Cash infusion, new gear for NORCAT

Harold Carmichael

    By Harold Carmichael, The Sudbury Star Saturday, March 24, 2018 1:01:14 EDT PM Tom Fortin, left, owner of the Fortin Discovery Lab at NORCAT, talks to Sudbury Liberal MP Paul Lefebvre, right and Don Duval, NORCAT’s chief executive officer, on Friday about the new injection molding machine that FedNor funds helped purchase. HAROLD […]

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Sudbury project receives $1.6M to tackle greenhouse gas emissions


      PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire  Mar. 23, 2018, 11:30 AM   SUDBURY, ON, March 23, 2018 /CNW/ – Today at Laurentian University, the Ontario government announced $798,000 in funding from the TargetGHG program for the Landscape Carbon Accumulation Research (L-CARE) project. The joint initiative will also receive funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada(NSERC), a TargetGHG partner, bringing the total […]

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Landmark funding announced for Canada’s largest First Nations led infrastructure project

Global Newswire

      Wataynikaneyap Power welcomes major funding announcement to connect remote First Nations communities to Ontario power grid   GlobeNewswire | about 19 hours ago |  0 |  0   Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Line Project (Image courtesy of Watay Power) THUNDER BAY, Ontario, March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — One of the most ambitious and transformative infrastructure projects in Canada’s history […]

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SAMSSA Member Dura21 Legacy Series Profile

Hugh Kruzel


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South Side Journal Archives History of Sudbury

South Side Story

Sunday Reading History|Places South Side Story       Looking Back at Sudbury 1948 We found this great video of train making its way from Coniston heading west through the Donovan taken in 1948. It’s amazing to watch especially when you see some of the buildings and infrastructure that existed 70 years […]

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VW Just Gave Tesla a $25 Billion Battery Shock

Chris Reiter/Christoph Rauwald

  – by Chris Reiter and Christoph Rauwald (Bloomberg News – March 13, 2018) March 13, 2018 in AG secured 20 billion euros ($25 billion) in battery supplies to underpin an aggressive push into electric cars in the coming years, ramping up pressure on Tesla Inc. as it struggles with production issues for the […]

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Sudbury economy to be flat in 2018: report

Sudbury Star Staff

  By Sudbury Star Staff Wednesday, March 14, 2018 1:43:42 EDT AM A Vale train dumps slag on Oct. 12. Slag is a byproduct of the smelting process. Gino Donato/Sudbury Star     The economy of Greater Sudbury will move forward sluggishly this year, the Conference Board of Canada said Tuesday. “Sudbury’s economy bounced back […]

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Decades-old technology gets new purpose underground Maestro Digital Mine

Karen McKinley

Decades-old technology gets new purpose underground Maestro Digital Mine introduces Plexus Powernet, which uses copper coaxial cable to get data from the mine face to surface faster. 4 Mar 9, 2018 3:00 PM by: Karen McKinley David Ballantyne, vice-president of product development, with a Plexus Powernet, which is currently running a lighted sign in Maestro […]

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SAMSSA’s 14th annual general meeting draws a crowd

Dick DeStefano

      February 21, 2018 by DICK DESTEFANO In: DICK DESTEFANO SUDBURY MINING SOLUTIONS jOURNAL Dick DeStefano Executive Director, SAMSSA I remember the days when annual general meetings were dry, technical and outright boring. Shareholders were present to hear about the past year’s results and the financial information that was delivered was complicated and sometimes […]

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Mining Super Cluster Denied But Doesn’t Deter Regional Expansion

Dick DeStefano

    Guest Column Dick DeStefano  March 1 2018   I am disappointed in the decision by the Canadian Federal Government’s recent decision to ignore a request by CEMI and CMIC and multiple partners to grow our mining and related sector in Canada.  It was not chosen as a priority in their Super Cluster competition […]

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