Canadian Manufacturing
July, 29 2014

Bombardier nets orders for planes, trains worth US$385M

Orders will see Q400 NextGen planes delivered to WestJet Encore, commuter trains to French rail operator

July, 29 2014

BlackBerry acquires anti-snooping firm SecuSmart

Chief executive John Chen says buying the German company will address growing concerns about threats to individual privacy and national security
July, 29 2014

Chinese hacked into NRC computers: Canadian spy agency

Treasury Board said "highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor" hacked NRC network

July, 29 2014

Bechtel named contractor for $400M B.C. LNG facility expansion

Will see 34,000 gigajoules of liquefaction capacity per day added to FortisBC's Tilbury LNG plant
July, 29 2014

Government played down scope of mercury poisoning: First Nation

Area water has been contaminated with mercury since local paper mill dumped neurotoxins between 1962 and 1970
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July, 29 2014

Waste Management selling cleantech subsidiary for US$1.94B

Waste Management's Wheelabrator Technologies unit owns or runs 17 waste-to-energy facilities
July, 28 2014

TransAlta building 150MW combined cycle gas plant in Australia

Company will build, own and operate combined cycle gas power facility in South Hedland
July, 28 2014

Experts say Ontario’s utility bureaucracy hinders rise of electric cars

Industry estimates claim less than half a per cent of province's passenger vehicles are electric cars

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