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Summer 2017

Deloitte and NORCAT partner to explore future
of mining technology
Deloitte, one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, and NORCAT are excited to announce a strategic partnership that will assist the global mining industry better understand the latest mining technology and innovation trends. This unique collaboration
will combine the on-the-ground insight from companies with emerging technologies installed at the NORCAT Underground Centre with the market knowledge of Deloitte’s global mining industry team.

NORCAT is the only non-profit regional innovation centre in the world with an operating mine designed to enable start-ups, small/medium enterprises, and international companies to develop, test, and showcase new technologies in an operating mine environment.

“The global mining industry is undergoing a transformation and working hard to understand and adopt new, innovative technologies that will enhance productivity, shareholder value, and ensure workers get home safe at the end of the day,” cites Don Duval, CEO of NORCAT. “The NORCAT Underground Centre’s mandate is to provide our mining technology clients with a state-of-the-art operating mine that serves as an ‘active laboratory’ to develop new mining technology innovations.”

Deloitte and NORCAT will work together to develop and distribute thought leadership briefings that highlight examples of emerging technologies and innovations that are poised to contribute to the continuing transformation of the global mining industry.


Summer 2017 News:
• First Nations sign Shared Territory Protocol Agreement
• Forestry, Paper, and Packaging M&A activity off to a strong start in ‘17
• Forestry sector sees opportunities in budget
• Deloitte and NORCAT partner to explore future of mining technology
• Vale shutters Sudbury mine
• Callinex completes drilling at Pine Bay 
• EACOM announces full acquisition of Anthony-EACOM

• Noront and First Nation sign advanced agreement
• Cementation Canada Big Winner at #DisruptMining
• Forest sector partners with Canada’s municipalities
• Vale closing Birchtree Mine
• Increase lumber imports from overseas in 2017
• Forestry industry applauds Ottawa’s response to softwood duties
• TMAC Resources announces commercial production at Doris Mine and Mill
• Multiple high-grade lithium pegmatites intersected at Ontario’s Mavis Lake Project


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