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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 chamber seeking award nominees
The Timmins Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 2015 Nova Business Excellence Awards. Awards will be presented during an April 16 gala at the McIntyre Arena in Timmins.Fourteen awards are given out in the following categories: service excellence; innovation achievement; productiv...
Temex adds to Timmins-area gold property
Temex Resources Corp. is adding to its Timmins-area Juby gold property with the purchase of the Byberg property.Temex has signed an agreement to purchase Byberg from Silver Eagle Mines for a 100 per cent interest in the property. The property will add to its Juby exploration project, which is l...
Timmins must plan beyond Kidd closure: mayor
Timmins’ new mayor, Steve Black, said the city must start planning now for the 2021 closure of Glencore’s Kidd Operations, which is one of the city’s largest employers.In his inaugural address to council on Dec. 1, Black said council must think ahead, beyond this term, and make smart decisions ...
Hearst distillery gets innovation nod
Rheault Distillery of Hearst has received a Leader in Innovation award from the province.It’s one of five Premier's Awards for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence that were awarded to agri-food producers across Ontario. Rheault was the sole recipient from the North.Rheault Distillery, operated by th...


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