The mines are now owned by foreign multinationals with a change from an engaged, albeit paternalistic sense of responsibility for the health of the miners, to a less responsive or sympathetic workplace culture. This case study also examines linkages between two nations sharing a long boundary. In 1901, interest in glacial deposits was piqued by the discovery of placer gold deposits along the Vermilion River. Two more locals were then formed at Garson Mine and in Sudbury in 1913. Among them are volcanic eruptions, two meteorite impacts, the ebb and flow of continental glaciers, Aboriginal occupancy, exploration and mapping by Europeans, exploitation by fur traders and Canadian lumbermen and American entrepreneurs, the rise of global mining giants, unionism, pollution and re-greening, and the creation of a unique constellation city of 160,000. From 1910 to 2010, West Turgen Glacier receded by c. This article suggests that this process of re-thinking needs to be deepened.
Saarinen may have been a long-time academic, but his writing style is immensely readable and his commentary easily blends material about local people and groups with the more technical aspects of mineral development and land survey techniques. Unlike other large centres in Canada that exhibit a metropolitan form of development with a core and surrounding suburbs, Sudbury developed in a pattern resembling a cluster of stars of differing sizes. However, modernization and the drop in the price of nickel has also led to a precipitous reduction in the number of unionized miners, a decline in union power, a decline in the monitoring of present-day exposures, and an increase in non-unionized contract workers. It consists of rocks that were formed some 1 600 to 1 900 Ma ago. Despite not being exclusively about the history of mining in Sudbury, much of the book revolves around the economic, social, and political impacts of the Inco, Mond, Xstrata Nickel, and Vale Canada mining companies.
I have found it a real pleasure in researching this story to see the spirit of cooperation shown by the people who worked with me throughout this undertaking. When the Kirkland Lake miners left the area to seek employment in other industrial centres of the province, including Sudbury, they were powerful forces encouraging the spread of unionism. The time clock would then run until miners reached the surface. From Falconbridge Nickel and Inco to Xstrata Nickel and Vale Canada 1928—2012 11. This Social Science Docket theme issue focuses on teaching local history and included theme and non-themed articles, lesson plans, learning activities, and book, movie, and museum reviews designed for K-12 social studies teachers.
The title posits the book's two main themes, one physical in nature and the other human: the great meteorite impact of some 1. Notwithstanding, in an attempt to broaden geography's current engagement with older people, we argue for attention to be paid to older people's pasts through their oral histories; hence focusing on when they were younger as a means to explore and understand past social life. By the mid-1990s the apartheid regime was gone, the social context that sustained the new history had changed, and many of the assumptions and categories that framed its projects were being debated. The story that began billions of years ago encompasses dramatic physical and human events. The title posits the book's two main themes, one physical in nature and the other human: the great meteorite impact of some 1. Financial assistance for this undertaking was provided by Laurentian University and the Finnish National Society. The new era started when Mine Mill Local 598 was formed, in considerable secrecy, in 1941.
With the agreements in place, Local 598 not only acquired the honour of being the largest local chartered by Mine Mill, but also the largest in Canada. Among them are volcanic eruptions, two meteorite impacts, the ebb and flow of continental glaciers, Aboriginal occupancy, exploration and mapping by Europeans, exploitation by fur traders and Canadian lumbermen and American entrepreneurs, the rise of global mining giants, unionism, pollution and re-greening, and the creation of a unique constellation city of 160,000. These are the two defining features that give meaning to places such as the City of Greater Sudbury. While some chapters are chronological in nature, others have been arranged within a thematic context. End of Excerpt The Book From Meteorite Impact to Constellation City is a historical geography of the City of Greater Sudbury. © 2013 Wilfrid Laurier University Press Waterloo, Ontario, Canada www.
I particularly appreciated the maps, including those of the various company towns, and the detailed tables and aerial photos that accompany the entire text. Once certification was announced, the bargaining process moved with surprising speed. While there are a handful of publications on the history of Sudbury and surrounding areas, many of them are narrowly focused on industry, mining, or the examination of a particular cultural group. The breadth of his knowledge is evident in this work. ³¹ While many aspects of his thesis are now widely accepted, his theory regarding the origin of the ores has few adherents. The ring exhibits shock features commonly associated with other impact sites, such as those found at the Vredefort ring in South Africa, and the Riess structure near Nordlingen, Bavaria in Germany. Due to continued company resistance, the destruction of a union office in collusion with law enforcement, and a lack of support from the international headquarters in the United States, the two unions were forced to dissolve before the outbreak of the Second World War.
Beyond Sudbury and Copper Cliff: Railway Stations, Mining Camps, Smelter Sites, and Company Towns -- 9. Its rocky terrain and the negative impact from mining companies are giving way to attractive neighbourhoods and the planting of millions of trees. This book shows how Sudbury evolved from a village to become the regional centre for northeastern Ontario and a global model for economic diversification and environmental rehabilitation. The E-mail message field is required. Background: Miners work in highly hazardous environments, but surprisingly, there are more fatalities from occupational diseases, including cancers, than from fatalities from injuries. This paper outlines the larger and specific contexts for the design of the design-build curriculum, the processes of the first year of implementation, the agency of making both for the student and instructors and concludes with a discussion of the trajectory of design-build in the school.
I particularly appreciated the maps, including those of the various company towns, and the detailed tables and aerial photos that accompany the entire text. History was made without a single man-day being lost in production. Also much learned about the social dynamics, the union movement, the different ethnic groups, education, the influence of European politics , both during war and peace. As well, I extend my appreciation to former academic colleagues, including P. The story that began billions of years ago encompasses dramatic physical and human events.
The original shape of the Sudbury Structure became tilted and more oval in response to thrusts from the south, including the final closure associated with the Grenville mountain-building phase. Over time, the molten earth cooled, and processes came into play that reshaped the appearance and nature of the Sudbury area. Le thème du congrès était « Intersections ». This book shows how Sudbury evolved from a village to become the regional centre for northeastern Ontario and a global model for economic diversification and environmental rehabilitation. Examining these two northern, resource-industrial hinterlands reveals parallel roles as outliers of established culture and inflectors as outliers.