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Kirkland Lake’s Nordex Explosives is expanding its presence to British Columbia by establishing a new sales and manufacturing facilities later this year. The company is the exclusive Canadian manufacturer and distributor of Buttbuster through a relationship with Johnex Explosives of Australia.
Kirkland Lake manufacturer aims for bigger market shareMaintaining the status quo doesn’t cut it with Nordex Explosives president and CEO Jim Taylor.“You’ve got to always be looking for something new. Whether it’s new clients, new ideas, or a new something, you’ve got to keep moving forward.”That philosophy and a well-rounded product line have propelled the Kirkland Lake explosives maker’s expansion into Western Canada.The 44-year-old, publicly-traded firm is a manufacturer and distributor of emulsion and ANFO (ammonium nitrate/fuel oil) products f...


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MaJIC to expand welding services
Federal government funding will allow the Materials Joining Innovation Centre (MaJIC) in Kirkland Lake expand its services.FedNor is providing the centre with $383,194 for two initiatives.Of the total, $351,694 will enable MaJIC to execute applied research initiatives in collaboration with net...
Nordex expanding into southern Ontario
Nordex Explosives Ltd., which is headquartered in Kirkland Lake, is expanding its operations to the Ottawa-Kingston area.The company is finalizing an agreement to establish a storage and distribution facilities to service the quarry and construction market in the area. It’s expected the facilit...
Alliance giving voice to Northern farmers
A new, Temiskaming-based organization will give a pan-Northern voice to the interests of farmers across the North.Advocacy, research and innovation, and the development of agricultural products through to commercialization are the three main pillars behind the mandate of the Northern Ontario Farm I...
Temiskaming gets provincial windfall
The Ontario government, through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp. (NOHFC), is investing in 17 new projects to help municipalities upgrade their infrastructure, farmers improve their land and businesses expand their operations in the Timiskaming-Cochrane area.Twelve strategic infrastruct...


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