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February 25, 2017

Gas engines not going anywhere, but majority of auto execs say diesel is dead

Auto insiders expect the internal combustion engine to keep churning, but small diesel vehicles may be running on fumes, KPMG study finds


February 27, 2017

Canada pledges $1.4M of support for five New Brunswick maple syrup operations

The federal contributions will help establish two new maple syrup facilities in the province and expand three others
February 27, 2017

Bombardier provides 21 trams to Berlin for US$76M

The order is part of a long-standing agreement between Bombardier and Berlin Transport Authority, under which 137 vehicles have been delivered since 2006
February 27, 2017

MacDonald Dettwiler, known for building Canadarm, may shift headquarters to U.S.

The company's CEO Howard Lance says the move could happen as early as 2019, though no final decision has been made

February 27, 2017

An engineering feat: MacDonald Bridge in Halifax finishes two-year refurbishment

The 1.3-kilometre suspension bridge, which was "redecked" in sections on evenings and weekends, has been worn down by about 34 million crossings per year since 1955
February 27, 2017

Caisse de Depot hoping Bombardier, Metrolinx can settle their differences

Ontario mass transit provider Metrolinx is trying to cancel its $770-million contract with Bombardier after a spate of delays and other problems

February 27, 2017

Kingston construction firm wins $6.9M contract to replace two 401 bridges near Cornwall

The projects in Ingleside and Long Sault are expected to be completed in the fall of 2018
February 27, 2017

Husky paid $107M to clean up 2016 Sask. pipeline spill

Husky blamed ground movement for the pipeline rupture in a report issued last year; The Saskatchewan government will conclude a separate investigation by the end of March

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, 27 2017

Quebec firm to expand electric vehicle charging network by 1,000 stations

AddEnergie will put forward $7.3 million for a $16.9 million funding initiative, with Natural Resources Canada, the Quebec government and private partners providing the remaining funds
February, 27 2017

Geotechnical experts called as 400 metre crack appears near Site C dam site

Utility says tension cracks are not unexpected in the area, but the size of this fissure requires further monitoring
February, 27 2017

Turbines start turning at B.C.’s largest wind farm

Pattern Energy has plugged in a new 184 megawatt project outside Tumbler Ridge B.C. increasing the province's wind capacity 37 per cent


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