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News Energy General Sustainability
October 26, 2020  

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.

Feature Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 2, 2019  

Small city, big deals: How Welland got its groove back

Working fast and efficiently is winning business investment.

News Manufacturing General Technology
January 29, 2019  

[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.

News Aerospace Energy Manufacturing General
November 19, 2018  

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.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
October 30, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 28, 2017  

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.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 9, 2017  

GE closing Rochester plant, moving work to China

Company says closure will impact fewer than 100 plant workers.

News Electronics Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
June 13, 2017  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
April 25, 2017  

GE deploys OTTO robots at Milwaukee medical manufacturing facility [VIDEO]

Self-driving vehicles transport medical equipment for quick delivery along assembly lines.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
December 5, 2016  

Lufthansa, GE invest in Polish aircraft engine plant

Facility will be operational in 2018.

News Aerospace Automotive Manufacturing Metals General Operations Production Technology
September 7, 2016  

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.

News Manufacturing General
August 30, 2016  

GE breaks ground in Welland for new “Brilliant Factory”

The 450,000 square-foot plant will streamline production using data, analytics and software.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production
June 1, 2016  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 24, 2016  

GE makes deals worth over $1.4B with Saudi Arabia

Country’s investment organization to help develop industry and manufacturing.

News Electronics Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
April 21, 2016  

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.

News Manufacturing General
January 14, 2016  

GE to move headquarters to Boston

Announcement follows firm’s threat to leave Connecticut, complaining about the state’s tax environment.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
January 13, 2016  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 3, 2015  

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.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 28, 2015  

GE to build $265M gas engine plant in Canada

Cites access to EDC for the move from Wisconsin, which will impact 350 workers.

News Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
September 16, 2015  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 9, 2015  

EU clears GE takeover of Alstom’s power division

Sale based on the condition it sell parts of heavy duty gas turbines business

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 5, 2015  

Is GE using Conn. tax hikes as cover for layoffs?

State Senate president thinks so as GE explores relocation options.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 10, 2015  

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.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 6, 2015  

Fire breaks out at GE’s Appliance Park in Kentucky

Cause of the blaze remains unknown and there are no injuries reported.

News Aerospace Automotive Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
October 17, 2014  

Innovation key to continued mid-sized business growth, survey says

GE research suggests revenues growing two times faster than GDP.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
October 14, 2014  

Aspin Kemp lands $80M ship components contract from GE

Drilling ships contract will create 50 jobs.

Feature Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Technology
September 25, 2014  

The Internet of Everything

“Connected” technologies bridge the shop floor to the top floor and provide major benefits to maintenance, efficiency and productivity.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations General
September 24, 2014  

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.

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
September 9, 2014  

Electrolux buying GE’s appliance division for $3.3B

The acquisition will boost the Stockholm-based appliance manufacturer’s presence in North America.

News Manufacturing General
August 15, 2014  

GE considers sale of $4B appliance division

In talks with Electrolux and others as it focuses on industrial equipment.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
July 9, 2014  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
July 2, 2014  

GE Water acquires UK-based Monsal

Monsal technology converts biosolids and biowaste into renewable energy.