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August 17, 2017

Trump disbands advisory councils after 3M and Campbell Soup execs join long list of resignations

Publicly criticizing the president and resigning from his councils is a significant step for big-name corporate leaders, and highlights the severity of Trump's missteps thus far


August 17, 2017

MEI blasts supply management, says NAFTA tweaks can expand market access

According to a viewpoint from the right-leaning Montreal Economic Institute, the 8 per cent of Canadian farmers governed by supply management could prosper in international markets without support measures
August 17, 2017

Feds invest $60.2M in power line for Northwestern Ontario First Nation

Pikangikum First Nation, in Ontario's remote Northwestern region, is currently using an outdated diesel generator to power the community. A power line connecting the First Nation to Ontario's electrical grid is expected to be completed in fall 2018
August 17, 2017

Feds ink $800M navy service contract with Thales, could create and maintain 2,000 jobs

The contract was awarded to the joint venture of Thales Canada Inc. and Thales Australia Ltd. to service patrol and support ships. The contract includes an option to extend services for up to 35 years, for a total of $5.2 billion

August 17, 2017

China warns White House after top strategist Bannon says U.S. is in ‘economic war’

China appealed to preserve stable relations after top Trump aide Steve Bannon told a newspaper the U.S. is in an "economic war" with China and recommended pursuing a trade investigation and anti-dumping action against Beijing
August 17, 2017

Manufacturing sales slipped 1.8 per cent, says Statistics canada

The drop, which followed three months of gains, came from lower sales in the petroleum and coal products sector, transportation equipment and chemical industries

August 17, 2017

GM delisting from Toronto Stock Exchange in November

The automotive company said there was low trading volume of its shares on the TSX, and that the cost of maintaining the Toronto listing was "no longer justified"
August 17, 2017

Public sector committed to attracting millennials to buck human capital issues

With higher retirement rates coming, the public sector needs to attract younger employees. According to a report from The Conference Board of Canada, new priorities and values are required across the board


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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

Succession planning? Look to key employees for possible buyers

Vendor take backs can also make it easier to divest your business
Online Marketing

Understanding how Marketing Automation works

Leading manufacturers are realizing the benefits of MA to help them stay in touch with customers and prospects
Technology Showcase

Pipe polishing tools for a perfect metal finish

Constant speed and torque provide top surface quality and consistency

 


Productivity Improvement

Henkel’s new hybrid adhesives offer limitless bonding possibilities

Industry breakthrough products tough enough to haul a freight train
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

August, 17 2017

Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel range

The South Korean carmaker plans to launch a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle that can travel more than 580 km between fill-ups, under Korean standards, in early 2018
August, 17 2017

DHL, Ford unveil electric delivery van

The StreetScooter WORK XL was developed jointly by Ford and DHL, which began manufacturing its own vehicles after finding none that met its specifications
August, 15 2017

Canada announces Energy Star for Industry certification

The program provides energy performance indicators that companies can use to benchmark facilities’ energy performance. The best performers will receive certification and public recognition of their achievements


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