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Bengal Energy Forms JV with Beach Energy of Australia
Calgary-based Bengal Energy Ltd., an international junior oil and gas exploration and production company, announced that it has agreed to form a strategic joint venture with Beach Energy Ltd. of Australia for the exploration and development of Bengal Energy’s 100% owned Tookoonooka Block in the Cooper Basin of Australia. Beach Energy will fund Bengal’s share of a two-well drilling and 3D seismic exploration and appraisal work program to a maximum of US$11.1 million. Bengal Energy will use Beach Energy’s exploration, appraisal and development capabilities.
West Mountain Capital Forms JV Agreement with Reignwood Group of China
West Mountain Capital Corp., a Calgary-based investment company that focuses on environmental services, has formed a joint venture agreement with The Reignwood Group of China, a multinational company with investments in a wide range of goods and services. The agreement is for a jointly owned corporation named Reignwood Environmental which will perform services such as brownfield redevelopment, site remediation, and oily sludge treatment. Reignwood Environmental will be owned 55% by West Mountain and 45% by Reignwood.
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to Open Office in Hong Kong
The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan announced that it has received licensing to open an office in Hong Kong in the coming months. The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, which has C$129.5 billion in assets, invests and administers the pensions of more than 300,000 retired and active teachers in Ontario.
CCBC to Host Event on How Canada is Growing Business in China
The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) will host a luncheon event, “How Canada is Growing Business in Shanghai and Eastern China,” on Monday, June 12 in Vancouver. The event will feature Mr. Rick Savone, Consul General of the Canadian Consulate General in Shanghai, China, who will speak on how Canadian businesses can best position themselves to seize economic and commercial opportunities in Shanghai and greater Eastern China. For more information and ticket pricing, click here.
CIBT Education Group Subsidiary Opens Language Centre in Beijing
CIBT Education Group Inc., a Vancouver-based education management company, announced that its subsidiary, King George International College (KGIC), will open its Beijing Education Center in June. CIBT focuses on the global education market and maintains a network of business, technical and language colleges in several countries. The new centre will offer fully accredited language preparation courses for both K-12 and post-secondary-level students in China who are planning to study abroad. The centre’s programs have been approved by Languages Canada, a body that governs language schools in Canada.
Seminars Offered in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal for R&D Companies Interested in Japan
The Canadian Trade Commissioner in Japan, along with the Japan External Trade Organization, is organizing a series of seminars, titled “Harnessing Japan’s Innovation Power,” for Canadian companies in the R&D sector on June 17, Toronto on June 19, and Montreal on June 20. The seminars will focus on how companies can maximize their R&D potential through various strategies and specific government programs, and will feature speakers from industry, government, and academia. To register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alberta Announces New International Strategy with Expanded Presence in Asia
The Government of Alberta has released a new international strategy that seeks to enhance access in priority markets and attract investment through a Team Alberta approach. The strategy will strengthen Alberta’s presence in growing and important markets, including doubling resources in its trade and investment office in Beijing, co-locating its Shanghai office with the federal government and establishing a new office in southern China. It also provides for new international offices to be established in Singapore, India, Brazil, Illinois and California. For more information, click here.
Atco Signs C$100M Deal to Supply Modular Units for LNG Project in Australia
Atco Structures & Logistics, part of the Calgary-based Atco Group of companies, reported it will supply 357 modular building units for the Chevron-operated Wheatstone LNG Project in Western Australia in a deal valued at almost C$100 million. With international engineering company Bechtel, Atco’s Australian subsidiary will design, manufacture, transport and install the units. The Atco Group of companies provides business solutions in the areas of utilities, energy, structure and logistics, and technologies.
CCBC to Host ‘Attracting Chinese Investment’ Workshop in Markham, Ontario
The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) is hosting a workshop on attracting Chinese investment in Markham, Ontario on May 28. Experts presenting at the session include Mayor of the City of Markham, Frank Scarpitti; Todd Bissett, Partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP; Andy Chan, Partner at Miller Thomson LLP; CCBC’s Tony Gostling; and Loretta Yuen of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment. For more information and to register, click here.
Aimia Announces New Partnership in India with Axis Bank
Montreal-based loyalty management company Aimia Inc. has formed a partnership with Axis Bank, an Indian private-sector bank, launching its bankwide customer loyalty program, eDGE Loyalty Rewards. Aimia’s India office designed and deployed the program in partnership with Axis Bank, and will be responsible for its continuing management.