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Research underway to “go green” underground in Sudbury

SUDBURY — On Tuesday morning, the federal government announced $3.5 million in funding to advance green energy technology in Sudbury. This investment includes: $2 million to FVT Research, a B.C.-based manufacturer of battery-electric drive systems for the design, development and testing of a 14-ton battery-electric vehicle for underground mining activities. This project will convert one …

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Jennifer Abols appointed leader at Canada’s Mining University

Laurentian University and its Mining Innovation Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO) are pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Abols as the next Executive Director of the Goodman School of Mines and President and CEO of MIRARCO effective November 4th, 2019. Read on (English) Read on (French)

Nuclear technology to power mines being researched by Sudbury scientist

Franç​​​​​​​ois Caron says using nuclear technology to power mines is ‘a very nice match A Sudbury scientist is leading research into the idea of powering remote mines with small nuclear reactors. “The nuclear industry needs customers [and] the mining industry needs clean power,” François Caron, the Bruce Power Chair in Energy Systems at the Mining …

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