Canadian Manufacturing


December 11, 2017

Trump, Trudeau had closed-door argument over trade deficits

Trump told a crowd in Florida that he and Justin Trudeau had a face-to-face debate about trade balances, claiming the U.S. has a US$17 billion deficit with Canada, but his own statistics show a US$12.5 billion surplus

December 12, 2017

Ontario sets aside $200M to help large manufacturers with retrofits

The GreenON Industries program aims to lower greenhouse gas emissions at large industrial businesses across the province
December 12, 2017

Lyft chooses Toronto for first international foray

The move from the ride ride-hailing firm, which has received backing from GM and Ford, comes five years after the Toronto launch of Lyft's rival Uber sparked protests by taxi drivers
December 12, 2017

Explosion at Austrian natural gas plant kills 1, injures 21

The Baumgarten plant, whihc is now offline, pipes in natural gas from Russia, Norway and other countries and is considered one of Europe's most important supply hubs

December 12, 2017

Bombardier signs $928M Aventra train deal with U.K. rail firm

The deal for 333 new rail cars includes maintenance work on the trains, which will be built at the company's plant in Derby, England
December 12, 2017

Ontario nuclear operator Bruce Power hands down $130M steam generator contract

A consortium made up of AECOM, Aecon and AREVA NP will replace steam generators at one of the nuclear reactors, extending the life of the plant

December 12, 2017

Turning worm poop into dollars earns Oregon student a trip to Toronto awards

Joseph Walker, who's studying at Brigham Young University, began the company OmniEarth to make fertilizer from worm poop and in April the company in the international Global Student Entrepreneur Awards in Toronto
December 12, 2017

No direct carbon tax planned for New Brunswick

Sources say the province's carbon pricing legislation will include greater emphasis on energy efficiency programs and impose new regulations on heavy industry


Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Why Robust Industrial Control System Security is Essential to Your Business

—Sponsored article by CSA Group. Automation is the name of the game for today’s manufacturers and operators of critical infrastructure. The global market for industrial control and factory automation is expected to grow steadily at a compound annual growth rate
Energy Efficiency

Energy-intensive Canada could cut back dramatically through efficiency measures

According to a new report from The Conference Board of Canada, energy efficiency measures such as incentive programs, retrofits, audits, land-use measures, building standards and renewable subsidies can substantially reduce Canada's energy consumption
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

Common-sense financing

Windsor mould shop grows quickly by adding the right equipment the right way
Technology Showcase

Two-speed core drill offers efficient way to drill, tap and twist

The new JMU tools top the class with their compact design and versatility


Productivity Improvement

Using adhesives in secured fastening and retaining

Threadlockers and retaining compounds ensure reliability and endurance in punishing applications
Revenue Growth

Should My Business Invest in Marketing? Five Ways Marketing Impacts The Growth Of Your Business

—Sponsored article by The Mezzanine Group. It’s common for many business owners to consider investing in marketing programs. Especially at this time of the year when many organizations are finalizing budgets and priorities for the new year. Although the question
Export Success Skills

Business opportunities are rising with expected 2% Canadian Automotive export growth in 2018

Canadian businesses and entrepreneurs that sell to the U.S. and internationally are riding high. If you think NAFTA renegotiation and rising U.S. protectionism are show-stoppers to all of this, hear from EDC’s Chief Economist, Peter Hall

Cleantech Canada

December, 12 2017

Construction to go ahead on polarizing Site C dam, but cost soars to $10.7B

The provincial NDP gave the hydro project a reluctant green light, blaming B.C.'s previous Liberal government for advancing the project to the point of no return
December, 11 2017

Canadian Solar CEO looks to take company private

Founded in 2001 and publicly traded on Nasdaq since 2006, Canadian Solar is one of the world's largest solar power equipment manufacturers and solar utility developers
December, 8 2017

All I want for Christmas is… an emissions-free car?

Electric vehicles are rising on wish lists across the country, according to a new DesRosiers study. They now trail only SUVs in the consultant's annual poll

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