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The Hollinger open pit gold mine being developed by Porcupine Gold Mines will have an eight-year mine life and create 60 new jobs. Construction on the mine can now begin after the company received its final environmental approvals in early December.
Hollinger open pit project goes forwardPorcupine Gold Mines (PGM) has received its final environmental approval from the province, paving the way for work to start on its Hollinger open pit mine.The environmental compliance approval (ECA) focused on noise, vibration and dust associated with the project, and was awarded by the Ministry of the Environment in early December. Located adjacent to Timmins’ downtown core, the Hollinger site involves the repurposing of an historic underground mine, which operated for close to 60 ye...


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Timmins businesses celebrated at Nova Awards
Excellence in business was celebrated at the 2015 Nova Business Excellence Awards, hosted by the Timmins Chamber of Commerce.“If you look at all the business achievements highlighted by tonight’s awards, it’s easy to be impressed by the talent we have right here in Timmins,” Chamber president Al...
Resolute will relinquish timber rights in Iroquois Falls: MPP
Resolute Forest Products will relinquish its timber rights in the Iroquois Falls area, says John Vanthof, the MPP for the Timiskaming-Cochrane riding.Vanthof spoke at an April 17 bonfire and rally in Iroquois Falls to voice a demand for reopening a bridge that connects residents to recreational ...
Trucks take their toll on Timmins road
The toll that heavily-laden ore trucks are taking in damaging a main road in Timmins has city politicians considering applying one.Timmins councillors aren’t enamoured with the mining industry treating the city’s main drag like a conveyor belt and they say it’s high time that industry shared in the...
Timmins to host youth business networking event
The Business Enterprise Centre in Timmins will celebrate entrepreneurs who have completed the Starter Company program during the inaugural Building Momentum networking event on March 31.In the past year, 21 young entrepreneurs across northeastern Ontario have participated in the Starter Company ...


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