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News Manufacturing General
December 4, 2019  

Armstrong receives awards for project work in Brazil

Manufacturer’s pumps used in major shopping mall and hotel retrofit.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 2, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
July 10, 2019  

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.

News General
November 21, 2018  

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

News Manufacturing Operations
September 4, 2018  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Metals General Operations
February 15, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 16, 2017  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
March 23, 2017  

South Africa suspends Brazil meat imports related to scandal

Exports from the 21 companies under investigation suspended.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
February 9, 2017  

Brazil files WTO complaint against Canada over Bombardier loan

Says Canadian subsidies artificially affect international competitiveness of the aerospace sector.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
December 20, 2016  

Bombardier says Brazil trade complaint against Canada is without merit

Challenge alleges the aerospace giant received financial help that affected market conditions.

News Manufacturing General
June 11, 2015  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
May 19, 2015  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 13, 2015  

Brazil autoworkers protest firings at VW plants

Union leaders say they’re seeking reversal of the firings.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 7, 2014  

Investments in Latin America and China will drive growth, Dorel says

Manufacturer is expanding production and distribution capabilities.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 16, 2014  

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.

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
July 8, 2014  

Bandits raid Samsung plant in Brazil

Thieves make off with $6 million worth of cell phones and computers.

News Business Operations
March 12, 2014  

Growth strengthening in advanced economies, OECD says

Smaller government spending cuts and fewer tax increases this year should boost growth.

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October 2, 2013  

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.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
September 23, 2013  

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.

News Metals Operations
September 9, 2013  

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.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
August 14, 2013  

NAFTA’s other partner

Exciting economic changes afoot in Mexico.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
April 9, 2013  

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.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
January 1, 2013  

Brazilian company buys troubled Alberta XL Foods

Foreign ownership exemption allows takeover of beef plant.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
November 6, 2012  

Briggs & Stratton acquires Brazil’s Branco for $60 million

Branco produces light power equipment.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
October 4, 2012  

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.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
September 20, 2012  

Foxconn invests $500 million in Brazil for new factories

The company that makes Apple’s iPad says the factories will create 10,000 jobs.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
July 3, 2012  

Trans-Pacific trade partnership shrouded in secrecy

Pact intended to lower trade barriers in the Pacific Rim region.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
April 10, 2012  

Chinese exports weak despite trade surplus

US and European economic issues and Chinese slowdown weigh on consumer demand.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Technology
October 6, 2011  

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

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Technology
August 10, 2011  

GM cuts frames to cut costs

Automaker will increase capacity in Brazil, Russia, India and China

News Business Operations
August 8, 2011  

Harper zeroes in on Latin America

WikiLeaks: Canada’s improved relations with emerging nations could win sway with other powers

News Manufacturing Business Operations
May 25, 2011  

Brazil set to spend US$122 billion

BRIC growth sparks opportunity for suppliers and builders