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Sault Ste. Marie

Tenders to be called for massive long-term care facility (6/02)

Construction begins this summer in Sault Ste. Marie on the largest home for the aged in the province. Groundbreaking on the $44.4-million, 370-bed facility is expected in mid-June, with a completion date of March 2004.

Wawa manufacturer finds use for waste sawdust (5/02)

Weyerhaeuser's waste sawdust will now be used a raw material for a proposed wood pellet fuel to be built in Wawa. Gerry Bugyra, president of NorWa Manufacturing and Distribution Company Ltd.

Steelmaker optimistic despite first-quarter losses (5/02)

Though North American steel markets are slowly recovering from the onslaught of foreign dumped steel, Algoma Steel reported in its first-quarter statements that it is still losing money. The Sault Ste.

Hotel, resort development planned (5/02)

A group of private investors intend to capitalize on the spectacular vistas of Lake Superior Provincial Park, north of Sault Ste. Marie, with plans for a hotel and condominium resort.

College awards building contracts (5/02)

Two building contracts worth more than $2.7 million combined were awarded to two Northern Ontario companies for Sault College's largest renovation project in its history. Mike Moore & Sons Contracting Ltd.

Sault trade mission provides links to Ireland (5/02)

Sault Ste. Marie's ongoing trade mission links with Ireland continued in late May with almost 80 business people, educators and cultural representatives spending 10 days in the Irish Republic.

OPG finalizes sale of hydroelectric stations (5/02)

The sale of four hydroelectric generating stations in northeastern Ontario from Ontario Power Generation to the Great Lakes Hydro Income Fund was finalized May 17. The four stations are located on the Mississagi River, east of Sault Ste.

Merger creates North's largest member-owned financial institution (5/02)

Sudbury-area Nickel Centre Credit Union will integrate its four branches with Sault Ste. Marie-based Northern Credit Union.

Broadcast group aiming to bring local television, more jobs to Algoma district (5/02)

The Algoma Broadcast Group, a Sault Ste.

Eliminating paper overload problems (5/02)

By Leslie Sanders Xerox DocuShare has brought a Sault Ste. Marie area insurance company’s filing system up to date and uncovered its employees from mountains of paperwork. Algoma Insurance Brokers Ltd.