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June 26, 2017

Takata officially files for bankruptcy, clearing way for US$1.6B takeover by Key Safety Systems

Under the agreement, remnants of Takata's operations will continue to make air-bag inflators to be used as replacement parts in a mass recall, which is being handled by 19 automakers


June 26, 2017

U.S. applies second wave of duties against Canadian softwood lumber

The U.S. is expected to announce preliminary anti-dumping duties with an average rate of around 10 per cent, which will be added to the existing duties announced in April
June 26, 2017

Key republican donors frustrated with ineffective White House

A group of conservative elites predicted dire consequences and reduced donations should the GOP fail to deliver on tax and health care reforms while it controls both chambers of Congress and the White House
June 26, 2017

Global economic recovery threatened by protectionism, debt levels

A review of the global economy by the international organization governing the world's central banks warned against a backlash against globalization, saying it would hamper widespread economic improvement

June 26, 2017

VIA struggling to get stranded trains out of isolated Churchill, Man.

Train service has been suspended for weeks due to flooding that rail line owner Omnitrax Inc. says has resulted in track damage likely to take until next spring to repair
June 26, 2017

EU warns of retaliation against U.S. steel tariffs

An EU trade official said any action by Washington against European steel would likely not comply with the rules of the World Trade Association, the body that oversees global trade

June 26, 2017

Influential U.S. politician presses for whopping US$705B defence budget

Rep. Mac Thornberry of Texas criticized Trump's 2018 budget as inadequate, blaming an understaffed Pentagon which has dozens of top level jobs vacant. Trump, in office since late January, has nominated just 20 candidates so far
June 26, 2017

Strike averted: LCBO workers, management reach tentative contract agreement

The deal quashes any risk of Ontario's liquor stores being closed ahead of Canada Day, though union members still need to ratify the agreement

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Safety & Sustainability

World Accreditation Day 2017

Testing, inspection and certification systems manage workplace and environmental risk in the building supply chain
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

Leveraging tradeshows to secure new shop floor technology

When looking at new machinery, don't let sticker shock get in the way of your competitiveness
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

Hand held core drilling at its most versatile

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

 


Productivity Improvement

3D printing and adhesives give baby products manufacturer the edge

4moms tackles difficult-to-bond materials in rapid production assembly plant
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

June, 23 2017

Price tag for Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject rises by another billion

The head of Newfoundland's Nalcor Energy says the Labrador hydro site will now cost $12.7 billion, a whopping $5 billion more than original estimates
June, 23 2017

EDC backs huge Canadian Solar project underway in Dubai

The Ontario-based company expects to build hundreds of thousands of photovoltaic modules for the 800 megawatt solar farm
June, 23 2017

A solar-powered border wall: Trump’s latest bright, albeit unoriginal idea

The U.S. president touted "his" imaginative plan to line the unfunded, unpopular Mexico border wall with solar panels, saying they could help pay for construction


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