News releases from Sydney Tar Ponds Agency (Page 1)

Stronger Than Steel Celebration Comes to Sydney

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

Nova Scotians can look forward to a Mi'kmaq cultural village, performances from some of Nova Scotia's finest musicians, dancers and more as part of the Stronger than Steel celebration in Sydney on Labor Day weekend.

Open Hearth Park Selected as Name of Reclaimed Tar Ponds Site

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

Students from an elementary class in Dominion turned to Cape Breton's proud steel-making heritage as their name for the new park taking shape on the site of the former tar ponds in Sydney.

Project Shines Light on Women in Trades and Technology

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

The Sydney Tar Ponds project celebrated local women's leadership in the trades and technology fields today, March 19, at a special symposium held at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre.

Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Cleanup Marks Major Milestone

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

The people of Sydney will soon be able enjoy more of their downtown as remediation of the Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens nears completion, reclaiming nearly 99 hectares of industrial land.

Former Sites of Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens to be Park, Green Space

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

Sydney-area residents can look forward to a new park, sports field, outdoor stage, pedestrian bridges, trails and more, part of a plan for the future use of the former Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens sites, announced today, Oct. 28.

Ferry Street Bridge Has Grand Opening

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

The opening of a new Ferry Street Bridge in Sydney will link communities, provide an attractive entrance to commercial and recreational parks and mark a milestone in the cleanup of the Sydney Tar Ponds.

Cleanup Bringing New Skills to First Nations Communities

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

The Sydney Tar Ponds Agency today, June 16, announced two initiatives that continue to build on the success of Aboriginal participation in the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Remediation Project.

Whitney Pier Community Heritage Trail Funding

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

Residents of Whitney Pier will soon have a new healthy and active option for travel in their community.

Contract for One of Last Steps in Tar Ponds Cleanup Announced

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

Sydney residents are closer to a cleaner, renovated downtown landscape as the tar ponds cleanup enters its final phases.

Tender Issued for Protective Cap

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

The Sydney Tar Ponds Agency has released a tender for the construction of a protective cap over treated tar ponds sediment.

Two Contracts Worth $7.7 Million Awarded

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

Contracts valued at $7.7 million were awarded to two Cape Breton companies as the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens cleanup heads into its peak construction season.

Local Aboriginal Company Awarded Contract

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

A $3.1-million contract to operate and maintain a material processing facility for the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens cleanup has been awarded to a local aboriginal company.

Local Aboriginal Company Awarded Contract

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

A $3.1-million contract to operate and maintain a material processing facility for the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens cleanup has been awarded to a local aboriginal company.

Coke Ovens Contract Awarded

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

The most substantial part of the Coke Ovens cleanup has started with the awarding of a $15.2 million contract to collect and treat groundwater flowing over the site.

Governments Boosts Investment in Cleanup of Tar Ponds, Create Jobs

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

A vital component of the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Cleanup began today, June 26, with a $52-million contract to solidify and stabilize tar ponds sediment.

Ferry Street Bridge Closing

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

Ferry Street Bridge in Sydney will close for an extended period of time beginning Monday, March 23.

Federal, Provincial Ministers Work to Clean Up Tar Ponds, Create Jobs

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

Sydney is another step closer to reclaiming land from industrial use after a $37.6-million construction contract to divert water from the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Cleanup remediation area was awarded today, March 7.

Tendering For Solidifying, Stabilizing Sediment

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

The Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Cleanup has reached a milestone with the tendering of a multi-million-dollar project that will reshape the industrial landscape of the community.

Agency Seeks Bids on Temporary Water Pumping System

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

The Sydney Tar Ponds Agency is seeking bids on a temporary pumping system to manage brooks and other sources of water actively flowing into the tar ponds.

Tender Pre-notice Gives Contractors Opportunity to Prepare

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

The tender release to solidify and stabilize the Sydney Tar Ponds is fast approaching.