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Laurentian's Alphonse-Raymond Building will feature food services area that can accommodate more than 100 students. It is seen here in an architectural rendering.
Laurentian aims to complete campus modernization in 2016By December 2016 Laurentian University expects to complete an ambitious campus modernization project that will change the way students and faculty interact with each other and the spaces around them.Timmins-based Cy Rheault Construction won the contract for the project's $34-million construction phase.The contractor has carried out work at Laurentian in the past; it contributed to the first phase of the School of Architecture and did renovations to the Single Student Residence in 2014.Brad Park...

Sudbury

Simulator and mobile lab will expand centre's capabilities
Nicholas Schwabe kept a close eye on the road ahead, but his underground vehicle suddenly picked up speed on the rocky mine terrain, jolting him alarmingly forward in his seat before he hit one of the walls.Fortunately for the Laurentian University student, this was just a learning experience us...
Mining needs better decision-making: NAP president
Coming up through the mining industry, a mentor once shared these words of wisdom with Jim Gallagher: “Hope is not a management tool.”That resonated with Gallagher, now the president and CEO of North American Palladium (NAP), who spoke during the kickoff to Sudbury’s annual Modern Mining and Te...
Sudbury social enterprise helping organizations with sustainability goals
By all accounts, going green is the socially conscious thing to do, but now it may be the business savvy direction to take too.A new Sudbury program is seeking to help local businesses harness the practical benefits of becoming greener.“We want to show the competitive advantage of being more s...
Sudbury innovation centre gets development funds
FedNor is supplying $200,000 to the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) to help high-tech businesses improve their productivity and competitiveness.The money will allow the Sudbury innovation centre to implement its Innovation Acceleration Program, which provides up to $10,000 to c...


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