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Sault Ste. Marie

Algoma Tubes growing on eve of 5th anniversary (11/05)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Jorge Mitre still remembers how Algoma Tubes started. Nov. 2 marked the company’s fifth anniversary - an operation some people say was doomed to fail.

New multi-use arena to feature luxury suites (11/05)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE The demolition of the old sports arena and the reconstruction of the new Sault Ste. Marie Event Centre is underway. “A majority of the work is happening right now,” John Aquino, Bonfield Construction Ltd’s vice-president says.

Power projects proposed (12/03)

Out of a need to fortify their economies, White River, Pic Mobert First Nation and Pic River First Nation are looking for alternatives through hydro generating stations, value-added products and multi-use adventure trails.

Harbour revival anticipated (12/03)

The future prosperity of Wawa lies in revitalizing a natural attribute, its harbour, which once spawned its growth in the early 1900s. Located about 240 kilometres north of Sault Ste.

Construction division (01/04)

For new building construction or the redesign of an existing storage area, Equipment World's professional staff of space-planning consultants is available to offer innovative solutions for layout, design and installation.

Alignment to spur growth (01/04)

Sault Ste. Marie consultant Doug Clute has aligned himself with one of Ontario's largest multi-disciplinary development firms. Clute & Associates recently signed an agreement to co-operate with Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ltd.

GIS companies team up, win bid (01/04)

A consortium of local geographic information system companies from across the Algoma district has teamed up and won a contract to provide GIS services in the region's north end.

Italian manufacturers target of mission (01/04)

In building upon the North American success of Filtrec, a European filter manufacturer in Northern Ontario, the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp.

Job loss blessing in disguise for researcher (02/04)

By IAN ROSS After being purged in a government downsizing, Craig Howard and some colleagues could have left the Canadian Forest Service (CFS) with a bitter taste in their collective mouths. Instead they saw only opportunity.

Sault Canada's first city to take high-speed power to the poles (03/04)

KELLY LOUISEIZE Sault Ste. Marie will be the first Canadian city to roll out broadband technology over power lines - a move that is expected to provide unlimited growth opportunities for one Sault-based telecommunications company.