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Len Gilllis

Len Gilllis

Graduating from the Journalism program at Canadore College in the 1970s, Gillis has spent most of his career reporting on news events across Northern Ontario with several radio, television and newspaper companies. He also spent time as a hardrock miner.

Recent Work by Len

Safety has to be part every step of implementing battery electric vehicles

Safety has to be part every step of implementing battery electric vehicles

Workplace Safety North hosts symposium on rolling out battery electric vehicles in mining.
Can microwaving rocks cut a mining company's power bill?

Can microwaving rocks cut a mining company's power bill?

Additional research being done to use microwaves to process nickel ore
A Sudbury mining company has created world's largest ore chute

A Sudbury mining company has created world's largest ore chute

The massive steel chutes will be installed in one of the largest copper and gold mining operations in the world - in Mongolia
Cambrian gets funding for the new Centre for Smart Mining

Cambrian gets funding for the new Centre for Smart Mining

Feds will provide $1.75 million over a five-year period
Teams gear up to compete as Ontario Mine Rescue celebrates 90 years

Teams gear up to compete as Ontario Mine Rescue celebrates 90 years

Mine rescue competitions are happening across Ontario this week
New vehicle could change how companies do mine rescue

New vehicle could change how companies do mine rescue

Goldcorp is using specially design vehicles allowing rescuers more time underground
First all-female competitive mine rescue team hopes to change the face of the industry

First all-female competitive mine rescue team hopes to change the face of the industry

Mine rescue is a passion for 'Diamonds in the Rough' team
Tories have mining sector’s back at Queen’s Park, Labour minister says

Tories have mining sector’s back at Queen’s Park, Labour minister says

Scott said Northern Ontario's mining interests are being looked after by Qeeen's Park
Sudbury geriatrician is urging more seniors to get vaccines

Sudbury geriatrician is urging more seniors to get vaccines

Doctors and nurses need to speak up on the need for vaccines, says Dr. Janet McElhaney