Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli has announced over $2.3 million in provincial funding.

Over $2.1 million of that goes to 4 mining supply and service companies.

Fedeli says this will create 46 full-time and 2 part-time jobs.

The lions share $1.4 million goes to Foraco Canada Ltd to purchase mining tools and equipment.

$337,000 goes to Paige Engineering Ltd. to design and develop remote explosive loading technology for mining and construction.

$250,000 is for Drillco Mining and Exploration to design, engineer and manufacture a modular mast system that can be broken down for shipping and $200,000 for SafeSight Exploration to purchase unmanned aerial vehicles or drones.

As well, $120,000 is going to four Northern Ontario Internship Program positions at the North Bay General Hospital Foundation, Yes Employment Services, Nipissing District Developmental Screen and Nature and Outdoor Tourism Ontario.

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