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Biotechnology centre proposed for Thunder Bay (9/02)

Dominion Construction of Winnipeg and DST Consulting Engineers of Thunder Bay were two of the groups who presented proposals to Thunder Bay Regional Hospital and Thunder Bay city council to develop the Port Arthur General Hospital site when it is dec

Survey results expected to spur mineral exploration in northwest (9/02)

Results from a lake-sediment survey completed in the Lac des Iles-Black Sturgeon River area, about 100 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, has identified 46 areas with significantly higher-than-normal concentrations of a number of precious metals, inclu

Dryden Hydro sale nears completion (5/01)

The sale of Dryden Hydro to Hydro One is nearly complete. The Ontario Energy Board has approved the sale and it should be completed this summer. The $3.64-million deal comes with guaranteed employment and seniority for city hydro employees.

Exploring for tantalum (5/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer The search is on for tantalum in northwestern Ontario, and at least one junior exploration company is reporting "encouraging" results.

Prospecting course developed (5/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer A unique prospecting course taking place in Kenora may spark new interest in mineral exploration and save the area's dwindling "prospecting fraternity," a local geologist suggests.

Northwest eyed for power plant developments (9/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer An American company has set its sights on Thunder Bay as the location for its next power plant, but the facility won't go up until a firm date has been set for deregulation of the electricity market.

Annual pulp and paper conference set for September (9/01)

"Adapting," the theme of this year's Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada's (PAPTAC) conference, will build upon the successful formula the association used over the years to offer a meeting that focuses

Interest in e-commerce expands (7/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer An e-commerce survey commissioned earlier this year by the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce has produced "impressive" results, chamber of commerce president Mary Long-Irwin says.

City looks at boosting airport revenues (7/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer Officials at Dryden Regional Airport are hoping an upcoming study of the airport will offer new ideas for marketing and business opportunities.

Long-term care facility in the works (7/01)

A second long-term care facility planned for the City of Dryden is pressing ahead. Announced on June 1, 2000, the Central Care Corp. building will add 64 long-term care beds to the area.