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Elliot Lake & North Shore

Pele sells Eco Ridge uranium project in Elliot Lake

Pele sells Eco Ridge uranium project in Elliot Lake

Project remains ‘uneconomic’ due to low uranium and rare earths prices
Man who inspired McIntyre Powder research project dies

Man who inspired McIntyre Powder research project dies

Jim Hobbs, diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2001, motivated his daughter to start the project in 2015.
Disgraced engineer found not guilty in relation to Elliot Lake mall collapse

Disgraced engineer found not guilty in relation to Elliot Lake mall collapse

Robert Wood had been facing criminal charges stemming from the 2012 event in which two people died and several others were injured.
Pele Mountain moving into energy generation

Pele Mountain moving into energy generation

The move comes following agreement with City of Elliot Lake last September.
Defence argues 32 years of leaking led to Elliot Lake mall collapse

Defence argues 32 years of leaking led to Elliot Lake mall collapse

Robert Wood's lawyer pointed to expert testimony that leaking at the Algo Centre Mall had been going on for years, and charged that its latest owner had received a $2-million discount for buying it 'as is.'
Manitoulin Transport opens new Wawa terminal

Manitoulin Transport opens new Wawa terminal

The larger terminal, which sits on 1.8 acres, replaces an older facility in the city.
Former engineer didn't check Elliot Lake mall beam that would prove fatal

Former engineer didn't check Elliot Lake mall beam that would prove fatal

Robert Wood, who is currently on trial in connection with two deaths following the collapse of a mall roof in Elliot Lake, says he made a judgement call during a 2012 inspection just weeks before the incident.
McIntyre Powder Project gaining attention

McIntyre Powder Project gaining attention

A number of initiatives are planned in 2017 to continue the work of the McIntyre Powder Project, which aims to document the work and health histories of miners who were exposed to aluminum powder while working in mines in Northern Ontario.
Former engineer says Elliot Lake mall beams 'pristine' in 2009

Former engineer says Elliot Lake mall beams 'pristine' in 2009

Robert Wood began testifying Tuesday in his trial on criminal charges following the 2012 collapse of the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake.
Miner registry still seeking participants exposed to McIntyre Powder

Miner registry still seeking participants exposed to McIntyre Powder

McIntyre Powder Project documents the health and work histories of miners who inhaled finely ground aluminum dust while working at mines across the country.