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Mining revival spells prosperity for region (8/02)

By Ian Ross In what is being heralded as a revival of the mining industry in Kirkland Lake, Foxpoint Resources Ltd.

Ban on transport of toxic substances not endorsed by Tri-Towns (7/02)

A resolution passed by Armour Township on Highway 11 to ban transport of toxic substances on provincial highways and rail lines failed to gain support from Haileybury and New Liskeard.

North Bay council scraps index for development fees (7/02)

Officials with the City of North Bay say a revenue loss of about $84,000 is a small price to pay to keep home construction costs from escalating as a result of an index rate structure.

North Bay aerospace sector networking abroad (7/02)

Representatives from Ontario's aerospace sector landed in England earlier this week in search of European investment and networking opportunities.

Aerospace campus slated for completion in August (7/02)

Canadore College's much anticipated new aerospace campus construction is expected to be complete in mid-August. The $12.5-million facility located at North Bay's Jack Garland Airport has a tentative ribbon-cutting date of Sept. 27.

North Bay gives green light for development (7/02)

A phased-in subdivision development on the airport hill in North Bay received final approval from city councillors after being held up for a decade.

Program pools resources for research (7/02)

By Ian Ross A unique and creative partnership program is enabling forestry users and experts, such as Tembec and the Ministry of Natural Resources, to pool their resources and focus on maintaining and enhancing an ecologically sustainable wood supply

Diamond-bearing rocks identified in Mattawa-Cobalt corridor (7/02)

New targets for diamond exploration in the Mattawa-Cobalt corridor have been identified through a newly released stream sediment survey undertaken by the Ontario Geological Survey (OGS).

Timiskaming dairy farmers may be soured by plant proposal (7/02)

Timiskaming milk producers may be stuck on the hoof with excess milk if Parmalat Canada makes good on its threat not to buy area milk as a result of a proposed hazardous-waste incinerator in Kirkland Lake.

Hydroelectric plant reconstruction slowed by governmental approvals (7/02)

Delays with senior levels of government have slowed the progress of a hydroelectric plant in Latchford, in the Timiskaming District.