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Geothermal idea heats up (9/02)

The City of Timmins has selected FVB District Energy of Toronto to conduct a feasibility study to take mine waste water from the abandoned McIntyre and Hollinger mines and convert it into a possible heat source for municipal buildings.

Timmins-based mall to undergo expansion (9/02)

Timmins Square will undergo a 70,000-square-foot expansion next year with plans to introduce new retail outlets.

Kidd workers support strike (9/02)

As bargaining groups from Falconbridge's Kidd metallurgical division in Timmins met on a full-time basis to reach labour peace, members with CAW Local 599 voted in favour of strike action.

Innovation summit set to take place in Timmins (9/02)

NEOnet and its regional partners are hosting a local innovation summit to provide specific input into Industry Canada's National Innovation Strategy.

Timmins not jazzed about air service (9/02)

Timmins community leaders were on Air Canada Jazz's case after accusations surfaced that the regional air carrier was price-gouging local residents.

Timmins firms cite lack of profitability as problem, survey reveals (9/02)

Timmins businesses are largely satisfied with their state of affairs reveals a survey conducted by the Timmins business retention and expansion project.

Kidd Creek union outlines demands (9/02)

With just weeks to go on the existing collective agreement, Falconbridge Kidd Creek workers in Timmins, CAW Local 599, will vote on a strike mandate Sept. 17 and 18.

Mayor calls for unrestricted access to U.S. softwood lumber markets (9/02)

As Canadian and American trade negotiators prepared to resume talks to resolve the North American softwood lumber dispute, Timmins Mayor Jamie Lim, chairwoman of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) lumber taskforce, is calling for unrestr

Falco digs deep in first phase

By MAGGIE RIOPELLE Falconbridge Ltd. is digging deep for its $640-million Mine D project in Timmins. The company hopes the copper/zinc mine, which will be the deepest base metal mine in the world, will be in production by the third quarter of 2004.

Service sector confidence rising as project moves forward

By Maggie Riopelle Discover Abitibi is providing local small business owners in the mining sector an added sense of security. The Discover Abitibi initiative will give the necessary boost to mining in the Timmins and Kirkland Lake region.