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NORCAT wins VR Education and Training crown at 2021 VR Awards

November 24, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and development services, is honoured and proud to announce its Vale VR training tool has been named the winner in the VR Education and Training category at the 2021 VR Awards.

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Sudbury Catalyst Fund Announces $220,000 Investment in REPerformance

November 12, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

The Sudbury Catalyst Fund (SCF), a seed capital venture fund based in the City of Greater Sudbury, is pleased to announce the closing of a $220,000 investment in REPerformance. This emerging Sudbury-based start-up has deployed an all-in-one physical education management system to support educators, coaches, and administrators in delivering and managing customized wellness and training programs to students around the world.

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NORCAT and AuditSoft Partnership to Offer Audit and Compliance Solutions

November 9, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

NORCAT, a global leader in the development of skilled labour training and occupational health and safety (OHS) management, and AuditSoft, a software company specializing in the development and delivery of technology-based OHS program development, management and audit solutions, are excited to announce their newly developed partnership. The immediate focus of this partnership will be to assist Ontario-based organizations in achieving and maintaining health and safety accreditation standards.

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Podco Inc. Selected as Solution Provider for the NORCAT Open Innovation Challenge in Partnership with Vale

October 19, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

Podco is happy to announce that they have been selected as a solution provider in the Open Innovation Challenge presented by NORCAT in partnership with Vale. Podco was the successful applicant to develop an innovative technology solution for the inrush of material challenge facing the global mining industry.

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NORCAT Launches Open Innovation Platform to Connect the "Builders" and "Buyers" of Innovation

September 15, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

NORCAT is proud to announce the launch of the NORCAT Open Innovation Platform - an online marketplace that enables tech companies and mining companies to work together to solve the many intractable challenges facing the global mining industry.

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NORCAT announces Mining Transformed, the world's first tech exhibition in an underground operating mine

September 13, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

NORCAT, the global "one-stop-shop" for all that is the future of mining technology and innovation, is excited to host Mining Transformed, the world's first technology exhibition in an underground operating mine. Mining Transformed will occur at the NORCAT Underground Centre, a state-of-the-art operating mine located in the City of Greater Sudbury, Canada, next year on September 26th to 29th, 2022.

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Strata Worldwide Opens First Canadian Office at NORCAT Underground Centre

August 30, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

Strata Worldwide, a provider of solutions that enhance and sustain underground connectivity, promote worker safety, and drive daily productivity, is excited to announce its expansion into the Canadian market with a new partnership and office at the NORCAT Underground Centre in Onaping, Ontario, Canada.

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Helping Workers in Northern Ontario Start Careers in Construction

August 16, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

The Ontario government is investing over $1 million in two projects that will provide free training in construction to 645 people in Northern Ontario, prioritizing those from remote First Nations and Indigenous communities. These projects will prepare participants for in-demand jobs in the construction sector, including heavy equipment operator and electrical trades, addressing a skilled trades shortage in the local workforce.

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Technology centres expose experiences and challenges in mining innovation

June 21, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

The National Piloting Center (CNP) and the Canadian centre NORCAT organized an online meeting, where experiences and lessons learned were shared, generating a discussion about the challenges and opportunities that have arisen during the realization of pilot tests of emerging and developing technologies for the mining industry.

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Jannatec continues its long-time relationship with NORCAT in developing and testing products at the NORCAT Underground Centre

June 10, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

Jannatec Technologies, a leading provider of safety and communications equipment to the mining industry, are expanding the testing and demonstration capabilities of their solutions in a proven mining environment very close to home. Jannatec is happy to announce the opening of their new office at the NORCAT Underground Centre.

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NORCAT teams up to empower local businesses with free digital support

June 2, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

NORCAT and Digital Main Street have teamed up to support local businesses in Northern Ontario. Together they are offering Future Proof, a program designed to support local businesses by helping them to improve their online presence.

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Boart Longyear Expands Technology and Innovation Activities at the NORCAT Underground Centre

May 28, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

Boart Longyear, one of the world’s leading diamond driller technology and service companies, is excited to announce the expansion of their technology development activity at the NORCAT Underground Centre in concert with the opening of NORCAT’s new state-of-the-art surface facilities at the Centre.

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Schauenburg Industries Ltd Expands Operations with a New Office at the NORCAT Underground Centre

May 19, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

NORTH BAY, ONT. -- Schauenburg Industries Ltd, a leader in innovative ventilation products for the mining, tunnelling, forestry and other related industries, is proud to announce the opening of their new office within the NORCAT Underground Centre, located in Sudbury, Ontario. Access to the underground mine and like-minded businesses will allow Schauenburg to install and test products and showcase them to potential buyers.

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NORCAT Selected as One of Ten Northern Ontario Mining Supply and Service Companies to Set Up Shop in Elko, Nevada

May 14, 2021

By Keltie Melanson

NORCAT is happy to announce the opening of a new office in Elko, Nevada. This initiative is in partnership with MineConnect, with the support of Ontario's North Economic Development Corporation (ONEDC), with funding from FedNor and the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC). NORCAT is one of ten Northern Ontario mining supply and service companies selected to expand their operations to Nevada.

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EY, NORCAT announce enhanced collaboration to support mining transformation

May 11, 2021

By Nick Vildis

Ernst and Young LLP (EY), one of the world’s leading professional services firms, is working with NORCAT to build the skills, expertise and innovative solutions needed to help support the mining and metals industry through transformation.

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NORCAT and Sofvie Team Up to Improve Health and Safety Management with Technology

May 7, 2021

By Nick Vildis

NORCAT and Sofvie are excited to announce their newly developed partnership to support organizations in developing, implementing and transforming their health and safety programs to support risk management, enhance productivity and improve due diligence.

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New mental health training for mining industry

May 5, 2021

By Eric Daoust

SUDBURY, ON – Workplace Safety North (WSN), a leading provider of health and safety training and consulting, and NORCAT, a global leader in the development of skilled labour training and health and safety management, are excited to announce their new mental health education initiative. The initiative is designed to increase mental health training and awareness among employees across the mining industry.

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HARD-LINE enhances underground capabilities at NORCAT testing site

April 1, 2021

By Nick Vildis

A long-time partner of NORCAT, HARD-LINE is evolving its remote-control systems in a new space. Earlier this year, NORCAT, an innovation centre, opened a new facility at the former Fecunis mine site in Onaping, where companies like HARD-LINE can test and develop mining products.

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NSS Canada Announces Expansion with NORCAT Partnership

March 12, 2021

By Nick Vildis

NSS Canada, a leading provider of Leica Geosystems products and a Hexagon Mining solutions partner, is expanding the company’s footprint with an addition of an office within the NORCAT Underground Centre.

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Digital Main Street and NORCAT Bring GooseChase Scavenger Hunts to Northern Ontario

March 4, 2021

By Nick Vildis

In partnership with Digital Main Street, NORCAT is pleased to join a province-wide pilot of GooseChase, a digital scavenger hunt platform, through the Digital Main Street Lab program.

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SK Godelius has expanded its operations to Northern Ontario in partnership with NORCAT

February 26, 2021

By Nick Vildis

SK Godelius has officially inaugurated its office in Northern Ontario in January 2021, within the NORCAT Underground Centre, located in Sudbury. The NORCAT Underground Centre provides SK Godelius with the valuable opportunity to test and evaluate emerging technologies in an operating mine.

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Mining Robotics Pioneer Exyn Expands North with new Canadian Office in Sudbury

February 26, 2021

By Nick Vildis

Exyn Technologies, a pioneer in autonomous aerial robot systems for complex, GPS-denied industrial environments, announces today the opening of its first international office in Sudbury, Canada. The Canadian expansion includes plans for more real mine environment testing and enhanced customer support for clients in the Sudbury and Northern Ontario mining region.

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Nokia, Symboticware Join Forces on Industrial IoT Solutions for Underground Communications

January 19, 2021

By Lindsay Lane

Symboticware Inc., an industry leader of real-time data management solutions for global mining operations, announces collaboration with Nokia on private wireless and Industrial IoT (IIoT) to transform connectivity and improve communications and location services. The partnership brings forward a complete digital solution in real-time connectivity for the underground mining industry.

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The Future of Mining in Canada w/ Anne Turner, Don Duval, and Neils Christensen | Mining Over Canada

December 3, 2020

By Nick Vildis

Watch Don Duval, CEO of NORCAT, alongside Anne Turner, Executive Director of Invest Yukon, and Founder and President of Yukon Women in Mining, and Neils Christensen, Editor at Kitco, in CSE's Mining Over Canada virtual finale; where they discuss the future of mining and the changes made to create a new world of work.

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Sudbury Catalyst Fund Announces Investment

November 16, 2020

By Nick Vildis

Seed capital fund invests $250,000 in Sudbury medtech start-up Verv Technologies. The Sudbury Catalyst Fund, a $5M seed capital co-investment fund based in the City of Greater Sudbury, is pleased to announce the closing of its investment in Verv Technologies, a Sudbury-based medtech start-up that has developed an accurate and inexpensive platform for home-based bio-chemistry testing.

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NORCAT and Vale Team Up to Accelerate Technology Adoption in the Global Mining Industry

September 24, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and innovation services, and Vale, one of the world’s largest mining companies, are excited to announce the launch of the NORCAT Open Innovation Challenge to facilitate and enhance Vale’s capabilities to bring new, state-of-the-art technologies into their mining operations and accelerate the rate of technology adoption in the global mining industry.

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NORCAT Collaborates with Digital Main Street to Future Proof Northern Ontario Businesses

August 20, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, the global leader in skilled labour training and innovation services, is excited to announce it has been selected by Digital Main Street to deliver its new Future Proof program across Northern Ontario. Launched today, the Future Proof program will help entpreneurs leverage digital solutions and adapt their businesses to regain lost revenue and become more resilient and competitive as the economy recovers in a post COVID-19 world.

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Sudbury Catalyst Fund Announces First Investment

August 6, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

The Sudbury Catalyst Fund, a $5 million seed capital co-investment fund based in the City of Greater Sudbury, is pleased to announce the closing of its first investment in FORTAI, a Sudbury-based technology company with the vision to transform how mines and heavy industry design, build and manage their operations.

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Future Skills Centre Invests $1.3M in NORCAT to Re-define Training and Development in the Canadian Mining Industry

June 8, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

Sudbury, ON. NORCAT, a leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training services for the global mining industry, is excited to announce a $1.3 million investment from Future Skills Centre to develop, test, and deploy a series of technology-enabled blended learning programs that will transform how the Canadian mining industry trains and educates its workforce.

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NORCAT Induction Training Adjustments Due To COVID-19

March 18, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT would like to provide you with an important update on NORCAT’s management plan during the COVID-19 crisis that we all are collectively dealing with. Please keep in mind, we are working in unchartered waters and our plan will evolve / pivot as new information comes to light. At this stage, the NORCAT Leadership Team is meeting on a daily basis to ensure we continue to operate a safe workplace to protect the health of employees, customers, and visitors and to ensure the continuity of our business operations. We are currently open for business, but understandably operating under enhanced health and safety parameters.

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An Important Update to the NORCAT Community about COVID-19

March 17, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

We are monitoring information and adhering to instructions from Public Health Sudbury & District, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and the World Health Organization on an on-going basis to ensure we are in tune with the latest information / guidance and responding appropriately. In addition, we have connected with various peer organizations, government officials, customers, staff, suppliers, among others to understand key decisions and concerns that may impact and / or influence our business and future operations. Given our culture and experience as an organization rooted in health and safety / industrial hygiene, I am exceptionally proud of how well everyone is managing and handling this situation at NORCAT.

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Message to Public - NORCAT COVID-19 Prevention

March 13, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT is committed to the continuity of all of our services to support the health and well-being of our staff, our customers and our tenants throughout this period of escalated concern on an ongoing basis. Therefore, in the best interests of our employees, clients, customers and the general public, we have implemented measures to mitigate the potential impact of COVID-19

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Nokia to join province in new underground NORCAT venture

March 6, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

SUDBURY -- A multi-billionaire dollar telecommunications company is joining forces with the province and NORCAT to test some of the latest and innovative technology in an underground working mine.

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Nokia network powers innovation for NORCAT

March 6, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

Nokia, in partnership with the Canadian Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN), will install and operate a private LTE/4.9G wireless connectivity network at NORCAT’s Underground Centre in Sudbury, Ontario

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Ontario Invests in Groundbreaking Technologies for the Mining Industry

March 6, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced the launch of the CENGN Smart Mining Testbed at NORCAT in Greater Sudbury. Part of the Next Generation Network Program, the Smart Mining Testbed will provide access to state-of-the-art wireless communications within a working mine. This will help companies develop and commercialize new technologies for the mining industry, such as wearable sensors for detecting poisonous gases, drone mine mapping and automated ore sorting

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Virtual reality is the new reality at Vale

March 6, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, Sudbury’s innovation and training centre, is working with nickel miner Vale to develop interactive educational tools, like virtual reality, to train its global workforce.

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New joint Deloitte Norcat mining innovation report looks at opportunities & challenges in powering the future of mining

March 6, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

In their latest joint mining innovation report released February 27 entitled Powering the future of mining – from energy technology to core design, Deloitte Canada and Norcat argue that developing the mines of tomorrow requires forward-thinking energy strategies and the integration of emerging energy solutions into today’s operations.

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NORCAT and Vale Partner to Transform the Future of Work and Learning in the Global Mining Industry

March 2, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, a leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and development services for the global mining industry, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Vale, one of the world’s largest mining companies, to develop and deploy an innovative blended learning program that will transform how the global mining industry trains and educates its workforce.

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Sudbury Catalyst Fund Closes $5M to Invest in Northern Ontario Tech Start-ups

February 12, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

In continued efforts to invest in Sudbury’s burgeoning start-up tech ecosystem, NORCAT is excited to celebrate the launch of the Sudbury Catalyst Fund (SCF), a unique $5 million venture capital fund administered by the Nickel Basin Federal Development Corporation in collaboration with the City of Greater Sudbury, FedNor, and NORCAT.

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Sudbury's $5.3M Catalyst Fund Gives Entrepreneurs a Leg Up

February 12, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

Some local business start-ups will get a leg up through a new pool of money called the Sudbury Catalyst Fund. The fund, a five-year pilot project, is being administered by the Nickel Basin Development Corporation and its community partners, which include the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation and NORCAT.

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Sudbury venture capitalists get $3 million boost from FedNor

February 12, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

Budding entrepreneurs, looking to get a leg up in Sudbury's tech sector, can now access some potential help through the Sudbury Catalyst Fund. Politicians, officials and stakeholders gathered in downtown Sudbury to announce the creation of the $5 million fund Wednesday morning and to celebrate FedNor's contribution of roughly $3 million to it.

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Hard-Line Hackathon brings bright minds together in Sudbury

February 3, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

One might say it was reminiscent of those early days of NASA when the best and brightest minds were brought together to look at how to send men to the moon and bring them back to Earth again. In Sudbury, some of the best and brightest minds in computer science crowded into the classrooms at the NORCAT centre in January to look at doing something a bit more down to Earth -- how to operate everyday mining equipment through Artificial Intelligence and robotics.

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NORCAT Celebrates Official Grand Opening of New GTA Office

January 22, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of training and advisory services for the global skilled labour industries, celebrated the official grand opening of its new training and development office serving clients and partners in the GTA this morning.

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NORCAT Selected as Provider of Services Under WSIB's New Health and Safety Excellence Program

January 22, 2020

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and innovation services, is excited to announce it has been selected as a provider of services under WSIB’s new Health and Safety Excellence Program. As an approved provider, NORCAT’s team of health and safety experts will deliver services to help members develop and implement programs in order to create safer and healthier workplaces.

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NORCAT hosts TrailblazHers Career Showcase

December 20, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

Grade seven and eight female students in Sudbury got an up-close and personal perspective of careers in technology and skilled trades at NORCAT's TrailblazHers Career Showcase

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Hard-Line, NORCAT to host hackathon in Sudbury

December 7, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

Hard-Line, an international leader in mine automation, remote-control technology and mine production optimization, is partnering with NORCAT to host the first Hard-Line Machine Learning Hackathon (HLMLH). The special 42-hour event takes place Jan. 17-19 at NORCAT.

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NORCAT Announces New Training and Development Office in the Greater Toronto Area

December 4, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, a leader in the development and provision of training and advisory services for the global skilled labour industries, is excited to announce the opening of a new office in the Greater Toronto Area.

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Fortin Discovery Lab – An Innovative Talent Development Think Tank

November 28, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

As of October 2019, 25 businesses and 15 entrepreneurs had taken advantage of the facilities offered at the lab to test their product prototypes and/or launch their businesses.

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NORCAT recognized by Facebook for VR mine rescue

November 19, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT has received international recognition for one of its innovative virtual reality (VR) training programs. On Nov. 13, the Sudbury-based training and innovation centre announced that its Mine Rescue VR Experience is being showcased in Facebook's Oculus "VR for Good" initiative

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Facebook Showcases NORCAT's Mine Rescue VR Experience in Oculus "VR for Good" Initiative

November 13, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and innovation services, is pleased to announce its Mine Rescue VR Experience is showcased in Facebook’s Oculus "VR for Good" initiative

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Female driller grad maps a path to success

November 11, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

Sasha Michano is the first female graduate of NORCAT's surface and underground diamond driller assistant common core program

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NORCAT Collaborates with Normet to Expand Equipment Simulation Training Services

November 8, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and development services, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Normet to offer shotcrete simulation training as part of NORCAT’s world-class Simulation Training Centre located in Sudbury, Ontario.

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Trade delegations digging for mining expertise and experiences in Sudbury

October 23, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

The City of Greater Sudbury has rolled out the red carpet no less than 10 times in the past year for trade delegations from countries around the world coming to see the mining industry as well as the mining service and supply sector.

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Mining delegations visiting Greater Sudbury good for economy, city says

October 16, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

The City of Greater Sudbury is rising in prominence as an integrated mining hub in the global mining industry thanks to an increase in the number of mining delegations arriving in the city.

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Leaders of tomorrow

September 23, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

Using the curriculum of the Temiskaming Native Women’s Support Group in Kirkland Lake (TNWSG) Aboriginal Women in Mining students attended classes in personal and professional skill development and technical training.

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Ontario Fostering Innovation Skills Development in Mining Sector

September 5, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

Ontario's government is working for the people by investing in an underground operating mine that serves as a world-class research and training facility, supporting more than 150 full-time direct and indirect jobs.

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The Transformation of Work and Learning in Mining

September 5, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

Developing and delivering "blended learning" programs for the skilled labour industries is a strategic priority for NORCAT,a Sudbury, Ont.-based skilled labour training and development centre serving the global mining industry.

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Supporting innovation and technology development in Northern Ontario’s mining industry

July 19, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

Innovative mining businesses and entrepreneurs in Northern Ontario will have a new space to share ideas, build partnerships, conduct research, and bring new technologies to market thanks to a Government of Canada investment of $1,395,000.

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IRegained Closes $250,000 Angel Round to Help Stroke Victims Regain Hand Function

June 13, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

IRegained, a Canadian medical device company based in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, has closed a $250,000 seed investment round led by the NORCAT Innovation Angels and Northern Ontario Angels.

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NORCAT CEO Don Duval Recognized as Executive of the Year at the 2019 Bell Business Excellence Awards

May 24, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT is honoured and proud to announce that CEO Don Duval has been named Executive of the Year at the 2019 Bell Business Excellence Awards held in Sudbury, Ontario on May 23rd, 2019.

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The Biggest Hurdle Mining Companies Face? Implementation, Not Innovation – NORCAT CEO

May 1, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

In a presentation during the CIM Conference 2019, Don Duval, CEO at NORCAT said that the mining sector is not short of ideas or tools when it comes to innovation; however, he added that the issue is adopting the technology and ideas in a working mine.

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Innovation centre planning $4M expansion in Sudbury

April 30, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT is planning a $4-million expansion at its Sudbury underground centre to meet growing demand for the development, testing and commercialization of new mining technologies.

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Entering the living mining laboratory

March 28, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

With global and local expansion plans, and a recent agreement with Glencore under its belt, the NORCAT centre in Ontario, Canada, is ready to welcome more miners investing in emerging technologies

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The 'Silicon Valley' of Mining Tech

March 11, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT’s underground test mine facility, about 40 minutes northwest of Sudbury, Ont., is full of interesting sights: New technology being installed and tested, underground classrooms that are used to provide safety training, a production crew of miners who are learning on the job.

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Unique Mining Facility Gives NORCAT the Edge

March 11, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

Don Duval, the CEO of the Sudbury-based NORCAT mining skills training centre said this week that his facility is often the place where the builders of new mining technology get to prove their products and services to the buyers of technology.

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NORCAT Unveils Plans for Expansion of NORCAT Underground Centre

March 4, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, a leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and innovation services for the global mining industry, is excited to announce plans for the growth and expansion of the NORCAT Underground Centre. The planned expansion will enable NORCAT to respond to the forecasted demand of the global innovation ecosystem and demonstrates NORCAT’s commitment to continuing their position as the world’s "one-stop shop" for all that is the future of mining technology and innovation.

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People, process, then technology

February 8, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

The digital transformation is not as much about tech, as it is about people. The overlying theme at the second annual Beyond Digital Transformation conference was about how technology is transforming mining for the greater good of the people that work in the industry.

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NORCAT Celebrates Five Successful Years in Timmins

February 1, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

Timmins, ON. - NORCAT, a global leader in skilled labour training focused on developing and delivering programs, services, and resources that enhance productivity and safety in the global skilled labour industries, is proud to celebrate the five year anniversary of its Timmins, Ontario office location.

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NORCAT Expands Global Footprint with New Office in Chile

January 23, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, a leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and innovation services for the global mining industry, is excited to announce the opening of an office in Chile. The new office will enable NORCAT to more effectively serve the growing base of clients and partners in Latin America and demonstrates NORCAT’s commitment to deliver on their ambitious growth strategy. This will be NORCAT’s fifth office in its global network.

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NORCAT and Centro Nacional de Pilotaje Chile (CNP) Partner to Accelerate Innovation and Technology Adoption in the Global Mining Industry

January 22, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and innovation services, is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Santiago-based mining technology and innovation centre Centro Nacional de Pilotaje Chile (CNP), to work together to enhance and accelerate innovation and technology adoption in the global mining industry.

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Glencore partners with NORCAT for Technology and Innovation Program

January 17, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT and Glencore’s Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations are excited to announce the launch of a technology and innovation program that will facilitate and enhance Glencore’s capabilities to bring new, state-of-the-art technologies into their mining operations and accelerate the rate of technology adoption in the mining industry.

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NORCAT’s Thunder Bay operations up and running

January 16, 2019

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT‘s ongoing expansion plans into northwestern Ontario and the world have entered a new phase with the opening of its new office in Thunder Bay. The Mooney Avenue location, right behind the Greyhound bus station on Fort William Road, had a soft opening in May and is already up and running, according to CEO Don Duval.

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NORCAT Launches Surface and Underground Diamond Driller Assistant Common Core Program

September 1, 2018

By Lindsay Lane

NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and development services, is excited to announce the launch of the Surface and Underground Diamond Driller Assistant Common Core program that will train students to work as diamond driller assistants in both surface and underground drilling environments.

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