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Cellular service may expand to Superior East region (11/01)

The cellular phone service gap in the Superior East region is one step closer to being filled. A feasibility study to build a network that would provide cellular service from White River to Wawa to Sault Ste.

Macassa mine to be reopened (11/01)

Foxpoint Resources, a Vancouver-based company, announced this fall it had reached an agreement with Kinross Gold Corp.

Kirkland Lake-based mill to suspend operations (11/01)

Workers at Tembec Inc.'s Kirkland Lake sawmill are bracing for layoffs mid-November as the company suspends operations in the wake of an unstable softwood lumber market.

Dome mine issues layoffs (11/01)

As a result of shift changes at Dome mine in South Porcupine, 25 layoff notices have been issued, and a total of 18 employees will be affected by layoffs in December.

Campaign seeks to re-establish air service (11/01)

The campaign to re-establish air service from Earlton-Temiskaming Regional Airport to Toronto received a lift by a $30,000-commitment in each of the next three years from TemFund, an incentive loan program.

City launches cold-weather testing marketing initiative (11/01)

Buoyed by a $100,000-contribution from the province's Prosperity Demonstration Fund, the Timmins Economic Development Corp. has renewed its efforts to make Timmins the city of choice for cold-weather testing.

Relationships key to customer retention (11/01)

By Ian Ross Most company marketing and customer service representatives talk a good game about creating customer satisfaction, but many do not have a clue as to how to keep customers.

Company shifts operations to Timmins for mineral exploration (11/01)

An exploration company has set its sights on exploring 11 properties in the Timmins area that could yield nickel, copper, gold and tantalum deposits.

Kinross invests $1.5 million in exploration

Kinross Gold Corp. has set its sights on expanding its gold resources in the Timmins area. The company launched a $1.

Placer Dome posts $211-million loss

Placer Dome has posted a $211-million loss for the third quarter. The gold-mining company, which owns the Dome gold mine in South Porcupine, as well as numerous properties around the world, has written off its Getchell mine in Nevada as unprofitable.