Sydney Mines, town (1991 pop. 7,551), Cape Breton Island, N.S., Canada, on Sydney Harbour. It is a former coal-mining center, coal having been mined in the area from 1784 to 2001. There are steel mills, foundries, and machine shops. The town is the terminus of a transatlantic cable.
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