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FSC announces public forest land certification (3/02)

Westwind Forest Stewardship Inc. has been certified for meeting international standards for good forest management. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) annouced in a press release on Mar. 25 that the 2.

Feeling powerless (05/05)

What gets made in the North should be used in the North.

Agreement could land biofuel plant in northwest (03/04)

With cautious optimism, Greenstone, challenged by higher energy costs, is looking to jump-start its economy by becoming a leader in biofuels.

First Nations voice opposition to clearcut guidelines (10/01)

Environmental groups are not the only ones voicing opposition to the province's proposed clearcut guidelines.

Power push creating new breed of engineer (02/04)

Wind power may be the future attraction for engineers relocating in the North. The Ontario Wind Power Task Force Industrial Report states there is a shortage of Canadians educated in the area of wind power.

Geothermal project heats up in Timmins (01/04)

Timmins' three-year effort to study the commercial and economic merits behind using re-circulated mine water to heat and cool buildings will likely enter a pilot project phase sometime in early January 2004.

Abatement program boon to contractors (05/04)

The building of Inco's Super Stack in 1972 is regarded as the single most important innovation in improving Sudbury's air quality.

Energy-wise staff help save $20M (11/03)

A joint effort between management and staff at Inco Ltd. has helped the company realize over $20 million in energy savings over the past four years. Inco Ltd. has taken a lead in energy conservation and has recently been awarded for its efforts.

Superior winds of change (01/05)

Superior Wind Energy received the long-awaited green light in late November to begin the process of building a wind farm near Sault Ste. Marie.

Russia ratifies Kyoto, Mikro-Tek rejoices (01/05)

The impending international ratification of the Kyoto Protocol has given renewed hope to a Timmins-based biotechnology company.