As the Timmins Daily Press reports, the Haileybury School of Mines will celebrate its 100th anniversary this weekend. The school is known for the quality of its graduates and its influence on mining techniques and innovations over the last 100 years.
Since the school became operational in 1912, it has churned out world-class geologists, mining engineers and technologists have made their mark the world over and although the schools teaching methods have changed drastically, its impact hasn’t.
“The Haileybury School of Mines is the only college in Ontario that can boast a 100th anniversary,” said Douglas Clark, associate director of the Northern College Foundation. “The school has played such a crucial role in the economic development of the whole mining industry and the development of Northeastern Ontario and Northwestern Quebec.”