Regional News

Dryden-area mine project moves to the talking stage By: Northern Ontario Business staffTreasury Metals announced it’s crossed a project milestone for its advanced Goliath Gold Project, east of Dryden in northwestern Ontario.The Toronto-based junior miner announced the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has determined that the company’s environmental impact statement (EIS) s...
Engineer on minimum wage at Beer StoreSue Tessier, Retired Vale engineer. By: Jonathan MigneaultBetina Hodak is a professional engineer, but works part-time at a Beer Store in Sudbury.She has struggled since 2013 to find work in her field.Hodak graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2000 with an electrical engineering degree, did some contract work in Windsor in automotive en...
Sault to host ag networking event By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe Rural Agri-Innovation Network in Sault Ste. Marie will host a networking event geared towards stakeholders in the food and agriculture industry.The Growing Connections event will take place on May 11 at the Willow Teaching Restaurant at Sault College.It’s geared toward farmers, producers (in...
Province investing in Northeastern Ontario agricultureNortheastern Ontario’s agriculture industry is the beneficiary of some provincial funding. By: Northern Ontario Business staffNortheastern Ontario’s agriculture industry is the beneficiary of some provincial funding.The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is investing $175,000 in three projects in the Algoma region.The Northern Ontario Garlic Farm is receiving $106,000 to establish a garlic farm on St. ...
Timmins businesses celebrated at Nova AwardsAmong the winners at the 2015 Nova Awards, presented by the Timmins Chamber of Commerce, was Northern Ontario Appraisals Ltd., which won the President’s Award, accepted by owner Luc Cloutier. (PHOTO SUPPLIED) By: Northern Ontario Business staffExcellence in business was celebrated at the 2015 Nova Business Excellence Awards, hosted by the Timmins Chamber of Commerce.“If you look at all the business achievements highlighted by tonight’s awards, it’s easy to be impressed by the talent we have right here in Timmins,” Chamber president Al...
Resolute will relinquish timber rights in Iroquois Falls: MPPJohn Vanthof, MPP for Timiskaming-Cochrane, says Resolute Forest Products will relinquish its timber rights after closing its Iroquois Falls paper mill (pictured) in December 2014. (PHOTO SUPPLIED) By: Northern Ontario Business staffResolute Forest Products will relinquish its timber rights in the Iroquois Falls area, says John Vanthof, the MPP for the Timiskaming-Cochrane riding.Vanthof spoke at an April 17 bonfire and rally in Iroquois Falls to voice a demand for reopening a bridge that connects residents to recreational ...
Nor-Arc Steel fired up over incinerator technology By: Northern Ontario Business staff Dumping Toronto garage in the Adams Mine may be a distant memory, but Nor-Arc Steel Fabricators may have a solution for the Big Smoke with some leading edge incinerator technology. The Earlton company received a $482,500 loan from FedNor to develop a pilot-scale waste incineration system that...
Traffic control firm a visible presence on highwaysChantal (left) and Nancy Bruneau of NC Traffic Management provide professionally-trained flaggers to handle traffic control around highway construction sites, for detours and environmental remediation work. By: Ian RossHighway flaggers are the most visible members of a construction site and are often the most forgotten people on the crew, standing for hours in sweltering heat or bone-chilling cold.Two entrepreneurial sisters from Larder Lake are out to change the dynamics of this industry practice by providi...



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