Collaboration, Innovation and Growth: 2017 Year in Review

Lindsay Lane Blog

Another action packed year at NORCAT is drawing to a close. As we head into 2017’s final stretch, we’re looking back at the stories, events and highlights that made headlines at NORCAT over the last year. There were a number of key infrastructure developments in 2017, including the funding announcement by both the provincial and federal government. This funding will …

Komri LifeStrap simplifies vertical rescue

Lindsay Lane News

Potential market includes firefighting, coast guard and search and rescue organizations Komri Systems Inc., an engineering services startup in Sudbury, has designed and developed a device that will aid mine rescue volunteers in vertical rescue emergencies. “The LifeStrap can be used to optimize the way people are strapped in a vertical rescue basket,” said Karim Omri, president. “Now, they have …

NORCAT Launches Mine Rescue Simulation Training Tool at 2017 Canadian Mining Games

Hailey Short News

(Toronto, ON) – In collaboration with Ontario Mine Rescue and the Canadian Mining Games, NORCAT is excited to announce the launch of the NORCAT Mine Rescue Simulation training tool at the 2017 Canadian Mining Games held at the University of Toronto. The mine rescue simulation enables safe and effective training for hazardous and dangerous situations using gaming controller technology, replicated …