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News Government General
July 23, 2020  

China cites ‘malicious slander’ as Houston consulate closes

State Department alleges Chinese agents have tried to steal data from facilities in Texas.

News Energy General
July 8, 2020  

Alberta politician who gave seat up for Kenney gets Texas appointment

Dave Rodney appointed Alberta’s agent general, will drive energy business and investment to the province.

News Transportation General
April 2, 2020  

Truck hauling toilet paper catches fire on Texas interstate

Bathroom tissue has been in high demand amid the coronavirus pandemic.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
September 23, 2019  

Kenney vows to counter Texas poaching of Canadian companies

Alberta countering flight of money and jobs from Alberta’s energy sector to Texas.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
November 17, 2017  

Texas county sues chemical plant owner over fires, blasts during Hurricane Harvey

Lawsuit says facility in Crosby violated Texas environmental laws by releasing toxic chemicals during flooding and fires.

News Manufacturing General
November 17, 2017  

Sea-Doo maker BRP setting up Texas headquarters to service US

20 employees who service the US from the company’s facility in Sherbrooke, Que., will be affected.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 26, 2017  

Wynne threatens counterpunch in fight against Texas Buy American bill

Change to procurement legislation would affect $12 billion in trade with state.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
March 27, 2017  

Total invests in $1.7B Texas energy site

Investment is part of the company’s strategy to benefit from what it calls “a friendly business environment” under President Trump.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 6, 2017  

Officials from Mexico and Texas urge state to defend NAFTA

Trade accounts for nearly $200 billion annually; crucial to strengthen ties.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 30, 2016  

Takata troubles worsen as truck explodes, kills Texas woman

Was carrying the air bag manufacturer’s inflators and a volatile chemical.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
May 18, 2016  

Toyota halts production at Texas plant

Shutdown caused by massive storm that dumped more than four inches of rain on the San Antonio area.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
April 1, 2016  

DuPont won’t reopen Texas plant where 2014 leak killed 4

Safety board found neither workers nor the public were safe from chemical exposure by equipment or safety procedures.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
January 15, 2016  

Monsanto building $140M cotton processing unit in Texas

Facility will create 40 full-time jobs and as many as 25 part-time positions.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Operations Production
September 30, 2015  

Rolls Royce, American Airlines ending joint venture

Will close engine repair factory in Texas.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 14, 2015  

GM to announce $1B expansion of Texas SUV factory

Factory produces the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
June 23, 2015  

Mexico to invest $10B on energy infrastructure

Plans include pipeline from Texas.

News General
June 15, 2015  

South Texas pipeline rupture sparks large fire

No injuries but several homes evacuated in Lindenau.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production
February 2, 2015  

USW calls on refinery workers to strike after contract talks stall

Union rejects Shell’s fourth contract offer, prompts 3,800 workers to walk off the job.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations
December 16, 2014  

Encana budgets up to $2.9B for capital projects in 2015

Eighty per cent of spending will directed at four key plays in Alberta and the southern US.

News Construction Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
October 7, 2014  

Homeowners who sued Chinese drywall firm will share damages

Chemicals in the drywall stank and sometimes corroded pipes and wiring.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
September 2, 2014  

North Carolina offered $100M to lure Toyota headquarters

Automaker says it’s decision to move to a Dallas suburb was about much more than state incentives.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations
May 1, 2014  

Toyota move to Texas is more about culture change than incentives

Toyota believes it can make faster decisions by being closer to factories in Texas.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
April 29, 2014  

Toyota moving its US headquarters from California to Texas

Will break ground this year on its environmentally friendly headquarters in Plano.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability
February 25, 2014  

Alterra Power completes acquisition of Shannon Wind Project

Financing for the 202-megawatt project in Texas is projected to be finalized by the second quarter.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability Technology
December 19, 2013  

H2O Innovation awarded wastewater treatment contracts worth $3.2M

Projects involve design and installation of reverse osmosis and microfiltration membrane systems.

News Production Sustainability
April 9, 2013  

New Flyer awarded contract for 202 CNG buses

Buses are expected to be delivered by the first quarter of 2014.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
December 12, 2012  

Texas judge halts TransCanada pipeline work after fraud claims

Landowner says company lied about the type of oil Keystone XL will carry to the Gulf Coast.