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April 28, 2017

Ship begins laying huge power cable connecting Newfoundland, Nova Scotia

Stretching 170 kilometres, the cable weighs in at about 5,500 tonnes. The $1.7 billion project will create the continent's longest subsea electricity link


April 28, 2017

Court documents lift curtain on cutthroat world of military procurement

The RCMP's case against alleged document leaker Vice-Admiral Mark Norman highlights the underhanded tactics companies employ to win multibillion-dollar defence contracts
April 28, 2017

Toyota recalls 250,000 Tacoma pick up trucks

The recall, prompted by a leaky rear differential, covers some Tacoma trucks from the 2016 and 2017 model years
April 28, 2017

Volkswagen ordered to pay $2.1B in Canadian class action lawsuit

The ruling affects nearly 105,000 people who purchased or leased Volkswagen or Audi vehicles with two-litre diesel engines that were caught up in an emissions cheating scandal

April 28, 2017

Ontario budget eliminates deficit, but debt estimated at $312B

Every Ontarian now owes roughly $22,000, and the total debt will grow to $336 billion in 2019-2020; The Ontario Chamber of Commerce expressed concern that there is "no clear path for long-term fiscal prudence"
April 28, 2017

In or out: Trump’s gyrations on NAFTA cause flurry of head scratching

Trump's latest NAFTA antics have left Washington lawmakers and traditional U.S. allies reeling; the president called off his most recent plans to pull out of the trade deal this week, admitting it would be a big "shock to the system"

April 28, 2017

Canada’s GDP stagnant in February after string of gains

Statistics Canada says services were up 0.2 per cent for the month, while goods-producing industries fell 0.3 per cent, the first drop since October 2016
April 28, 2017

Magna enters into JV with Chinese automotive seating specialist

The partnership with Hubei Aviation Precision Machinery Co., Ltd. is expected to help expand Magna's automotive seating expertise in China and throughout Asia

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Safety & Sustainability

Training on infection control during healthcare construction and renovation projects

2017 edition of standard is important to manufacturers providing materials, systems and products to healthcare facilities
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

Leasing software to make the most of your shop floor machinery

Financing allows manufacturers to leverage up-to-date programs
Online Marketing

Few Canadian SMEs ready to leverage CETA and Europe’s 500M customers

The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters says there are not enough companies with the ambition or acumen to enact a global trade plan
Technology Showcase

Hand held core drilling at its most versatile

FEIN’s new power tool is a complete system for all metal hole applications

 


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

April, 28 2017

Canadian firm completes sprawling 150-turbine wind farm off Netherlands coast

One of the largest offshore wind parks in the world, the Gemini project in the North Sea will generate power for about 1.5 million people
April, 28 2017

Ontario biotech start-up Noblegen launches $1.8M scale-up effort

The company, which uses algae to grow a range of different compounds, opened a new manufacturing plant last month
April, 25 2017

100 days into Trump presidency, much of Obama climate, energy policy in tatters

The new U.S. president has faltered on many promises, but when it comes to unraveling his predecessor's environmental legacy, he's moved quickly. Still, one major question mark remains


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