Author Archives: Adam Chisick

Urbanmine Launches Mobile Service

In an effort to make metal recycling even easier for small businesses the Urbanmine team is on the road now, bringing trucks and scales directly to the back door of tradespeople like plumbers and electricians, to farm yards and small construction sites.  

CBC Radio News – Urbanmine Beats Recession

“When I walked into the office I thought, ‘I’m walking into a software company with sleek furniture, beautiful clean precise lines, brand new.’ I thought, ‘this is a scrap yard?’ ….He (Mark Chisick) said ‘This is deliberate because we’re a different kind of business’ and urbanmine … typifies the way they think of it. This […]

Rise of the Urbanminers

“Adam Chisick has adopted the wisdom of his grandfather’s time and retooled it for his socially conscious generation. With his father and grandfather behind him, he’s turned the family junk business of the 1900s, founded in north end Winnipeg, into “urbanmining” today, with a metal recycling warehouse, in the south end of Winnipeg. Today, urbanmine […]

We’re Keen to Recycle eWaste

“The volume of e-waste dropped off at Manitoba depots this year is more than double the amount collected during the same time frame last year….‘The volumes have definitely been increasing,’ said Adam Chisick, marketing relations head for urbanmine. Urbanmine held a collection day with Investors Group before the provincial round up began – and vehicles […]

Winnipeg Movers and Shakers

Adam Chisick, vice-president of urbanmine Inc. has been elected chairman of the board of the Canadian Association of Recycling Industries. —WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, JULY 2014 Read Article >