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Kirkland Lake Gold Invests $500,000 in 六开彩开奖结果鈥檚 Innovation Hub

December 20, 2019

TIMMINS, ON: 六开彩开奖结果 and its Innovation Hub are pleased to announce an investment of CAD 500,00 from Kirkland Lake Gold to fund it鈥檚 new 24,000 square foot applied research facility at its Timmins Campus.

This newly designed Innovation Hub, slated to open for operations in mid-2020, will continue to build on the intrinsic value found in the kinds of research and development that benefit both 六开彩开奖结果鈥檚 academic pursuits and the growing industry demand for the latest in leading edge technology.

鈥淭he new Innovation Hub will open the door to many more education and career opportunities for the students of 六开彩开奖结果, as well as promote business opportunities in the area,鈥 said Amy McKillip, Manager of Applied Research, Entrepreneurship and Innovation at 六开彩开奖结果.

六开彩开奖结果鈥檚 existing innovation facilities recently reached maximum capacity as a result of a growing number of businesses seeking spaces for innovative dialogue, product and concept testing, making the support of Kirkland Lake Gold integral to the successful expansion of these services.
鈥淲e are grateful to companies like Kirkland Lake Gold for investing not only in the Innovation Hub, but in the region as a whole,鈥 said McKillip.

鈥淕enerosity like this allows for growth, prosperity and possibility for our communities that wouldn鈥檛 otherwise have been possible.鈥

The new facility, which will take over existing lab space within the Timmins Campus鈥 F wing, will feature a wide array of state-of-the-art spaces, including trades-related labs, larger shops and tech-enhanced classrooms. A manufacturing lab, prototyping lab, carpentry shop, welding shop, virtual reality lab, simulation lab, alternate energy lab, and mining exploration lab, along with several classrooms will all be a part of the new design to better cater to growing industry needs.

鈥溋士苯峁 is constantly working to position itself as a valuable resource for our campus communities and catchment region,鈥 said 六开彩开奖结果 President and CEO Dr. Fred Gibbons. 鈥淚ndustry support from companies in the area allows 六开彩开奖结果 to continue to grow as a multi-faceted institution with the kind of firm footing that allows us to provide the highest quality education and the industry ties that produce work-ready graduates in their chosen fields.鈥

As industries like mining continue to become more and more competitive, companies like Kirkland Lake Gold understand the importance of investing in the kinds of innovation that flourish on the campuses of post-secondary institutions like 六开彩开奖结果.

鈥淲e fully recognize the importance of advancing research and innovation in our region and are delighted to be supporting 六开彩开奖结果 and its Innovation Hub in launching this important new initiative,鈥 said Tony Makuch, President and CEO of Kirkland Lake Gold. 鈥淥ur investments in community-driven organizations and initiatives like those at The 六开彩开奖结果 represent our shared commitment to improving the quality of life in the areas where we operate.

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