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March 1, 2017

Trump’s Congressional address focused on hope, opportunity

From Keystone XL to infrastructure and regulatory reform, Canada played a surprising role in the speech that outlined Trump's new America-first vision


March 1, 2017

Border Service expands quick-crossing program to Fort Erie, Ont.

Exporters and importers can now take advantage of an expedited entry process at the country's four busiest crossings
March 1, 2017

Mercury contamination from papermill afflicting northwestern Ontario First Nation

The Grassy Narrows First Nation has been suffering from mercury poisoning caused by an upstream paper mill for 50 years, but a new report finds the river contamination is ongoing
March 1, 2017

Miscommunication led to December 2015 Via Rail accident, report finds

The Transportation Safety Board says signal misinterpretation is likely the cause of several train accidents across the country

March 1, 2017

Hershey looks to cut 15 per cent of global workforce

The maker of Hershey chocolate bars and other candies said the layoffs are aimed at improving profits and reducing administrative expenses
March 1, 2017

Energy firm found liable for emotional suffering of Dutch town

The Netherlands Petroleum Co. has been deemed responsible for the troubles wrought by earthquakes caused by gas-drilling

March 1, 2017

China to slash half a million jobs in steel, coal, other heavy industries

Beijing says it will lay off hundreds of thousands of workers this year in an effort to cut excess capacity of a range of products flooding world markets
March 1, 2017

Bombardier wins US$284M contract with China Railway

The high speed CRH1A-A trains will enter service in Western China, as part of a growth initiative in the region

In-Depth

Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Fall protection for workers at heights

First-if-its-kind guide provides equipment selection and safety strategies for managers
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

How banks and asset-based lenders differ in their thinking

Understanding collateral, value and revenue requirements can speed your access to financing
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

February, 28 2017

Alberta government launches $36M rebate program for rooftop solar panels

The goal of the initiative is to have panels on 10,000 Alberta homes within three years, a commitment that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the equivalent of taking 100,000 cars off the road
February, 28 2017

Volvo develops truck concept with hybrid powertrain

The hybrid-electric powertrain charges its batteries when traveling downhill or braking, and tracks road elevation to determine whether to use the diesel engine or the electric motor
February, 28 2017

Ontario NDP propose tearing up long-term power deals to slash hydro rates

As the high cost of electricity weighs on the ruling Liberals, the opposition is championing energy reform; the NDP plan also includes buying back Hydro One and ditching time-of-use pricing


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