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2014-01-21 16:21:06

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Search Minerals Inc. ("Search" or the "Company") (TSXV: SMY) is pleased to announce that it will receive research and development investments totalling C$225,000 from the Research & Development Corporation ("RDC") and from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency ("ACOA") to assist in the Development of Innovative Technologies for the Recovery and Refining of Rare Earth Elements ("REE") from Ore Mined in Labrador (the "Project"). Search will...

2013-02-28 16:21:44

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Deepwater seabed surveying, navigation and control systems for field robots, and improving cyber security measures are among the 10 academic-led research and development projects receiving more than $1.7 million in total funding from the Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC). Today's investment leverages more than $10 million from others sources including the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the Natural...

2012-10-09 11:22:37

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing more than $5.3 million into research and development (R&D) projects at Memorial University of Newfoundland in areas relevant to offshore petroleum, ocean technology, healthcare, aquaculture and other natural resource industries. The funding will focus on solving technical challenges and identifying new opportunities such as ice-structure interaction in polar regions, effective oil...

2012-09-10 02:23:35

CHARLOTTETOWN, Sept. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie), and the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, today joined the ministers of energy of the four Atlantic provinces to announce the results of studies undertaken under the Atlantic Energy Gateway (AEG) initiative. This project was aimed at enhancing government and regional power...

2012-06-14 10:23:36

As the application deadline for the Atlantic Innovation Fund approaches, ACOA celebrates the power of thinking outside the box MONCTON, NB, June 14, 2012 /CNW/ - At first glance, the connection between making rope for the fishing industry and leading innovation in concrete reinforcement may not seem that apparent. But it's a natural creative leap for Polysteel Atlantic which promises to revolutionize construction projects everywhere. In 1993, East Coast Rope Ltd. of Sydney, NS...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

METEGHAN RIVER, NS, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Boats are not normally made to be sunk, but manufacturing a vessel to do just that has propelled 70-year-old A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd. from traditional boat building into cutting edge innovation, and helping to train navies around the world in the process. A need to diversify from dependence upon the local fishing industry was what first inspired the Nova Scotia-based boatbuilding company to partner with Meggitt Training Systems...