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About DMC Mining Services

Considered one of North America’s premier underground contractors and boasting one of the lowest incident / accident frequency rates in the industry, we have been called upon by many leading mining companies to fill critical roles in their success.

DMC workers at service shaft bottom of 1005m at BHP Jansen mine

End-to-end solutions

Excellence in Mining

Build your next-generation operations by leveraging 40 years of experience delivering end-to-end mining solutions that meet evolving business needs by applying innovative thinking and technologies.

Make your operation safer by integrating industry-leading safety standards, new support technologies, rigorous protocols and disciplined management processes. We’ve accumulated years of experience, honed our expertise and helped numerous clients go achieve better results.


Years In The Field


Projects since 2010





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The DMC Philosophy

5 Core Values

Team driven success and responsibility make up our DNA. Extending from this are our 5 core values which are intertwined in everything we do at DMC. These values include, Zero-Harm, Courage, Results Driven, Accountability, and Teamwork.

Our Values

Built to Meet Your Needs

DMC is a client-centric, proven partner who listens, who is flexible, innovative and most importantly trusted. With an industry-leading safety performance record and a workforce who prides itself on thinking differently, we are built to deliver excellence.

1 Zero Harm

We are committed to Zero Harm for our employees, our communities and the environment. We believe that the best sites are the safest sites. Having every worker return home in the same state that they arrived is the goal we strive for.

2 Teamwork

Through Teamwork, we build trust, act with respect, and welcome constructive debate. We invest in our people’s growth and development promoting a collaborative work environment where we continuously learn and adjust.

3 Results Driven

We achieve results with a focus on the long-term success of DMC and client relationships. We are results driven, skilled at problem solving and ready to take on new challenges to support growth and development of our company.

4 Courage

We are Courageous. We are decisive, innovative, and forthright with each other and the world around us. We encourage DMC employees to share their ideas; we listen and want to leverage the knowledge and expertise of our employees and spread innovation and lessons learned across the business.

5 Accountability

We take full Accountability for our actions and commitments. We keep our promises and establish long-term relationships with our internal and external clients established on integrity. We build trust among our fellow employees, stakeholders and the communities where we operate.

Delivering Operational Excellence

By the Numbers

While the end results and client successes speak for themselves, the numbers tell the story of our accumulated achievements.

Mine Shaft Sinking


Km Total Depth

Contract Mining


Million Tonnes Mined

Mine Development


Km Total Advance

Raise Boring & Alimak Raise


Km Total Reamed

Longevity through evolution

Journey from Dynatec to DMC Mining Services


In 2012, acquisition by KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.

In March 2012, Polish copper miner KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. purchased Quadra FNX Mining. DMC Mining Services Ltd. is a division of KGHM International, and operates as the international arm of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.


In 2010, FNX mining merged with Quadra Mining

FNX Mining merged with Quadra Mining in March 2010


In 2007, Sherritt International acquired Dynatec

In 2007, Sherritt International acquired Dynatec. This included its stake in the Ambatovy nickel project in Madagascar and the major shareholder position of FNX Mining. As part of the deal, Sherritt dividend the ownership of FNX to their shareholders and sold Dynatec's mining services division to its old partner, FNX Mining. The Mining Services Division changed its name to DMC Mining Services in 2008.


In 1997, the company merged with Sherritt

In 1997, Dynatec International merged with Sherritt International's hydrometallurgical technologies business and was publicly listed as Dynatec Corporation on the Toronto Stock Exchange.


In 1988, Dynatec became Dynatec International

In 1988, Dynatec became Dynatec International upon acquiring Vancouver-based Tonto Mining and Tonto Drilling Services. Ultimately this gave the company a base in Western Canada, South America and Western areas of the United States.


In 1980

In 1980, the company was founded as Dynatec Mining Limited by Dr. Robert (Bob) Dengler and W.M. (Bill) Shaver.

Embracing and Advancing Technology

History of Success – Innovation

From the world’s first shaft sinking with an SBR excavator, to exploring novel approaches in vertical raises and engineering, our goal is to continually and sustainably improve our capabilities through leadership in technology, personnel, and expertise.

We go deeper, further, and we do it more effectively and efficiently thanks to our strong culture of innovation. We have a history of firsts, and records we set are still standing.


Deepest single-lift timbered shaft in the western hemisphere

2,202m shaft sink at Macassa Mine, Canada


Developed patented Long Round Jumbo for blasting, improving productivity by 20%


First North American use of Rail-Veyor haulage technology at Vale’s 114 OB, Canada

First ever Shaft Boring Roadheader (SBR) technology deployed at Jansen, Canada


CEO awarded EY Entrepreneur of the Year


First ever installation of Blairmore Ring Erector (BRE), at Jansen, Canada


First full completion of 2 x 1000 metre BHP Billiton’s Jansen Shaft project using SBR technology

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Internally, because we are a multidiscipline engineering team, in our design process we are collaborating with structural, mechanical, and sometimes civil engineering teams to get the work done.

Mateusz Jakubowski

Chief Operating Officer

Global Partners

Expertise in Mining World Wide

As a trusted partner in dozens of projects, we have worked around the world to help businesses achieve success, defy schedules, and deliver on promises.

Map with pins showing the scale of DMC projects in mining world wide

Our Vision

Delivering Excellence and Technical Expertise to Your Business

To provide cost effective and expert mining solutions to resource owners while also being the ‘go to’ provider for tomorrow’s mines.

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Management Team

A team build upon passion, service expertise and client dedication

Our leadership team is a group of experts with years of experience, a passion for finding innovative solutions and a shared commitment to exceeding client expectations.

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