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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.

Job creation on upswing in Timmins (2/02)

A Timmins Economic Development Corp. (TEDC) study reveals the city netted 308 full-time jobs last year. At the request by its board of directors, TEDC monitored job hires and losses each month in 2001.

Timmins enters final phase of diversification plan (2/02)

The City of Timmins is gearing up to head into the implementation stage of its strategic plan, which is focused on job creation, job retention and economic diversification.