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Rutherglen mill manager Peter Loy is ready to fire up the wood kiln at the Columbia Forest Products plant in anticipation of a spring restart.
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 ...


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North Bay debuts strategic framework
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...
Sturgeon Falls development group gets funding
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...
Public works trade show coming to Sturgeon Falls
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 an...
North Bay innovation centre marks $2-million expansion
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...


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