Icon Legacy Custom Modular Homes, LLC was founded in 2007, “just in time to watch the market tank,” remembers Sales Manager Bruce Bingaman. Yet, despite this challenge, the family-owned and operated company managed to thrive and grow to become a strong presence in the industry. “We survived and now I believe us to be a very strong player in the...
Egg InnovationsGood Eggs: Treating Chickens With Kindness
It’s not often you meet someone with a PhD in Avian Ethology — the scientific and objective study of bird behavior — but it’s evident within moments of speaking to John Brunnquell, President and CEO of Egg Innovations, that he’s definitely an expert in his field. His organic, free-range egg production company is growing steadily with exciting new products arriving this year, as it aims to establish itself as a leader and model in the ethical treatment of chickens in order to produce a healthier, sustainable egg.
Jannatec TechnologiesKeeping Workers Safe Underground
Jannatec Technologies designs, manufactures, and sells products and provides services that enhance safety and productivity for people who work underground. Primarily focused on the mining sector, the company’s proprietary products incorporate sensors, cameras, radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags, connectivity solutions, and other technological tools. When fitted to hardhats, clothing, or vehicles, these products enable communication, hazard detection, data and image-recording, and tracking when workers are underground.
Salto Heat TreatingBringing Unique New Processes to Ontario's Metal Industry
Salto Heat Treating Limited is a commercial heat treating service based out of Sudbury, Ontario that offers a range of full-treatment services with top-tier equipment. The company is unique in its area, capable of tackling larger projects with unmatched service and quicker set-up times.
MineConnectDigging Deep to Improve Mining Technology Worldwide
The voice of Ontario’s mining supply sector, the Sudbury Area Mining Supply & Service Association, known as SAMSSA, has unveiled MineConnect to the world – an entirely new value proposition to the world’s mining industry.
Diversifying the Resource SectorMaking it Work
In mining, quarrying, and the oil and gas industries, minorities and women continue to be under-represented, a fact not lost on resource sector companies, governments, unions, and labour associations, leaving resource businesses scratching for solutions.
Making their Mark in a Male-Dominated IndustryWomen in Mining
Women have made incredible strides in the mining industry. Just a few decades ago, states throughout the U.S. had laws that actually prohibited women from working underground. Folklore banned women from mines as well; common belief held that women brought bad luck to a mine or that they were too fragile to handle the demands of working underground. It was not uncommon for women to be outright denied entry to a mine as they began pushing into the industry in the 1970s.
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