Canadian Manufacturing


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    Bombardier business jet program costing more than expected

    October 19, 2010 by staff

    Bombardier has announced its two new luxury business jets will cost more than $1 billion, which is more than double what analysts had expected. The aircraft and train maker said Saturday it will offer two Global aircraft with longer distances,

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    Demand sparks third shift for GM

    October 18, 2010 by Staff

    General Motors of Canada Ltd. is bringing in over 600 employees to begin work tonight on a third shift at the Oshawa Assembly Plant. The automaker cites soaring demand for the Equinox SUV for the production increase. Just weeks after

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    Aging workforce could stall Canada’s economic growth

    October 15, 2010 by staff

    Canada’s economy will be at risk if the country doesn’t start addressing the issue of its aging workforce, according to a new report from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, an Ottawa-based network connecting business and government. In the past few

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    Five sectors to see biggest growth

    October 8, 2010 by staff

    Companies in mining, oil extraction, and psychology can expect to see gains over the next few years, according to IBISWorld Research. The firm pinpointed five industries that not only came out of the recession with a profit, but will keep

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    Tackling the seven green wastes

    October 8, 2010 by Lisa Wichmann

    Toronto: Though sustainability is firmly established in certain industries, not everyone in manufacturing is convinced. “A lot of people still see green as tree huggers and hippies out west; or something that’s nice to do in good times,” said Brett

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    Investment intentions rising: BOC

    October 8, 2010 by Staff

    OTTAWA: Canadian businesses are again considering investments to spur productivity and growth, according to the Bank of Canada’s Autumn Business Outlook Survey. The outlook, released today, is the result of interviews with executives from 100 companies across Canada. The results

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    Konecranes goes nuclear

    October 6, 2010 by Staff

    P&H nuclear cranes from Konecranes Nuclear Equipment & Services use precise speed control, safety features, and critical load handling capabilities to operate reliably under the most extreme load handling conditions. The roster of equipment includes polar reactor and BWR cranes,

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    Business gets on board with new carbon economy at summit

    October 1, 2010 by Erika Beauchesne

    Phillip Ludvigsen still laughs at some of the responses he came across when businesses first started responding to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). It was the early 2000s and the global initiative that encourages companies to measure and report on

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    Cleantech projects stuck in limbo

    September 30, 2010 by Lisa Wichmann

    Toronto: There’s no shortage of clean technology ideas in Canada. But there is a lack of money to commercialize them. That was a major theme at the Carbon Economy Summit in Toronto recently, where investors, start-ups and manufacturing executives gathered

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    Growth will lag in 2011: CIBC

    September 30, 2010 by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

    True GDP growth will fall well below federal and provincial government forecasts for 2011, according to the findings of a new report from CIBC World Markets Inc. The end of government stimulus mixed with the reluctance of U.S. consumers to