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Ont. providing $10.5M to support forestry, mining


July 26, 2021
By Ellen Cools

The Ontario government today announced it will be providing more than $10.5 million to support the forestry and mining industries in Timmins, Cochrane and Timiskaming, Ont. The funding will help create 115 new jobs.

The funds will support 24 projects, including $184,178 to Bush Brothers Inc. to purchase new forestry equipment and increase their log loading and hauling capacity, and hire four new workers. Certarus Ltd. will receive $5 million to expand their compressed natural gas service to mining and forestry companies in northern Ontario.