February 2024

Current | February 2024 | In Focus | MineConnectSuddenly, Nevada and Northern Ontario Are Very Good NeighboursMineConnect

Current | February 2024 | In Focus | MineConnect

Suddenly, Nevada and Northern Ontario Are Very Good Neighbours

MineConnect

On the face of it, the Province of Ontario and the State of Nevada would seem to have little in common: Nevada with its arid desert valleys; Northern Ontario, in the Canadian Shield landform region, containing the majority of Ontario’s 250,000 freshwater lakes. Yet although roughly 3,000 km apart, Northern Ontario and Nevada are the closest of neighbours below the surface, united by mining and the efforts of MineConnect.

Current | February 2024 | In Focus | MineConnectNew Growth as Diversified Industry Stakes Their Claim in the Mining StateNortheastern Nevada Regional Development Authority (NNRDA)

Current | February 2024 | In Focus | MineConnect

New Growth as Diversified Industry Stakes Their Claim in the Mining State

Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority (NNRDA)

Recognized worldwide for the mining of minerals like gold, silver, lithium, vanadium, and molybdenum, Nevada’s economy is also supported by other industries including agriculture, ranching, tourism, and gaming. But now, Executive Director of the Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority (NNRDA) Sheldon Mudd is looking to diversify beyond these sectors as the area looks to the future.

Current | February 2024 | In Focus | MineConnectSafer, Greener, Better – The Practice of Progressive MiningBME Mining Canada

Current | February 2024 | In Focus | MineConnect

Safer, Greener, Better – The Practice of Progressive Mining

BME Mining Canada

Embarking on an explosive journey of innovation and growth, BME Mining Canada, a dynamic collaboration between Sudbury’s leading drilling and blasting contractor, Consbec, and South African explosive manufacturing expert, BME, unveils its cutting-edge production and service hub in Nairn Centre, Ontario. This grand inauguration not only signifies a major leap forward for the company but also sets the stage for an unparalleled global expansion in the realm of bulk emulsions, packaged explosives, and groundbreaking initiating systems.

Current | February 2024 | In Focus | MineConnectBringing Canadian Mining Solutions to a Global MarketMining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA) Network

Current | February 2024 | In Focus | MineConnect

Bringing Canadian Mining Solutions to a Global Market

Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA) Network

When it comes to the future of mining, Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA) Network Director Chamirai Nyabeze says that the industry has become closely tied to the future of the planet itself. This is being driven by multiple factors including the transition toward green energy in mining, a global desire for a low-carbon economy, and ongoing demand for the minerals and metals that make the conveniences of modern life possible. Nyabeze emphasized mining’s role in addressing climate change and climate goals at the recent COP2 event held in Dubai.

Current | February 2024 | United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA)Making the World Smaller—and Better—for TravelersUnited States Tour Operators Association (USTOA)

Current | February 2024 | United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA)

Making the World Smaller—and Better—for Travelers

United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA)

The luckiest among us will never have to face a major crisis through the course of our careers. Many people may face one professional calamity; the chances of dealing with more than one are very slim. Yet Terry Dale has done exactly this and still approaches his work with a cheerful sense of humor and optimism.

Current | February 2024 | The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)Advancing the IndustryThe Solid Waste Association of North America

Current | February 2024 | The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

Advancing the Industry

The Solid Waste Association of North America

The mission of The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is to advance the responsible management of solid waste, with the goal of transitioning waste management to resource management through a shared emphasis on education, advocacy, safety, and research. The largest member-based solid waste association in the world, SWANA has thousands of members and 47 chapters throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.

Current | February 2024 | The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)Ahead of the GameLeck Waste Services

Current | February 2024 | The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

Ahead of the Game

Leck Waste Services

After profiling Leck Waste Services in August 2022, we’ve checked back in with the Pennsylvania-based, family owned and operated business to hear the latest news. Still going strong after 53 years in business, the company continues to offer a full suite of residential, commercial, and municipal services as well as complete compactor services, portable toilets, and shredding services.

Current | February 2024 | ServicesKeeping Canada ShiningSwish Maintenance Limited

Current | February 2024 | Services

Keeping Canada Shining

Swish Maintenance Limited

As COVID-19 reminded the world of the importance of good hygiene, family-owned and operated Swish Maintenance Limited stepped in to help protect the nation with a high-value offering that helps its customers set themselves apart in highly competitive markets. Ahead of its time in many ways, the company is a Canadian leader in the sanitation industry, offering its customers a range of cleaning assessment software, equipment, and custom green certified cleaning solutions. Shopping with Swish is easy whether on account, through one of its 13 retail centres, or via its full ecommerce website.

Current | February 2024 | ServicesA Premier Specialty ContractorJ. Pettiecord, Inc.

Current | February 2024 | Services

A Premier Specialty Contractor

J. Pettiecord, Inc.

Known as one of the Midwest’s premier specialty contractors, J. Pettiecord, Inc. handles large-scale land clearing, environmental remediation, demolition, wood waste grinding, railroad services, underground storage tank removal, snow removal, dump trucking, and heavy haul trucking. With 70 full-time employees at the ready, the Bondurant, Iowa-based business is well prepared for whatever short-term, long-term, or emergency project comes its way.

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