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 …

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 …

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 …