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Project links mining players (11/04)

By JOSEPH QUESNEL Northern Ontario Business A northern mining research group is seeking partners in the mining industry to assist in a major communications initiative.

Manage time effectively by putting an end to interruptions (12/04)

By Chuck Jacobs Among the most insidious enemies of workplace productivity are unnecessary interruptions.

Job loss blessing in disguise for researcher (02/04)

By IAN ROSS After being purged in a government downsizing, Craig Howard and some colleagues could have left the Canadian Forest Service (CFS) with a bitter taste in their collective mouths. Instead they saw only opportunity.

Broadband project moves to build stage (11/04)

Project Skywire, an initiative to bring high-speed Internet access to unserved communities in the Blue Sky Region, is moving into the build stage.

CFDCs bolster job growth (11/04)

By JOSEPH QUESNEL Northern Ontario Business Community Futures Development Corporations have become a permanent fixture in Northern Ontario's foreseeable future, says the manager of CFDC program delivery for northeastern Ontario.

National accreditation received (04/04)

Cambrian College's civil engineering technology program has received national accreditation from the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists.

Scientists turn to industry for space technologies (07/04)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Northern Ontario Business Canadian scientists are going to Mars in 2011, and representatives from private and public industry visited Sudbury hailing opportunities for technology-driven institutions.

Roadmap to convergence (04/04)

"The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce salutes the Northern Voice and Data group of companies on their latest acquisition.

Ten savvy exporters share secrets (06/04)

Postcards give bang for a buck Test waters across the border Piggyback on related companies Presence at prominent tradeshows a must Know when to invest in a strategic plan Keep an eye on online tender listings Diversify your product line Invest in ex

Tractor prototype set for production startup (06/04)

By IAN ROSS A Mississauga manufacturer expects to begin serialized production of a commercial turf care tractor in North Bay this fall. Robert Ernst, one of the principles with GP-Turfcare Inc.