Cobalt train station undergoing intense restorationAfter purchasing the Cobalt train
station earlier this spring, Winnie Kammermayer and her team set to
work renovating the 105-year-old building. A lick of paint here, a
minor repair job there, and Kammermayer figured she would be ready to
open her new upcycling business.But scraping off a chunk of thick,
layered paint revealed the heritage building’s original oak
ceilings, and suddenly the project took on an entirely new
significance.“We were just going to repaint the
ceiling, repaint a...
Nordex Explosives Ltd. of Kirkland Lake has secured $2
million in funding from NIL Funding Corp.The funding comes in the form of an unsecured loan
agreement, which came into effect on August 26. It matures on Aug. 26, 2017,
and pays interest at a rate of 15 per cent per annum. Nordex must make m...
Kirkland Lake is looking to play its
way into the sports tourism field.While nothing will come close to
replacing gold mining as the town’s main industry, sports tourism
is being suggested as one way to promote economic diversification in
the northeastern Ontario community of 9,000.Wilf Hass, t...
The story of New Liskeard company WB
Melback is as much about the power of community as it is about the
business acumen of an industry veteran.Launched in 2013, Melback provides
project management and general contractor services to the mining,
forestry and energy sectors across Canada, speciali...
The communities of Cobalt, Coleman
Township and Latchford are embarking on a unique partnership that
will enhance economic development for all three communities.In April, the trio was awarded $301,500
by FedNor to jointly hire an economic development officer (EDO) for a
three-year term.“We’re t...