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2005 IW nominations (01/05)

The eighth annual Influential Women of Northern Ontario (IW) awards gala will be held in Sault Ste. Marie at Algoma’s Water Tower Inn on May 30, and in Thunder Bay at the Fort William Historical Park on June 2.

Sharpe to pour $10M into Northern Breweries plant (01/05)

By IAN ROSS One of Canada’s best-known brewers is the new owner and president of Northern Breweries Ltd. After weeks of speculation, Bill Sharpe, the former founder of Hamilton’s Lakeport Brewing Company, was officially introduced at a Dec.

LU to tender for new residence (01/05)

Laurentian University has approved the detailed plans for the first student residence to be constructed on campus since 1972. The 225-bed residence will bring the number of students able to live at the campus to 1,400.

Bonin sees new biodiesel plant before summer (01/05)

By IAN ROSS The Greater Sudbury-based proponents of Canada’s first commercial biodiesel manufacturing plant are expectant their vision will become reality this year. Nickel Belt MP Ray Bonin expects $1.

Executive programs director appointed (12/04)

The Publishers of Northern Ontario Business and Northern Life are pleased to announce the appointment of Marlene Moore as director, executive programs.

North loses businessman, hero (11/04)

A prominent Sudbury businessman, noted by former Ontario Premier Mike Harris as “a true Canadian hero whose values, work ethic, business acumen and decency are to be emulated,” died Oct. 18 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital.

Stellar growth reported in Sudbury’s housing sector (09/04)

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) reports Sudbury housing starts for July were well above the month’s 10-year average.

European technology to be manufactured in city (09/04)

BY JOSEPH QUESNEL Northern Ontario Business Sudbury could become the “North American manufacturing hub” for a Finnish environmental and waste management company within the next few years, says Kelly LeBreton, a sales associate with Puzer Canada, a su

System aids in asset tracking (09/04)

BY JOSEPH QUESNEL Northern Ontario Business A new asset tracking system – developed by a Sudbury company – is becoming increasingly popular in the Canadian mining industry due to its productivity-enhancing qualities, but there are still lingering pri

Bucket engineered for underground repairs (09/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business A Sudbury mining supplier plans to unveil a new LHD (Load Haul Dump) bucket at an international mining show in Las Vegas later this month.