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

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.


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.

Equipment World, Fuller Industrial, Spectrum Group, and K4 Integration will provide the NORCAT underground centre with state-of-the-art technology to not only advance the facility, but also to demonstrate leading innovation available to the global mining industry.

Equipment World, a leader in material handling and storage solutions will demonstrate unique opportunities for creating an efficient, safe, and modern shop, warehouse, and storage facility in a mining environment.

Fuller Industrial, leading the way of delivering and maintaining process piping systems and corrosion and abrasion resistance, will provide best-in-class engineered piping for high compression air and water.

Wireless solutions company, Spectrum Group will be providing state-of-the-art hand held digital communications technology for the underground environment.

K4 Integration will provide a unique digital tag-in/tag-out board to ensure all visitors, workers, trainees, and employees are tagging in and out while on the property.

Additional information about the underground training centre is posted at Norcat.org/underground-centre/


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