Canadian Manufacturing
October 20, 2014

WTO says COOL rules discriminate against Canadian exports

International trade body ruled COOL breaks trade rules, treats Canadian livestock less favourably than U.S. livestock

October 21, 2014

‘No changes expected’ to shipbuilding contract, Unifor says

HALIFAX—Canada’s largest private sector union said no changes are expected to the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) despite reports to the contrary. Unifor said it “fully expects” members working at Halifax Shipyard Ltd., a subsidiary of Irving Shipbuilding Inc., to
October 21, 2014

Bio-based chemical investments surged in 2014: report

The estimated 28 per cent increase from 2013 suggests multinationals in many sectors see bio-based materials as strategically important

October 21, 2014

North Dakota wellhead leak finally contained

The well, operated by ExxonMobil subsidiary XTO Energy Inc., had been leaking for several days
October 21, 2014

UPS rates on the rise again

The Atlanta-based company is increasing rates for several services between Canada, the U.S. and Puerto Rico
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Dispute settlement provisions make CETA a tough sell in Germany

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October, 21 2014

GM installing 2.2-MW solar array at Ohio assembly plant

Ground-mounted solar array will produce enough power to provide about 1.5 per cent of plant's electricity needs
October, 21 2014

B.C. tables LNG emissions law touted as cleanest in the world

Province also plans to unveil two-tiered LNG tax; finance minister said government wants to ensure industry is competitive
October, 20 2014

Cascades, Rackam inaugurate solar thermal facility in Quebec

Concentrated solar power system will heat more than 87 million litres ofwater used at Cascades' Kingsey Falls, Que., operations

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