Province hands out $3.6 million to North Bay-area businesses

Ontario Construction News staff writer

North Bay’s Miller Technology Inc. is getting $1.1 million from the provincial government to develop prototypes of an EV low-back grader for underground mining, and to purchase new equipment to expand operations.

It’s one of nine projects that will share $3.6 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund:

  • Janveaux Forest Products Ltd. in Mattawa – $803,957 for new equipment to expand operations
  • ThinkOn North Bay – $523,345 to create a Security Operations Centre
  • Driller’s Edge – $353,040 for automated equipment to update operations
  • Nordic Minesteel Technologies Inc. – $250,000 to develop a tire handling tool to safely install and remove heavy haul truck tires
  • Pneuma-Tools Inc. – $241,500 to test new clean-tech, fully synthetic rock-drill oils for use in underground mining
  • North Bay Machining Centre Inc. – $158,855 for new equipment
  • Boart Longyear Canada – $50,035 to build a prototype of a dual-tube drill rod
  • Rejean Bedard Logging Ltd. in Mattawa – $43,000 to expand operations


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