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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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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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