Cambrian Offers Mine Hoist Training

Posted on Tuesday April 2, 2019

SUDBURY – Cambrian College is offering six courses starting this spring that will ensure those working in mining can get a lift in their qualifications. Cambrian is providing Mine Hoist training courses.

“We’re hearing from companies and we’re tailoring our courses and programs here at Cambrian to meet the demands of industry,” says Kim Lair, General Manager of Ancillary Business Operations at Cambrian College. “These courses will provide people already working in the skilled trades with added qualifications that are needed here in Sudbury and throughout the global industry.”

The courses are intended for millwrights, HDMs, electricians, supervisors, and anyone associated with hoist maintenance.

Courses begin this month and run through September.  All participants are required to attend the April Overview course as a pre-requisite.

  • April 25-26        Overview                           
  • May 9-10             Conveyances                    
  • May 23-24          Electrical                           
  • June 13-14          Safety Controllers           
  • Sept 12-13           Braking Systems                              
  • Sept 26-27          Ropes & Attachments    

To register or for more information, contact, or Kim Lair, General Manager, Ancillary Business Operations,, 705-566-8101, extension 6802.

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Cambrian College is northeastern Ontario’s largest college, with more than 80 programs. Cambrian’s main campus is in Greater Sudbury, with satellite centres in Espanola and Little Current. For more information about Cambrian College, visit

Media contact:
Dan Lessard
Manager, Communications
705-566-8101, extension 6302
705-929-0786 c

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Posted on Monday March 4, 2019

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