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March 24, 2017

TransCanada gets presidential approval to build Keystone XL

The Keystone XL pipeline faces more hurdles, as TransCanada lacks a permit in Nebraska and still doesn't have deals with all landowners in that state


March 24, 2017

CN and TFI International renew intermodal deal

The renewed long-term partnership aligns Canada's largest railroad and trucking company, both of which are committed to growing domestic intermodal business
March 24, 2017

Japan’s TEPCO looking for international help to clean up Fukushima nuclear plant

The call for partners follows two robotic failures during cleanup efforts at the plant last month
March 24, 2017

Quebec paper manufacturer invests $136M in Quebec pulp operations

Tembec's facility in Temiscaming, Que., which produces cellulose pulp used to improve pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, coatings, electronics, and construction and energy products, will see major upgrades

March 24, 2017

Ski-Doo maker BRP posts strong Q4 showing, tops expectations

The company recorded $136.6 million in net income for the quarter, compared to a $28.7 million loss a year earlier
March 24, 2017

U.S. imports coal ash while it struggles to clean up it’s own dirty deposits

The U.S. has more than 1,100 coal ash dumps threatening to contaminate water sources or create an environmental disaster, yet imports the waste material for use in roads and concrete

March 24, 2017

Canadian business investment per worker hits new low, says C.D. Howe Institute

Canadian workers in 2017 are expected to receive just 55 cents of new investment for every dollar received by U.S. workers, down from a high of 77 cents in 2013
March 24, 2017

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s approval sinks to just 12 per cent

Saskatchewan's Brad Wall is the only Canadian premier with a majority backing; B.C. leader Clark's approval slips ahead of May 9 election

In-Depth

Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Counterfeit safety marks affect competitive landscape for manufacturers

CSA Group puts anti-counterfeiting measures front and centre during fraud prevention month
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

March, 25 2017

University of Toronto researchers inch printable solar toward reality

A Canadian team has eliminated one of major obstacles to commercializing a new type of solar cell that can be printed using a simple inkjet process
March, 23 2017

Federal budget stands pat on cleantech shift despite change of course in U.S.

Budget 2017 lays out a multibillion-dollar investment in clean technology; it includes funds for energy storage, smart grids and electric vehicles, among many other fields
March, 23 2017

Let there be light: German scientists test ‘artificial sun’

The giant honeycomb-like research project is designed to help shed light on new ways of making fuel


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