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Co-founder of gold deposit nominated for Order of Canada (7/02)

John Larche, the co-founder of the Hemlo gold deposit, has been nominated for the Order of Canada. The list became official in early July when Gov. Gen. Adrienne Clarkson announced a list of 99 Canadians up for the award.

Timmins native takes over helm at Mitsubishi Motors (7/02)

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. has named Timmins native Pierre Gagnon to head up the company's North American division in preparation for a sales campaign into Canada this year.

Investigation continues in death of worker at Kidd Creek (7/02)

Timmins police have ruled out foul play in their investigation of the July 17 death of a Boart Longyear employee at the Falconbridge Kidd Creek mine site.

Forestry companies encouraged by rail line expansion proposal (7/02)

The City of Timmins is considering extending rail service to the city's west end as an incentive for local forestry companies to expand into more value-added manufacturing opportunities. The Timmins Economic Development Corp.

Expansion leads to opportunities (7/02)

By Ian Ross Times may tough in the mining and forestry industry, but that does not mean NorFab Metal and Machine plans to dig in and ride out the down cycle.

First Nation halts negotiations in potential diamond mine development (7/02)

The potential development of Ontario's first diamond mine was put on hold in July. In a surprise move, the Attawapiskat First Nations community told De Beers Canada Corp., it had decided to suspend its consultation process with De Beers.

Affordability, low rates driving real estate market (7/02)

By Gwen Merchant Affordability and low interest rates are driving the real estate market in Timmins in 2002, but the new housing market remains relatively stagnant, says a Northern Ontario market analyst with Human Resources Development Canada.

Timmins council approves retail development (7/02)

A developer's plan to build a new Timmins Wal-Mart off Riverside Drive received the nod from city councillors in June.

Merger improves viability of gold deposit (7/02)

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.

Timmins geothermal project lands city in hot water (7/02)

By Ian Ross Potential energy savings of half -a-million dollars annually was enough to convince the City of Timmins to forge ahead with investigating the possibility of using naturally heated water from two abandoned gold mines near the city’s downto