New state-of-the-art CanmetMATERIALS Lab

News about the CanmetMATERIALS Lab in Hamilton, Ontario

December 2011
CANMET-MTL Wins 2011 Urban Design and Architecture Award from City of Hamilton for Excellence in Architecture and Sustainability


The jury citation for the award of excellence
The jury citation for the award of excellence

November 16, 2011
High-Tech High-Pressure Die Caster Arrives at CanmetMATERIALS


The high-pressure die caster being installed in CANMET-MTL's pilot-scale facilities
The high-pressure die caster being installed in CanmetMATERIALS's pilot-scale facilities

October 23, 2011
Science Funfest Held at CanmetMATERIALS to Celebrate National Science and Technology Week 2011


CANMET-MTL holds its first-ever Science Funfest since relocating to Hamilton
CanmetMATERIALS holds its first-ever Science Funfest since relocating to Hamilton

October 12, 2011
Government of Canada Signs Research Agreement with the University of Waterloo


Dr. George Dixon, Vice-President of University Research at the University of Waterloo, and Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, sign the agreement
Dr. George Dixon, Vice-President of University Research at the University of Waterloo, and Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, sign the agreement

July 25, 2011
CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory Settling into New Hamilton Facility

The Innovative Casting team hard at work
The Innovative Casting team hard at work

July 19, 2011
Government of Canada Signs Research Agreements with University of Calgary and University of Alberta

The Minister of Natural Resources signing collaborative research agreements with both universities
The Minister of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) signing
collaborative research agreements with both universities

July 7, 2011
CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory – Laboratory Access Guide under the U.S.-Canada Clean Energy Dialogue Action Plan

U.S.-Canada Clean Energy Dialogue Action Plan

March 2011
New Technology Research Lab Opens in Hamilton

The Minister of Natural Resources at the opening ceremony
The Minister of NRCan at
the opening ceremony

February 2011
Natural Resources Canada’s CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory at McMaster Innovation Park

Architectural rendering of the CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory
Architectural rendering of CanmetMATERIALS

February 23, 2011
CANMET-MTL Opens its Doors in Hamilton!

Touring a CANMET lab
Touring a CANMET lab

February 23, 2011
Government of Canada Unveils Research Lab in Hamilton

Cutting the ribbon to open the new state-of-the-art facility
Cutting the ribbon to open
the new state-of-the-art facility

October 4, 2010
CANMET-MTL Move to Hamilton Now Under Way!

Staff in temporary office space in Hamilton
Staff in temporary office space in Hamilton

June 30, 2010
Government of Canada Collaborating with U.S. on Materials Research for Clean Energy

Dr. Thom Mason, Director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, and Anil Arora, Assistant Deputy Minister of NRCan's Minerals and Metals Sector, sign the clean energy collaborative research agreement.
Dr. Thom Mason, Director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, and Anil Arora, Assistant Deputy Minister of NRCan's Minerals and Metals Sector, sign the clean energy collaborative research agreement.

January 29, 2010
Government of Canada Signs Research Agreement with McMaster University

Signing the agreement with McMaster University
Signing the agreement with McMaster University

December 10, 2009
Three-Country R&D Collaboration Designs a Lighter Automotive Front End

A multi-material automotive front end
A multi-material automotive front end

May 29, 2009
Government of Canada Invests in S&T Collaboration with Mohawk College

A multi-material automotive front end
Dr. Stephen Lucas, Assistant Deputy Minister, Minerals and Metals Sector, NRCan; Dr. Jennifer Jackman, Director General, CanmetMATERIALS; David Sweet, MP for Ancaster–Dundas–Flamborough­–Westdale; and Rob MacIsaac, President, Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, at the signing of the collaborative research agreement

December 5, 2008
Minister Raitt Unveils Design of Government of Canada Research Lab in Hamilton

Unveiling the labs design
Unveiling the lab’s design