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January 20, 2017

Automakers, parts suppliers concerned about Trump, innovation minister says

With billions of dollars in vehicles and parts traversing the border each year, Navdeep Bains says any disruption in trade will have a negative impact in both the U.S. and Canada


January 20, 2017

Siemens to invest $132.6M in Montreal-area gas turbine plant

German conglomerate to boost gas turbine research and development efforts at Dorval, Que. facility, launch Industry 4.0 platform
January 20, 2017

Canada’s inflation rate ticked up to 1.5 per cent in December

Statistics Canada says the pace of inflation increased in six provinces in December compared with November
January 20, 2017

New Mexico targets auto firms in complex Takata lawsuit

The state is seeking civil penalties for each defective air bag that entered the New Mexico market and penalties for each day the manufacturers misrepresented the safety of their products

January 20, 2017

Republicans battle to end small business tax cuts in Kansas

In 2013, Kansas lawmakers slashed personal income taxes, dropping the state's top rate by 29 per cent. The bill also exempted profits reported by many small businesses and farmers
January 20, 2017

Uncertainty over Trump a golden opportunity, says EDC’s Hall

Export Development Canada's vice-president and chief economist says now may be the time to swoop in on investment opportunities here and abroad while others sit idle from fear over Trump's trade and tax ideas

January 20, 2017

EPA settles with Hawaii shipper over 2013 molasses spill that devastated marine life

The spill, about five miles west of Waikiki's hotels and beaches, shut down much of Honolulu Harbor for nearly two weeks and killed 26,000 fish
January 20, 2017

Cement-maker Lafarge investigated for violating Syria sanctions

France's Ministry of Economy and Finance says Lafarge operated a plant in northern Syria until 2014, two years after the EU imposed sanctions

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Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Getting serious about becoming a construction or industrial electrician

Teaching tool and practice test help prepare for Red Seal exam
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

Quebec-based Stelpro credits automation for steady growth

Manufacturer of integrated heating solutions invests in machinery to boost productivity

 


Financial Management

Investing in additive manufacturing

As the price of the technology decreases, fabricators stand to gain cost and time savings
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

Using the right metal cutter for the job

Top quality tooling keeps holes to spec while reducing fatigue

 


Productivity Improvement

New packaging innovation in anti-seize lubricants

Henkel launches unique brush-top applicator for easy one-hand application
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

January, 18 2017

International auto, oil giants launch hydrogen initiative

Toyota, Shell among major companies aiming to accelerate investment in hydrogen research and development
January, 18 2017

New technologies to boost profits, limit emissions in oilsands, report says

CIBC analyst says newly-built projects in Western Canada are profitable with crude prices at US$50, while new technology at early stages of development will cut emissions
January, 17 2017

Driverless electric shuttle hits streets of Las Vegas in U.S. first

12-passenger shuttle made by France's Navya carrying high rollers along short stretch of Sin City's famed Fremont Street in short pilot project


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