Canadian Manufacturing


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    Texas is tops with $26B in industrial projects

    September 7, 2010 by Staff

    Sugarland, Texas: Everything’s bigger in Texas, at least according to new research that says the state is leading all others with at least $26 billion worth of construction for industrial projects. The Lone Star state comes in first on the

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    BC company’s sludge innovation turns global heads

    September 7, 2010 by Erika Beauchesne

    Vancouver, B.C.: Wastewater may make most noses curl, but the Canadian company that came up with a new way of turning sludge into fertilizer is enjoying the sweet smell of success. Vancouver’s Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. recently made the

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    Hiring intentions on the rise for Q4

    September 7, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: Employment is always top-of-mind following Labour Day and this year is no different, with some good news reported in Canada’s labour market for the remainder of 2010. The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey forecasts an improved hiring environment moving into

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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