Deloitte and NORCAT Announce Partnership to Explore the Future of Mining Technology

Chrisanne Daniel News

Toronto, ON.  Deloitte, one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, and NORCAT are excited to announce a strategic partnership that will assist the global mining industry better understand the latest mining technology and innovation trends.  This unique collaboration will combine the on-the-ground insight from companies with emerging technologies installed at the NORCAT Underground Centre with the market knowledge of Deloitte’s global mining industry team.

NORCAT is the only non-profit regional innovation centre in the world that has an operating mine designed to enable start-ups, small / medium enterprises, and international companies to develop, test, and showcase new technologies in an operating mine environment.

“The global mining industry is undergoing a transformation and working hard to understand and adopt new, innovative technologies that will enhance productivity, shareholder value, and ensure workers get home safe at the end of the day” cites Don Duval, CEO of NORCAT.  “The mandate of the NORCAT Underground Centre is to provide our mining technology clients with a state-of-the-art operating mine that serves as an ‘active laboratory’ to develop, de-risk, and ultimately showcase new mining technology innovations.”

Deloitte and NORCAT will work together to develop and distribute thought leadership briefings that highlight, discuss, and showcase examples of emerging technologies and innovations that are poised to contribute to the continuing transformation of the global mining industry.

“As one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, it is imperative that Deloitte stays at the forefront of understanding innovation and technology trends that will shape the future of the global mining industry” says Andrew Swart, Global Consulting Mining Leader for Deloitte. “The collaboration with NORCAT will enable us to not only provide our mining clients with leading-edge insight into emerging technologies, but also, it will provide our global mining companies an opportunity to see and test these technologies in an operating mine environment.”




NORCAT is focused on developing and providing world-class programs, services, and resources to reduce injuries, save lives, and enhance productivity in the mining industry and beyond.

About Deloitte
Deloitte, one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services. Deloitte LLP, an Ontario limited liability partnership, is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited.

For more information, please contact:

Hailey Short
Communications Specialist
NORCAT  |  705-521-8324 x278