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August 10, 2015  

BC company’s agile robots crawling where humans can’t

ROVs have combed through a tsunami-hit nuclear plant and performed search and rescue after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

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July 22, 2013  

Japan’s TEPCO admits radioactive water leak into sea

Spikes in radiation levels in seawater samples taken at Fukushima nuclear plant.

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September 14, 2012  

Japanese cabinet panel calls to phase out nuclear power

Phasing out nuclear power in the next 30 years is part of a major overhaul to it’s energy policy following last year’s meltdowns at Fukushima.

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August 3, 2012  

Toyota raises global sales target to 9.76M vehicles

Top automaker proves it’s recovering from natural disasters, quality problems.

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August 2, 2012  

Canadian auto sales up 4.7% in July

Automakers boost incentives, Japanese brands rally.

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July 31, 2012  

Honda recovers from disasters: $1.7B quarterly profit

More vehicles sold in key regions except Europe.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability Technology
June 26, 2012  

Nissan highlights need to conserve cash

Japanese automaker has recovered from disasters, but the global economy is highly uncertain.

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February 27, 2012  

Automotive industry driving global rebound

Global vehicle sales continue to strengthen, with North American volumes exceeding an annualized 14 million units since February 2011, says the latest Scotia Economics Global Auto Report.

Tech Centre General
June 30, 2011  

Forklifts made for nuke clean-up

Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks in Houston has developed two special heavy duty forklifts with radiation-shielded cabins to handle contaminated rubble at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.

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June 17, 2011  

Toyota Canada at full production by September

Toyota says its North American plants will return to full production in September, more than a month earlier than expected.

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May 25, 2011  

Japan’s aftershocks ripple through global economy

The earthquake that devastated the northeastern region of Japan on March 11 is also a harsh reminder to manufacturers of the risks they face in global markets.

News Production
May 12, 2011  

Viceroy ships housing relief to Japan

Viceroy Homes has manufactured and shipped the first lot of pre-fabricated temporary housing units that will help house survivors displaced by Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami.

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April 21, 2011  

Quake update: Automakers expand production cutbacks

The supply chain aftershocks of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan March 11 continue as both Toyota and Honda adjust their European, North American and China production plans.

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March 24, 2011  

Japan’s recovery offers opportunities for auto parts

Japanese automakers will be evaluating their global supply chains following the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear plant disasters, which will impact Canadian auto parts suppliers.

News General
March 17, 2011  

Quake update: No lay-offs expected at Ont. Toyota, Honda plants

The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association is anticipating at least some disruption of parts to Japanese automakers’ manufacturing operations in Canada and the US.