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Timmins joint-venture drill program underway (9/02)

The Kinross-Placer Dome Porcupine joint venture announced an aggressive $5.26-million diamond-drilling exploration program in their Timmins-Porcupine camp.

Consul general visits Timmins (9/02)

Timmins played host to Consul General Antoinette Swain Marwitz of the U.S. Consulate in Toronto in late August as part of her tour to get acquainted with the North and the forestry industry.

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