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March 28, 2017

Rush to spend infrastructure cash risks paperwork tsunami

The push for provinces to spend $6.6B left over in the program set up by the previous Conservative government could see funding applications end up buried in paperwork


March 28, 2017

Bombardier increasing light rail capacity in Guadalajara

The first TEG-15 light rail car arrived in Guadalajara on Mar. 27, as part of a 12 vehicle order to increase transit capacity in Mexico's second largest city
March 28, 2017

Canada’s WorldSkills youth prepare to take on the world’s best

The WorldSkills Competition, held every two years, is the biggest youth vocational skills event in the world; this October, a Canadian contingent of future industry leaders will descend on Abu Dhabi looking for glory
March 28, 2017

Flint, Mich. to replace 18,000 home water lines in tainted water settlement deal

Under the settlement, the state will set aside $87 million and keep another $10 million in reserve if necessary; the work is planned to be complete by 2020

March 28, 2017

G3 Canada building two grain elevators in Saskatchewan

The new elevators will be connected to rail lines that can transport grain to the company's shipping terminals in Ontario, Quebec and eventually Vancouver; both elevators will be operational in 2018
March 28, 2017

The cost of protectionism is steep, says BoC governor Poloz

In a prepared speech, Stephen Poloz said that an open border policy is "simple arithmetic, adding "Take away the force of international migration since Confederation and Canada would be around 10 million people, not 36 million"

March 28, 2017

Purolator stops accepting shipments as strike deadline looms

Teamsters Canada issued a 72-hour strike notice Sunday; Purolator said in a statement it will try to deliver shipments already in its network, but delays are likely
March 28, 2017

Goldcorp to acquire Exeter for $247M

Goldcorp has acquired Exeter's Caspiche copper and gold mine in Chile, the same day it purchased 50 per cent of the nearby Cerro Casale project

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Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Counterfeit safety marks affect competitive landscape for manufacturers

CSA Group puts anti-counterfeiting measures front and centre during fraud prevention month
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

Leasing software to make the most of your shop floor machinery

Financing allows manufacturers to leverage up-to-date programs
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

Metal tapping goes cordless

New innovation from FEIN allows users to tap high-precision holes on the go

 


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

March, 25 2017

University of Toronto researchers inch printable solar toward reality

A Canadian team has eliminated one of major obstacles to commercializing a new type of solar cell that can be printed using a simple inkjet process
March, 23 2017

Federal budget stands pat on cleantech shift despite change of course in U.S.

Budget 2017 lays out a multibillion-dollar investment in clean technology; it includes funds for energy storage, smart grids and electric vehicles, among many other fields
March, 23 2017

Let there be light: German scientists test ‘artificial sun’

The giant honeycomb-like research project is designed to help shed light on new ways of making fuel


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