Canadian Manufacturing


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    Researchers find plants could have long-term solar potential

    September 7, 2010 by staff

    Cambridge, Mass.: New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has found the solution to degrading photovoltaic cells could be harvested in plants, as reported by MIT News. The sun’s rays can damage materials that are used to harvest

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    Good times ahead for Canadian oil industry

    September 2, 2010 by staff

    Ottawa, Ont.: Canada’s oil extraction sector can expect more competition as productivity ramps up in the coming year, according to the Conference Board of Canada’s industrial outlook. The report estimates production in Canada’s oil extraction industry will grow by 4.1

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    India to open bidding for 100 solar projects

    September 1, 2010 by Staff

    The government of India will next month invite bids for solor photovoltaic projects that will produce nearly 500 MW od energy production capacity, according to a story on, an environmental blog. The story confirms a report earlier this month

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    M&A activity slows in the global aerospace and defence sector

    August 31, 2010 by Staff

    MONTREAL: Merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity in the aerospace and defence (A&D) sector has slowed in Q2 2010 compared to the previous quarter, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report—Mission control: Second-quarter 2010 global aerospace and defence industry M&A analysis.

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    Exelon to buy Deere’s wind energy portfolio

    August 31, 2010 by staff

    Moline, Ill.: Deere & Company is selling its wind energy business to Exelon Generation Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, for $9 million. John Deere Renewables consists of 36 completed projects in eight states with a total operational capacity

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    Canada’s auto market on the rebound

    August 30, 2010 by Erika Beauchesne

    TORONTO: Canadians are back in car-buying mode, according to Scotia Economics’ Global Auto Report. The August 30, 2010 report found that volumes at several Canadian automakers reached record-high levels for the month of July. Vehicle sales in July 2010 hit

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    Weston to purchase Keystone Bakery in US

    August 30, 2010 by staff

    Maplehurst Bakeries, LLC, a George Weston Limited (Weston) subsidiary, is buying the American food manufacturer and supplier, Keystone Bakery, for US$185 million. The deal is subject to U.S. regulatory approval. Keystone Bakeries makes frozen desserts for in-store bakeries and food

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    Linde Canada to supply Ont crumb rubber plant

    August 30, 2010 by staff

    Mississauga, Ont: Linde Canada has signed a long-term agreement to supply liquid nitrogen to Liberty Tire and Rubber’s Brenner, Ont. plant. The multi-year deal is for an undisclosed amount. Liberty Tire, a US and Canadian crumb rubber producer, will use

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    OPG gets a 360 degree view inside nuclear reactors

    August 27, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky

    Nuclear power plants have been operating in Canada since the early 1970s. According to the Canada Nuclear Safety Commission there are about seven currently in operation across the country, using uranium as fuel and heavy water as a coolant and

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    Time to pay the piper: Conference Board of Canada

    August 27, 2010 by

    The time has come for governments to start paying their bills and the Conference Board of Canada says for the global economic recovery to be sustainable, governments must strike a balance between managing this debt and maintaining some fiscal stimulus.