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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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Agri-food group working on university pollinator project
The Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN) in Sault Ste. Marie is working with the University of Guelph to monitor pollinators in Northern Ontario.It’s part of a larger university project examining pollinator information across the province, and marks the first time pollinator monitoring will expa...
Steelworkers rain on Essar Algoma’s bid process
Essar Steel Algoma’s largest union said it was not involved in the sale process that allowed a New York hedge fund to emerge as the best bet to take over the Sault Ste. Marie steel plant.Local 2251 is emphatic that it “was NOT involved in the selection of KPS (Capital Partners) as a successful...
Essar Steel Algoma thinks it has a buyer
Essar Steel Algoma announced June 17 that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement for the sale of the Sault Ste. Marie steel works to a consortium of bidders headed up by KPS Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm. The company said it was serving a motion on the same ...
Essar Algoma granted three-month restructuring extension
With its court-ordered protection from creditors due to expire tomorrow, Essar Steel Algoma has obtained an extension through September 16, SooToday reported. Granting the extension June 15 in a Toronto courtroom, Superior Court Justice Frank Newbould remarked that it was unopposed by any of...


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