To most people, the cities of Winnipeg, Man., and Evendale, Ohio have nothing obvious in common. What unites these communities is their roles in a thriving aviation supply chain that spans the continent while employing advanced manufacturing concepts.
GE Aviation Bromont in Bromont, Quebec has embraced advanced manufacturing—the integration of hardware and software—with a passion that’s made it the most productive plant in the GE Aviation global supply chain. That reputation for excellence led directly to its selection as the new home of the $61-million GE Aviation Global Robotics, Automation and Instrumentation R&D Centre, which opened in July with $8 million in assistance from Investissement Quebec and the Ministère des Finances et de l’Économie du Québec.
Despite being located on a far-flung military base that is surrounded by desert and shot at by insurgents, the combat hospital in Afghanistan where Canadian casualties were treated had a mortality rate as impressive as sophisticated trauma centres in the West, suggests a new study.
The authors, including a Toronto doctor, credit in part a novel system that used teams of different specialists to treat each severely injured patient, a concept they say could be adopted by hospitals here.
MANILA. (Reuters) - The Philippines protested strongly on Tuesday against China's use of a water cannon on Filipino fishermen in the disputed waters of the Scarborough Shoal, a traditional fishing ground for Filipinos, warning the incident would escalate tensions.China's Chargé d'Affaires in Manila, Sun Xiangyang, was summonsed on Tuesday to "strongly protest the efforts of China to prohibit Filipino fishermen from undertaking fishing activities in the Philippines' Bajo de Masinloc", said Raul Hernandez, the foreign ministry spokesman.
By Dana Blankenhorn: Most economic recoveries start with technology but they're sustained by industry.That may be doubly true in the present case. Low input prices for energy and cash, high unemployment leading to stable labor costs, and rising demand have most of America's engine companies powering along.
Bing will start powering Internet searches at Yahoo! web pages in North America this week as the technology firms combine forces to take on Google."Later this week, we will begin transitioning the back-end technology for Yahoo! Search in the US and Canada (English) over to the Microsoft platform," Yahoo! search product operations vice president Shashi Seth said in a blog post."Keep an eye out for the 'Powered by Bing' indicator at the bottom of our search results page, which will indicate that you are viewing listings from Microsoft."