Mass layoff at Boart Longyear

Wednesday, November 28, 2012   by: Kate Adams

In a news tip BayToday learned that the North Bay office of Boart Longyear has laid off 118 employees Wednesday.

The mining product manufacturing facility on Main Street let 48 people go last month.

Officials with the company, speaking to other news outlets, indicated that weakness in the global mining service market has caused a need for the layoffs.
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tundra 11/28/2012 4:55:19 PM Report

Wake up city hall, sports fields and hockey teams don't bring jobs. We need tax breaks for taxpayers and incentives for companies, so roll up your sleeves and do what you were elected to do.
Cannon 11/28/2012 7:19:05 PM Report

How do you propose the city pay for current service levels if they offer a tax cut to citizens? If they are expected to reduce services which ones do you propose they cut funding to?
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