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Lake Shore Gold being acquired by Tahoe ResourcesLake Shore Gold is being acquired by Tahoe Resources. By: Northern Ontario Business staffVancouver-based Tahoe Resources is acquiring Lake Shore Gold.Tahoe announced it would acquire all shares of Lake Shore Gold in an agreement to combine the companies.Under the agreement, Lake Shore shareholders will receive 0.1467 of a Tahoe common share per Lake Shore share. Once the transactio...
Canadore College opens training facility in India North Bay’s Canadore College has opened an aviation training facility in India. By: Northern Ontario Business staff North Bay’s Canadore College has opened an aviation training facility in India. The college and Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF) announced Feb. 4 of the opening of an Aviation Technical Training Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, in the state of Karanataka. The centre will offer ...
Lake Shore finds more gold on ex-Temex propertyLake Shore Gold’s exploration program has discovered gold mineralization on some newly acquired property near Timmins. By: Northern Ontario Business staff Lake Shore Gold’s exploration program has discovered gold mineralization on some newly acquired property near Timmins. The Timmins miner announced Feb. 4 that it has found shallow and high-grade gold at the Whitney Project during the first phase of a surface drilling program. It’s the first ...
Vale has new Ontario operations VPVale’s Creighton Mine in Sudbury By: Northern Ontario Business staffVale has appointed Stuart Harshaw as its new vice-president of Ontario operations.Harshaw, who has worked for the company since 1990, took over the positon on Jan. 11.In his current role, he is responsible for the base metal operations of Vale in Ontario. That includes six mines, a mill, smelte...
Mineral explorers make their case to Ottawa The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is lobbying Ottawa to strengthen an exploration tax credit program and commit infrastructure dollars to support remote development projects. By: Northern Ontario Business staff The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is lobbying Ottawa to strengthen an exploration tax credit program and commit infrastructure dollars to support remote development projects. PDAC released its list of priorities, Feb. 2, as part of a pre-budget submission to the fed...
A milestone moment for Kirkland Lake GoldKirkland Lake Gold announced it has poured one million ounces at its Macassa Mine Complex since operations began at the northeastern Ontario mine in 2003. By: Northern Ontario Business staff Kirkland Lake Gold announced it has poured one million ounces at its Macassa Mine Complex since operations began at the northeastern Ontario mine in 2003. The company attributes the discovery of the South Mine Complex for boosting production levels significantly in the past five years, produ...
Biomass North back in businessFrancis Gallo and Dawn Lambe formed the Biomass North Development Centre following the closure of the Biomass Innovation Centre in spring 2015. By: Ella MyersThe Biomass North Development Centre is gaining traction and building momentum as it unrolls its completed Northern Ontario Biomass Strategy (which goes by the cheeky acronym NO-BS).In the summer of 2014, the Ontario Union of Indians (OUI) and the Biomass Innovation Centre (BIC) operating out ...
Columbia reopening veneer millNortheastern communities get economic boost with mill reopening Columbia is pouring US$1.5 million into reopening its Rutherglen mill. By: Ian RossColumbia Forest Products is reopening its Rutherglen veneer mill, east of North Bay, after a five-year shutdown.Gary Gillespie, vice-president of Columbia’s Northern Operations, announced Dec. 15 that Columbia is in the “intermediate stages” of preparations to reopening the shuttered veneer fa...



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