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June 23, 2017

U.S. trade rep vows a ‘do-no-harm’ approach to NAFTA talks

It is becoming clear the U.S. doesn't have a coherent plan for NAFTA. The message has morphed from “a disaster,” promising to kill it; then saying it needed "very big changes," which quickly flipped to "tweaks" and now the plan is "do no harm"


June 25, 2017

IESO says 1,550 megawatts of new electricity will supply Ontario’s grid

The Independent Electricity System Operator's latest 18-month outlook for Ontario's power systems says new sources of renewable power coming online and declining demand bode well for the province's power needs
June 25, 2017

Bombardier to supply 83 Regio 2N train sets for commuter service in Paris

The trains will accompany a previous order for 42 Regio 2N, bringing the Paris transport authority's fleet total to 125
June 23, 2017

Feds approve Canada-U.S. Lake Erie Connector project

The two-way underwater transmission line will provide the first direct electricity link between Ontario and Pennsylvania, and aims to facilitate increased trade in electricity between Canada and the U.S.

June 23, 2017

Feds back latest Toronto light rail line with $333M investment

The Finch West Light Rail project includes 18 stops in northwest Toronto; it's expected to begin carrying passengers in 2021
June 23, 2017

Feds and Province contribute $31M for Hamilton, Ont., water treatment projects

Projects include a rehabilitated pumping station, a new water treatment system, and upgrades to a methane storage facility. The City of Brantford is also receiving $3.9 million for four water projects

June 23, 2017

Recognition programs in Canadian firms ignore millennials, says Conference Board

A new study finds workplace recognition programs that reward long periods of service leave well-performing millennials ineligible; respondents say employees are happier with performance-based recognition
June 23, 2017

Two breweries challenge Alberta beer tax, calling it unconstitutional

Lawyers for Toronto-based Steam Whistle Brewing and Saskatoon-based Great Western Brewing Co. say the the legal battle is "a matter of survival," calling the system a trade barrier "wearing funny glasses and a fake nose"

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Safety & Sustainability

World Accreditation Day 2017

Testing, inspection and certification systems manage workplace and environmental risk in the building supply chain
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

ADF Group: 60 years of steely resolve keeps Quebec fabricator in growth mode

Producer of steel assemblies and components for the construction market stands out for its production capacity

 


Financial Management

Leveraging tradeshows to secure new shop floor technology

When looking at new machinery, don't let sticker shock get in the way of your competitiveness
Online Marketing

Understanding how Marketing Automation works

Leading manufacturers are realizing the benefits of MA to help them stay in touch with customers and prospects
Technology Showcase

Hand held core drilling at its most versatile

FEIN’s new power tool is a complete system for all metal hole applications

 


Productivity Improvement

3D printing and adhesives give baby products manufacturer the edge

4moms tackles difficult-to-bond materials in rapid production assembly plant
Electrical Testing

Protecting safety with distributed generation schemes

Rate of change of frequency (ROTOF) provides a reliable approach to testing and troubleshooting
Export Success Skills

Real estate in Buffalo-Niagara—three common questions from expanding businesses

Market reports and guidance from economic development agency help Canadian manufacturers set up shop in the US

Cleantech Canada

June, 23 2017

Price tag for Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject rises by another billion

The head of Newfoundland's Nalcor Energy says the Labrador hydro site will now cost $12.7 billion, a whopping $5 billion more than original estimates
June, 23 2017

EDC backs huge Canadian Solar project underway in Dubai

The Ontario-based company expects to build hundreds of thousands of photovoltaic modules for the 800 megawatt solar farm
June, 23 2017

A solar-powered border wall: Trump’s latest bright, albeit unoriginal idea

The U.S. president touted "his" imaginative plan to line the unfunded, unpopular Mexico border wall with solar panels, saying they could help pay for construction


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