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Distillery in works

By Diana Scheddin Last October, Ed Pedskalny was convincing farmers in the Cochrane district to start working their land again, growing barley. Pedskalny and his son-in-law John Wilkes, creators of Iced Spirits Ltd.

Construction set to begin on water-filtration system (4/02)

Bruce Mines new water filtration system is expected to be up and running in the fall of 2003. Earth Tech Canada Inc. will design and supervise the construction of a filtration system for the Bruce Mines water treatment plant.

Placer Dome inks deal to search for new ore body (3/02)

International mining giant Placer Dome Inc. signed an option agreement with Moneta Porcupine Mines Inc. to explore a property between the Dome and the former Hollinger gold mine in Timmins.

Mine conversion to allow for extraction of gold reserves (3/02)

Kinross Gold Corp.'s former mine operations on its Timmins Marlhill property is being converted to an open pit to extract the last reserves of gold prior to closing it.

Province kicks in funding for Ontario's far north (3/02)

Ontario's far north will have more opportunities to generate investment, create new jobs and increase economic prosperity as a result of a new provincial program through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund.

Domtar invests in sawmill to maintain competitiveness (3/02)

By Ian Ross Domtar's McChesney sawmill operation in Timmins expects to maintain its cutting edge by bringing its fully computerized edger optimizer equipment on line this April.

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.