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 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...
Baylor University students have put the wraps
on a socio-economic study of the City of North Bay.
The April 22 presentation to the community
marked the conclusion of the Baylor Focus Firm Partnership Project.
Over the fall and winter, graduate students
from the Texas university interviewed l...
Contrary to popular belief, there’s
not a “big rain cloud hanging over North Bay” when it comes to
finding a job, according to the Labour Market Group.Stacie Fiddler, executive director of
the North Bay-based workforce planning board, released a six-month
snapshot of job vacancies in the Nipiss...