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Symposium to examine Aboriginal perspective of water (5/02)

A two-day symposium - Lifeblood of Mother Earth: an Aboriginal Perspective of Water - set to take place May 22 and 23, will examine the Anishinabek perspective of water, and related issues and concerns.

Falconbridge plans extended mine shutdown (5/02)

Falconbridge Ltd. is planning an extended summer shutdown of its Sudbury smelter from June 18 to Aug. 8. Company officials say the 52-day maintenance and vacation shutdown is to ensure its facility runs at 100 per cent peak annual efficiency.

Death of miner under investigation (5/02)

A highly toxic gas may have caused the death of an Inco Ltd. employee while he was working at the Copper Cliff nickel refinery two months ago. A 50 year-old man died suddenly on March 25 after his last shift at the refinery.

Publisher of Northern Ontario Business captures alumni award (5/02)

A 1990 graduate from Cambrian's journalism program, and a Cambrian scholar, is this year's recipient of the Cambrian College Alumni Award.

Falconbridge, Inco in partnership discussions (5/02)

Closer ties between Falconbridge Ltd. and Inco Ltd. would deliver numerous benefits in developing new properties in the nickel-rich Sudbury basin, says Falconbridge's new president Derek Pannell.

Mothballed mines expected to be back in production this fall (5/02)

Engineering and economic evaluations of five former Inco mines were underway in May to bring the Sudbury properties back into production this fall. Fort Knox Gold Resources Inc.

Hoisting practices focus of mining seminar (5/02)

Laurentian University's school of engineering and Wabi Iron and Steel Corp. of New Liskeard will co-host an information seminar on mine-hoisting practices in South Africa. This session will be held in Room 110 at the Laurentian campus.

Sudbury chamber heralds success of local businesses (5/02)

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce recognized 10 entrepreneurs and businesses with a 2002 Business Excellence Award at a gala reception, dinner and awards presentation on May 8.

Northeastern cancer centre construction resumes (5/02)

The Northeastern Ontario Regional Cancer Centre received a $6.7-million cash infusion to help counter escalating construction costs. The money will be used to pay for construction costs, which rose from $22 million to $27.

Engineering professor honoured with President's Award for Excellence (5/02)

Brent M. Eckert, a professor in Cambrian College's school of science, skills and technology, is the recipient of this year's President's Award for Excellence - faculty category.