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DeBeers Victor Mine recognized for excellence

Diamond miner top winner at Timmins’ Nova Awards
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DeBeers Canada Victor Mine won the President's Award during the 2019 Nova Awards sponsored by the Timmins Chamber of Commerce. (Marc Durocher Photography)

For its ongoing commitment to the Timmins community, DeBeers’ Victor Mine earned the President’s Award from the Timmins Chamber of Commerce on May 9.

The chamber annually recognizes local businesses with its Nova Business Excellence Awards. This year, 16 awards were given out.

Other industrial winners include:

  • Best Place to Work: Cain Safety Fire Protection Inc., which provides fire suppression products and services to mining, forestry, power, institutional and commercial businesses; 
  • Innovation Award: Mine Safety Solutions, which manufactures puncture-resistant gloves for use on industrial sites;
  • New Business: Certarus, which provides compressed natural gas to industrial clients through Northern Ontario; and
  • Business of the Year (11+ employees): Soucie Salo Safety, which supplies safety equipment to the mining, construction, forestry, government, health-care, manufacturing, and service industries.

Established in 1949, the Timmins Chamber of Commerce promotes a positive business climate in the City of Timmins through various advocacy and policy initiatives.