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 …

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 …

Toxicology

Kim Duquette Blog

Toxicology is one of the oldest fields of scientific study and involves the detection, effects and antidotes of poisons. A poison is defined as a substance that causes structural damage or functional disturbance in the body. Depending on the dose, almost any substance can be considered a poison. Water, for instance, if ingested in great quantities can cause a condition …