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The World's Only Tech Exhibition in an Underground Operating Mine

Mining Transformed Returns May 28-29, 2024

  • Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Unearthing Innovation

NORCAT, the global "one-stop shop" for all that is the future of mining technology and innovation, is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of Mining Transformed, the world's first technology exhibition in an underground operating mine.

Mining Transformed 2024 promises to deliver a unique and immersive experience for exhibitors and visitors alike, offering unparalleled access to live demonstrations of groundbreaking technologies that are revolutionizing the global mining industry. Over the course of the two-day exhibition, NORCAT's goal is to enable the "builders" of innovation and the "buyers" of innovation to connect and conduct business like never before.

Over the course of two action-packed days, technology companies will conduct live demonstrations, both underground and on surface, showcasing the latest innovations poised to transform the global mining industry to an audience of mining officials from around the world.


Where the Buyers and Builders of Innovation Can Connect Like Never Before

For Mining Executives and Industry Representatives

In a rapidly evolving landscape, embracing new technology is no longer an option; it's a necessity! Mining Transformed 2024 is your exclusive opportunity to explore the future of mining like never before. Attending will allow you to gain valuable insights into emerging technologies, understand integration and deployment pathways and engage directly with the very pioneers who are developing solutions and driving change in the global mining industry.

For Mining Technology Companies

Mining Transformed is the place where you can showcase and demonstrate your solution to an audience of those who have influence over technology procurement, adoption and deployment. This exhibition serves as a platform to showcase innovation through a live demonstration at the NORCAT Underground Centre - the world's only underground, operating mine designed specifically for the development, testing and demonstration of technologies in a real mining environment. As you engage with over 250 mining industry representatives, you'll have the opportunity to generate meaningful leads, shape the future of mining and drive technology adoption on a global scale.

Results and Takeaways from Mining Transformed 2022


Of mining executives indicated that the NORCAT Underground Centre provided an environment that enhanced or improved the probability of the mining company to procure, adopt and deploy a technology viewed on site


Of technology companies generated >3 prospective and meaningful sales leads as a result of demonstrating in a real underground mine


Of buyers and sellers collectively believe that collaboration amongst themselves to develop, test and demonstrate technology is "poor to average", reinforcing NORCAT's role to enable the ecosystem to bring buyers and sellers together

{Souce: Mining Transformed 2022 Survey Data}

Register Your Interest

Full event registration will open in the coming months. In the meantime, register your interest below so that you're the first to know when registration is live!

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Highlights from Mining Transformed 2022

Relive the excitement of Mining Transformed 2022 - the world's first tech exhibition in an underground operating mine. Explore the event's success, featured exhibitors and memorable moments that forever changed the future of mining.

View the Mining Transformed 2022 Recap here:
Mining Transformed 2022 Recap


About the NORCAT Underground Centre

The Global One-Stop Shop for All That Is The Future of Mining Innovation and Technology

At NORCAT, we aspire to be the global one-stop-shop for the future of mining technology and innovation. To realize this vision, we proudly offer the world's only operating mine - The NORCAT Underground Centre. This unique facility serves as an "active laboratory," enabling startups, small and medium enterprises, as well as international companies, to develop, test, and demonstrate emerging technologies that have the potential to revolutionize the mining industry on a global scale.

An Ecosystem like No Other in the World

As the global mining industry undergoes a digital transformation, mining companies are seeking ways to become more agile, resilient, and future-focused. Embracing digitalization and investing in technologies related to safety, sustainability, and operational efficiency have become paramount.

As the premiere destination for mining innovation and technology, NORCAT's Underground Centre facilitates meaningful connections and partnerships between global mining companies and the ingenious startups and SMEs behind cutting-edge mining technologies.

Mining Transformed 2022

Strathcona Mine Road, Onaping, ON, Canada

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