CDN Resource Labs

CDN Resource Labs
Lakehead University

Lakehead University

November 12, 2008 14:44 ET

CDN Resource Labs Donates $10,000 to Lakehead University

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 11, 2008) - The Geology Department at Lakehead University, in association with CDN Resource Laboratories of Delta, B.C., is pleased to announce a donation of $10,000 from CDN Resource Labs in Delta, BC. The donation will be dedicated to the acquisition of new microscopes in the Microscope Lab in the Geology Department at Lakehead.

Dr. Philip Fralick, Chair of the department of Geology at Lakehead University, said "This equipment is critical to building a solid base for our students on which they can develop a thorough understanding of concepts and theories. We see this donation as a further validation of the work being done by the department in educating future geologists, which will have an impact in industry and academia, and help find future ore deposits."

Duncan Sanderson, President of CDN Labs, said "We are very pleased to have been able to make this donation toward the Microscope Lab at Lakehead University. We see this equipment as fundamental to the development of the students, and we are glad that we have been able to help meet their needs. We look forward to our future dealings with staff and students at Lakehead University in the years to come.

To learn more about the Geology Department at Lakehead University and some of the graduates and what they do for a living visit For more information on CDN Resource Labs visit

About the Geology Department at Lakehead University

The Department of Geology at Lakehead University offers both Undergraduate and Masters degrees in geology and geophysics. Courses offered by the department place a strong emphasis on 'hands-on' geology reflecting their location within the Canadian Shield. Faculty members have strong research programs in Northern Ontario and overseas with projects being undertaken in Mexico, Chile, the Philippines and Cyprus. Graduates from Lakehead have found employment in the petroleum and minerals industries, with geotechnical environmental companies, with government surveys and as educators, while others have pursued graduate work.

About CDN Resource Labs

CDN Resource Laboratories Ltd. specializes in the preparation of assay standards for the mining and exploration industry. The company has been preparing site-specific ore assay standards since 1991 and off-the-shelf standards since 1998. The company is headed by Duncan Sanderson, President, and Neil Fuge, Secretary, and is based in Delta, B.C.

Duncan Sanderson Philip W. Fralick, Ph.D.
President Chair, Dept. of Geology
CDN Resource Labs Lakehead University

Media: Dr. Fralick is available for media interview. For more information or to arrange interview times, please contact Lisa Pelot, Communications Officer, at 343-8177, or

About Lakehead

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With a main campus located in Thunder Bay, Ontario and a campus in Orillia, Ontario, Lakehead has over 7,700 students and 2,250 faculty and staff, and is home to the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. In 2006, Research Infosource Inc. named Lakehead University Canada's Research University of the Year in the undergraduate category. For more information on Lakehead University, visit

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