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Sudbury manufacturer developing industrial park

Sudbury manufacturer developing industrial park

After building a state-of-the-art facility to house its growing company five years ago, B&D Manufacturing is moving another step forward, privately developing an industrial park on its Chelmsford property just outside of Sudbury .
Northern Iron wants Domtar as railroading partner

Northern Iron wants Domtar as railroading partner

Northern Iron Corp. is knocking on Domtar's door to gain access to a railroad right-of-way to advance a proposed open-pit iron ore operation in northwestern Ontario.
Xstrata seeks New Brunswick miners

Xstrata seeks New Brunswick miners

Xstrata Copper and the Timmins Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) joined forces recently to recruit some potential employees. The Brunswick Mine in Bathurst, N.B.
Aboriginal studies featured for mining institute

Aboriginal studies featured for mining institute

A proposed mining institute at Thunder Bay 's Lakehead University will place a strong emphasis on acting as an “honest broker” in dialogue between industry and First Nations.
Donor hopes to create world's best mining school

Donor hopes to create world's best mining school

Sudbury's Laurentian University names new school of mines for Ned Goodman, CEO of Dundee Corp.
Rainy River district rediscovers mining

Rainy River district rediscovers mining

What's old is new again. For decades, the Rainy River district in northwestern Ontario had no operating mines even though the Fort Frances area held a rich legacy of gold mining dating back to the mid-1800s.
Bronze statues of prospectors unveiled in Timmins

Bronze statues of prospectors unveiled in Timmins

Historic prospectors Jack Wilson, Sandy McIntyre and Benny Hollinger have always had a permanent place in the history books of Timmins . Now they have a permanent home.
Gold junior miner takes on government

Gold junior miner takes on government

Darryl Stretch has his Howard Beale moments.
Aboriginal consultant is key Ring of Fire point man

Aboriginal consultant is key Ring of Fire point man

After nearly a year in his role as Ring of Fire senior director for Webequie First Nation , Michael Fox says he is encouraged by the progress of the emerging mineral development project.
New life for north shore forestry mills

New life for north shore forestry mills

The forestry industry is rebounding on the north shore of Lake Superior. The mothballed Terrace Bay pulp mill has a new owner in the Aditya Birla Group of India. Birla is a multi-national Fortune 500 corporation with employees in 36 countries.