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Ontario Supporting Jobs and Economic Growth in Timmins

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Ontario Supporting Jobs and Economic Growth in Timmins

Through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), Ontario is making strategic investments to help expand economic opportunity and create or retain thousands of jobs across the North.

Through its five funding programs, the NOHFC is supporting businesses across the North in a wide array of sectors -- from mining to agriculture, tourism to film and TV production, health care to innovation.

Thirteen mining supply and services projects in Timmins are being supported, including:

Proponent Name

Project Description

Jobs Created/Retained

NOHFC investment

INEOS Calabrian

To establish a manufacturing facility to produce (SO2Clean) sulfur dioxide principally for the mining industry.



The Bucket Shop

To construct a new building for the manufacturing and fabrication business.



Day Group

To construct a new shop to accommodate staff, training facilities and a heavy equipment facility to service local mines.



Timmins Electric Motors

To renovate a building and purchase manufacturing equipment.



OK Tire Mining Division

To purchase equipment to expand their commercial tire sales and services business.



Northern Mining Analytical Laboratory

To establish a laboratory that will provide analytical services to the mining sector for mineral analysis.



Precision Boring

To purchase equipment and upgrade a building to provide manufacturing, machining and welding services.



NorWeld Welding & Mechanical Services

To provide welding and mechanical services to the mining and commercial sectors.



Steelworks Welding & Fabrication

To acquire new pipe-cutting equipment to reduce manufacturing time and increase productivity.



Conveyors Plus

To create and test a new large prototype V‑shaped conveyor system.



Mine Safety Solutions

To design safety gloves that will feature three layers of safety material.



Bedard Metal Fabrication & Welding

To expand and diversify their metal fabricating and welding business.



CB Vent Repair

To establish a new business offering vent repair servicing and recycling. 





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