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Constance Lake, Collège Boréal partner on truck training

Constance Lake First Nation is teaming up with Collège Boréal to offer the AZ truck driving program to its community members.
Study examines correlation of fatigue and safety

Study examines correlation of fatigue and safety

A new study underway by the Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) is looking at how fatigue plays a role in the health and safety of forest firefighters, which could have implications for other workplaces.
NORCAT improves training with new simulator

NORCAT improves training with new simulator

Sudbury ’s Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) can now recreate an underground mining environment without leaving the surface, thanks to a new state-of-the-art mining equipment simulator.
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.