Canadian Manufacturing


October 27, 2016

BREAKING: Belgium reaches deal to back CETA

Prime Minister Trudeau cancelled a trip to Belgium late Oct. 26 after the Belgians had failed to break an impasse with holdout Wallonia

October 27, 2016

National Bank shakes up workforce, plans to cut 600 jobs, fill 500 new positions

Adjusting to technological shift in industry, bank to incentivize retirements, hire for sales, IT positions
October 27, 2016

Coal ash not culprit for cancer causing contaminant in water wells, study finds

Cancer-causing hexavalent chromium more related to natural volcanic rock than pits used to store coal waste, Duke University researchers say
October 27, 2016

Husky announces succession plan as CEO Asim Ghosh heads for retirement

Company also reported $1.4 billion profit in third quarter, fuelled by significant asset sales

October 27, 2016

Magellan signs deal to continue building tail assemblies for F-35 fighter program

Agreement worth more than $70 million over two years; company said U.S. and international orders for new jet beginning to pick up
October 27, 2016

EPA releases US$613M plan for GE to clean up river in Massachusetts

General Electric will need to remove toxic chemicals from stretch of Housatonic River after it lost legal challenge; appeal possible

October 27, 2016

Settlement reached in 2014 West Virginia chemical spill

A coal cleaning agent leaked from a storage tank of Freedom Industries into the Elk River in January 2014, rendering water undrinkable in West Virginia's capital city for days
October 27, 2016

CN train carrying grain derails in B.C.; no injuries

Railway worked to repair track after pair of locomotives and several cars skipped the rails Tuesday morning, possibly after hitting rocks


Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Training key to improving infection control during healthcare construction and renovation projects

Construction and related manufacturing businesses benefit from safety courses and guidance
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

Sights set on new market, Toronto’s Econopac investing $750K in machinery

Packaging company adding employees, targeting 10 per cent growth as it prepares to step into the lucrative liquids segment


Financial Management

Head to IMTS with financing in place

Technology vendors at Chicago trade show will be motivated to make deals
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

Die grinders and accessories: Best tools offer top performance and versatility

RPM range enables multi-tasking while ergonomic design boosts operator comfort


Productivity Improvement

Soft drink manufacturer tackles damaged plant floors with innovative concrete repair solution

Floor could be returned to normal forklift truck traffic in less than 30 minutes, reducing downtime and maintenance costs
Electrical Testing

Three-phase support for substation test

High-performance test sets offer a convenient and comprehensive solution for transformer and general substation testing
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

October, 27 2016

Tesla surprises with first quarterly profit in three years

Electric vehicle maker reports small third-quarter gain, reiterates mid-2017 timeline to start deliveries of Model 3
October, 26 2016

Alberta to invest $33M to step up fight against ‘low-hanging’ methane emissions

Canada, U.S. and Mexico have pledged to decrease methane emissions in oil and gas industry 40 to 45 per cent by 2025; large portion of cuts seen as low-hanging fruit
October, 26 2016

Fishermen lose bid to halt tidal turbine testing in Bay of Fundy

Judge rules Cape Sharp Tidal project can move forward, citing no immediate risk of irreparable harm to environment

Made possible by: Climate Change & Emissions Management Corporation

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