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News Manufacturing Minerals General
March 11, 2019  

Barrick, Newmont to work together through Nevada joint venture

Dropping $17.8-billion hostile takeover and moving past a dust-up between CEOs over leadership and competence.

News Aerospace General
February 28, 2019  

Embraer shareholders approve jet joint venture with Boeing

The deal gives Boeing a big stake in Embraer’s market for smaller regional jets.

News Food & Beverage General
December 5, 2018  

Marlboro maker Altria the latest big company to explore pot

Altria is the latest of a large group of tobacco and alcohol companies racing to get a piece of the cannabis market.

News Food & Beverage General
October 31, 2018  

Molson Coors readies to sell cannabis-infused beverages in Canada next year

Molson and Hexo Corp. launched Truss, a joint venture, earlier this month.

News Construction Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 18, 2018  

Aecon joint venture wins Enbridge Line 3 replacement contract

Includes 92.2 km of pipeline in Brandon area and 96.5 km near Morden, Man.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
October 18, 2017  

Magna deal with Huaya Automotive powers NEVs in China

Joint venture to produce electric-drive powertrain for a German automaker.

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
September 28, 2016  

BlackBerry to stop making its signature smartphones

Hardware development will be outsourced to the company’s partners.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
January 6, 2016  

Shell-led JV gets key permit for Kitimat, BC LNG facility

Facility would initially consist of two processing units, each with the capacity to produce 6.5 million tonnes of LNG annually.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 17, 2015  

Linamar, GF Automotive form castings, machining joint-venture

Agreements includes a new jointly owned light metal foundry in the southeastern US.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 17, 2015  

Fiat Chrysler expands China joint venture with sales company

Will expand SUV production in China.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
May 5, 2015  

Magna, Chongqing Xingqiaorui Automotive to form joint venture

JV to supply body and chassis components to Chinese market.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Operations Production
February 11, 2015  

Bombardier, NUG to tackle China for rail signal systems

Joint venture will be headquartered in Changzhou, near Shanghai.

News Energy Business Operations General Technology
November 11, 2014  

Candu signs JV with Chinese to build nuclear reactors

Agreement could establish Candu’s goal of becoming an alternative fuel burner.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations
September 17, 2014  

TM4 to supply Chinese bus manufacturers with electric propulsion systems

The direct-drive systems reduce electricity consumption by 10% to improve battery autonomy.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations
April 3, 2014  

Ford says Russian JV cutting 950 jobs due to weaker sales

Automaker says the decision is independent of ongoing issues between Russia and Ukraine.

News Energy Business Operations Sustainability
January 15, 2014  

TransAlta, Australian firm partner up to build gas pipeline

Calgary-based utility will have a 43% stake in the Fortescue River Gas Pipeline joint-venture.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
December 5, 2013  

Renault, Chinese partner get government OK for $1.3B joint venture

The French automaker and partner Dongfeng Motor Group. will each own 50% of the venture.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
December 5, 2013  

ShawCor sells stake in Socotherm Brasil joint venture to partner

Company said it expects to realize US$30 million in net proceeds.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
November 19, 2013  

Daimler pays $845 million for 12% stake in Chinese partner

Automaker looks to increase its footprint in the fast growing Chinese car market.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
November 5, 2013  

Renault-Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors expand vehicle cooperation

Nissan and Mitsubishi will develop a new small car through an existing joint venture, including an electric version.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
October 30, 2013  

Athabasca has confidence in Dover oilsands sale, Duvernay joint venture

Deal with PetroChina was announced in 2009 and would see the Chinese company own 60% of the McKay River and Dover oilsands projects.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production
September 30, 2013  

GM, US Army to expand hydrogen fuel cell technology development

The technology has possible military applications ranging from ground vehicles to mobile generators.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
September 30, 2013  

Canadian Natural picks Total as partner in SAfrican offshore project

Oil play covers 19,000 square kilometres with water depths ranging from 200 to 1,800 metres.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
September 20, 2013  

Nissan announces Myanmar joint venture to start Sunny production in 2015

The factory will initially employ 300 workers and produce more than 10,000 cars per year.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
June 4, 2013  

Bellatrix says Korean partner fails to close on $300M joint venture

Both sides would have contributed $150 million for an 83 well project.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
May 28, 2013  

GDF SUEZ Canada starts operation of Brockville solar project

The $50 million project has the capacity to power 1,700 homes in Ontario.

News Manufacturing Metals Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
May 15, 2013  

Empire Industries forms Chinese joint venture with ZZG

Empire will own 51% of the joint venture, which will design and manufacture amusement rides for the Asian market.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
April 11, 2013  

From PLANT West: Into the wormhole

Exploring heavy oil’s inner spaces.

News Energy Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
January 29, 2013  

AltaGas forms an LNG partnership with Japanese energy company

Idemitsu Kosan and the Calgary company will export to Asian markets.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
December 20, 2012  

Peugeot Citroen, GM unveil vehicles they’ll make as new alliance

GM puts its 7% stake in French automaker to work to cut costs and turn around business in Europe.

News Electronics Production
December 11, 2012  

STMicroelectronics to leave joint venture with Ericsson

Europe’s largest chipmaker blames exit on stuggles associated with downturn in global demand.

News Energy Business Operations Sustainability
July 25, 2012  

Suncor might slow oilsands expansion approvals

Three joint venture projects up for review based on shareholder value.