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McCain doubles China capacity

McCain Foods Ltd. announced plans Wednesday to double the capacity of its potato processing plant in Harbin, China. Financial details of the expansion were not immediately available.

Gold merger valued at $1.1 billion

B2Gold Corp. expects to make a "a big jump forward" in its expansion plans by acquiring CGA Mining Ltd. and its mine in the Philippines through a friendly all stock deal they value at $1.1 billion.
Report pushes for arsenic limits in rice

Report pushes for arsenic limits in rice

Consumer Reports is urging U.S. limits for arsenic in rice after tests of more than 60 popular products from Kellogg's Rice Krispies to Gerber infant cereal showed most contained some level of inorganic arsenic, a known human carcinogen.

Firms take wrong approach on hiring top talent: agency

A new report suggests Canadian firms are having trouble attracting skilled employees, and it may be because they are not attuned to what top talent wants.
Auto negotiations 'optimistic'

Auto negotiations 'optimistic'

General Motors and Chrysler were still at the bargaining table Wednesday with the Canadian Auto Workers Union, and analysts believe the union will be victorious in achieving similar deals to the one inked with Ford.

CN admits CP Rail rival will catch up

New CEO will fix shortcomings; good for industry

Winnipeg convention centre to grow

A $147-million contract to design and build an expansion of the Winnipeg Convention Centre has been awarded to Stuart Olson Dominion Construction Ltd. The project will enlarge the existing complex in downtown Winnipeg by about 400,000 square feet.
Gender barrier still formidable in oil industry

Gender barrier still formidable in oil industry

Maritimer leading major projects

CRD issues sewage site survey tender

The Capital Regional District is moving forward with sewage treatment plans by tendering a site survey for McLoughlin Point in Esquimalt. The tender closes Sept. 28.

Contaminated Alberta beef in stores across Canada

Federal agency investigating