Canadian Manufacturing


  • Canadian Manufacturing Article

    BC’s Mackenzie pulp mill is back in business

    August 18, 2010 by Staff

    MACKENZIE, BC: Paper Excellence B.V., which closed down two years ago, putting 250 people out of work, is re-opening its Mackenzie Pulp Mill in Mackenzie, BC. Over 220 workers have been brought back to work at the mill and an

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    Windsor utilities the first to connect with smart grid

    August 13, 2010 by Staff

    Windsor, Ont: The City of Windsor will be one of Ontario’s first municipalities to connect its water and waste water facilities to the province’s next generation of smart grid services in a pilot project managed by Sempa Power. Windsor has

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    Canadian production an advantage for Mega Brands

    August 12, 2010 by The Canadian Press

    MONTREAL: Mega Brands is enhancing its competitive advantage by increasing the amount of toys manufactured at home, a move aimed at avoiding rising costs and transportation delays from factories in China, the Quebec-based company said. About 30 per cent of

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    Alberta is the world’s newest mining hot spot

    August 12, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: Move over Quebec, Alberta is now seen as the number one jurisdiction for mineral exploration and development, according to the results of the Survey of Mining Companies: 2010 mid-year update by the Fraser Institute. Quebec—the province that has held

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    BC hydro project starts clean power generation

    August 9, 2010 by Staff

    VANCOUVER: Plutonic Power Corp. and GE Energy Financial Services has started selling electricity to BC Hydro from power generated by the East Toba River and Montrose Creek generation facilities. The Toba Montrose General Partnership (TMGP) project has met its operation

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    Innovative Composites to prototype housing for Haiti

    August 4, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: Innovative Composites International Inc. (ICI) was named one of the winners of the first stage of the Building Back Better Communities housing competition for Haiti. ICI partnered with 3D Global Solutions and Barclays Gedi Group, both privately held US

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    Feds invest $28.6M in Atlantic Canada wind energy

    July 28, 2010 by Staff

    BATHURST, NB: At the official dedication of the Caribou Wind Park in Bathurst, NB—the first of its kind in the province—Member of Parliament, Tilly O’Neill-Gordon announced a federal investment of up to $28.6 million in wind energy projects. The investment

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    Canada will likely avoid double-dip: CIBC

    July 27, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: The U.S. and Canadian economies will see growth slow over the next six months but are unlikely to experience a double-dip recession, according to CIBC’s Recession Probability Index (RPI). The CIBC RPI measures the probability of a recession by

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    The latest poop on renewable energy

    July 22, 2010 by DE staff

    Engineers at Oregon State University have made a breakthrough toward producing electricity from sewage, by the use of new coatings on the anodes of microbial electrochemical cells that increased the electricity production about 20 times. The findings, recently published online

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    Google buys 20 years of wind power

    July 21, 2010 by Staff

    Mountain View, CA: Tech blog and online news source Mashable has reported that Google has signed a power purchase agreement with an Iowa wind farm to buy its energy output for the next 20 years. Indeed, Google is so committed