Maxim Power switches from coal to natural gas near Grande Cache
GE Gas Power helps with the conversion, power plant now generates half the NOx emissions of coal.
Small city, big deals: How Welland got its groove back
Working fast and efficiently is winning business investment.
[VIDEO] Toshiba unveils robot to probe melted Fukushima nuclear fuel
Device to slide down an extendable 11-metre long pipe and touch melted fuel inside a primary containment vessel.
GE’s sprawling power, aviation, health care arms add risk
The sprawling company’s broad reach has left it vulnerable to market shifts in many industries.
GE slashes dividend, takes US$22B charge in 3Q [UPDATED]
The multinational will split its power business into two divisions, one focused on gas and the other on steam, nuclear and other power solutions.
Peterborough GE plant to stop manufacturing, shedding 358 jobs
Sales volume at the large engine plant has fallen by 60% over the last four years.
GE closing Rochester plant, moving work to China
Company says closure will impact fewer than 100 plant workers.
GE CEO Immelt stepping down, Flannery to take over role
Immelt has led the company’s for 16 years, overseeing a transformation that included selling many of its units.
GE deploys OTTO robots at Milwaukee medical manufacturing facility [VIDEO]
Self-driving vehicles transport medical equipment for quick delivery along assembly lines.
Lufthansa, GE invest in Polish aircraft engine plant
Facility will be operational in 2018.
GE acquires 3D printing companies for $1.4B to up digital game
Industrial giant expects acquisitions to boost revenue within its 3D printing business to $1 billion by 2020.
GE breaks ground in Welland for new “Brilliant Factory”
The 450,000 square-foot plant will streamline production using data, analytics and software.
GE Canada to open Welland, Ont. engine factory by 2018
Scales back original factory plans and will create fewer jobs in first phase that anticipated.
GE makes deals worth over $1.4B with Saudi Arabia
Country’s investment organization to help develop industry and manufacturing.
Clearpath provides GE Healthcare repair centre with self-driving vehicles
A fleet of OTTO self-driving vehicles will automate just-in-time parts delivery within Milwaukee facility.
GE to move headquarters to Boston
Announcement follows firm’s threat to leave Connecticut, complaining about the state’s tax environment.
GE cutting up to 6,500 jobs in Europe
French government says cuts raise questions about the conglomerates pledge to create jobs following its massive Alstom acquisition.
GE completes $10.6B acquisition of Alstom’s power division
Power and water division officials say the purchase will take advantage of complementary strengths in technology and global capability.
GE to build $265M gas engine plant in Canada
Cites access to EDC for the move from Wisconsin, which will impact 350 workers.
GE may offshore 500 US jobs as Congress fails to renew Ex Im Bank funding
Foreign companies have used the agency to buy expensive US products when bank loans are not available.
EU clears GE takeover of Alstom’s power division
Sale based on the condition it sell parts of heavy duty gas turbines business
Is GE using Conn. tax hikes as cover for layoffs?
State Senate president thinks so as GE explores relocation options.
GE selling real estate for $26.5B to focus on industrial business
The company expects its industrial businesses to account for 90% of its earnings by 2018.
Fire breaks out at GE’s Appliance Park in Kentucky
Cause of the blaze remains unknown and there are no injuries reported.
Innovation key to continued mid-sized business growth, survey says
GE research suggests revenues growing two times faster than GDP.
Aspin Kemp lands $80M ship components contract from GE
Drilling ships contract will create 50 jobs.
The Internet of Everything
“Connected” technologies bridge the shop floor to the top floor and provide major benefits to maintenance, efficiency and productivity.
GE giving Penn State $10M for gas drilling research centre, teaching programs
The project could lead to more efficient drilling and gas distribution, reduced pollution, and lower consumers prices, the school says.
Electrolux buying GE’s appliance division for $3.3B
The acquisition will boost the Stockholm-based appliance manufacturer’s presence in North America.
GE considers sale of $4B appliance division
In talks with Electrolux and others as it focuses on industrial equipment.
COSIA ‘very close’ to establishing GHG targets, Suncor boss says
Suncor, GE have announced $18 million in investment for projects meant to cut GHG emissions and water use in the oil sands.
GE Water acquires UK-based Monsal
Monsal technology converts biosolids and biowaste into renewable energy.