Canadian Mining Journal

  • Epiroc partners with Collège Boréal on BEV maintenance program

    February 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    As the importance of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) and related technology continues to gain momentum, Epiroc Canada and Sudbury-based Collège Boréal have announced a partnership on a ground-breaking, Canada-first battery electric vehicle (BEV) maintenance program. After observing current marketplace trends,

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    Caterpillar, ThoroughTec announce global agreement

    February 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Caterpillar Mining and ThoroughTec Simulation have completed a global co-operation agreement aimed at bringing the latest generation, simulator-based equipment training solutions to Caterpillar customers. These solutions are intended to help improve safety, boost productivity, increase machine availability and create more

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    MacLean, Cambrian College establish mining training and research partnership

    January 20, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    MacLean Engineering, Canada’s largest manufacturer of underground mining vehicles, is partnering with Sudbury’s Cambrian College to support skills and technology development for the electric, automated, and digitalized mine of today and tomorrow. The MacLean Research and Training Facility in Sudbury,

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    TRAINING: RCT launches webinar-based Product Skills program

    July 13, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RCT has launched an online version of its Product Skills training program – the webinar training is in addition to the company’s in-person instruction, which is delivered either through its worldwide offices or at mine sites. Participants can

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    TRAINING: Vale, Glencore join forces with Norcat

    June 10, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Vale Canada, Technica Mining, and Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations, which are part of Glencore, have joined forces with non-profit organization Norcat to develop, test, and deploy a series of technology-enabled blended learning programs aimed at transforming how the Canadian

  • TRAINING: Norcat partners with Vale to develop interactive program

    March 3, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY – Norcat, a leading provider of skilled labour training for the mining industry, has announced a partnership with Vale, one of the world’s largest miners, to develop and deploy an experiential learning program. As part of this partnership, Norcat

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    TRAINING: CAF seeks national strategy for women in trades

    August 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is assembling a task force from among its members to develop a national strategy for women in trades. The action comes after extensive consultations with stakeholders over the last two years. The CAF hosted

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies powers ahead with multi-OEM strategy

    July 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERTH, Australia – Immersive Technologies has engaged in an unprecedented level of mining machine simulator development for a diverse range of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) over the past year. This is set to continue with projects underway for new and

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    TRAINING: Komatsu to acquire Immersive Technologies

    June 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Komatsu Ltd., through its wholly owned subsidiary in Australia, has agreed to acquire global mining technology and workforce optimization firm Immersive Corporation (Immersive Technologies), which specialises in increasing mine profitability by optimizing the safety and productivity of equipment

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    EDUCATION: Goodman School of Mines expands into Latin America

    March 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont.  – The Goodman School of Mines at Laurentian University and the Core Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding this week aiming to promote the school’s education and research activities in Peru, Chile and Brazil. The Core Foundation is

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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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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies fosters growth in North America

    February 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – The installed base of Immersive Technologies mining simulators in North America has seen consistent growth since the deployment of the first generation units in the early 2000’s. Today, early adopters are upgrading their technology to the latest models