The Centre for Smart Mining


Access Our Equipment

Our labs offer an array of equipment for businesses to use, from mechanical prototyping equipment to electronic prototyping and testing equipment. Access our equipment to help grow your business.

For a complete list of equipment pieces, we have available, click here and scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Battery Electric Vehicle Maintenance Course

Up-skill your in-service heavy-duty equipment technicians with the new Industrial Battery Electric Vehicle Maintenance course that we offer. Learn to safely and efficiently adopt and maintain BEV equipment.

Interactive Visits

The Interactive Visit program provides eligible Canadian companies with up to 20 hours of specialized technical, business and commercialization assistance for a small fee. The program unlocks access to the CSM’s wide-ranging expertise and equipment.*

Potential Interactive Visits include:

  • Providing access to cutting-edge technology a company doesn’t have in-house
  • Assessing new technologies to improve productivity
  • Guiding the selection of specialized technical equipment
  • Assisting the implementation of a new technology
  • Providing market and business/competitive intelligence

*companies wishing to take advantage of the Interactive Visit Program must be existing clients of NRC-IRAP and must be referred by an IRAP industrial technology advisor (ITA)

Research Partners

Advisory Board Members

Liam McGill


Manager of Investment and Business Development at the City of Greater  Sudbury

Mike Andrighetti

General Manager of Ethier Sand and Gravel Ltd

Gisele Roberts

Manager of Innovation at Laurentian University

Alicia Woods

Founder and CEO of Covergalls Inc.

Theresa Nyabeze

Senior Engineer at Vale Ltd and Founder of Diversity STEM

Kyle McCall

Business Development and Commercialization Manager at Ontario Centres of Excellence

Kathleen Lorenzo

Ex officio

Manager at College & Community Innovation Program – Natural Science and Engineering Research Council

Contact CSM

Steve Gravel
Manager, Centre for Smart Mining
(705) 566-8101 Ext. 6255