Canadian Manufacturing


September 20, 2019

GM stops vehicle assembly in Oshawa due to disruption from U.S. strike [UPDATED]

GM said Friday that it had halted all vehicle production at the Oshawa plant, leaving about 2,000 of its hourly employees off the job

September 20, 2019

Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM’s birthplace

Workers seeking job security and a bigger share of GM's profits have been surrounding the company's massive complex in Flint for days
September 20, 2019

Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping backlash

Walmart's decision is the latest blow to the vaping industry, which has tried to position its products as healthier alternatives to smoking cigarettes
September 20, 2019

Fresh U.S.-China trade worries erase early gains for stocks

Trump told reporters around midday Friday that he wants a complete deal with China and won't accept one that only addresses some of the differences between the two nations

September 20, 2019

Trudeau asks Canada to look to his current, not past, actions on race

Photos and a video of the PM in blackface have received international attention
September 20, 2019

GM recalls Chevrolet small SUVs; suspension welds can break

The recall covers the 2015 through 2018 Chevrolet Trax

September 20, 2019

Canadian retail sales up 0.4% in July, first increase in three months

Economists had expected an increase of 0.6%
September 20, 2019

Grain Farmers of Ontario unveil trade impacts awareness campaign

Ontario's agriculture commodities have been hit directly by trade restrictions



Four mistakes companies make when expanding to the U.S.


Business Intelligence


All business is global: Stop losing on currency exchanges

Canadian Western Bank's Mike Spiess offers insights for sprucing up a cash management strategy

Turndown ratio in AC motor speed control

Choosing the right motor and VFD type depends on a variety of factors, however, it is necessary to first look at how the characteristics of a motor change when the speed is reduced

Cleantech Canada

September, 20 2019

New LNG technology developed at University of Calgary touted as greener, cheaper

The Split Flow Integrated LNG process uses specialized materials and chemistry to remove carbon dioxide and other impurities from the natural gas stream without having to cool and then warm the gas
September, 20 2019

3M halting some work in Alabama for environmental reasons

The company says it is stopping work related to fluoropolymer manufacturing as it works with environmental regulators on compliance issues
September, 20 2019

Scientists prepare for year long expedition to Arctic centre

Scientists from 19 countries will be studying climate change during the frigid, dark Arctic winter

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