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Project could create 1,000 jobs

TIMMINS – Things are looking good for Timmins’ new talc and magnesium mine, which could create more than a thousand jobs. William Quesnel, president and CEO of General Magnesium Corp., told The Daily Press the demand for magnesium has doubled over the past few years. Magnesium is a light weight metal and highly sought after in the auto industry. Quesnel said the auto Continue Reading...

2014 Nova Award Winner : Technology Award

TIMMINS – Rainville Health’s billboard on Riverside Drive created a “little bit of a buzz,” the business owners admitted to a packed house at 12th-annual Nova Business Excellence Awards Thursday night. Tina and her husband Patrick said they were getting calls at their home. Tina said some people thought their sign had been spray painted over to read, “Say goodbye to painville” Continue Reading...

Butting out pays off big time

Kicking any habit is a test of will power, commitment and crushing desire. Smoking is widely regarded as one of the most difficult habits to butt-out. But Brad Quinn of GORF Manufacturing kicked the habit a year ago and is currently reaping the rewards, both in his lifestyle and in his wallet. “We have held a competition like this one Continue Reading...