Canadian Manufacturing


February 16, 2018

Renegotiation, not cancellation: Trump team drops hints NAFTA end not imminent

"I would hate to see us shoot ourselves in the foot by withdrawing from NAFTA," one U.S. lawmaker said as Trump's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration is focused on renegotiating the agreement

February 16, 2018

NDP divided on controversial economic vision on the eve of biennial convention

The Leap Manifesto, which advocates higher taxes on the rich, overhauling agriculture and public transit, eliminating non-renewable energy, and curbing free trade, was presented at an event in Ottawa on Thursday
February 16, 2018

No to $15 min wage: Ontario PC leadership hopefuls reject plan in first debate

All four candidates looking to take the reins of Ontario's leaderless Tory party would pull back on the current government's $15 starting wage plan
February 16, 2018

Honda Accord and Chrysler Pacifica honoured by AJAC

The Honda Accord was recognized as the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada's 2018 Car of the Year, while the Chrysler Pacifica won Utility Vehicle of the Year. Both cars have a history of winning awards

February 16, 2018

Coca Cola sales plunge as world’s largest drink maker sheds bottling business

The beverage company said the moves were a return to a "capital-light organization"—an attribute the company is well known for
February 16, 2018

Manufacturing sales slip from record high

Statistics Canada data show industry sales dipped 0.3 per cent in December, falling from the all-time high they hit a month earlier

February 16, 2018

Manufacturing sales slip from record high

Statistics Canada data show industry sales dipped 0.3 per cent in December, falling from the all-time high they hit a month earlier
February 16, 2018

Garneau orders officials to explore all options for reducing aircraft laser incidents

Ottawa is weighing an outright ban on certain types of lasers as it works to bring down and ultimately eliminate any instances of lasers being pointed at cockpits



New Z462 Standard Boosts Workplace Electrical Safety


Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

New Z462 Standard Boosts Workplace Electrical Safety

Recent research and new requirements in the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I and NFPA 70E—Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace form the basis of the new and improved CSA Z462
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

5 Essential Financing Tips

Look for a lender that knows your industry
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

Structural adhesives — tough, durable bonds on a wide variety of surfaces

LOCTITE structural adhesives are as strong as overlap welds, twice as strong as bolts and easier on the bottom line
Revenue Growth

Wheels up: Exporters should get out there and visit their target markets

Successfully selling products in a foreign country requires a personal touch, so pack your suitcase
Export Success Skills

Forging a U.S. Presence – How to Access the U.S.

The decision to expand into the U.S. is a big step and part of a complex process

Cleantech Canada

February, 17 2018

As a water crisis looms in Cape Town, could it happen in Canada?

Canada often sees itself as a water-rich country, but it's not immune to shortages or even disasters
February, 16 2018

Deadline looming to find buyer for shuttered Nova Scotia wind tower plant

The province's business minister says Nova Scotia must find a buyer for the site it injected $56 million in provincial funds into or liquidate its assets
February, 15 2018

‘An artificial reef’: Marine life grows beneath the waves at offshore wind farm

Industry advocates say the U.S's first offshore wind farm shows the potential for larger-scale projects, but not all fishermen are convinced

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