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New anode casting plant unveiled (1/02)

Inco Ltd.'s investment in a new smelter anode casting plant is expected to reduce the environmental impact of the copper anode operations and increase product quality and efficiency, says a company spokesperson.

Telecommunications health network expands (1/02)

Patients in an additional 33 northern communities will no longer have to leave their community for health-care consultations thanks to the expansion of NORTH Network, the Northern Ontario Remote Telecommunication Health Network at the Sudbury Regiona

Call centre employees temporarily laid off (1/02)

A post-Christmas slump resulted in temporary layoffs of Sudbury call centre workers with Omega Direct Response.

Falconbridge plans summer shutdown (2/02)

Falconbridge is shutting down its Sudbury smelter for nine weeks this summer because the nickel company cannot find enough feed to keep it operating at high capacity. A company official says it was basically an economical decision.

Area strives to diversify economy (12/01)

The Municipality of Greenstone has existed for nearly a year now.

Low tax rate lures new residents (12/01)

The Municipality of West Nipissing has witnessed a number of new developments and expansions over the past year, and the focus for the upcoming year will be to promote the community as a viable location for new business startups, says the municipal d

Telecommunications upgrades set for college (12/01)

The province is investing more than $1.2 million to help Collège Boréal and Contact North upgrade their telecommunications systems.

Inco to sell off exhausted mines (12/01)

A deal is expected to be signed in the near future between Toronto-based Fort Knox Gold Resources and Inco Ltd. that will give Fort Knox 100 per cent interest in Inco's exhausted mines.

Committee established to review technology proposals (12/01)

By Andrew Wareing As the demand for raw materials continues, the mining industry is looking for new and better ways to find them.

Aboriginals stakeholders in economy (11/01)

BIRCH ISLAND - Northern Ontario generally experiences unemployment rates that are significantly higher than the rest of the province.