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Numbers decline in mining tech program (7/01)

By Ian Ross A lack of students interested in mining careers has prompted educators at the Haileybury School of Mines to revamp their mining technician program for next year to a broader-based curriculum.

New targets made public (6/01)

Previously confidential geophysical data on new target areas of mineral potential is now public information. The Ontario Geological Survey purchased airborne geophysical data of the Cobalt, Temagami South and Temiskaming areas from Falconbridge Ltd.

Greenspace, condos in waterfront plan (6/02)

By Ian Ross NORTH BAY — North Bay’s vacant CP rail lands property does not look like much now; some broken up rails, beer bottles, pools of stagnant water, patches of blackened and oil-drenched soil from decades of dripping diesels.

Diamond exploration targets identified (6/01)

New targets for diamond exploration in the Temagami-Marten River area have been identified by an Ontario government survey.

Industrial tax cuts (6/01)

North Bay's economic development corporation is seeking testimonials from companies who stand to benefit from city council's three-year, 66 per cent industrial tax cut program.

Contract for jail construction to be awarded (6/01)

A contract will be awarded next month for the construction of a new $25-million jail on the site of the North Bay Psychiatric Hospital, Premier Mike Harris announced recently.

Distributor closes doors (6/01)

Northmar Distributors announced recently it is closing its Oak Street West operation in North Bay. More than 50 employees are expected to be out of work by Aug. 10.

Maximize opportunities by marketing on the Web (5/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer Making the transition from the old, paper-based way of doing things to the world of computer-based business continues to intimidate investors and consumers, and that fear is preventing up-and-coming businesses from reaching their

Sault suggested as air cargo hub for transpolar fights (5/01)

The City of North Bay has expressed some interest in teaming up with Sault Ste. Marie to conduct a regional study on a transpolar air cargo initiative. The mayor and city planner of Sault Ste.

Promoting tourism (5/01)

The Blue Sky tourism region will benefit from a $100,000 provincial investment to better market regional attractions and events in the North Bay area.