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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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Snow and grow in Timmins
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Province to hold inquest into Timmins mining death
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Network to address youth unemployment in Timmins
The Timmins Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Northern College, Ryerson University and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to help turn the tide on youth unemployment and address the skills gap.The Timmins Chamber is announcing Magnet, a leading-edge networking platform that will help employer...


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