Aspin Kemp & Associates (AKA) has been awarded an $80M contract with GEís Global Offshore and Marine division to provide switchboards, variable frequency drives, and other electrical components for drilling ships that will create up to 50 high-quality trades and professional jobs on Prince Edward Island.
Invesco Ltd., a major Charlottetown employer in the financial services industry, is growing its Island workforce to 400 positions.
Five Charlottetown companies developing innovative applications of information and communication technology (ICT) will be assisted in the latest round of Innovation PEIís Pilot and Discovery Fund. Each successful company will receive $25,000 in funding to further its research and development work.
Carta Worldwide, a leader in payment processing, will set up a data site at the Atlantic Technology Centre in Charlottetown with assistance from Innovation PEI, creating up to 17 positions over the next two years.
Premier Robert Ghiz will lead a trade mission of Canada's Premiers to China in October. In 2013, Canada-China exports were valued at $20.5 billion and imports were valued at $52.7 billion.