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Worldwide market targeted (10/01)

By Ian Ross Northern College is teaming up with a distance-education provider in taking its innovative call centre program straight to the Web.

Commercial development proposal awaits municipal approval (6/02)

The City of Timmins planning department is reviewing a site plan submitted by First Pro Shopping Centres to develop a $12-million Wal-Mart in the city. Pending municipal approval, the developer plans to build a 4.

Multi-phase construction underway on subdivision project in Timmins (6/02)

The sod has been turned on a $1-million Timmins subdivision project by developer Lloyd Richards. A three-stage project at the end of Bonaventure Drive should result in new roads just south of Timmins Square Mall.

Acquisition expected to boost Placer's world position as gold producer (6/02)

Placer Dome Inc. has bid almost $1.7 billion to acquire AurionGold Ltd. of Australia. If the bid goes through, it would mean the combined companies would have production of 3.

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.