Stories

 

Read success stories about NRC research, and how our work contributes to the success of our clients and partners.

 

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- Mississauga, Ontario

Research Centre: Industrial Research Assistance Program
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- Pembina River Basin, Manitoba

Research Centre: Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering
To keep North Dakota's spring thaw waters from flooding into Canada, Canadian farmers from Manitoba's Pembina River Basin constructed a 29 km dike just 10 metres north of the U.S.-Canada border. Built in the 1940s, the dike has proved an effective method in stemming the flow onto Canadian soil, but flood waters now inundate farmlands south of the border.
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Aquatic and Crop Resource Development
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Advanced Electronics and Photonics
Industry: Communication Technologies
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- Sorel-Tracy, Quebec

Research Centre: Automotive and Surface Transportation
As a major producer of metal powders in over thirty countries, Quebec-based Rio Tinto Metal Powders (RTMP) has earned its place as a world-leading supplier for the iron and steel powder industry. With products that serve the automotive, appliance, electric tool and lawn & garden industries, RTMP has a strong interest in releasing new innovations into the marketplace that meet the evolving needs of their customers.