Since launching in 2011, Sturda has remained committed to seeking new and innovative solutions to the problems that have plagued the underground mining industry for over a century. With a focus on improving safety and productivity through cost-effective solutions, we have designed and developed a series of products that significantly reduce cycle times and costs.
Creating specialty products from innovative designs to improve safety, productivity, cost-efficiency in the mining industry.
Mike Richer has worked in the mining and industrial sectors for nearly three decades. Known as a real solutions generator with a distinct ability to see the big picture, Mike aids industry leaders in achieving all goals related to development, improvement, and expansion. He has been recognized for effective project assessment and innovative strategies that both increase productivity and improve cost‐effectiveness. Mike is often called upon to advise on execution, improvement, and occupational health and safety initiatives. He has a career‐long reputation for fostering better reporting while building relationships between operations, contractors, project groups that improve standards across the board. Mike is a respected leader who instills a strong sense of urgency in his team, all while honouring top quality, safety, and customer satisfaction requirements.
Jamie has over two decades of experience in sales, service, manufacturing and management related to the mining, pulp and paper and smelting industries. A quick learner who likes a good challenge, he adapts easily to new and changing environments. Jamie has particular skills related to logistics, material management and mechanical installation that ensure projects have what they need, when they need it. He is also owner of Triotek Limited, a Sudbury-based company that provides pumps, valves, expansion joints and accessories to the mining, water/wastewater and pulp/paper industries, with Civiltek co-owner, Paul Fournier. He and Fournier also own and operate Quatro Industries Limited, the Sudbury-based manufacturer specialty mining supply equipment and services.
Paul is Civiltek’s resident jack-of-all-trades, with experience in everything from design to sales, marketing, management, logistics, procurement and material handling. Detail-oriented and always willing to take on new challenges, Paul is a problem-solver and big picture-thinker who is dedicated to getting the job done as efficiently as possible. He is also owner of Triotek Limited, a Sudbury-based company that provides pumps, valves, expansion joints and accessories to the mining, water/wastewater and pulp/paper industries, with Civiltek’s President and co-owner, Jamie Bradley. He and Bradley also own and operate Quatro Industries Limited, the Sudbury-based manufacturer specialty mining supply equipment and services.