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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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Aecon cuts nine in Timmins office
A lack of work in the project pipeline has led Aecon Group to cut nine salaried positions at its Timmins mining contracting office.“We’re scaling back,” said Aecon spokeswoman Nicole Court. “The business did experience, over the course of the last few years, some challenges in securing new work. It...
Timmins contractor awarded university campus project
Cy Rheault Construction of Timmins has been awarded a $34-million contract for Laurentian University’s campus modernization project.The project, which represents a major renewal for the Sudbury campus, will mean new construction, plus upgrades and renovations to nine campus buildings over two years...
Snow and grow in Timmins
The City of Timmins placed 42nd in an annual ranking by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) for the best Canadian cities and economic regions for starting and growing a business.Prairies cities, particularly in Alberta, ranked in the top nine, followed by Collingwood, Ont. in ten...
Leaders recognized by Timmins chamber
The Timmins Chamber of Commerce honoured some of its most dedicated advocates during its annual general meeting Sept. 17.Mayor Tom Laughren was given an honorary lifetime membership. He served as chamber president in 2005-2006 before serving eight years as mayor of Timmins. He facilitated month...


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