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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.

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.