A farming fixture on the Claybelt
The sprawling grain elevator
complex of Koch Farms along Highway 11, near Earlton, is an
For Norm Koch, president of Koch
Farms and Koch Logistics, diversification has been the key in growing
the successful family-run venture.
With a peak summertime workforce
of between 30 and 35 employees, Norm shares the load with his sons,
Chad, who handles the field work and equipment, and Rob, who’s in
charge of the elevators and helps on the logistics side.
Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin dropped more
than $9 million in Industry Canada grants in his riding for three
Broadband provider NorthernTel netted $548,160
to improve fibre optics in the Temagami area. Xplornet received
subsidies of $5,279,082 and $3,208,879 ...
of the Town of Cobalt’s rich mining heritage has received a $1-million boost
from Agnico Eagle Mines.The company’s
donation to the Historic Cobalt Legacy Fund was announced June 4 at a ceremony
in town honouring former employees of Agnico Eagle’s Cobalt silver division.“We are ...
Dumping Toronto garage in the Adams Mine may be
a distant memory, but Nor-Arc Steel Fabricators may have a solution
for the Big Smoke with some leading edge incinerator technology.
The Earlton company received a $482,500 loan
from FedNor to develop a pilot-scale waste incineration system that...
Highway flaggers are the most visible
members of a construction site and are often the most forgotten
people on the crew, standing for hours in sweltering heat or
bone-chilling cold.Two entrepreneurial sisters from Larder
Lake are out to change the dynamics of this industry practice by