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$80M mill project planned (06/04)

Development work towards establishing a modern specialty plywood manufacturing mill along Lake Huron’s North Shore has begun.

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.