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Environmental group to file complaint against clearcuts (6/02)

An environmental group claims the Ministry of Natural Resources are allowing forest companies to clear cut beyond the legal limit in some parts of Ontario.

South Porcupine gold mine reopening proposed (6/02)

Junior mining company Davidson Tisdale Ltd. has plans to revive a former gold mine in South Porcupine, which has been drilled and explored since the early 1900s. In the mid-1990s, some gold was mined out of the Davidson mine, yielding about 0.

Coastal region to pinpoint development needs in planning sessions (6/02)

Industrial development, mineral exploration and cleanup of contaminated properties along the coastal communities of James Bay are among projects to be discussed during upcoming community planning sessions with coastal community First Nations leaders.

Crews clean up derailed freight cars (6/02)

Repair crews from NorBuilding Enterprises and Ontario Northland crews spent the last weekend in May righting six derailed CN freight cars loaded with phosphate in Hearst. A 170-ton Dutch crane was used to lift the 132-ton cars back on track.

Falconbridge invests in phosphate project (6/02)

By Ian Ross News of nickel-mining giant Falconbridge Ltd.

Gogama chamber secures new quarters (6/02)

The Gogama Chamber of Commerce is looking to make more of a professional mark in the community by moving into new quarters in the small hamlet of 550 residents, located about 100 kilometres south of Timmins.

Partnership to link Chapleau to high-speed network (6/02)

A private-public partnership deal signed June 5 in Chapleau is being heralded as a major step forward in developing new economic opportunities.

Cochrane lands funding for event centre development (6/02)

The Town of Cochrane has been granted $950,000 under the Superbuild Fund towards the construction of the Cochrane Event Centre, which will include an arena, swimming pool and meeting room.

Partnerships needed to retain youth, study says (5/02)

With youth population across northeastern Ontario expected to decline by nine per cent over the next decade, better relations must be cultivated between area schools and industry to keep youth in the North.

Timmins nets jobs in 2002 (5/02)

Statistics released by the Timmins Economic Development Corp. (TEDC) indicate the city has experienced a net gain of 362 jobs. From January to March 2002 there were 33 jobs lost in the city, however, 395 new jobs were created.