Richmond Business News – August 2019

Read about Richmond’s business collaborations, YVR maintaining one of the world’s highest airport credit ratings and new designer outlets joining the McArthurGlen family in this month’s Business in Richmond e-news.

MDA to Play Key Role in Government of Canada-funded Network to Advance Artificial Intelligence Technologies for Agriculture

The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network will bring technology and agri-food companies together with academic partners to create new solutions that improve competitiveness and drive growth in both the agriculture and technology sectors.
Yahoo! Finance • July 26

Canada Infrastructure Bank signs Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Richmond’s Lulu Island Energy Company

Canada Infrastructure Bank and Lulu Island Energy Company today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding formalizing their collaboration to develop a new district energy project in Richmond, British Columbia.
Newswire • August 1

Star Solutions Partners with Sure South Atlantic to Deliver LTE to the Falkland Islands

Sure South Atlantic Ltd., a member of Batelco Group, a leading telecommunications provider and Richmond, BC-based Star Solutions, a global leader in mobile network infrastructure products, announced that they have expanded their partnership by delivering GSM and LTE mobile services to the Falkland Islands.
BC Technology • August 1

New designer outlets making western Canadian debut at Richmond’s McArthurGlen

Shoppers will have a new excuse to hit up McArthurGlen, with a number of designer outlets set to make their western Canadian debut.
Business in Vancouver • August 6

Two companies in British Columbia’s steel and aluminum sector scale up and innovate thanks to Government of Canada investment

Funding is part of $100 million investment in small- and medium- sized (SME) steel and aluminum manufacturers.

Newswire • August 7

Shell Ventures invests in Corvus Energy

Corvus Energy announces major investment from Shell Ventures to support the global development of its maritime energy storage solutions.
Corvus Energy • August 12

YVR Earns AA Credit Rating for the 14th Consecutive Year

Vancouver Airport Authority maintains one of the world’s highest airport credit ratings.
YVR • August 13

Graymont and Grupo Calidra’s Acquisition of Lime and Limestone Business of Sibelco

Richmond-based Graymont and Grupo Calidra have entered into an agreement to purchase the global lime and limestone business of the Belgium-based Sibelco group.
Global Legal Chronicle • August 15

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