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Northwestern Ontario Mining Supply & Services Companies Complete Global Marketing Program


June 12, 2013 - Ontario’s North Economic Development Corporation (ONEDC), in cooperation with the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM) is pleased to announce that 11 mining supply and services companies in Northwestern Ontario have completed the Strategic ‘One-on-One’ Export Marketing Program.  Over the past year, these companies have been engaged in the program in order to increase the global reach for the many innovative products and services that they have to offer international mining clients, boosting the economic activity of these firms while driving wealth and job creation.

The following companies will receive their program Certificates of Completion:

Digital Engineering inc, Dingwells’ Machinary and Supply, DST Consulting Engineers, Fladgate Exploration Consulting, KBM Resources Group, Lakehead Marine and Industrial, Metso Paper Ltd (ENERDRY Constructors Ltd), Northern Superior Homes, QWAN Technologies Inc., TBT Engineering Limited, and Venshore Mechanical. 

Minister for the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines was on hand to congratulate the companies who have completed the program.  “The mining supply and services sector in Thunder Bay is expanding significantly as mineral exploration in the region brings the promise of new mines,” said Michael Gravelle, MPP for Thunder Bay- Superior North. “I am extremely pleased that our investment in the Mining Supply and Service Export Assistance Program is supporting the growth of local companies into national and international markets while creating good jobs for skilled people.”

This program is part of the Mining Supply and Services Export Assistance program which is fully funded by the Province of Ontario.  Currently there is space for up to three more companies to join the next intake of the Strategic ‘One-on-One’ Export Marketing Program in the Northwest.  To access more information including an application form, please visit www.investnorthernontario.com and follow the program link on the home page.     

ONEDC is comprised of the cities of Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, North Bay, and Timmins. Since its incorporation in 2005, we have focused on Pan-Northern Economic Development projects to foster retention and attraction of employment and investment in our region.

For further information on the program, please contact either:

Scott Rennie, Project Manager, Mining Supply and Services Export Assistance Program
Email: scott.rennie@sudbury.ca
Fax: (705) 671-6767
Tel:(705) 674-4455 X 4403

Kaitlyn Dunn, Project Coordinator, Mining Supply and Services Export Assistance Program
Email: kaitlyn.dunn@sudbury.ca 
Fax: (705) 671-6767
Tel: (705) 674-4455 X 4455