Feds invest $10M to build “smart factory” at Manitoba aerospace training facility
Project is worth more than $15 million, including investments from local partners.
Canadian airlines aiming to become a biofuel superpower
Companies including Air Canada seek to procure biofuels from local sources instead of transporting it far to meet demand.
New projects boost innovation: aerospace, automotive and entrepreneurs targeted
Incubators, accelerators, and developers collaborate with industry and academia to nurture research and development.
US trade commission to continue investigating Boeing case against Bombardier
Boeing alleges that subsidies given to Bombardier have allowed it to dump its CSeries planes at well below cost.
US factory orders slipped in April, investment weak
Demand for heavy machinery, iron and steel, and commercial airplanes declines.
Bombardier and aerospace supplier Triumph settle legal dispute
Triump’s lawsuit alleged Bombardier failed to pay for expenses related to changes in wing designs for its Global 7000 business jet.
Boeing halts testing of new 737 Max plane over engine issue
Issue is related to turbine engine discs produced by a supplier to engine maker CFM International.
Legal battle with Boeing could hurt Bombardier’s CSeries sales
Efforts to sell plane into US market could be hampered by preliminary duties from an anti-dumping petition filed by Boeing
Cleared for lift off
Bell’s 505 Jet Ranger X secures Mirabel jobs.
Trudeau, Couillard defend Bombardier after execs get big raises
Compensation for the company’s top five executives and board chairman grew by nearly 50% in 2016 despite its financial troubles.
SpaceX aborts space station approach, delays shipment delivery
Dragon supply ship was less than a mile from the orbiting outpost when a problem cropped up in the GPS system.
Bombardier revenue falls by US$1.8B, but loss reduced by 82%
Losses related to troubled CSeries jets, public dispute over Toronto rail line and a WTO complaint over federal financial assistance.
Magellan Aerospace to build new facility in India
First phase will be commissioned towards the end of this year, and employ up to 120 engineers, machinists and other workers.
Federal government loans Bombardier $372.5M
Money will be handed out over four years to support the Global 7000 and CSeries aircraft projects.
Spirit AeroSystems files $20M construction permit in Kansas
Facility produces composite forward fuselages for customers including Boeing.