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January 23, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump signs notice to withdraw from TPP

Trump had railed against the trade deal during the campaign and called one of his first actions as president "a great thing for American workers"


January 23, 2017

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn mulling US$7B Pennsylvania facility

The plant would manufacture display panels and could create as many as 50,000 jobs in the U.S
January 23, 2017

Cracked bridge causing traffic chaos between Pennsylvania and New Jersey

A support beam on the Delaware River Bridge fractured cleanly into two pieces; alternative river crossings reported backups of nearly 10 kilometres
January 23, 2017

Canada shouldn’t be ‘enormously worried’ about U.S. trade policy, says Trump insider

Stephen Schwarzman, who leads President Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum, said "things should go well for Canada in terms of any discussions with the United States"

January 23, 2017

European wine and cheese are coming to dinner

For wineries, there are opportunities to be had in a massive EU market, but for cheese producers, unfettered access isn’t quite as appetizing.
January 23, 2017

Quebec alternative-fuel vehicle law causing concern with carmakers

Starting with the 2018 model year, 3.5 per cent of all auto sales in the province will have to be from electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles

January 23, 2017

Feds feed Ontario microgreen industry, invest $640K in Hamilton greenhouse

Greenbelt Greenhouse opening second facility, incorporating latest agricultural innovations
January 23, 2017

At least 32 killed, 50 injured as train derails in India

Seven passenger coaches jumped the rails late Saturday, crashing into a cargo train on a parallel track

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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, 23 2017

Wind and solar power face uncertainty as Trump inaugurated

Renewable projects in both red and blue states remain reliant on federal tax credits, but face uncertain future with climate change doubter in Oval Office
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


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