Sault fast-tracks prep work for commercial port With a federal election looming this fall, Sault Ste. Marie is charging full-steam ahead in chasing money from Ottawa for its commercial harbour project.The municipality, Essar Steel Algoma and their consultants have taken an accelerated approach toward speeding up the pace of technical work with an aim on presenting a “shovel ready” project to the feds by mid-summer.By that time, said Jerry Dolcetti, the city’s engineering and planning commissioner, they should have a well-defined business cas...
Ontario government is taking a glance
at infrastructure needs beyond the Golden Horseshoe.The province announced May 21 that
consultations will begin to prioritize community needs outside the
Greater Toronto and Hamilton area.As part of its Moving Ontario Forward,
the government has set aside a...
Thunder Bay-based Wasaya Airways have
snagged a 25-year aviation management veteran as its new
president-CEO.Michael Rodyniuk will take the controls
of the First Nation-owned air carrier on June 8.He takes over from Tom Morris who is
retiring after 21 years.Since 2010, Rodyniuk had been
Manitoulin Group of Companies has purchased another transportation company, this time Ridsdale Transport Ltd. of Saskatchewan.In a news
release, the company said the purchase positions Manitoulin Group as
Saskatchewan's largest transportation and logistics provider, with the most
The use of recycled motor oil in asphalt cement
is reducing Ontario roads to rubble, said a forensic researcher at
Queen’s University who’s been studying the performance of highway
pavement for two decades.
“Garbage in, garbage out,” was how Simon
Hesp, a Dutch-born polymer chemist and profess...