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Plant construction announced (06/04)

Construction on a new $9.3-million water treatment plant in Blind River should get underway next spring, providing necessary capacity for a long-awaited industrial park to proceed.

Falco strike over (03/04)

Full production is expected to take between three to four weeks now that the three-week strike at Falconbridge Ltd.’s Sudbury operations is over.

Mayors to develop action plan for the North (03/04)

A coalition of Northern Ontario city mayors held their first meeting in Sudbury in mid-February.

New mining journal promotes cluster globally (02/04)

Michael Atkins, president of Laurentian Media Group, announced the launch of a new international mining publication for the City of Greater Sudbury and surrounding areas.

Diversification cornerstone of future growth (12/03)

Rather than wait for the axe to drop, the Town of Espanola has surveyed the northern landscape to gain a greater understanding of what becomes of one-industry towns that have grown too reliant on a major company to be the town’s major breadwinner.

Exploration increases threefold in Red Lake (12/03)

By IAN ROSS White-hot gold prices have put the shine back on the Red Lake mining camp.

An economic tale of two cities: Thunder Bay employment up, Sudbury down (12/03)

By ANDREW WAREING It is a classic tale of two cities; two cities in Northern Ontario, one experiencing a reasonably strong job market, while the other is experiencing a definite decline marked by a rise in its unemployment rate.

Professionals drawn to city (01/04)

Young mining professionals from around the world are eyeing Sudbury as a place to call home.

Northern Life launches Awards (01/04)

Greater Sudbury’s community builders have another reason to strive. Northern Life president Michael Atkins launched the Community Builders Awards of Excellence program at Science North’s Inco Cavern Dec. 4.

Business study underway (9/03)

By ANDREW WAREING Business retention and expansion is a phrase close to the lips of many when talking about the economic future of a community. To one group, however, it is more than just a phrase.