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The aircraft maintenance workforce at the Pilatus Centre in Thunder Bay has grown into a high volume 24-hour operation moving into a new shop in 2011.
Aircraft life extensions keep Pilatus busy around the clockA plethora of heavy maintenance aviation work has been a boon for the Pilatus Centre Canada in Thunder Bay.Since moving into a state-of-the-art sales and service shop on the north side of Thunder Bay International Airport in 2011, the company has expanded its workforce and evolved into a high volume shop running 24/7.“When we moved over here four years ago, we had six full-time maintenance guys on the floor,” said Steve Davey, executive vice-president and COO of the Pilatus Centre. Now ...

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Thunder Bay hosts Northern Ontario Business Awards
The Northern Ontario Business Awards return to Thunder Bay on Oct. 1, 2015 for the first time since 2010.The best and brightest business minds in Northern Ontario will be on hand for a night where there efforts and vision will be recognized.More than 500 people are expected to attend the awards, wi...
Thunder Bay port buzzes with activity
Six months into the year, grain volumes through the Port of Thunder Bay reached an 18-year high. More than 2.6 million tonnes of grain moved through the elevators with no sign of a slow-down in July as strong stores from two consecutive bumper crops in Western Canada continue to move through...
Preservation group shines a light on history, eco-tourism
A Thunder Bay preservation group believes Lake Superior lighthouses can serve as a beacon for eco-tourism. Often located in majestic postcard settings and offering breathtaking views, Paul Morralee, secretary of Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior, views these windswept places as highway s...
Winners from northwestern Ontario named Influential Women
Influential Women from northwestern Ontario were celebrated on Thursday night in Thunder Bay.The 18th annual Influential Women of Northern Ontario Awards were handed out during a gala evening celebrating successful women from around the North. The event is hosted by Northern Ontario Business.A ...


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