Essar Steel Algoma lays off 100
By: Northern Ontario Business staff(EDITOR’S NOTE:
This story originally appeared on Sootoday.com.)Roughly 100
people will be laid off at Essar Steel Algoma as the company cuts costs in the
face of poor market conditions.Brenda Stenta,
Essar Steel Algoma's manager of corporate communications, said the company does
Pele loses monazite processing partnership
By: Northern Ontario Business staffA deal with a Chinese company to process monazite in
Elliot Lake has fallen through for Pele Mountain Resources.Pele had until Sept. 30 to get support from the Chinese
government for its proposed joint venture with Sheng Kang Ning (SKN) Mining Investment
Co. Ltd., which would design, build and o...
Businesses feted at Northern Ontario Business Awards
By: Northern Ontario Business staffMore than 400 business
and opinion leaders from across the North celebrated the achievements of 11
companies and individuals at the 29th annual Northern Ontario Business Awards (NOBA)
gala on Oct. 1 at the Victoria Inn in Thunder Bay.NOBA has become
the largest annual gathering of its kind in N...
Sudbury to host 2016 International Mines Rescue Competition
By: Northern Ontario Business staffSudbury will host the 10th International Mines Rescue Competition in August 2016.Hosted by Workplace Safety North (WSN) and Ontario Mine
Rescue, the event will bring mine rescue teams from around the globe for the
competition, which will be held from Aug. 19 to Aug. 26, 2016. A number of major
Small business takes centre stage in Thunder Bay
By: Northern Ontario Business staffThis October, BDC Small Business Week
in Thunder Bay will feature an exciting calendar of events to
recognize the contributions of small business in the community.In the Thunder Bay district, small and
medium-sized businesses make up nearly 97 per cent of all business.This year’s theme for the w...
Baylor University puts North Bay under the microscope
By: Northern Ontario Business staffSome of the brightest young minds in
business will be taking a hard look at North Bay to determine if it’s
on the right path to prosperity.Kevin Hutchison, a North Bay financial
advisor and Baylor University MBA graduate, successfully pitched to
his Texas alma mater, and its highly-accredited b...
New Voyageur Airways owner focuses on growth potential
By: Ian RossThe new owner of a North Bay aircraft
charter and refurbishment company sees room for international growth.Chorus Aviation, a Halifax-based
holding company, acquired Voyageur Airways last spring in an
$80-million deal that was finalized May 1.Joe Randell, Chorus Aviation
president-CEO, said pic...
North Bay chamber seeks return to its advocacy roots
By: Ian RossThe North Bay & District Chamber of
Commerce is moving from a prime piece of city-owned highway property
to the downtown core this fall.After 30 years of being located on
Seymour Street, just off Highway 11-17, the chamber will be taking up
residence at the corner of Main Street East and Wylde ...