State Service Co. Inc. (SSCI) is more than just an engineering design, fabrication and construction services company. “We have an established reputation of providing value-added, turnkey solutions for the field development requirements of our customers,” the Katy, Texas-based company says. “Our high level of expertise in executing fabrication contracts allows us to deliver major projects with unsurpassed customer service and quality.”
Filter manufacturers often have been tasked with providing filters as components for fuel-injected systems. Separ of the Americas, however, has taken the process one step further by replacing entire inefficient systems with new technology.
“Our attention to the filter is not just the filter, but as a system,” says Dan Bigelow, general manager and COO of Separ of the Americas.
For Rio Alto Mining Ltd., the road to producing the La Arena gold/copper project in north-central Peru was not a long one. “We had our environmental permit approved in July 2010 and poured gold in May 2011, less than a year later,” says Tony Hawkshaw, director and CFO of the company incorporated in 2007. “We could not have done that unless we were well-organized and had all the people and equipment lined up and ready to go.”
Pipeline Systems Inc. is not in the business of making a quick buck, but instead focuses on building relationships, Principal Mark Gildea says. "We want to give our clients value so we can get repeat business from them," he states.
He notes that all of its employees strive to emulate its ideals of honesty, integrity and quality. "That way, we can ensure these projects are complete and [our clients are] getting the maximum bang for their buck," Gildea says.
The Pinnacle family of companies offers a variety of services and products, but the values that guide each facet of the operation remain consistent. Serving North America’s oil and gas fields, each Pinnacle business is dedicated to delivering on its promises and being upfront with customers if the company is not confident it can meet their needs in a timely fashion. This integrity and reliability has helped the young company grow, as more and more customers come to appreciate Pinnacle’s ongoing commitment to service.
A Toronto-based gold exploration company is confident that it can revive a mine that once was one of Canada’s most well-known and highest-producing gold reserves.
PC Gold Inc. in 2008 purchased the 10,000-acre Pickle Crow gold mine in northwestern Ontario. The mine had operated between 1935 and 1966, producing 1.47 million ounces of high-grade (16.14 grams per metric ton of ore) gold. Pickle Crow is located in a geological formation that has produced 35 million ounces of gold since it was first explored. Other mines in the vicinity include the Rice Lake, Red Lake and Musselwhite mines.
Northern Gold Mining Inc. is an advanced exploration company based in Toronto listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “NGM.” Presently, the company is focused on the Golden Bear Project, and it also is outlining several gold deposits along the Destor Porcupine Fault Zone, which is approximately 100 kilometers east of Timmins, Ontario, within the Timmins-Kirkland Lake Gold Camp.
“Northern Gold Mining is dedicated to gold exploration and discovery within the proven mining districts of Northern Ontario and to maximizing shareholder value through focused exploration, testing and development of high quality mineral targets, with a goal of becoming an efficient, low-cost regional gold producer,” the company says.
For nearly 45 years, National Pump Co. has made pump technology the centerpiece of its business. Founded in 1969, the company works to help its clients achieve their goals and objectives all the way from research and development to design, production and testing.
“The most important part of what we do is the customer service that we provide,” President Allen Hobratschk says. “We take care of customers as well as we can.”