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Mine safety focus of conference (5/02)

By Diana Scheddin One person dies each week in Ontario as a result of injuries, three amputations occur every working day and 106, 000 people suffer injuries on the job that require time off, according to figures compiled two years ago by Brian Hagan

Low interest rates boon to realtors (5/02)

By Leslie Sanders The real estate markets in Northern Ontario have seen high sales throughout this turbulent year. Favourable interest rates have kept realtors busy during months that are normally quiet.

Falconbridge reports “phenomenal” find

By Ian Ross Some encouraging drill results by Falconbridge Ltd. have company officials buoyant about the long-term future of the nickel mining giant’s longevity in the Sudbury region.

Preparing for global economy focus of luncheon (4/02)

The Honourable Brian Tobin will present from a political and national perspective what Canada has done, and what the country needs to do, in order to prepare itself to take full advantage of the knowledge-based economy during e-Sudbury.

Exchange of ideas aim of upcoming mining safety conference (4/02)

Business leaders and employees in the mining industry will have an opportunity to increase their awareness of safety and health issues within the industry during an upcoming conference.

E-business workshop offered to mining equipment, service companies (4/02)

Mining equipment and service firms will have an opportunity to acquire skills in implementing e-business solutions for their company through a full day e-commerce workshop designed for the mining industry.

Mining technology expert to speak on hardrock mining innovation (4/02)

On April 24 Michael Hood, CEO for the Centre for Mining Technology and Equipment in Australia, will present a seminar at Laurentian University, entitled Hard Rock Innovation and Magic.

Lack of private-sector interest in convention centre project (4/02)

Some Sudbury city councillors are not happy with the private sector's response to a local convention centre.

Sudbury sells off call centre (4/02)

A municipally owned call centre in Sudbury, closed since December, is calling people back to work after being sold to a Toronto operator. Capreol Connex, which was owned by the former Capreol Community Development Corp.

City council begins budget deliberations (4/02)

The City of Greater Sudbury council has adopted a short-term and long-term financial plan to deal with this year's budget. The long-term financial plan will be developed to address the city's fiscal needs for the next 10 years.