Canadian Manufacturing


May 3, 2016

DARPA unveils unmanned ocean-going hunter-killer [WATCH]

DARPA's self-driving 132-foot ship travels up to 10,000 nautical miles to autonomously hunt stealthy submarines and underwater mines

May 3, 2016

U.S. stops trying to ban trade in polar bears at international talks

in potential boost for Inuit hunters, U.S. drops effort to classify polar bear skins in same category as elephant ivory
May 3, 2016

Post-election, federal officials singing different tune than Liberals on F-35

Canadian firms have netted $750 million in work related to F-35 program, yet Trudeau vowed to exclude jet from procurement process during campaign
May 3, 2016

Magellan wins $700M wing component contract with Airbus

Aerospace firm's U.K. subsidiary inks deal to continue building parts for three of plane maker's aircraft families

May 3, 2016

Nepal to expel detained Canadian software engineer over critical tweets

Officials said Robert Penner violated the terms of his visa, which say he cannot become involved in any activities against Nepal or its government
May 3, 2016

Enbridge predicts US$62M fine for Kalamazoo River pipeline spill in 2010

Enbridge says total costs from the disaster are pegged at $1.2 billion; the company says most of the costs are covered by insurance

May 3, 2016

New layoffs at Evraz steel plant in Regina as oil price glut digs deep

Regina isn't the only Evraz mill struggling—the company's pipe plant in Portland was idled April 9 and a plant in Calgary is slated to close next week
May 3, 2016

Firebrand Pierre Karl Peladeau quits Parti Quebecois

Much of Peladeau's tumultuous term focused on his refusal to sell his shares in media company Quebecor Inc., in which he remains the controlling shareholder


Success Centres

Energy Efficiency

Windsor steel producer retrofits legacy lighting system with LEDs

The project—which tapped into incentives from saveONenergy—are estimated at $140,000 per year
Industrial Edge

Biscuits Leclerc adopts world class manufacturing for success

Family company now has six production plants and thriving exports


Financial Management

Saving energy on the shop floor

Financing doesn't need to be restricted to capital equipment expenditures
Manufacturing Innovation

Ontario fabricator sees cleantech growth

Alps Welding taps into rising demand for emissions and waste management equipment
Technology Showcase

New power tool mounting system boosts speed and precision

FEIN and Bosch oscillating tool innovation solves common shop floor challenge


Productivity Improvement

Troubleshooting humidity and adhesives

Bathtub manufacturer finds single adhesive to reduce inventory and scrap
Electrical Testing

Circuit breaker testing: troubleshooting tips

Answers to common electrical testing questions from the field
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

May, 3 2016

Solar-powered plane’s round-the-world trip continues, touches down in Arizona

Solar Impulse 2 landed in Phoenix following 16-hour flight from Silicon Valley
May, 2 2016

Canada’s forestry industry vows to axe 30 million tonnes of emissions by 2030

Forest products association says its carbon and methane cuts will account for 13 per cent of Canada's total 2030 emissions target
May, 2 2016

Alabama governor presses utility to sell off unfinished nuclear plant

Tennessee Valley Authority has spent $4 billion on Alabama site since 1974, despite never producing energy

Made possible by: Climate Change & Emissions Management Corporation

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