Scholarship to aid Aboriginal student architects
By: Northern Ontario Business staffA new scholarship will benefit first-year Aboriginal students
attending the School of Architecture at Laurentian University in Sudbury.Toronto-based LGA Architectural Partners, which designed
the new School of Architecture, has established an annual scholarship with a
$10,000 endowment that, sta...
Province announces more highway investments
By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe province has announced $69 million in funding for the
rehabilitation of Northeastern Ontario bridges, culverts and roads through the
Northern Highways Program.Projects include:-Rehabilitation of the French River Bridge on Highway 69,
which will become a service road for residents and tourist...
Palladium miner lays off 44 employees
By: Northern Ontario Business staffNorth American Palladium (NAP) has laid off 44 employees at its Lac des Iles Mine 90
kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay.In a statement, the
company blamed “weak metal prices” for the move. The eliminated positions
include 18 staff and 26 unionized positions; an additional 17 vacancies will
Bow Lake wind farm now operational
By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe Bow Lake Wind
Facility north of Sault Ste. Marie is now operational.The initiative is
a joint venture of the Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways and BluEarth Renewables, and comes under the umbrella of the Nodin Kitagan Limited
Partnership and Nodin Kitagan 2 Limited Partnership, formed by t...
Orefinders digging into its stockpile
By: Northern Ontario Business staff
Orefinders Resources has completed its closure
plan for off-site custom milling of some mineralized stockpiles at
its Mirado Gold Project, near Kirkland Lake.
Three stockpiles were left behind on surface at
the former producing Mirado Mine, once operated by Gold Shield during
the late 1980s....
Canadore president in the fold for five years
By: Northern Ontario Business staffCanadore
College’s board of directors want to keep George Burton around for
a while longer.The North Bay college announced they’re
keeping him in the president’s chair in North Bay for five more
years.“We are very fortunate to have George
at the helm of Canadore,” said board chair William Ferg...
NORCAT investments pay off for training mine
By: Jonathan MigneaultOver the last six months mining supply
and services companies around the world have come knocking at
NORCAT’s door to take advantage of its underground training and
testing mine in Onaping.“Over the last year and a half we’ve
made pretty significant investments to enhance the infrastructure of
KGHM updates suppliers on Victoria project
By: Norm TollinskyKGHM International expects to have a
decision on full funding for the Victoria Project in the Sudbury
Basin by year’s end, along with a decision on whether to sink one
or two shafts, chief project officer Warner Uhl told close to 150
mining suppliers at an information meeting organized by the S...