Canada blocked BHP Billiton’s blockbuster $39 billion bid for Potash Corp on Wednesday and offered only the slimmest of chances that the offer could be modified or revived.
BHP, the world’s largest fertilizer producer, launched its bid for Saskatchewan-based in August, seeking an entry into the lucrative fertilizer sector. But the Potash stock consistently traded [...]
ILWU longshore workers stood in solidarity with Maritime Union of Australia dockers in 1998 when the Australian government worked with employers to try to break the union.
The Maritime Union of Australia boss, Paddy Crumlin, has leapt on an admission by the former prime minister John Howard [in Howard's memoir, Lazarus Rising] that he [...]
Top executives from companies involved in B.C.’s Pacific Gateway program are heading to Asia to drum up international business by trumpeting the province’s $22 billion investment in ports, railways, roads and airports. B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Shirley Bond told the Vancouver Board of Trade Friday morning that growing business at B.C. ports and [...]