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Forestry mills becoming more service-oriented (7/02)

Becoming more service-oriented with a specialized line of wood products is key to building a better relationship with customers.

Timmins step closer to capitalizing on cold weather (7/02)

By Ian Ross Timmins intends to stake its claim as a "global destination" for cold-weather testing by becoming allies with a leading U.S. research firm.

Matheson mine inks deal Japanese chemical company (7/02)

A major Japanese chemical company and a Canadian producer of asbestos-free products are teaming up to provide an innovative solution to a growing Japanese asbestos problem. Tokyo's Kusumoto Chemicals Ltd.

Kapuskasing-based Tembec focused on quality assurance (7/02)

Kapuskasing's Tembec-Spruce Falls mill is developing and implementing a new quality assurance system. The system will assure its customers of manufacturing and developing a consistently defect-free product.

Longlac plant certification achieved (5/01)

Longlac's plywood and waferboard plant has joined the ranks of other forestry companies recognized for environmentally friendly manufacturing practices.

Montcalm aquisition may spur new mining (9/01)

By Marla Tomlinson Falconbridge Ltd.'s purchase of the Montcalm deposit may pave the way for new mining possibilities for the Timmins area, says John McDonald, project manager with Falconbridge.

Timmins looks at business retention (9/01)

By Ian Ross Taking the temperature of the Timmins business climate is the aim of an extensive business retention and expansion project being undertaken by a partnership of community players.

Phosphate mining potential near Hearst (9/01)

By Ian Ross A potential bonanza may be awaiting residents in the Hearst area with exploration work underway on a sizeable phosphate deposit north of the community.

Small, but savvy (7/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer The Town of Kirkland Lake is on its way to becoming a technology leader for Northern Ontario.

Une économie, une communauté florissantes (6/01)

By Eric Charlebois Imaginez une vaste contrée d'un vert forêt authentique. Allez. Prenez-en le temps.