Publication: Northern Ontario Business

First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 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 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Muskoka company gets expansion funds

A Gravenhurst companyspecializing in natural granite products for commercial and residential use hasreceived $600,000 from FedNor.The money will beused to upgrade and modify Muskoka Rock Company ’s manufacturing facility, aswell as install state-of-the-art ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Porter looks to sell Toronto terminal

Porter AviationHoldings Inc. (PAHI), the parent company of Porter Airlines , is looking to sellits passenger terminal at Billy Bishop airport in Toronto.In a news release,the company said it would look to lease back the terminal and there would be nochange ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Wallbridge secures bridge loan

Wallbridge Mining Company Ltd. has secured additional funding to help start up its Broken Hammernickel-copper-PGM mine near Sudbury.Auramet isproviding Wallbridge with US$1.5 million in the form of a bridge loan, willbridge the period until sufficient ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Northern ag forum slated for October

Northern Ontario farmersare being invited to participate in a two-day forum to discuss the future ofagriculture in the North.The NorthernOntario Agriculture Roundtable is scheduled to take place Oct. 28-29 at the HolidayInn in Sudbury. The goal is to ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

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 - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Workers, Casualty, Surcharge
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 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 - Aug 28 2014]
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]

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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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Muskoka company gets expansion funds [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 30 2014]
Porter looks to sell Toronto terminal [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 30 2014]
Wallbridge secures bridge loan [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 29 2014]
Northern ag forum slated for October [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 29 2014]
Sudbury company fined after fatal accident [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 29 2014]
Ring of Fire news greeted with shrugs [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 29 2014]
Ring of Fire Development Corporation created in... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 28 2014]
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]
SeaWorld stock sinks 30% on poor attendance and... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 13 2014]
Swiss satellite company picks North Bay as test... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 13 2014]
Kirkland Lake manufacturer aims for bigger mark... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Aug 11 2014]
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