Grain export port aims to generate more two-way traffic Compared to the deep freeze and
ice-choked waterways of the last two winters, it was practically
summer sailing for the opening of the Port of Thunder Bay in late
March.The MV Tecumseh arrived in the western
Lake Superior port, March 28, to load 20,000 tonnes of wheat and
canola for Sorel, Que.The following day, the season’s first
saltwater vessel, the MV Federal Barents, pulled into port to load
21,000 tonnes of lentils bound for Turkey.It was a day shy of tying the port
record for the...
Summer-like sailing conditions on the Great
Lakes have contributed to a fast season-opening start for the Port of
In its monthly report, the port authority said
the volume of cargo moved over its docks this spring was 20 per cent
higher than the five-year average, and 11 per cen...
Amanda Benincasa’s business is
beauty, and now her work beautifying people is keeping the
environment beautiful too.The owner of Evoke Salon and Spa —
located in Thunder Bay — opened her doors three years ago, and was
dismayed by the waste disposal options available to salons.“As an owner, I st...
Northwestern Ontario may see the
opening of a new composting facility as soon as this summer.Eco Depot Waste Diversion applied for
approval from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC)
in March, and anticipates they’ll be able to start operations at
their Oliver Paipoonge facilit...
Mike Rudnicki would rather do all the
heavy lifting with the push of a button.The inventive owner of a Thunder Bay
custom machine shop, Rudnicki Industrial, is hitting the market this
year with a new pickup truck accessory that’s quickly turning
peoples’ heads.Dubbed the Overhauler, the patent