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Sault Ste. Marie

Wawa diamond mine probable (10/02)

By Ian Ross Wawa’s diamond rush is for real. Pele Mountain Resources Ltd., a diamond junior working the bush near the town has recovered 53 commercial-size diamonds from their Genesis occurrence. In early September, Pele extracted diamonds from a 4.

Air cargo hub viable option (10/02)

By Ian Ross If North Bay and Sault Ste.

Aging workforce cause for concern (10/02)

By Ian Ross Canada’s rail industry workforce is graying faster and rail companies expect to be scrambling in the coming years to infuse young talent into the ranks.

A clearcut explanation (10/02)

By Ian Ross Forestry companies in the Algoma area opened their woodlots and plantations for viewing and scrutiny as part of an effort to keep the public informed on forestry practices.

Past is future for entrepreneurs (10/02)

By Andrew Wareing For two Northern Ontario archeologists, keeping tabs on the past is the way of the future. John Pollock in New Liskeard and Luke Dalla Bona in Sault Ste.

City commits cash to ICT centre (10/02)

Algoma University College is teaming up with Sault Ste. Marie's Innovation Centre and the public utilities commission in proposing a $6.1-million information, communication and technology (ICT) centre at the Queen Street campus.

Phone company delivering cellular service to Wawa (7/02)

A fledgling phone company is delivering cellular service to Wawa. Ideal Communications is distributing the service for Superior Wireless in the community on Lake Superior's eastern shore.

Development corporation secures funding (7/02)

The Superior East Community Development Corp. was approved for $800,000 in funding from FedNor, enough to keep the organization operating for the next three years.

Major investments needed to develop Sault airport into air cargo hub (7/02)

A logistics consultant exploring the feasibility behind Sault Ste. Marie's transpolar air freight initiative has been asked by city councillors to expand its analysis to include a former U. S. Air Force base across the border in Michigan.

Search underway for new Algoma Steel president and CEO (7/02)

Algoma Steel's board of directors are short-listing candidates in the selection of a new president and chief executive officer for the Sault Ste. Marie steelmaker.