Canadian Manufacturing


July 28, 2016

Suncor mulls ‘stranding’ some of its oil reserves

The company and the Alberta government have discussed leaving some oilsands reserves in the ground if they would greatly increase Suncor's emissions intensity

July 28, 2016

Oilsands firm Cenovus says it’s back on track

The Calgary-based oil producer and refiner says its per-barrel operating costs have been reduced by 24 per cent at its oilsands operations
July 28, 2016

Concord, Ont. tube maker fined for worker injury

The labour ministry says the incident happened in March 2014, when workers were dismantling and replacing a steel storage system
July 28, 2016

Banks to hand Ottawa transaction data in hunt for offshore tax cheats

While these actions are unrelated to the so-called Panama Papers, it shows the government is getting serious about Canadians who hide taxable income in foreign holdings

July 28, 2016

Lloyd’s cutting 3,000 jobs, closing 200 locations; cites Brexit concerns

The U.K. bank's CEO Antonio Horta-Osorio said the outlook for the U.K. economy is uncertain and that a "deceleration in growth seems likely"
July 28, 2016

Tim Hortons signs joint venture in the Phillipines

Tim Horton's parent company sees its Southeast Asian expansion as a gateway into other markets in the region

July 28, 2016

Oracle acquiring NetSuite for US$9.3B

Oracle's CEO says the two companies' cloud platforms are complementary
July 28, 2016

Crude-by-rail shipments have declined every month this year, says Statistics Canada

May saw the highest drop, plunging by a third to 6,566 rail cars of crude oil, as the wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., reduced output from the oilsands




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, 28 2016

‘Not in my back yard’ gone haywire: local opposition threatens clean energy agenda

Pipelines don't have a monopoly on controversy; be it wind, tidal or hydro, clean power projects face fervent opposition
July, 28 2016

Solar panel maker Strathcona launches $7.8M expansion at Belleville, Ont. plant

Cleantech company eyes export growth as it adds 100,000 square-feet of floor space to primary manufacturing site east of Toronto
July, 27 2016

Alberta awards $13M to researchers, companies working on biomass tech

Funds will support 61 research and development projects aiming to turn agricultural and forestry biomass into usable products

Made possible by: Climate Change & Emissions Management Corporation

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