, NORCAT’s Innovation Mill serves as Sudbury’s Regional Innovation Centre, partnering …

6th annual Innovation for a Greater Sudbury to put a spotlight on the future of ICT and Digital Media

Hailey Short News

(SUDBURY, ON) — Cambrian College, CollégeBorèal, Laurentian University, the Regional Business Centre, NORCAT and the Ontario Centres of Excellence are hosting an innovation event to showcase and highlight some of Sudbury’s emerging ICT and digital media innovators and the future of digital media in Greater Sudbury. Innovation for a Greater Sudbury will take place November 17th from 6:00 p.m. to …

Boart Longyear sets up development digs in Sudbury

Hailey Short News

By Ella Myers, Northern Ontario Business  Boart Longyear is putting down some diamond strong roots in Sudbury, choosing the city for their new development office. The company also operates a location in North Bay. In late September, the global developer and supplier of drill rigs announced at the Las Vegas MINExpo that the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) is …

NORCAT wins Entrepreneurial Community of the Year Award

Hailey Short News

If there’s a mantra to be followed at the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) it might be: What’s next? Since its founding in 1995, the Sudbury not-for-profit innovation centre has created, nurtured and celebrated a culture of innovation, safety, and efficiency and promoted an entrepreneurial mindset that’s made it one of the cornerstones of Sudbury’s robust mining supply sector. …

NORCAT’s Entrepreneurship 101 has rebranded as Startup 101 for 2016, all classes live this year

Hailey Short News

By Ella Myers  Sudbury’s Northern Centre for Advanced Technology’s (NORCAT) Entrepreneurship 101 sessions are no more, but they’re living on in a more local format as Startup 101 this fall. In previous years, the sessions were offered by NORCAT’s Innovation Mill as a collaboration with a Toronto-based innovation hub, the MaRS Discovery District. This year, NORCAT partnered with the Sudbury …

Boart Longyear wins $1.4m to develop new drilling technology

Hailey Short News

The government of Ontario in Canada has awarded Boart Longyear CAD$1.37 million for a new mineral exploration drilling site and for drilling systems technology. This investment from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) aims to improve safety for drillers, increase efficiency, reduce drilling costs and create jobs once the products are commercialised. The company will work at the Northern …

Boart Longyear To Locate Research-Development Center In Sudbury, Ontario

Hailey Short News

Boart Longyear, the world’s leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, was awarded $1.37 million by Ontario provincial government to support research and development of a mineral exploration drilling site and drilling systems technology. The company will locate its newest research and development center in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Facilities in North Bay and Mississauga, Ontario, are among the …

NORCAT and ThoroughTec Launch Global Mining Training and Development Partnership

Hailey Short News

(Las Vegas, NV) –  ThoroughTec Simulation, the world’s largest global supplier of surface and underground mining equipment simulators, and NORCAT have announced a formal partnership, working together to deliver world-class training programs designed to ensure workers in the global mining industry are both productive and safe in the workplace. The agreement between ThoroughTec and NORCAT, the world’s leading mine training …

Boart Longyear to Establish Technology Development Office at NORCAT

Hailey Short News

(Las Vegas, NV.) – Boart Longyear, one of the world’s leading developers and suppliers of drill rigs to the global mining industry, has selected to partner with NORCAT to establish their North American surface and underground diamond drilling technology development office. The presence of Boart Longyear further validates the growing and vibrant mining technology cluster anchored by NORCAT in Sudbury, …

Hard-Line Demonstrates Teleop Auto System at NORCAT Underground Centre

Hailey Short News

(Las Vegas, NV.) –  Hard-Line, one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of tele-remote control systems has partnered with NORCAT to do a live demonstration of Hard-Line’s Teleop Auto system from the trade show floor at MINExpo in Las Vegas. Hard-Line’s technology is embedded in an Aramine L130D / LHD and operators will be able to muck out a …

Join Sudbury’s Entrepreneurs for Startup Drinks!

Hailey Short News

Want to meet other Sudbury entrepreneurs in a no-sales, no-pitch, friendly environment? Want to connect with like-minded young professionals? Join us for the fall launch of Startup Drinks! Stay for a pint, connect with peers, share experiences, and meet some of your local, fellow startup enthusiasts and experienced entrepreneurs. This month we’ll be taking the meetup to TapHouse (1500 Regent …

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NORCAT launches new Startup Series

NORCAT News

Series collects three programs to help new and established entrepreneurs NORCAT’s Innovation Mill, created to help foster and train new entrepreneurs in Sudbury, is launching a new Startup Series to gather its three programs under one brand. Hailey Short, a communications specialist with NORCAT, said it made sense to have one overarching brand for the Innovation Mill. In September NORCAT …