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From the first contract to a global technology powerhouse
First Canadian contract signed by Siemens and the Acadia Iron Mines in Nova Scotia
William Siemens becomes a director of the Steel Company of Canada
Siemens’ cable ship Faraday completes the first direct telegraph cable across the Atlantic, linking Ireland’s west coast to North America
Formation of Siemens Brothers Dynamo Works (Canada), headquartered in Toronto
Founding of Siemens Company of Canada Ltd.
Individual German plants conclude representation agreements with The Ahearn & Soper Company Ltd., Ottawa
Siemens & Halske (S&H) wins orders to equip telefax networks for the Canadian Pacific Railway and the National Railway
Exclusive agency contract signed with The Ahearn & Soper Company Ltd.
Founding of the company Siemens Halske and Siemens Schuckert (Canada) Ltd. in Montreal. Three years later, the company is renamed Siemens Canada Ltd.
Delivery of the transformers for the Hydro Quebec hydroelectric power plant. These are the largest German-built units to date
Startup of the world’s largest ship-loading plant. Siemens Canada Ltd. provides the electrical equipment
Siemens installs the first 42 MeV Betatron radiation unit at the University of Saskatoon
Siemens and consortium partners receive a major order to supply a high-voltage DC transmission system for Canada’s Nelson River Project. It is the second most powerful DC transmission in the world
Siemens Canada Ltd. is renamed Siemens Electric Ltd.
Siemens supplies 27 light rail rolling stock trains for Calgary’s transport system
Acquisition of Maci Industries Group from Magna International Inc. (a manufacturer of electric drives)
Joint venture with Newbridge Network Corp. in the field of broadband communications
Takeover of the Canadian process automation company, Milltronics Ltd., Ontario
2004 and 2005
Siemens receives orders for delivering state-of-the-art light rail vehicles to Calgary and Edmonton
Siemens delivers plant for processing waste water for oil sand production in Canada
Siemens wins order for delivery, installation and commissioning of 44 wind turbines for the Port Alma energy project near Wheatley, Ontario
In Toronto the results of a study conducted by Siemens entitled "The challenge of sustainable urban development in Canada" are presented
Opening of a new wind turbine manufacturing plant in Tillsonburg, Ontario
Siemens secures order to supply two 500 kilovolt converter stations for a high-voltage DC transmission link in western Alberta, Canada
As part of Siemens’ and NB Power’s smart grid reduce and shift demand modernization plan, Siemens is building a Smart Grid Centre of Competence in Fredericton, New Brunswick
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