Publication: Northern Ontario Business

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Sudbury company fined after fatal accident

High Strength Plates & Profiles Inc. , a company that processes high-strength plate andsheet steel, has been fined $110,000 in the death of a worker at its operationcentre in Lively, located just outside of Sudbury.On May 21, 2013,a worker who had been ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Workers, Casualty, Surcharge
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Ring of Fire news greeted with shrugs

The province announced Thursday its plans to establish aninterim board for the Ring of Fire development corporation, but critics say theannouncement has been too little too late.“I'm really pleased that we're in a position today to takethis very significant ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Ring of Fire Development Corporation created in Thunder Bay

Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle announced July 3 that northern Ontario's Ring of Fire project would be assisted by a newly created development corporation. (Jeff Walters/CBC)The Ontario government announced today that it has established ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Christine Lagarde, IMF chief, in French corruption probe

International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde was placed Wednesday under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister.Calling the allegations "without basis" Lagarde said ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Feds don't commit to $1 billion for Ring of Fire

The federal government is not ready to make a $1-billion commitment to Ring of Fire infrastructure, said Greg Rickford, Canada's minister of natural resources and FedNor.He made the statement in French, responding to a question from French media in Sudbury ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Cast Resources files for bankruptcy

Cast Resources Equipment Limited, a Sudbury -based company that manufactures used equipment, including scoop trams, underground haul trucks, utility vehicles and drills, filed for bankruptcy on July 4.According to the notice of bankruptcy filed that day, ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Cement boss not a fan of mid-rise wood buildings

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) says Ontario legislators are putting people’s lives at risk by permitting taller wood-framed buildings.The association said recent fires involving wood-framed mid-rises are proof positive that this type of construction ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Rickford lights the way

Kenora MP and federal Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford delivered a $549,112 cheque for a new lighting system at the Red Lake Airport.The money is specially earmarked for the installation of an omni-directional approach lighting system and replacement ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kerr Mines and San Gold agree to merge

Toronto’s Kerr Mines and Winnipeg’s San Gold have reached a merger deal to combine their gold properties in the Kirkland Lake area and in Manitoba.“Combining the Rice Lake (in Manitoba) and Copperstone (in Arizona) assets is an important step in creating ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Webequie starts Ring of Fire land use planning

Webequie First Nation, one of the communities closest to the dormant Ring of Fire mineral camps, has reached an agreement with the Ontario government to do a community-based land use plan.A news release from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Northwest mining cluster group still in the cards

Mining supply and service companies in the northwest want to take baby steps toward forming an industry cluster group.A study commissioned by the Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce (NOACC) revealed there isn’t enough of a groundswell ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

New Gold enters credit facility arrangement

Vancouver’s New Gold has entered into a four-year, $300 million revolving credit facility with a syndicate of banks.The previous $150-million revolving credit facility was set to expire in December.The company has a portfolio of four mines and three projects ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 20 2014]

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...", Mantha said in a statement. " This government has had years to come up with a framework for the RingRing of Fire and what we see today is all they were able to come up with is four civil servants sitting on a board and more empty promises."
"After three years of proceedings, dozens of hours of questioning, the court found from the evidence that I committed no offence, and the only allegation is that I was not sufficiently vigilant" she said in her statement
"Building practices that may compromise safety are not more affordable – they are cheap," said CAC president and CEO Michael McSweeney. "Taller wood-frame buildings could compromise the safety of the people who might live and work in them as well as the safety of front line responders like firefighters. Rising emergency services costs are already straining municipal budgets. We cannot afford to take this risk."
"The Red Lake Airport is a vital gateway for local residents, businesses, trade and tourism,” said Rickford in a news release. “This investment will enhance safety for travellers and residents while supporting productivity and economic growth in the region."

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Sudbury company fined after fatal accident [Published Northern Ontario Business - 2 hours ago]
Ring of Fire news greeted with shrugs [Published Northern Ontario Business - 2 hours ago]
Ring of Fire Development Corporation created in... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 22 hours ago]
Christine Lagarde, IMF chief, in French corrupt... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 27 2014]
Cast Resources files for bankruptcy [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 26 2014]
Feds don't commit to $1 billion for Ring of Fire [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 26 2014]
Cement boss not a fan of mid-rise wood buildings [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 23 2014]
Rickford lights the way [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 23 2014]
Webequie starts Ring of Fire land use planning [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 22 2014]
Kerr Mines and San Gold agree to merge [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 22 2014]
Northwest mining cluster group still in the cards [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 22 2014]
Labour deal reached to reopen Kenora sawmill [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 20 2014]
New Gold enters credit facility arrangement [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 20 2014]
Province to spend half-billion on Northern high... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 20 2014]
Sault hosting fall energy conference [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 16 2014]
Dynamic Earth expansion underway [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 15 2014]
Transport Canada invests in northern airports [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 15 2014]
New strategy pays off for Kirkland Lake Gold [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 15 2014]
Red Lake junior drills deep [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 15 2014]
Sudbury company acquires property, raises cash [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 15 2014]
Proponents named for provincial construction co... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 15 2014]
Province increases annual highway funding [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 15 2014]
Northern College eyes further auditorium upgrades [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 15 2014]
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Toronto home resales jump 10% in July [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 07 2014]
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