Modern Mining &Technology Sudbury (MMTS) kicks off 2018 Mining Week







(Sudbury, ON) – MMTS is excited to announce the launch of Modern Mining & Technology Week (April 20th – April 29th). Modern Mining & Technology Week features an array of events and programming geared towards educating the Sudbury community about the many rewarding careers in today’s mining industry.


Mining Week kicks off on Friday, April 20th, 2018 with the annual Business Luncheon hosted by the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation. The luncheon provides an opportunity for all members of the mining sector to network and hear from industry leader, Douglas Morrison. The luncheon will be held at Bryston’s on the Park from 12:00pm to 1:30pm. For additional information, please contact Paul Reid (705-674-4455 ext 4608).


On Sunday, April 22nd join us from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the New Sudbury Shopping Centre for our annual Mining Showcase. The showcase features mining and technology-related exhibits from businesses, government agencies, as well as educational and industry partners and sponsors. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in our industry and current mining activities in our region at the interactive displays.


In partnership with MMTS, on Monday, April 24th Science North will be hosting Science Café –Engineering to Mine: what will be needed to activate the Ring of Fire? The Science Café will be held at the TapHouse. For additional information, please visit the Science North website.


On April 28th, the public will have a chance to Discover Sudbury. Bring your family and friends on the Discover Sudbury bus tour. This 2-hour guided tour explores the stories buried in the rocks under our feet, showcases various geological and historical mining sites, and highlights how the local geology and mining has shaped Greater Sudbury. Each Discover Sudbury Bus Tour spot comes with free Dynamic Earth admission for that day. Tour buses will leave from and return to Dynamic Earth at 10:30am daily. Tours are 2 hours. Please dress appropriately for the weather and for outdoor exploration.


To register in advance for your Discover Sudbury Bus Tour, call 705.522.3701 ext. 413 or email debookings@sciencenorth.ca. A maximum of 4 (four) pre-registered spots will be made available per individual booking.


These are just a few of the events planned for the week, for a full list of MMTS events, please visit www.modernmining.ca.



On behalf of the Modern Mining & Technology Sudbury committee.



Hailey Short

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Greater Sudbury Airport
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