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CME ENCOURAGES FEDERAL EFFORTS FOR SKILLS TRAINING
by wade on February 25, 2014
Dear Minister Kenny:
On behalf of the members of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) across the province, thank you for taking the time to meet with our organization during your recent visit to St. John’s. We appreciated the opportunity to discuss with you directly some of the labour-related issues that this province is facing, including the shortage of skilled labour and the proposed Canada Jobs Grant. Given our aging population and competition from employers in Alberta and other provinces, the shortage of skilled labour is felt acutely in Newfoundland and Labrador.
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER AND CANDIDATES FOR OCEANSADVANCE AGM UNVEILED
by wade on February 11, 2014
The Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers for the Board of OceansAdvance Inc. is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Thursday, February 27. 2014 at the Ocean Coastal and River Engineering- NRC Building, MUN Campus. Please mark your calendars Read more.
OCEANS'14 ST. JOHN'S CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
by wade on February 3, 2014
Abstracts are now being accepted for papers to be presented at OCEANS 14 MTS/IEEE St. John's. Abstracts must be submitted by March 26, 2014, in one of three categories:
- Regular Technical Program: Abstract submitted for review, technical paper, presentation in technical or poster session at the conference, and publication in IEEE Xplore if all requirements are met. Oral presentation in a poster session, for those authors who prefer this option, is at the discretion of the Technical Program Co-Chairs.
RDC INVESTS IN HARSH-ENVIRONMENT R&D
by wade on January 27, 2014
(St. John's, NL, January 20, 2014), The Ocean Technolgy cluster received a financial boost last week as the Research & Development Corporation (RDC) announced investments of $2.4 million in 11 research and development (R&D) projects that capitalize on Newfoundland and Labrador’s proximity to a harsh, ocean environment. The total value of the research projects is more than $7.9 million, including investments from the private sector and federal funding agencies.
NATI MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: KRAKEN SONAR SYSTEMS
by wade on January 18, 2014
Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. is a marine technology company engaged in the design and development of high performance sonars and acoustic sensors for military and commercial applications. Operating out of the downtown core of St. John's, the Kraken team is made up of internationally recognized experts in undersea remote sensing applications. Read more.