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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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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...
North Bay’s road map to prosperity
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...
North Bay employers seeking motivated applicants
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...


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