Tuesday, April 3, 2012
A mining executive, who has a company in Thunder Bay, is going to build a multi million dollar plant to process iron ore on property at the end of Maureen Street. Pierre Gagne of Rockex Mining, hopes to use the facility to process what his company mines in the northwest and to ship it to eastern and western Canada as well as south to the United States. Gagne says clean up work on the property is underway and he hopes to be shipping ore in a couple of years.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 5:18 PM
The bloodshed in Syria could be tailing off but it's still unclear if a UN proposed ceasefire will stop the fighting. Lakehead University Political Science Professor Laure Paquette says the Bashar Assad regime is still keeping forces near troubled areas but has sent troops in calm areas back to base. She says that could be a move to rotate fresh resupplied forces into the troubles areas like Homs. Paquette says Assad is running out of time and at best will have to accept Democratic reforms or become a wealthy ex-pat in exile.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 3:25 PM
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 11:49 AM
Thunder Bay Police say an intoxicated man is safe after he laid down in between the CP Train Tracks on Simpson Street. The man passed out this morning and when he woke up realized a train had driven over him. Police say he crawled away after the train passed by and noted the man had 10 inches of clearance from the front of the train. The man was sent to the hospital as a precaution.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 5:38 AM