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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 CanadianManufacturing.com

    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.

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    Don’t link emissions trading with U.S.: C.D. Howe

    August 26, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com Staff

    TORONTO: Canada should develop its own greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions trading system, while limiting the risks of getting too far out of step with the United States, according to a study by the C.D. Howe Institute. Economists Dave Sawyer and

  • Canadian Manufacturing Article

    Sales tips: cold calling

    August 26, 2010 by Canadianmanufacturing.com Staff

    Profitguide.com yesterday posted a fantastic item outlining some of the best tips for salespeople starting a cold-calling campaign. If you are looking for a little ammunition to give your sales folks a jump on the competition, try a few of

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    Steelworkers ratify agreement with Western Forest Products

    August 24, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com Staff

    BURNABY, BC: United Steelworkers (USW) members have ratified a four-year collective agreement with Western Forest Products (WFP). The agreement, retroactive to June 15, 2010, covers some 2,400 Local 1-1937 and 1-85 members at sawmilling and woodlands operations on Vancouver Island,

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    General Dynamics Canada sells smart display units

    August 24, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com Staff

    OTTAWA: General Dynamics Canada (GDC) will supply more than 1,000 Smart Display Units (SDU) for installation in U.S. Army Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. The order represents the first use of Ottawa-based GDC’s technology on the MRAP platform. The

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    Potash takeover bad news for Canadian workers

    August 24, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com Staff

    OTTAWA: A foreign takeover of the PotashCorp of Saskatchewan (PCS) would threaten potash mineworkers and their communities across the country, says the president of the union representing about 3,000 potash workers, including 800 miners, production and construction workers at PCS.

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    US medical devices market set to grow

    August 23, 2010 by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

    ROCKVILLE, MD: The United States is home to the world’s largest medical device market, estimated by US-based market analysis firm Espicom at US$94.9 billion in 2010. The firm’s Healthcare Intelligence Division’s latest report The Medical Device Market: USA suggests recent

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    EDC: 10 tips to manage overdue receivables

    August 20, 2010 by Denis L’Heureux, Regional Vice-President, Small Business Solutions, EDC

    When credit is tight, more buyers try to get away with paying their bills late, and a few, without paying at all. Yet many small business owners still put off reminding their customers about overdue payments—supposedly because they’re too busy

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    SNC-Lavalin awarded Alberta oil sands contract

    August 19, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com Staff

    MONTREAL: SNC-Lavalin, a Montreal-based engineering and construction group, has been awarded an engineering and procurement contract by Grizzly Oil Sands ULC for its new Algar Lake steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) facility located near Fort McMurray, Alta. The project consists