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Sudbury inventor pitching to DragonsPosted: 9/24/2014 10:23:36 AMSudbury’s Alicia Woods, who designs coveralls for women, wil...
Sault innovation centre hosting workshopsPosted: 9/24/2014 10:00:00 AMThe Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre has launched the Busi...
First Nation leaders call for halt on Ring of Fire perm... Posted: 9/23/2014 4:39:30 PMThe chiefs of the Matawa First Nations are demanding a morat...
Winners named at 28th annual NOBAPosted: 9/23/2014 3:28:45 PMMore than 400 business leaders from across the North celebra...
Building code changes coming to permit taller wood buil... Posted: 9/23/2014 4:41:16 PMThe wood industry is celebrating changes to Ontario Building...
Nickel price drop to have minimal impact on suppliersPosted: 9/23/2014 4:50:37 PMDick DeStefano, executive director of the Sudbury Area Minin...
Parry Sound airport gets award-winning recognitionPosted: 9/23/2014 4:42:58 PMThe Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport came away a big winne...
KWG lining up Ring of Fire strategic partner Posted: 9/22/2014 3:59:57 PMKWG Resources revealed it has two offers on the table for of...
Provincial blitz targetting materials handlingPosted: 9/19/2014 12:32:27 PMOntario is launching a workplace safety blitz that will focu...
St. Andrew Goldfields to mill for Northern GoldPosted: 9/19/2014 12:07:30 PMNorthern Gold Mining Inc. has signed a custom milling agreem...

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