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Building Laurentian University's School of Architecture

With $15 million in annual benefits for the City of Greater Sudbury and an injection of creative talent, expectations for the proposed Northern Ontario School of Architecture are riding high following the completion of a feasibility study.

Northern forests are producing more than just two-by-fours

Trevor Laing may become one of the future poster boys of the new trends in value-added forest products.

Smart meters help small business save on electricity output

Once smart meters are installed throughout Ontario, they can be used by small businesses as tools to manage electricity consumption, according to North Bay Hydro's chief operating officer.

MaJIC launches operations with Northern College

With the hiring of its first CEO, the Materials Joining Innovation Center (MaJIC) is ready to hit the ground running. Donald Jan Dekker, C.E.T., C.S.T., launches the Center’s operation May 1. Mr.

Utilizing the forest's natural chemical factories-trees

It is possible that struggling northern pulp mills can survive by transforming into ethanol plants, said retired Tembec CEO and founder Frank Dottori. “I think over the next few years you’re going to see some breakthroughs in technologies.

Plant construction proceeds despite mill closure

The ground has been broken on Atikokan's 10 megawatt clean electricity cogeneration plant despite the fact that its main source of fuel is in receivership.

Efficiency encouraged by software

Hatch Energy is helping the mine and forestry sectors to save money during energy assessments thanks to a computer diagnostic tool.

Mining supplier moves into wind

At a time when people are becoming more environmentally conscious, a Northern Ontario supply company that has traditionally focused on the mining and forestry sectors now sells wind-powered electricity generators for commercial buildings.

Solar farm proponents catch more rays in Sault Ste. Marie

A New Mexico manufacturer of solar equipment is negotiating to establish a plant in Sault Ste. Marie to help a green energy developer triple the size of its solar farm project and expand its projects across Ontario.

Finding a home for nuclear waste

Over the next four years, Laurentian University engineering professor Dr. Dougal McCreath will be burying himself in the weighty issue of finding the best way to dispose of radioactive nuclear waste.