2016

SYTYKM Film Making Workshops (Dec 1 & 8, 2015 and Jan 11, 2016)
MMTS, the Ontario Mining Association (OMA) and Dynamic Earth have partnered to bring three workshops to local students in Grades 9-12 to aid in preparing them to assemble creative and innovative videos to submit for the 2016 So You Think You Know Mining video contest hosted by the OMA. This competition encourages students to share what mining means to them, the impact it has on our daily lives and in our communities. Shining the spotlight on the innovations coming.
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MMTS Discover Sudbury Days @ DE, April 30 & May 1
1.85 billion years ago, a meteorite struck our region creating a structure now known as the Sudbury Impact Structure. Bring your family and friends on the Discover Sudbury bus tour and walk through time to see how this 10 km-wide meteorite has shaped our landscape! This 2-hour guided tour explores the stories buried in the rocks under our feet, showcases various geological and historical mining sites, and highlights how the local geology and mining has shaped Greater Sudbury. Make sure.
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PDAC Mining Matters Workshops for Grade 4-6 Teachers, April 27 – 28
French and English teachers from the Sudbury area will attend a subsidized Mining Matters workshop to learn how to deliver Earth Science based curriculum-linked activities, and to use the educational kits provided. While the teachers are learning in the workshop, their 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.
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Science Café April 26 – Laughing Buddha
Title: Modern Mining & You: What's in the Future? Time:7:30pm Location: The Laughing Buddha, 194 Elgin St With over 500 mining sector companies currently operating and innovating in the Greater Sudbury area, our community has been dubbed "the Silicon Valley of mining". The mining sector isn't just a huge driver locally; some of the greatest recent innovations in mining have originated here and are being adopted globally. But many questions remain in the field of mining innovation. What impact do these innovations have.
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Discover Sudbury Elementary School Tours, April 25 – 28
One Elementary school from each Greater Sudbury school board (Grades 4-8) will be selected for a full day Discover Sudbury Bus Tour and Dynamic Earth experience courtesy of MMTS. Participating students and teachers will see first-hand how the mining industry has evolved and how the land has been reclaimed, while learning about the history of the region and evolution of the Sudbury mining. Your day of programming will include a 2-hour guided geology and mining bus tour of Greater Sudbury as.
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MineOpportunity Games, April 25 & 26
  • French Session – Monday April 25th
  • English Session – Tuesday April 26th
  • Duration 9:30-2pm
  • The ninth annual MineOpportunity challenge gives participating high school students a unique experience that is fun, exciting and educational. MineOpportunity is a competitive game that allows students to explore geology, engineering and mining by answering questions and completing activities that are hands-on and curriculum based.
  • Sponsors of MMTS are given the opportunity to participate in the day’s events through booths, challenge stops and presentations, adding to the student’s learning experience.
  • Teachers.
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Modern Mining & Technology Showcase, New Sudbury Centre Sunday April 24, 11:00am to 5:00pm
Now on Sunday! This Showcase, located at the New Sudbury Centre, features mining and technology-related exhibits from businesses, government agencies, as well as educational and industry partners and sponsors. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in our industry and current mining activities in our region at the interactive displays. Students are encouraged to attend this free public event to learn more about what a career in the mining industry could look like..
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Wild and Scenic Teen Film Festival – April 22, 6:30 – 10pm
Location: Atlas Copco Theatre, Dynamic Earth   MMTS and Dynamic Earth, in partnership with the internationally acclaimed SYRCL’s (South Yuba River Citizens League) present the 14th Annual Wild & Scenic® Film Festival with another incredible selection of films to change your world. Considered one of the nation’s premiere film festivals, this year’s films combine stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first-rate storytelling to inform, inspire and ignite solutions and possibilities while creating a positive future for the next generation. Created for local youth,.
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Business Luncheon – April 22, 11:45am – 1:30pm
The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) is organizing the MMTS business luncheon featuring Goodman School of Mines lecturer Jim Gallagher, President and CEO of North American Palladium. This annual event kicks off Modern Mining & Tech week, providing an opportunity for all members of the mining sector and those interested in the industry to network and hear from a keynote speaker. Keynote Speaker: Jim Gallagher, President and CEO of North American Palladium Location: Bryston’s On The Park Time:11:45am – 1:30pm For tickets please contact:.
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Photo Contest – April 11 to May 20, 2016
Send us your photos of minerals and metals in your daily life. Minerals and metals are everywhere so be creative! We are blessed with many perks of living in the Greater Sudbury area - not only do we have access to over 330 lakes and a 30 ft. Big Nickel, we are one of the world’s major mining communities. Everywhere you look around us you can find examples of new mining innovations, and minerals / metals that are part of our.
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