Rutherglen veneer plant preps for spring restart The sight of steam emanating from the
boilers and lofting out the stack at the Rutherglen mill for the
first time in five years was almost greeted like papal smoke signals
by Mattawa area locals in February.The pent-up anticipation behind the
spring restart of the Columbia Forest Products veneer plant has been
so great, manager Peter Loy keeps the chain on the gate to prevent
hopeful job seekers from entering the premises to drop off resumés.“We’re not manned up to greet
everyone,” said ...
The City of North
Bay introduced a framework for its strategic plan on May 26.With a vision of
the city as “a place for our families to live, learn, work and play — a vibrant
community that strives to grow while fostering a higher quality of life and
place,” the framework outlines the city’s st...
Economic Partners Sudbury East/Nipissing West Inc. in Sturgeon Falls is getting $1.6 million in
federal funding to help business development in the area.The Community
Futures Development Corporation serves a catchment area that includes Dokis
First Nation, French River, Markstay-Warren, St. Char...
The Municipality of West Nipissing will host the 2016 public works trade show of the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors (AORS) in June.The event will
take place June 1-2 at the West Nipissing Community and Recreation Centre in
Sturgeon Falls (west of North Bay).The two-day event provides
ICAMP 2.0 celebrated
its official opening in North Bay on April 29.It’s a $2-million expansion
of the Innovation Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Production (ICAMP) located
at Canadore College, where companies can develop and test new technologies.Since 2013, ICAMP
has helped more than 200...