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 Store
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 agriculture
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 Awards
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: MPP
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 highways
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