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Manufacturing Month Highlights “We Make It Here”

Posted on Monday, October 29, 2018 12:00 AM

October was Manufacturing Month in Brantford, full of information and activities for area students exploring career opportunities in the trades. Events and activities including plant tours, “We Make It Here” videos and a Manufacturers Appreciation Breakfast were coordinated by the Workforce Planning...

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Opportunities at Mitsui High-tec (Canada) Inc.

Posted on Friday, October 26, 2018 12:00 AM

Mitsui High-tec (Canada) Inc. (MHT), officially opened its state-of-the-art motor-core manufacturing facility in Brantford in 2017 and since then has been producing environmentally sustainable products for the North American automotive industry. The Branford facility manufactures motor cores for eco-friendly...

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Co-op at Laurier: Recruit Today for Winter 2019

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018 12:00 AM

Recruit a co-op student for the January to April 2019 work term.  Hire a co-op student from the following programs:

Undergraduate:

Applied Water Science, Business, Economics, and double degree programs in Business and Mathematics, Business and Computer Science, Business and Financial Mathematics

Graduate:...

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August 2018 Construction Numbers

Posted on Friday, September 14, 2018 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford released the August 2018 Summary Report on Construction Activity. The report shows a construction value of $28.018 million for permits issued in the month of August.

The construction value attained in the month of August is below the values attained in August 2017. However,...

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Labour Shortage Report from Business Development Bank of Canada

Posted on Friday, September 14, 2018 12:00 AM

How widespread are labour shortages in Canada and what impact are they having on small and medium-sized businesses? To find out, the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) recently surveyed more than 1,200 entrepreneurs about how a shortage of workers is affecting their business.

Canada’s labour...

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Maverick Spring Celebrates 50 Years

Posted on Friday, September 14, 2018 12:00 AM

Maverick Spring Makers Limited recently celebrated its 50th anniversary by hosting an open house and plant tour at their 80 Roy Blvd location.

The company was founded in 1968 by John and Fred Monné with a philosophy of delivering only the best possible springs to their customers. Today, the company...

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Gatestone and Co. Hiring Up to 300 Employees

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 10:52 AM

Gatestone and Co., the new owners of the former NCO call centre at 33 Sinclair Blvd., have announced plans to hire up to 300 employees to service a new contract with a large Canadian telecommunications company.

Gatestone and Co. is a mid-sized, Canadian-owned company with approximately 1,500 employees...

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Apply to Attend the Ontario Trade Missions to India

Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:00 AM

The Ontario government, in partnership with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, is now accepting applications from Ontario companies interested in attending upcoming trade missions to India.

There are two trade missions planned for the following events:

India Mobile Congress

  • New Delhi, Mumbai and...

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Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium – Helping Manufacturers

Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:00 AM

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is a unique non-profit organization dedicated to helping manufacturers GROW and become MORE COMPETITIVE, at home and around the world. EMC has grown to become Canada's largest manufacturing consortium and with over one thousand industry events annually,...

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May 2018 Construction Numbers

Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford released the May 2018 Summary Report on Construction Activity. The report shows a construction value of $19.418 million for permits issued in the month of May.

The construction value attained in the month of May is below the value attained in 2017, however it is higher than in the...