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Mining lawsuit play-by-playPosted: 10/8/2015 11:03:52 AMA Sudbury junior miner engaged in a lawsuit against the Onta...
Sault innovators sought for annual recognition awardsPosted: 10/7/2015 9:37:33 AMThe Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre will host its SSMARt ...
Women in Mining hosting panel discussionPosted: 10/5/2015 4:02:41 PMThe Northern Ontario chapter of Women in Mining is hosting a...
Alicia Woods named manager of Marcotte MiningPosted: 10/5/2015 3:43:47 PMMarcotte Mining has appointed Alicia Woods as its general ma...
Canadian Solar acquires Sault solar farmsPosted: 10/5/2015 10:44:23 AMCanadian Solar has acquired three solar farms in Sault Ste. ...
Scholarship to aid Aboriginal student architectsPosted: 10/2/2015 2:27:23 PMA scholarship established by LGA Architectural Partners will...
Province announces more highway investmentsPosted: 10/2/2015 11:12:37 AMThe province has announced $69 million in funding for the re...
Businesses feted at Northern Ontario Business AwardsPosted: 10/1/2015 11:54:54 AMNorthern Ontario Business recognized 11 individuals and comp...
Palladium miner lays off 44 employeesPosted: 10/1/2015 4:44:59 PMNorth American Palladium has laid off 44 employees at its La...


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