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June 26, 2020

In this Episode of MSTA CANADA’s The DIG, listen to Ryan McEachern speak with Justin Downey of RWDI; a company that has developed a portable PCR testing solution for COVID-19 and returns a result within 90 minutes. PCR (Polymerase chain reaction) is a process to detect and identify trace bits of DNA and RWDI has developed it to be as small as a tissue box. This could be a game-changer for detecting COVID-19 in asymptomatic environments and as a vital part of the screening and tracing at mine sites.

June 26, 2020

Listen to Ryan McEachern speak with Karly Winfield of PROVIX Inc. on MSTA CANADA’s The DIG where she shares her first-person experience flying across Canada. Karly provides a unique perspective as PROVIX sells temperature detection technologies to help companies screen for COVID-19 symptoms.

June 12, 2020

In this episode of The DIG, Ryan McEachern speaks with MSTA CANADA member Stuart Lister of MacLean Engineering about life as a manufacturer during the COVID-19 pandemic and how they have had to innovate. Stuart and Ryan also discuss the overall market right now and in the near future and how mining companies are adopting Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV).

May 20, 2020

On Episode 1 of The Dig, Ryan McEachern, Managing Director of MSTA CANADA speaks with Gabriel Janakaraj from Ionic Mechatronics about an innovative solution called Therm Assure which can detect within seconds if a person has a fever. Ryan discusses with Gabriel how this technology works and how it is helping mining companies keep their employees safe at the workplace during this Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

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