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December 1, 2016

Ontario to impose two-year moratorium on water-taking permits

The province won't issue water-taking permits for new or expanding bottled water operations; the move comes after bottled water giant Nestle outbid an Ontario community for its drinking-water well


December 5, 2016

Chrysler plant in Windsor, Ont. begins production of first-ever hybrid minivan

Capping $1 billion investment in assembly plant, new Pacifica Hybrid gets 84 miles per gallon, can travel up to 53 kilometres solely on electric power
December 5, 2016

Trump’s Twitter antics annoy China, which is probably bad for everyone

China awoke Monday to sharp criticism posted by Trump on Twitter, days after Beijing responded to his telephone conversation with Taiwan's president by accusing the Taiwanese of playing a "small trick" on Trump
December 5, 2016

Nissan testing driverless vehicles for ports, materials handling

Nissan executive Haruhiko Yoshimura said the automaker hopes to use the technology at its own Oppama plant by 2019

December 5, 2016

GE, Lufthansa partner to build US$270M aircraft engine plant in Poland

Facility will test and repair Boeing 747 jumbo jet engines, create hundreds of jobs in eastern European country
December 5, 2016

Fake U.S. embassy in Ghana operated for a decade

It was not clear how many people were defrauded by the fake embassy, which charged U.S.$6,000 for its services; Raids led to the recovery of 150 passports from 10 countries

December 5, 2016

Softwood duties will cost consumers, workers, says U.S. home builders’ association

The U.S. National Association of Home Builders says higher lumber prices will cost almost 8,000 jobs if 25 per cent of duties are imposed on Canadian lumber flowing into the U.S.
December 5, 2016

Australia mulls charging power companies for pollution

Australia's Environment and Energy Minister said the regulation was under consideration as the government looks for ways to achieve its carbon gas reduction targets

In-Depth

Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

From oath to practice: The critical role of standards in the engineering profession

CSA Group's role in upholding strict codes of commitment to safety, productivity and ethics
Energy Efficiency

Reduce your energy spend with an energy management information system (EMIS)

Comprehensive energy modeling and analysis tracks efficiency and reveals immediate opportunities to save
Industrial Edge

Quebec-based Stelpro credits automation for steady growth

Manufacturer of integrated heating solutions invests in machinery to boost productivity

 


Financial Management

Control your destiny by keeping work in-house

Quality and reliable delivery times are key factors prompting manufacturers to invest in technology to minimize subcontracting
Manufacturing Innovation

Navigating the procurement process: preparing your plant for a quality audit

If you find yourself scrambling to get your facility ready—you're probably already way behind, says Alps Welding president Dennis Dussin
Technology Showcase

The evolution of industrial belt grinders

New mobile module provides ergonomic benefits for working on large or confined jobs

 


Productivity Improvement

New packaging innovation in anti-seize lubricants

Henkel launches unique brush-top applicator for easy one-hand application
Electrical Testing

Measuring resistance of an earth electrode or system

Test becoming more common with the spread of solar and wind energy systems
Export Success Skills

U.S. Exporting Strategies—Live Webinars

Two-part series will provide strategies for preparing your business and managing financial risk

Cleantech Canada

December, 5 2016

Electric vehicle charging stations coming to 25 Ontario Canadian Tire locations

Feds, AddEnergie partner to bring fast-chargers to Canadian Tire gas stations
December, 2 2016

Feds, Quebec invest $12.5M in cleantech project at Ottawa-area paper mill

White Birch Paper introducing new process for producing sustainable wood fibre
December, 1 2016

Recently-acquired Tesla subsidiary SolarCity to open Florida facility

Solar installer to push into Sunshine State after voters rejected a utility company-sponsored amendment that could have hindered solar expansion

Made possible by: Climate Change & Emissions Management Corporation

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