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Company floats hot idea to city (3/02)

By Ian Ross Officials at Kinross Gold Corp.

Reopening of mine bodes well for town (3/02)

By Ian Ross A new sense of optimism is spreading around Kirkland Lake with the reopening of the Macassa mine and mill by a Vancouver-based company and rekindling thoughts of a return to prominence as one of the world's top gold-producing cam

City's big players to speak at chamber event (3/02)

The Timmins Chamber of Commerce is planning a day-long seminar entitled Timmins Today and Tommorrow - Planning for the Future - which will feature a roster of executives and business professionals who will lend their insight and outlook for the futur

Diamond opportunity excites town (3/02)

By Ian Ross News that De Beers Canada Corp.

Tourism proposal shaping up in Iroquois Falls (3/02)

A campaign in Iroquois Falls to create a regional tourism industry by constructing a new tourism site received provincial funding for a feasibility study.

Timmins-based Teletech opens its doors (2/02)

TeleTech intends to hire 600 employees this year at its new Timmins call centre.

Association hosts upcoming mines and mineral symposium (2/02)

Timmins and the Porcupine Prospectors and Developers Assocation will be rolling out the welcome mat in hosting the 2002 Northeastern Ontario Mines and Minerals Symposium.

Sawmill invests in new technology to maintain competitiveness (2/02)

Domtar is investing $4 million to install new edger optimizer equipment at its Timmins sawmill. The new technology removes defects along the length of the boards by improving on lumber grades.

Sawmill workers ratify new contract (2/02)

In late January, workers at Tembec's sawmill in Timmins signed a new five-year contract, with 91 per cent of the members of the Industrial, Wood and Allied Workers of Canada Local 2995 approving it through a vote, an official with the union

Placer Dome posts $29M profit in fourth quarter (2/02)

Despite a $29-million profit in the final quarter of 2001, Placer Dome Inc., the nation's second-largest gold producer, still reported an overall loss in 2001.