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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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Indian consul general to visit Timmins
The consul general of India in Toronto will deliver a presentation at Northern College next week.Akhilesh Mishra will speak about Ontario-India trade and mining industry relations on Wednesday, May 27. The presentation is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and is open to the public.Mishra will be ...
Timmins’ Connecting Link voted worst road
Algonquin Avenue, Timmins’ main thoroughfare, has been voted Ontario’s worst road in a 2015 analysis by the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA).The pothole-riddled road, which runs through the middle of town, retains the first and second spots —Algonquin’s western and eastern portions are lis...
Kidd, province form joint legacy fund
The Ontario Trillium Foundation and Glencore Canada have formed a $1-million legacy fund to support non-profit endeavours in Timmins following the closure of Kidd Operations in 2021.Kidd Operations (a division of Glencore Canada) and the Ontario Trillium Foundation will each contribute $500,000...
Province invests in Timmins veggie farm
Graham Acres in Timmins is expanding from a hobby farm into a full-time vegetable farm, an expansion being made possible with provincial funding.The farm is receiving $74,000 toward the construction of a greenhouse and the tiling of 20 acres of land so owners Nicole and Allen Graham can grow or...


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