Monthly Archives: February 2019

Mining Deeper Science North Science Café – April 16, 2019, 7:30pm @ The Taphouse
Mining Deeper With increased demand for resources, the mining industry continues to search for new deposits, often in new places. These deposits are often much deeper underground than deposits that have historically been mined. However, mining in difficult landscapes (such as below 2.5km underground) has major challenges such rock stresses and stability, heat on the human body, ventilation, productivity, and energy consumption, to name a few. What innovative ways are people in the mining industry overcoming these challenges? What does the.
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Teacher Workshops – April 17 & 18, 2019 @ Dynamic Earth
Teachers spend a day in workshops that empower them to deliver earth sciences based, curriculum-linked activities in their classrooms. While their teachers are attending workshops and getting innovative materials to share with their students, their grades 4 to 8 students are led by MMTS volunteers through mining-related programming that includes underground tours and mining activities at Dynamic Earth..
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MineOpportunity Challenge – April 15 & 16, 2019 @ Dynamic Earth
High school students get a unique experience that is fun, engaging and educational! MineOpportunity encourages friendly competition and teamwork through a game explores geology, engineering and mining. Students answer mining-related questions and take part in activities that are hands-on and curriculum-based. Many MMTS sponsors participate in the day’s events at booths, challenge stops and presentations, adding to the learning experience and reinforcing the importance of working together to make mining successful..
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Discover Sudbury Bus Tours for Elementary Students – April 15-18, 2019
Local students in Grades 4 to 12 will enjoy a Discover Sudbury Field Day! A Discover Sudbury Geology Bus Tour and Dynamic Earth Experience will provide classes from each school board with a unique and interactive experience, opening eyes to the role mining and mining companies have played in building our community and ensuring it maintains its natural beauty for generations to come. Students and teachers will learn how the mining industry has evolved and how the environment has been restored.
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MMTS Showcase – April 14, 2019 @ 11am-5pm
Visit the annual MMTS Showcase at the New Sudbury Centre to experience the latest advances in technology now changing the business of mining. Interactive technology- and mining-related exhibits from businesses, educational and industry partners and sponsors will give you a glimpse into the future of mining right here in Greater Sudbury. Students and their families are encouraged to attend this free public event to learn more about how mining has shaped our community and what a career in the mining industry.
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MMTS Days @ Dynamic Earth and Public Discover Sudbury Bus Tour – April 13, 2019
This guided geological bus tour of the Sudbury Basin is a unique and interactive experience for the general public, opening eyes to the role mining and mining companies have played in building our community and ensuring it maintains its natural beauty for generations to come. The two-hour tours depart from Dynamic Earth and conclude with complimentary admission to Dynamic Earth. Space is limited, so register early by phoning 705.522.3701, ext. 413, or email [email protected]. A maximum of four pre-registered spots will.
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MMTS & GSDC Business Luncheon (Ticketed Event) – April 12, 2019 @ 11:45am
Business Luncheon, Bryston’s on the Park, Copper Cliff, 11:45 am - 1:30 pm Hosted by the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) and MMTS, the Business Luncheon is an opportunity for people working in the mining sector and those interested in the industry to network and to be inspired by their peers making notable contributions in the mining space. For tickets, contact Briana Fram at [email protected] or 705.674.4455, ext. 4417..
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