Monitoring system creates efficiencies in maple syrup productionWith 100 acres of maple trees to survey, it would often take John Cambridge an entire day walking the sugar bush to pinpoint a source of lost pressure in the tap lines at Thompson’s Maple Products, and even then, his success at diagnosing the cause of the problem — amongst 20,000 taps — could be dubious.Enter Tap Track, a digital monitoring system that alerts producers when a loss of vacuum occurs and identifies its location with greater accuracy than the traditional walk in the bush.“The idea ...
Marie’s largest single employer says it plans to add hundreds of jobs within
the next few months with plans to bring an additional blast furnace back into
service.In a letter to
Sault Mayor Christian Provenzano, Kalyan Gosh, Essar Steel Algoma’s president
and CEO, requests the city ...
Sault Ste. Marie city council
voted Monday to direct city staff to enter into discussions regarding the sale
of waterfront property to Toronto-based developer Paolo Rovazzi.Rovazzi,
represented by Sault lawyer Bob Paciocco, and accompanied by Sault architect
Franco Pastore, attended Monday's co...
The City of Sault Ste. Marie will start the search for a new chief administrative officer this
month after Joe Fratesi announced his retirement from the position, effective
April 30.Fratesi has
served the city for 35 years and is the Sault’s longest serving CAO.“Over my 35 years
of service, I h...
In November, the local employment level reached 41,400,
slightly higher than it was in 2008 (40,100) before the onset of the global
economic meltdown.Also impressive, Sault Ste. Marie’s unemployment rate
measured in at 4.8 per cent for the month. These are the findings of a