There have been some major developments since Hightowers Petroleum Company (HPC), a prominent gas and diesel wholesaler based in Middletown, Ohio, was profiled in April 2021 in Resource in Focus magazine. This leading, family-owned, African American business has expanded into new markets and has ambitions of becoming a billion-dollar company.
MineConnectBridging Suppliers and Customers
Although its name is relatively new, MineConnect’s mission remains the same as ever: to serve as the voice of Ontario’s mining sector. Originally known as SAMSSA, the Sudbury Area Mining Supply & Service Association, the organization was rebranded a few years back as MineConnect.
Jannatec TechnologiesIn Search of Safety, Mining Gets Smart
The world of communications has changed a lot in the past 40 years, but Canada’s Jannatec Technologies remains a leader in providing safety solutions and service to mining and other sectors.
Hawe Hydraulik CanadaGrace and Growth Under Pressure
‘Solutions for a World Under Pressure!’ is the slogan of German valve and pump manufacturer Hawe Hydraulik, and the company certainly lives up to it. Hydraulic valves—Hawe’s specialty—control the direction of a given liquid within a hydraulic system to activate a machine or equipment function. The company’s valves are used in forestry, agricultural, and construction machines, drilling equipment, lifting platforms, and loading cranes. The firm also makes hydraulic pumps which are sold into many of the same markets as its valves.
A&M RemediationEstablishing Harmony Between Industry and the Environment
Sudbury, Ontario-based A&M Remediation is a multi-trade contractor that offers specialized, comprehensive underground waste and facility management services for clients in the mining industry.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in ResourcesPutting People First
Globalization, COVID-19, and other factors have led to a demand for more workers in the resource sectors, and have underscored the need for the fair treatment of all.
Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA)MICA Adds New Partners & Projects to Ongoing Mining Innovation Work
The Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator, also known as MICA, is an ongoing initiative in the Canadian mining industry to develop innovative technology. MICA was started by the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI). This not-for-profit Canadian mining industry research group has been working on advances in mining over the past fifteen years to address challenges and solve problems within the industry.
BESTECHAdvocating for the Role of Mining in a Greener Tomorrow
Canadian engineering and consulting firm BESTECH has served the mining industry since 1995 and has become known for its work on sustainability in the sector. The company is supported by its sister organization, FROSKR, founded in 2020 to aid the advancement of environmental protection and sustainability in mining operations
Northeastern Nevada Regional Development AuthorityBig Area, Big Advantages, Big Ambitions
To be successful in business takes vision, drive and of course, the right location.
AERIUM Analytics Inc.Drones Go to New Heights
AERIUM Analytics Inc. is a multi-disciplinary remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) solutions provider that’s taken what was once a concept and leveraged it into a valuable tool that will improve a variety of outcomes in complex operational environments across industries and sectors.
ABC RecyclingDetermined to be #1 – In Scrap Recycling and Supporting Communities
With a truly impressive 111-year history of supporting communities through the recovery, processing, and recycling of scrap metal, ABC Recycling, a Canadian family-owned business, services clients across Western Canada with nine facilities in British Columbia and Alberta.
Canadian Hydrogen ConventionUnconventional Convention Brings High Hopes for a Clean Future
Together with production process innovators and fuel cell technology pioneers, Canada plays a key role in the development of the global hydrogen economy.
Labour shortages have become an ongoing challenge for the resource industry. A tsunami of retirements and resignations has hit the mining sector in recent years and there is a lack of workers ready to replace these loses. Employee numbers are plummeting across all levels, from senior management positions to Fly In Fly Out workers.
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