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College opens bioenergy learning centre

College opens bioenergy learning centre

Confederation College in Thunder Bay cut the ribbon Sept. 8 on its shiny new Ontario Power Generation-sponsored BioEnergy Learning and Research Centre.
Northern College digs in for new residence

Northern College digs in for new residence

Northern College has circled July 28 for an official groundbreaking ceremony for a new residence building at its Haileybury campus. The proposed four-storey building will provide lodgings for 64 students in 16 apartment-style units.
Laurentian launches environment school

Laurentian launches environment school

Sudbury’s Laurentian University has opened a new School of the Environment to expand on its expertise in environmental teaching and research.
Sudbury snags top Lakehead U researcher

Sudbury snags top Lakehead U researcher

Sudbury ’s Laurentian University has recruited Dr. Rui Wang as its new vice-president of research. The move becomes next Jan. 15 and has a renewable term ending June 30, 2020.
Confederation graduates new mine techs

Confederation graduates new mine techs

Confederation College has graduated its first set of mining technicians.

Webequie youth earns nod for mining video

Dixon Wapoose, a student from Simon Jacob Memorial High School in Webequie , has earned $2,500 for his video about the benefits of mining.
Cambrian fetes powerline program

Cambrian fetes powerline program

On May 29, Cambrian College awarded its highest honour to the founding partners of its powerline technician program. The Dr.
Lakehead U mining centre establishes post-doc fellowship

Lakehead U mining centre establishes post-doc fellowship

Lakehead University chancellor Derek Burney and his wife, Joan, announced a gift of $150,000 to establish the first postdoctoral fellowship for the Thunder Bay school’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Mining and Exploration (CESME).
Career day at Gin-Cor Industries

Career day at Gin-Cor Industries

Gin-Cor Industries hosted 75 secondary school students to learn about potential trades and technology careers with the Mattawa-based heavy truck equipment company.
Canadore renews the romance with Essential Helicopters

Canadore renews the romance with Essential Helicopters

North Bay ’s Canadore College has renewed its long-standing partnership agreement with Essential Helicopters, a flight training company, to deliver its popular helicopter programs.