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Keep mined ore in Timmins for processing, MPP urges (6/02)

Ore mined in Northern Ontario should be processed in the region, says Timmins-James Bay MPP Gilles Bisson, who wants to meet with Northern Development and Mines Minister Jim Wilson to offer incentives for Globex Mining Enterprise Inc.

Expansions underway at Timmins tourism site (6/02)

Expansion and exhibit upgrades at the Timmins Underground Gold Mine Tour and the Shania Twain Centre were nearing completion in early June. A vertical people mover, known as an Alimak, is the featured new amenity for visitors touring the mine site.

Quebec offers support for magnesium-talc project in Timmins (6/02)

With financial backing from the Quebec government, a magnesium-talc project in Timmins may be closer to fruition. Globex Mining Enterprises Inc.

Extensive drilling program commences in gold zone (6/02)

Holmer Gold Mines Ltd. commenced an extensive drilling program in Bristol Township near Timmins in late May.

Merger improves viability of gold deposit project (6/02)

A promising gold deposit near Timmins is likely three years away from development after a three-way $1.95-billion merger deal between Kinross, Echo Bay Mines and TVX Gold Inc. was announced June 10. An estimated 1.

Falco waits word on tax assessment appeal (6/02)

Falconbridge officials were waiting on a decision in late June on the City of Timmins' appeal of the 2001 municipal tax assessment of the mining company's Kidd Creek operation.

Gold deposit finds encourage junior company (6/02)

A Quebec junior exploration company is encouraged by recent results from gold exploration efforts near Matheson. Tom Exploration Inc.

Falco urges city to axe tax assessment appeal (6/02)

Falconbridge continues to ask the City of Timmins to drop an appeal of Kidd Creek's 2001 municipal tax assessment. The nickel producer says the appeal will cost the company an additional $2.

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.