Canadian Manufacturing


July 22, 2016

Apparently, Canada has an elevator crisis; one expert blames the manufacturers

With the number of elevators, and calls for high-rise rescues increasing, are cutthroat competition and the four major elevator makers to blame?

July 22, 2016

Hundreds of bridges, culverts not being inspected properly: Manitoba auditor

Citing recent bridge collapses in the U.S. and Canada, auditor general says the province must make changes to ensure safety
July 22, 2016

No compensation for East Coast shrimp fishermen hit by quota changes

Ottawa says fishermen in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick will not receive any money despite changes to rules governing northern shrimp stocks
July 22, 2016

Death in the Andes: bitter cold devastates Peru alpaca farmers

Heavy snowfall, cold temperatures have killed 50,000 alpacas in the Andean country, the world's largest producer of alpaca wool

July 22, 2016

Trump pulls no punches, blasts China on trade as he accepts nomination

Continuing to appeal to Americans who have seen their jobs disappear overseas, now-official GOP nominee already drawing the ire of Beijing
July 22, 2016

Husky Energy pipeline leaks 250,000 litres of oil into North Saskatchewan River

Line has been shut down and response teams have booms in position downstream from the spill to catch oil from pipeline in Lloydminster area

July 22, 2016

Man airlifted to hospital after he was pinned under concrete at Hamilton dam

Firefighters use crane to rescue worker after he was pinned by concrete slab
July 22, 2016

Inter-province trade deal may prove elusive as premiers accord stalls in Whitehorse

After beer markup spat early this week, Canada's premiers say an agreement on freer trade between the provinces is within reach, but far from sealed




Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

The silent partner in Canadian electrical safety

Standardization, third-party certification, and regulation fit together to keep installers and consumers safe
Energy Efficiency

BMW introduces home energy storage unit using spent batteries from all-electric i3

German car company becomes latest automaker to repurpose its battery technology, will roll into energy industry with new second-life battery
Industrial Edge

Windsor, Ont.’s Cavalier Tool launching $6M expansion as business booms

Having tripled its sales over the past eight years, tool maker is adding floor space, investing in new equipment as it works to keep up with demand


Financial Management

Funding for a new business—Getting started

Accessing capital for a manufacturing start-up means having a plan
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

How versatile is your core drill?

Multifunctional machines, speed memory and automatic functioning give operators an edge


Productivity Improvement

Recycling the unrecyclable

Henkel Adhesives enlists TerraCycle to launch recycling program for anaerobic adhesive packaging.
Electrical Testing

Current transformers in electrical diagnostics

Portable appliance testing (PAT) helps ensure safe working condition
Export Success Skills

Expanding south of the border: why the time is now for Canadian manufacturers to make the move

Many Canadian manufacturers think they will face daunting challenges in expanding into the U.S. They should not be so easily deterred

Cleantech Canada

July, 24 2016

Suncor going greener; oil giant sets 30 per cent emissions reduction goal

Canadian oil producer aiming to fund to cleantech pilot projects, invest in cogeneration and renewable energy under sustainability initiative
July, 21 2016

Tesla planning trucks, small SUV as it works to become full-fledged automaker

Never short on ambition, Tesla CEO Elon Musk detailed his second "master plan," laying out a road-map for manufacturing everything from electric transport trucks and buses to home solar and energy storage systems
July, 20 2016

B.C. renewable developer Alterra buys stake in 20 MW solar power portfolio

Canadian firm plans to complete construction on the two projects next year

Made possible by: Climate Change & Emissions Management Corporation

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