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Sudbury,

city (1991 pop. 92,884), central Ont., Canada. It is the center of Canada's largest mining region, which produces much of the world's nickel and large quantities of copper, platinum, gold, silver, cobalt, and sulfur. Laurentian Univ. (1960) is there.

Sudbury,

town (1990 pop. 14,358), Middlesex co., E Mass.; inc. 1639. Electrical and electronic equipment is manufactured. The tavern (built 1686; restored) that was the scene of Henry Wadsworth LongfellowLongfellow, Henry Wadsworth,
1807–82, American poet, b. Portland, Maine, grad. Bowdoin College, 1825. He wrote some of the most popular poems in American literature, in which he created a new body of romantic American legends.
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's Tales of a Wayside Inn is there, as well as a working restored gristmill.

Sudbury

 

a city in Canada, in the province of Ontario. Population, 155,100 (1971). Sudbury has a railroad station. The city arose in connection with the discovery of a vast deposit of nickel-copper ore and the construction of a transcontinental railroad line. Industries include ferrous metallurgy, woodworking, food processing, and the manufacture of mining equipment and chemicals.

Sudbury

a city in central Canada, in Ontario: a major nickel-mining centre. Pop.: 103 879 (2001)
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Employment in Greater Sudbury in 2006 in the goods-producing sector accounted for 23% of the jobs while the service-producing sector accounted for 77% of local jobs.
Now Harvey, whose devotion to the town is mirrored by a record of more than 1,000 games over three decades with Sudbury Town, Sudbury Wanderers and AFC Sudbury, will be in charge of the Eastern Counties League champions against Winchester City in tomorrow's final at Birmingham City (3.00).
With a single exception, such as the brief and exceptionally bland chapter written by two city planners that concludes the volume, all contributions to The Physical Environment of the City of Greater Sudbury provide very useful overviews and lengthy lists of references and as such represent major additions to public knowledge.
30 from his position as rector of the Church of the Epiphany, Sudbury, pending the outcome of the investigation and was also relieved of his duties as archdeacon of Sudbury-Manitoulin.
The new Sudbury data follow up directly on that measurement by tallying neutrinos in the same energy range.
Sudbury's proposed single-site hospital has also seen some progress recently, as the bidding process for the contract to complete construction on the 429-bed hospital came to a close on Nov.
It's also interesting that the filmmakers decided that their film should make its debut at Cinefest Sudbury because the likelihood of it being seen and appreciated by an audience of real moviegoers would be greater than if it got lost in the hundreds of films screened in Toronto.
theory after finding evidence linking the Sudbury structure to a meteorite impact.
As a sign of the company's long-term commitment to the region, Makuch says FNX is looking to spend virtually all of its $173 million capital expenditure and exploration budget for 2007, in the Sudbury area, a figure he hopes will eventually ramp up to $300 million per year.
Basu suggests that the meteorite triggered the melting of very large amounts--much more than are typically associated with impacts -- of both basaltic and granitic crustal rocks at Sudbury. When molten basalts and granite combine, he says, sulfur tends to separate out from the mixture just as oil and water separate after mixing.
Last March, Inco pledged $5 million toward into the proposed $30 million initiative with Queen's Park committing $10 million and a combined $250,000 donation coming from the university and the City of Greater Sudbury. The CEMI project is still waiting on a sizable contribution from the federal government.
More than 15 exploration programs dot the rim of the Sudbury crater by mid-tier and juniors such as FNX Mining, Wallbridge Mining, Ursa Major Minerals, Pacific North West Capital Corporation, Namex Explorations and Champion Bear Resources all working side-by-side with the majors.