Quest - A Century of Steel
This webquest was constructed by Carole
Lee Boutilier. She is in the UCCB/Memorial BED program.
Carole Lee is the webmaster for this website and for the SYSCO
The three major sources for information gathered for the
creation of this webquest are as follows:
SYSCO website (Sydney Steel Corporation)
This website provides information on the former Sydney Steel
Corporation located in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. Once
an active steel plant, Sysco now operates as a provincial
Crown Corporation with key activities including demolition,
site clean up and redevelopment of the property as an industrial
- The Sydney Steel Plant Museum website (currently unavailable
The website is the initial development stage. This site
will serve as a virtual museum while keeping the public
informed on the museum’s progress.
Media Awareness Network website
Resources and support for everyone interested in media
and information literacy for young people.
There are other websites where information about the Sydney
Steel Plant can be found:
Cape Breton - a website highlighting aspects of Sydney
including a brief history that discusses the role of the steel
plant in Sydney's growth.
History of Mining in Cape Breton - Coke Making in Eastern
The history of coke-making in Canada is presented on this
website along with information on the Sydney Steel Plant.
Scotia Canada - Sydney Tar Pond Agency - A government
website presenting a historical overview of the Sydney Steel
- A website takes and interesting look at iron and steel while
providing links to other site on the steel making process.