Canadian Manufacturing


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    NL government investigates foreign proposal to reopen pulp mill

    June 25, 2010 by Staff

    GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, NL: Lott Paper, a German company, has proposed to reopen a former paper mill in Grand Falls Windsor, NL, but the provincial government is taking a cautious approach to the request. Natural Resources Minister Kathy Dunderdale says the

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    GE ups the enviro ante

    June 24, 2010 by Staff

    FAIRFIELD, Conn.: General Electric has committed to invest an additional $10 billion in environmentally sustainable products by 2015. The company surpassed its pledged $5 billion in “Ecomagination” research and development investment in 2009, one year ahead of schedule. GE’s 2009

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    The world should look to Canada for answers: Beatty

    June 22, 2010 by Canadian Manufacturing Daily staff

    OTTAWA: When the G20 leaders meet, they are expected to tackle an ambitious agenda that includes: mapping out a strategy for countries to withdraw enormous economic stimulus, finding a way forward on resolving global imbalances, pressing for an open and

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    At a glance: Italy’s Technology Exhibitions Week

    June 15, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky

    MILAN, Italy: The biennial Technology Exhibitions Week—hosted at Fiera Milano [Milan’s fair and exhibition centre] in May—united three technology shows, attracting 28 companies from abroad and showcasing 952 trademarks of direct and indirect exhibitors. The combination of BIAS, the biennial

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    $770M Bombardier order

    June 14, 2010 by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

    TORONTO: Metrolinx, the transportation body charged with managing the GTA’s transportation system, has excerised its option for 182 more Bombardier Flexity light rail vehicles included in a June 2009 contract. Final assembly of these additional vehicles for Toronto will take

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    Manufacturing capacity use leads the way

    June 11, 2010 by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

    OTTAWA: Canadian industries operated at 74.2 per cent of their production capacity in the first quarter of 2010, up from 71.3 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2009. According to Statistics Canada, this was the third consecutive quarterly increase.

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    Get ready for the innovation age

    June 11, 2010 by Deborah Aarts

    What do supply chain managers need to know about what the future has in store? According to futurist Jim Bottomley, keynote speaker at the 85th Annual Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) National Conference in Regina, Saskatchewan on June 10,

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    Knowledge is the new horsepower

    June 8, 2010 by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

    OTTAWA: The pace of economic development in Asia and South America and the new economic power attached to it offer Canada a chance to lead and prosper, states a new report commissioned by the Canadian International Council. The report outlines

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    Welcome to the Canadian Manufacturing Daily

    June 1, 2010 by Michael Ouellette

    Welcome to the inaugural Canadian Manufacturing Daily, a newsletter serving Canada’s industrial sector in a way no other news source is able to replicate. We are lean. We are nimble. We hustle. We move with the same urgency your company

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    GM to build new transmission in St. Catharines

    June 1, 2010 by Staff

    ST. CATHARINES, Ont.: General Motors of Canada will build a new line of fuel-efficient transmissions at its plant in St. Catharines, Ont. The auto maker says strong customer demand pushed the $245-million project ahead four months. The Canadian Auto Workers