Canadian Mining Journal


Northern Centre for Advanced Technology Inc (NORCAT)


  • DIGITIZATION: BDT2020 to shine light on industry’s unsung heroes

    October 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Partners in Achieving Change Excellence (PACE) and NORCAT are hosting the third annual Beyond Digital Transformation (BDT) conference in this city on Feb. 5-6, 2020. For the past two years BDT has striven to help the mining sector shape the

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    The transformation of work and learning in mining

    August 1, 2019 by Don Duval

    The benefits of combining traditional and new learning technologies

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    Slow and steady wins the race: Leveraging AI as a business tool in mining

    May 1, 2019 by Don Duval

    Advice on how to leverage AI as a business tool

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    TECHNOLOGY: Norcat to expand underground centre

    March 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Norcat of Sudbury, Ont., has announced plans to expand its unique underground centre in Onaping. The company is the only innovation centre that owns and operates an underground mine designed to enable start-ups, small/medium enterprises, and international companies

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    The ‘Silicon Valley’ of Mining tech

    February 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Sudbury’s mining players aim to create a global hub

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    TRAINING: Norcat launches new Common Core module for drilling

    July 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – As demand for exploration drilling remains strong, Norcat has launched a new training program for surface and underground diamond driller assistants as part of the Common Core curriculum. The first five-week program will begin Aug. 13, 2018.

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    TRAINING: NORCAT launches two new experiential programs

    March 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and development services, launched two new, hands-on and experiential training and development programs to prepare the global mining workforce for the “new world of work”.

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    A snapshot of mining R&D activity in Ontario

    February 1, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate

    As part of its “Innovation Agenda” the federal government announced last year that it would invest $800 million over four years to support research and innovation in five key sectors of Canada’s economy. The identity of those sectors is still

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    SAFETY: Norcat to host mine rescue event

    March 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ontario – Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (Norcat) will host the Ontario mine rescue competition at the Onaping training mine on June 6-10. The annual event draws rescue teams, mining companies, and officials and eager spectators. They will witness

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    TECHNOLOGY: NORCAT, partners to build “mine of the future”

    August 20, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology in Sudbury has created new strategic partnerships with four local companies to bring NORCAT’s underground mine of the future to reality in Northern Ontario.