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Deltion Innovations signs contract with Canadian Space Agency

Sudbury-based mining and automation robotics firm, Deltion Innovations Ltd., has been awarded a contract as part of the Canadian Space..

May 23, 2016
Deltion aims for the moon

Deltion aims for the moon

Deltion Innovations Ltd. CEO Dale Boucher wants people to pay close attention to the new company, as it is going places. Far away places...

November 25, 2013
CEMI looks beyond coveralls and hard hats

CEMI looks beyond coveralls and hard hats

Ten, 20 or 30 years from now, as mines go deeper, miners may look a lot more like astronauts, with breathing apparatus, cooling vests and..

May 23, 2013
New mining frontier beckons

New mining frontier beckons

Picture this. Somewhere in near-Earth orbit, a network of filling stations with attached Starbucks. Giant, space-based solar power stations..

September 1, 2012 with 0 Comments

Laurentian students win NASA competition

A team of eight mechanical engineering students from Laurentian University in Sudbury took home the top prize in NASA’s second annual..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

NORCAT develops mini coring drill for space

The Sudbury-based Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) is midway through the design and development of a mini coring drill that..

September 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

For sale: Simulated moon dirt $40,000/metric tonne

A talent for finding value in rock has never been in short supply in Sudbury, but this instance is lunacy. Literally. A pacesetter in the..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

NORCAT to test rovers for lunar mining

Staff from Sudbury’s Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) will be heading to the 9,000-foot level of Hawaii’s Mono Kea in..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

NORCAT breaks ground on innovation park

The Sudbury-based Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) has broken ground on a new 40,000 sq. ft. innovation and..

December 1, 2007 with 0 Comments
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