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There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.


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There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.

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June 26 or Bust

There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.

Foreign Direct Investment: On the Rebound?

U.S. and China hold top two Foreign Direct Investment positions for fourth straight year; Canada ranks #3; Germany rises to #4 to lead Europe.

Food Processing: Generating Growth for Good Eats

The recent consolidation of food industry giants via mega-mergers is not slowing the exponential growth of major food processing hubs.

Cinesite Opens Major Animation Studio in Montréal, Canada

Downtown Montréal, Québec is the home of Cinesite's new 54,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art animation studio, which will create 500 jobs by 2020.

Icy Hot: The Race To Develop The Arctic Is Heating Up

Development of oil and gas fields, the use of the Northern Sea Route as the shortest cargo transit route between Europe and Asia and the development of industrial, transport and tourist infrastructure.

Norway Most Prosperous, Singapore Most Successful Economy In The World

Norway is the most prosperous country, while Singapore is the most successful country economically, according to the 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™. The report ranks 142 countries across eight categories: the Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity; Governance; Education; Health; Safety & Security; Personal Freedom; and Social Capital.

Calabrian Corp. Building Liquid Sulfur Dioxide Production Facility In Eastern Canada

Calabrian Corporation, a leading producer of liquid Sulfur Dioxide in North America, is building a new liquid Sulfur Dioxide production facility in the City of Timmins, Ontario.

Rail Transplant

China’s largest rail manufacturer will build subway cars for Boston at a new plant in Springfield, MA.

Industry Focus: Advanced Manufacturing – Manufacturing High-Tech Growth

In terms of its contribution to GDP, the advanced manufacturing sector punches well above its weight, producing $2.7 trillion in value-added economic activity.

Legacy, Shmegacy

The momentum to address the impact of climate change hits a wall of ice.

Heroux-Devtek Chooses Ontario, Canada For Aerospace Expansion

The Cambridge plant results in the creation of approximately 40 highly skilled new jobs, while helping to retain existing jobs in Ontario.

Creative Food Ingredients Expanding In Wyoming County, NY

Canadian manufacturer of cookies will expand facility in Perry and increase employment.

Empty Pipe Cinch

With oil prices collapsing, the no. 1 priority in Congress is to build a new oil pipeline.

Honda Chooses Ontario For An Investment Of $857 Million

Honda became the first Japanese automaker to manufacture in Canada when it opened its Alliston assembly plant in 1986. It added a second assembly plant in 1998 and an engine plant in 2008.

CanAm Announces Corporate Restructuring

The relocation reflects the reality that the CanAm's principal operating assets are located in North Western Alabama.

More Jobs Than Workers

North Dakota is coming up with creative ideas to address its chronic workforce shortage.

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

In this day and age, food processing plays an essential role in enhancing our way of life by ensuring that the food produced meets consistent quality standards.

OpenText And Province of Ontario Announce Job Creation Initiative

OpenText announces plans for new worldwide customer briefing center in Toronto; expansion plans for Waterloo also part of the announcement.

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

An energy revolution is sweeping across the U.S., creating thousands of jobs and making it likely we’ll achieve the long-sought goal of energy independence by 2020 or sooner.

BUSINESS REPORT: Ontario Unveils Plans To Achieve An Energy Balance

The Ministry of Energy has worked with the Ontario Energy Board, Ontarians and a host of others to put together its most ambitious energy plan yet.

Ford Selects Canadian Plant To Build New Global Utility Vehicle

Ford will build an all-new Edge utility vehicle for global markets at its Oakville Assembly plant, near Toronto, following a C$700 million investment to make the plant one of the most competitive and advanced global manufacturing facilities in Canada.

Hurricane Hazel

Hazel McCallion, mayor of Canada's sixth-largest city, is still going strong at the age of 92.

Air Canada Opens Global Operations Center In Brampton, Ontario

The new facility will serve as the central control for the airline's operations, with 400 employees overseeing, on a 24/7 basis, nearly 600 Air Canada flights each day.

Beam Me Down to L.A., Scotty

The entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX conjures up a 700-mph mag-lev train that will take people from SF to LA in 35 minutes.

INDUSTRY FOCUS: More Than Just Production And Plating

From quality meats to sugary treats, consumers are offered an almost endless supply of options when it comes to food. From the May/June 2013 issue.

GE Aviation Opens R&D Center In Bromont, Quebec

Multi-million dollar investment in advanced manufacturing supports aerospace industry.

They’re Coming to Take Us Away

A new survey says 60 percent of Americans would welcome driverless cars on U.S. roads.

Subaru Canada Announces North American Expansion

Subaru models currently produced at SIA include the Outback, Legacy and Tribeca, while the Impreza is currently built only at Subaru's Yajima and Gunma plants in Japan.

Meritor Announces Investment in Plainfield, IN Facility

Meritor plans to invest approximately $1.4 million in its Plainfield facility while creating approximately 82 new jobs during 2012 and 2013. Nov 14, 2012 @ 11:49 AM

U.S. Luring Manufacturers Away From China?

Low-cost energy fueling U.S. manufacturing and jobs renaissance. By Elliott Gue, Energy & Income Advisor, Oct 19, 2012 @ 1:16 PM

LOCATION FOCUS: Ontario is Green, Growing, and Diversifying

With a strong Canadian dollar and a weaker U.S. market putting a crimp in exports, Ontario is moving quickly to diversify its economic base. From the July/August 2012 issue

BUSINESS REPORT: Ontario’s Thriving Green Economy

Forward-thinking renewable energy programs and incentives are catalysts for growth in an area sitting next to one of the largest clean-energy markets in the world. From the January/February 2012 issue.

FEATURE STORY: Powering New Markets – Converting Green Energy To Currency

Sky-high expectations that renewable energy would be the growth driver of a new economy are giving way to market-driven realities. From the January/February 2012 issue.

Mexico: Loving Free Trade Ever Since NAFTA

Mexico has reached FTAs on a bilateral as well as on a multilateral basis. It has signed bilateral agreements with Chile, Bolivia, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua, while concluding multilateral accords with Canada and the U.S. under NAFTA; with Venezuela and Colombia; and with Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador (these three accords came into effect on January 1, 2001).

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