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Technica staff in front of the company’s state-of-the-art headquarters wearing high-visibility safety apparel designed and manufactured by Covergalls in Sudbury.

Navy is out. Orange, yellow and red are in.As of July 1, miners working underground in Ontario are required to wear high-visibility safety apparel made of fluorescent or brightly coloured background material.The change ... more >>

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Interpaving and Sudbury both charged in pedestrian deat... Posted: 9/28/2016 8:47:09 AMInterpaving and the City of Greater Sudbury have been charge...
Junior miner signs First Nations MOUPosted: 9/26/2016 11:31:42 AMProbe Metals has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) ...
Laurentian U cashes up for researchPosted: 9/23/2016 1:49:30 PMLaurentian University is in the money again....
Intake clinic for aluminum powder set for Oct. 3-4 in S... Posted: 9/23/2016 10:09:31 AMThe McIntyre Powder intake clinic will take place Oct. 3-4 i...
Canadian Chamber backs Northern-conceived resolutionsPosted: 9/22/2016 10:56:38 AMNorthern Ontario concerns got attention at the Canadian Cham...
Canadian airship developer signs deal for African relie... Posted: 9/20/2016 10:41:32 AMCanadian airship manufacturer Solar Ship has announced an ag...
New air boss for Sudbury airportPosted: 9/16/2016 2:26:32 PMTodd Trip is the new CEO of the Greater Sudbury Airport....
St. Joe’s Island logger tops in safety Posted: 9/16/2016 9:53:34 AMA strong safety culture has made an Algoma district logging ...

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