President & CEO of Precision Mining Systems
Bernie Smith has completed his entire career as a Mining Systems Engineer for Falconbridge, Xstrata and Glencore utilizing his M.Sc Applied Mining from Queens and B.Sc in Math / Physics from the University of Toronto. Bernie’s intimate knowledge of the mining process and workflows has driven him to create MOSS – a truly innovative mining software package. Bernie realized years ago that a mining company’s greatest return of investment starts at the mining face. As the author and innovator of MOSS, Bernie measures ROI by the ton which translates directly to the financial bottom line.
President & CEO of Northern Survey Supply
With surveying experience in Cadastral, Hydrographic and Mining, Marty has been directly involved in the world of surveying for over thirty years. Marty consistently evaluates new technology and ensures his team provides the right product for the right application.
MOSS Specialist and Regional Sales Manager
Bruno attended Cambrian College in Sudbury, graduating in 2010 from the Mining Engineering Technology Program. Fostering new business accounts while maintaining established customer relations is where Bruno excels. With previous industry experience as a Site Surveyor and Mining Project Technician with Cementation and Heavy Equipment Operator with Vale, Bruno is as comfortable onsite as he behind a computer.
Training & Technical Support
Francis is a graduate from both Civil & Mining Engineering Programs from College Boreal (Technology & Technique). He provides comprehensive training and after-sales technical support for Total Stations, GPS, High Definition Scanners, Terrestrial Lidar and UAVs. Scheduling and performing live product demonstrations, Francis regularly attends industry-specific trade shows and training events. He has recently spent time in Kassel, Germany receiving his Flight Training Certificate for the Aibotix UAV system.
Northern Ontario Account Manager|
Steph is a 2011 graduate from the Mining Engineering Technician Program at Cambrian College. As an experienced Underground Surveyor from Vale, he is knowledgeable in surveying and is adept on a wide array of instruments, computers and surveying technologies. In addition, Steph has experience fostering and building customer relationships within the mining industry. For Northern Survey Supply, he helps maintain and develop account & customer relationships throughout Northern Ontario by offering unique measurement solutions in the Surveying, Engineering, Municipal, GIS and Construction sectors.
Kyle is a recent graduate from the Mining Engineering Technology program at Cambrian College. He’s had the chance to use multiple different pieces of surveying equipment due to surveying experience in both the mining and construction fields. This allows him to understand and follow surveying procedures with ease.
Ben Rantala is a 2017 graduate from the Mining Engineering Technology program at Cambrian College in 2017. Before entering the mining industry, Ben worked in the electronic retail sales industry honing his excellent problem-solving and valuable customer service skills. As a new member of the Northern Survey Supply team, Ben is excited to begin his career as a MOSS trainer and Technical Support expert.
ANN MARIE WARKENTIN
Head of Finance
Ann Marie, in her role as Head of Finance has contributed directly to Northern Survey Supply’s 26 years of success. Anticipating, understanding, and responding to the needs of customers, balanced with the requirements of the business is an integral skill set in an industry that is constant state of flux.
With a Diploma in Business Administration from Canadore College and possessing an unearthly diligence for detail, Treena oversees all incoming orders as well as scheduling and facilitating equipment maintenance and repairs. Treena has been an integral member of the Northern Survey Supply Team since 2007, keeping customers fully apprised on shipping specifics and providing comprehensive product quotes.
KEVIN J PECORE III
As Marketing Director since 2010, Kevin wears a number of hats, all with the Northern Survey Supply logo stitched on them. A graduate from the B.A. Program in Sociology from Nipissing University, his infatuation with words charted his current course as Webmaster, Graphic Designer, Creative Writer and Planner of All Things Media. Kevin works closely with the Team in promoting Northern Survey Supply’s comprehensive line of surveying solutions.
Born, raised, and living in the City of North Bay, Martin is a graduate from Nipissing University with Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting. He has worked in different industries ranging from Mining, Pulp & Paper, Fabrication & Manufacturing.
Repairs / Shipping & Receiving
Elizabeth graduated with honors from the Office Administration Assistant program at CTS Canadian Career College in 2013. Although she is still fairly new in the Mining and Engineering Industry she has hit the ground running since coming on board with Northern Survey Supply.
Repairs / Shipping & Receiving
Korynne graduated from Cambrian College with an Administrative Assistant Diploma. She has been working in her field within the Mining and Engineering Industry since 2007. Korynne is the newest member of the team, having started with Northern Survey Supply in April 2016. She has been assisting with the shipping and receiving for the Sudbury Office as well as the equipment maintenance and repairs.