How do I get a Job at Esker Camp?

By Stephen Sagutch, Camp Support A lot of great employee stories have been shared in Eagle’s Eye. For those interested in working at Noront, here’s how I got hired and some tips about what to do if you’d like to work here. When I heard there was going to be mining development in the Ring of Fire, I saw it as an opportunity. Continue Reading

Commuting to Esker

By Curtis Coaster, Field Assistant Travel is a significant part of working in a remote camp. Esker Camp is in the marshy James Bay Lowlands, so our methods for getting to work change with the seasons. We start out with a travel plan organized by our Logistics Coordinator, Catherine Niemi. Depending on where you live, travel days can begin bright and early at 6am, Continue Reading

Training for Today and Tomorrow

ᐸᐧᕋᐣᑎᐣ ᒐᑦ ᑕᔑᑫᐧᐃᑲᒥᑯᐠ ᑲᐧᐃᒋᐧᑕᐟ ᐅᐡᑲᐨ ᓂᐧᐃ ᑭᐢᑭᓄᐊᒪᓱᑕᔾ ᑲ ᐱᑦᐸᓂᑭ ᑲᒥᔕᑭ ᑫᐧᑲᓇ 3 ᐱᐳ ᐅᑕᓇᐠ᙮ ᑫᑲ ᒪᑲ ᓂᑭᐱᑐᐧᑫᐸᓂᐣ ᐧᐁᐧᐁᐧᐃᐱᓯᑦ 2018 ᓂ ᑭ ᑭᒋ ᒥᐧᓀᓂᑌᑕᔾ ᓀᐢᑕ ᐁᓭᑭᓯᔭᐸᐣ᙮ Continue Reading

ᐁᑭᑭᓄᒪᑯᔭᓐ ᐅᐅᐌ ᓄᑯᒻ ᑲᑭᔑᑲᒃ ᒥᓇ ᐗᐸᒃ

ᓂᓐ ᐳᕋᓐᑕᓐ ᒑᒻ, ᑲᐯᔑᐎᓂᒃ ᑲᐗᐎᒋᑐᒡ ᓂᑕᒻ ᑭᓀᑕᓇᐸᓐ ᒋᐅᑕᐱᓇᒪᓐ ᑭᒋᐅᑕᐸᓇᒃ ᒋᐱᒥᐱᓱᔭᓐ ᓂᓱᐊᐦᑭᐎᓐ ᐅᑕᓇᒃ᙮ ᐊᐱ ᐁᑭᓂᑯᔭᓐ ᒋᒪᒋᑕᔭᓐ ᑲᐃᓯᓭᑭᐸᒻ ᓯᑌᒻᐳᕐ 2018, ᑭᑭᒋᓀᑕᓐ ᒥᓇ ᑭᑯᑕᑌᑕᓐ᙮ ᑭᐅᑕᐱᓇᓐ ᑲᓂᓯᐗᒡ ᑭᒋᐅᑕᐸᓇᒃ ᑭᑭᓄᒪᑫᐎᓐ ᒋᑭᑭᓄᒪᑯᔭᓐ ᒋᓂᑕᐱᒥᐱᓱᔭᓐ ᑲᒪᑭᓯᑌᒡ ᐅᑕᐸᓐ ᑲᒧᓇᐦᐃᑫᒡ, ᑲᐸᔥᑾᐦᐃᑫᒡ ᒥᓇ ᑲᒧᓇᐦᐃᑫᒡ ᑭᒋᐅᑕᐸᓐ (ᑲᒥᓉᓂᒪᒃ)᙮ Continue Reading

Training for Today and Tomorrow

By Brandyn Chum, Camp Support I first wanted to take a heavy equipment course three years ago. When I finally got the go ahead in September 2018, I was excited and nervous. I chose 3-piece Heavy Equipment Training so I could learn how to operate a Rubber Tire Backhoe, a Bulldozer and an Excavator (my favorite). Continue Reading

ᑲ ᐃᔑ ᐊᐸᑎᓯᓇᓂᐧᐊᐠ ᒥᓄᐸᓂᐧᐃᓂᐠ ᐁᐢᑯᕐ ᑲᑦᐱᐠ ᐯᓪᑯ ᐧᐁᐣᐢᑐᑦ ᑲᐅᑭᒪᐧᐃᐟ

ᐯᓪᑯ ᐧᐁᐣᐢᑐᑦ ᑲᐅᑭᒪᐧᐃᐟ ᒥᓄᐅᑎᓂᑲᑌᐤ ᐁ ᒥᓄᐱᒪᑎᓯᒪᑲᐠ ᑲ ᐃᔑ ᐊᐸᑎᓯᓇᓂᐧᐊᐠ᙮ 2018 ᓄᐧᕋᐣᐟ ᑫᓂᑯᐠ ᑭ ᐊᐸᑎᓯᐤ ᐁᐧᐃ ᒥᓄᐸᓂᐧᑕᐟ ᑲ ᐃᔑ ᐊᐸᑎᓯᒪᐧᐃᐟ᙮ ᒥᓄᐱᒪᑎᓯᐧᐃᓂᐠ ᓀᐢᑕ ᐊᐧᑲᒥᓯᐧᐃᓂᐠ ᐁᑭᐧᐊᐸᑕᐠ ᑲ ᐃᐢᐸᓂᓂᐠ 74% ᐁ ᑭ ᐊᒍᐧᐃᐸᓂᓂᐠ ᐁᑲ ᓱᑭ ᑫᐧᑲᐣ ᐁ ᐅᒋ ᒪᓂᐸᓂᓂᐠ᙮ Continue Reading

Workplace Wellness at Esker Camp

By Veikko Wennstrom, Camp Foreman It’s an accepted fact that a healthy workforce is a safer workforce. Noront has worked hard to improve its health & safety efforts and saw a 74% drop in TRIFR (Total Recordable Incident Frequency Rate) as a result. In 2018, a Noront worker was almost 4 times less likely to have a recordable injury thanks to the hard work and enthusiastic engagement by the team at Esker Camp. Continue Reading