2013

Mining Trade Challenge 2013
This interactive day for high school students will have them complete activities such as basic rock and mineral identification, planning a mine, mine equipment selection, basic survey exercise, building a vent wall, and learn about health and safety procedures in the mining environment. These activities will be a part of a competition between schools and teams and the winners will take home a prize. Date November 15, 2013 Dynamic Earth.
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MMTS Photography Contest 2013
The photo contest is for amateur and professional photographers. Participants are able to upload their photos to our website for members of the public to view and vote on. The contest runs from April 15, 2013 to May 12, 2013 and winning photos in various categories will be displayed at events during Modern Mining & Technology Week. Click here to enter now! March-April.
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Modern Mining & Technology Week 2013
April 27th - May 7th

April 27th - Modern Mining & Technology Career Fair April 29th/30th - MineOpportunity Mining Games (French/English) May 1st/2nd - Mining Matters Workshops (French/English) May 3rd - MMTS and GSDC Business Luncheon .
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Sudbury Regional Science Fair 2013
The MMTS committee will be setting up a Modern Mining & Technology Sudbury Awareness booth during this event to promote our upcoming Modern Mining & Technology Week events and contests.

April 13
Laurentian University
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Social Media Competition Workshop – So You Think You Know Mining, Sudbury? 2013
The Ontario Mining Association and Cambrian College present Greater Sudbury High School students with a chance to be creative and showcase what mining means to them. A Social Media Workshop is organized for local high school students to help them kick start their video production for this contest. Greater Sudbury is the Mining Capital of the World, so let’s show Ontario what mining means to us! There is $36,500 in total prize money to be won. Check out the contest rules at www.oma.on.ca. Deadline.
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PDAC Mining Matters Workshops – For Grade 4 Teachers 2013
Grade 4 teachers from the Sudbury area will attend a subsidized Mining Matters workshop to learn how to deliver Earth Science based activities and to use the material in the educational kits. During this workshop, the teachers’ students will visit Dynamic Earth for special MMTS programming. PDAC Mining Matters develops partnerships in education, industry, and government to establish new initiatives and produce outreach materials tailored primarily to youth and teachers. These materials include award-winning classroom curriculum kits, publications such as educator newsletters and original posters, and a.
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Discover Sudbury Tours 2013
Five lucky elementary schools (Grades 5, 6, 7 or 8) will win the annual Discover Sudbury Tour courtesy of MMTS. Each winning class will better understand how the mining industry has evolved and how the land has been reclaimed. Students learn about the history of the city and evolution of the Sudbury mining complex. Stops include re-greening sites, the first discovery of Sudbury ore, shattercones, and a close look at modern mining technologies.

April 29 to May 3
Dynamic Earth
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MineOpportunity Mining Games 2013
The seventh annual “Geo-Engineering Challenge” gives participating high schools a unique Dynamic Earth experience that is fun, exciting and educational. MineOpportunity allows students to explore geology, engineering and mining by answering questions and completing activities that are hands-on and curriculum based, including a tailored underground tour. Sponsors of MMTS also have the opportunity to give a 15 minute presentation to these students and are invited to set up a booth that will be included as part of the game!

Teachers interested in registering their class.
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MMTS and GSDC Business Luncheon 2013
Hosted by the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC), the business luncheon provides an annual opportunity for all members of the mining sector and those interested in the industry to network.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Aline Côté - Xstrata Zinc
Todd Smith - Newalta


May 3
11:45am - 1:30pm
Bryston's On The Park
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Modern Mining & Technology Career Fair 2013
The career fair features mining- and technology-related exhibits from businesses, government agencies, and educational and industry partners and sponsors. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the advances in our industry and our region’s colourful mining heritage at the interactive displays. High school students are encouraged to attend the event so come and show them the career opportunities that are possible with your company!

April 27
9:00am to 5:00pm
New Sudbury Shopping Centre
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