Armstrong receives awards for project work in Brazil
Manufacturer’s pumps used in major shopping mall and hotel retrofit.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro under fire after Trump slaps tariff on steel
US president accusing Brazil and neighbouring Argentina of manipulating their currencies and hurting American farmers.
Bombardier to appeal Brazil ruling over alleged bidding infractions
$175 million in fines levied against a “cartel” that the tribunal found manipulated at least 26 tenders between 1999 and 2013.
CPPIB look to cash in on ‘disruption’ and shifts in technology, demographics
“We’ve been embracing disruption, whether that disruption is technological, whether it’s demographic, or economic, or climate-change related,” said CPPIB chief executive Mark Machin
Brookfield unit leads investment in Brazilian heavy equipment manager Ouro Verde
Total value of deal is US$170 million. Transaction expected to close by year end.
Kinross to buy plants in Brazil to secure low-cost power for Paracatu mine
Will lower operating costs by eliminating about 70% of future power purchases.
Bombardier expects scrutiny about trade complaints at Paris air show
Trade complaint lodged by Boeing expected to be the talk of the four day event.
South Africa suspends Brazil meat imports related to scandal
Exports from the 21 companies under investigation suspended.
Brazil files WTO complaint against Canada over Bombardier loan
Says Canadian subsidies artificially affect international competitiveness of the aerospace sector.
Bombardier says Brazil trade complaint against Canada is without merit
Challenge alleges the aerospace giant received financial help that affected market conditions.
Man rocks Beatles tune on guitar during brain surgery [VIDEO]
Brazilian banker sings for surgeons with a six-song set by balancing guitar on his stomach.
Canadians join all-female trade mission to Sao Paolo
Trip includes vice-presidents from Lockheed Martin, Blackberry and the head of a major Alberta egg farm.
Brazil autoworkers protest firings at VW plants
Union leaders say they’re seeking reversal of the firings.
Investments in Latin America and China will drive growth, Dorel says
Manufacturer is expanding production and distribution capabilities.
BRICS nations agree to create own development bank in Shanghai
New $100 billion bank is seen as a strong push against the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
Bandits raid Samsung plant in Brazil
Thieves make off with $6 million worth of cell phones and computers.
Growth strengthening in advanced economies, OECD says
Smaller government spending cuts and fewer tax increases this year should boost growth.
Mercedes building new Brazilian factory to make C class sedans, compact SUVs
German automaker will invest $224 million to build the plant that is expected to start up in 2016.
VW hippie bus at the end of the road as production ends in Brazil
Volkswagen can’t change production to meet new airbag, ABS laws.
CBSA investigates steel plate dumping following Essar complaint
Alleges Canadian production of hot-rolled carbon and high-strength low-alloy steel plate product is harmed.
NAFTA’s other partner
Exciting economic changes afoot in Mexico.
GE alliance to design plant-based manufacturing facility in Brazil
Design project is the first contract for the global alliance between GE Healthcare and iBio, which was announced in 2012.
Brazilian company buys troubled Alberta XL Foods
Foreign ownership exemption allows takeover of beef plant.
Briggs & Stratton acquires Brazil’s Branco for $60 million
Branco produces light power equipment.
Auto production revs up as global sales advance: Scotiabank
Vehicle sales up 8% in July and August over 2011, led by double-digit gains in South America.
Foxconn invests $500 million in Brazil for new factories
The company that makes Apple’s iPad says the factories will create 10,000 jobs.
Trans-Pacific trade partnership shrouded in secrecy
Pact intended to lower trade barriers in the Pacific Rim region.
Chinese exports weak despite trade surplus
US and European economic issues and Chinese slowdown weigh on consumer demand.
Renault-Nissan partnership invests $1.8 billion in Brazil
Investments include new manufacturing plant, the expansion of another and 23 new models introduced by 2016
GM cuts frames to cut costs
Automaker will increase capacity in Brazil, Russia, India and China
Harper zeroes in on Latin America
WikiLeaks: Canada’s improved relations with emerging nations could win sway with other powers
Brazil set to spend US$122 billion
BRIC growth sparks opportunity for suppliers and builders