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Attracting clean technology to Hearst

Nov. 26, 2010 – The Town of Hearst, Ontario, is working to attract clean technology companies to the area to promote local economic development.


November 26, 2010
By Ontario Ministry of Northern Development Mines & Forestry

Nov. 26, 2010 – The Town of Hearst,
Ontario, is working to attract clean technology companies to the area to promote
local economic development. With $6,679 in support from the Northern
Communities Investment Readiness program, the Hearst and Area Economic
Development Corporation is developing a strategic plan to encourage clean
technology companies to invest and relocate to the Hearst Regional Green
Technology Centre
. The plan will identify and address expectations and concerns
of potential developers and manufacturers.

The centre is expected to open by the end
of September 2011 and will act as a focal point for research, demonstration,
and education on sustainable forestry practices and technologies. The province
has invested $2.3 million to the Town of Hearst to construct the Hearst
Regional Green Technology Centre.


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