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When complete, renovations at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport will result in a new airline counter, new washrooms for the hold room, and a new food provider.
Better functionality, capacity highlights of Sault expansionThe year 2015 marked a banner period for the Sault Ste. Marie Airport: it reached a new milestone for passenger travel and ushered in a suite of renovations to modernize the facility.On Nov. 20, the airport processed its 200,000th passenger (over 12 months), a new benchmark. Most of the increase came in September, October and November, with November experiencing a double-digit increase, noted Terry Bos, the airport’s president and CEO.Bos attributes the hike to the fall in value of the ...


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SIS Manufacturing expands in the Sault
SIS Manufacturing Corp. is expanding its steel machining operation, which will create 10 new jobs at the Sault Ste. Marie shop.The province announced a contribution of $1 million toward the expansion on May 24. The project includes a major capital expansion to the facility and the purchase of s...
Incubator opens at former Sault paper mill
The Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp. (EDC) has opened a new incubator to assist entrepreneurs with business development services.The Millworks Centre for Entrepreneurship opened its doors on May 20 in the Machine Shop building at the former St. Marys Paper mill site on the banks of th...
Essar settles iron ore supply dispute with Cliffs
Essar Steel Algoma has settled its contract dispute with Cliffs Natural Resources for the supply of iron ore pellets to its Sault Ste. Marie steel plant.According to a news release, the settlement, which resolves all claims between the parties, is subject to documentation and requisite court ap...
Sault airport expanding maintenance hangar
The Sault Ste. Marie Airport is embarking on a major expansion of its hangar space to allow its primary tenant, aircraft maintenance provider JD Aero, to expand its services.The $5.8-million project will allow JD Aero to expand their existing footprint by 10,000 square feet to more than 80,000 s...


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