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David de Launay, Ontario’s deputy minister for Northern Development and Mines.

Dive into David de Launay’s bio and it’s easy to decipher how two decades of provincial policy and special project work have prepared him for the job as Ontario’s new ... more >>

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Porter sells Toronto city terminal to Nieuport Aviation... Posted: 1/27/2015 3:44:46 PMPorter Aviation Holdings Inc. has sold its passenger termina...
Sault EDC purchases ski resortPosted: 1/26/2015 1:51:41 PMThe Economic Development Corp. (EDC) in Sault Ste. Marie has...
Essar seeks $1 million for blast furnace retrofitPosted: 1/26/2015 1:10:05 PMEssar Steel Algoma is seeking $1 million from the City of Sa...
Sudbury PGM explorer hunting for partnerPosted: 1/26/2015 10:56:30 AMPacific North West Capital is building a case in its search ...
Tamaka ups the grams at northwest gold projectPosted: 1/26/2015 10:59:35 AMTamaka Gold has produced new numbers for its gold deposit in...
Moody’s brands North Bay as a top performer Posted: 1/26/2015 11:02:31 AMThe City of North Bay announced it has maintained its Aa2 cr...
MaJIC to expand welding servicesPosted: 1/22/2015 4:13:47 PMFederal government funding will allow the Materials Joining ...
Agnico Eagle to sell Probe shares to GoldcorpPosted: 1/22/2015 3:35:19 PMAgnico Eagle Mines has agreed to sell its shares of Probe Mi...
Sagamok, Ionic sign training and employment agreementPosted: 1/22/2015 1:54:47 PMSagamok Anishnawbek First Nation and Ionic Engineering have ...


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