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2014-04-03 08:23:20

ST. JOHN'S, NL, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing more than $500,000 in six research and development projects related to mineral exploration and development. The projects are being carried out by researchers at Memorial University and College of the North Atlantic to enhance exploration efforts, improve environmental mitigation strategies, and strengthen opportunities through the purchase of specialized equipment. "The mining sector has been...

2014-04-01 12:26:18

ST. JOHN'S, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) today announced the renewal of the GeoEXPLORE program, with $3 million available for investment in mineral and petroleum-related research and development (R&D) projects over the next three years. "We are a mineral and petroleum-rich province whose resources are being developed into commodities for the global market. Our mineral sector is currently worth approximately nine per cent of the province's GDP....

2014-03-05 12:20:21

ST. JOHN'S, NL, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing $1.9 million in 12 business-led R&D projects that help increase the province's knowledge-based economy for long-term economic benefit. The total value of the research projects is $4.6 million, the majority of which is leveraged from the private sector and federal funding agencies. The announcement was made today at the office of Oceans Ltd. by the Honourable Terry French,...

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...

2014-01-20 12:20:23

ST-JOHN'S, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing $2.4 million in 11 research and development (R&D) projects that capitalize on Newfoundland and Labrador's proximity to a harsh, ocean environment. The total value of the research projects is more than $7.9 million, including investments from the private sector and federal funding agencies. "Living and working in a harsh operating environment challenges us to find innovative ways to...

2014-01-17 08:20:41

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Jan. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) will announce investments in 11 new R&D projects led by Newfoundland and Labrador businesses. The announcement will be held on Monday, January 20(th) at 1:30 p.m. at the office of SubC Control Ltd. in Clarenville. Speakers will include the Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister Responsible for RDC, Glenn Janes, Chief Executive Officer of RDC and Ron Collier, VP Business Development with...

2013-10-23 08:22:15

ST. JOHN'S, Oct. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 Ocean Industries Student Research Awards (OISRA) competition. The competition supports up to $1 million in ocean industries relevant research and represents a strategic investment in the next generation of researchers and in technical expertise required in industry, academia and government. "Advancing ocean technology in Newfoundland and Labrador is a...

2013-09-30 08:29:56

ST. JOHN'S, Sept. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC) is investing $3.7 million in Memorial University to support 34 academic-led research projects aimed at solving technical challenges and closing knowledge gaps. The research is being conducted in a range of areas, including natural resource industries, manufacturing and health and life sciences. These projects have secured additional investments totalling $6.3 million...

2013-06-07 12:22:29

ST. JOHN'S, NL, June 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Four mining R&D projects are receiving a total of $464,308 in support from the Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC).  The announcement was made today at the opening of the annual Baie Verte Mining Conference by the Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister Responsible for the Research & Development Corporation. "The mining industry in Newfoundland and Labrador continues to be a strong contributor to...

2013-06-07 08:21:51

ST. JOHN'S, NL, June 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister responsible for the Research & Development Corporation will announce a significant investment into mining-related R&D as a preamble to the Annual Mining Conference in Baie Verte. The Minister will be joined by Glenn Janes, CEO, RDC. The press conference will take place on Friday, June 7, at the Baie Vista Inn, Town of Baie Verte, at 1:00 p.m. SOURCE Research & Development Corporation