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November 20, 2017

Nebraska regulators approve TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline

Killed by Obama and revived by Trump, state regulators approved the contentious US$8 billion pipeline route through Nebraska in a divisive 3 to 2 vote


November 20, 2017

Texas-based Luminant shuttering three coal-fired power plants and mine

The company is closing the coal-fired power plants because of competition from cheap natural gas, low wholesale power prices and an increase in renewable generation
November 20, 2017

India’s top SUV maker to open auto plant in Michigan

Mumbai-based Mahindra is India's largest SUV maker, but it doesn't yet sell cars or SUVs in the U.S., where it would have to find dealers and meet stricter safety standards
November 20, 2017

EU’s improving labour market could finally drive up wages

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said there are a number of reasons why wages have not risen markedly despite the region's economic recovery, but things are changing

November 20, 2017

Tyson Foods to build new Tennessee chicken plant, create 1,500 jobs

The sprawling facility will cost approximately US$300 million and is scheduled to open in 2019
November 20, 2017

Japan’s exports soaring; 14 per cent growth over last year

China displaced the U.S. as Japan's biggest export market in October, as shipments to Asia's biggest economy jumped 26 per cent

November 20, 2017

‘Where did the dinosaurs die?’: Canada, Mexico push U.S. to explain auto plan

Critics say the U.S.'s auto proposal is so unworkable it will encourage automakers to merely shift production to Asia and cough up an import tariff
November 20, 2017

Up to 35 injured by explosions, fire at cosmetics factory in upstate New York

Two blasts tore through the plant in the New Windsor, N.Y. monday morning. Officials said none of the injuries appear to be life threatening


In-Depth

Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Fall Prevention Month: A call-to-action to protect workers at heights

For Fall Prevention Month, CSA Group is reminding employers of the resources available that can help them select proper equipment and develop effective safety strategies
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

Succession planning? Look to key employees for possible buyers

Vendor take backs can also make it easier to divest your business
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

Building a 3D car with just 49 parts — Adhesives to the rescue

Local Motors turns to LOCTITE® for high-performance manufacturing solution
Revenue Growth

10 B2B Tips To Increase Engagement With Your Distributor Community

Acquiring, maintaining and growing distributors who are busy selling your products involves a strategy all its own
Export Success Skills

Streamline for success

Reducing cash management complexity is crucial to success for Canadian companies doing business in China

Cleantech Canada

November, 20 2017

Smart grid firm Clear Blue spending $1.2M to scale up Toronto operations

The funding will help fuel the cleantech firm's expansion into overseas markets; it has clients in 30 countries after just six years in business
November, 17 2017

Quebec biofuel firm signs first-of-its-kind deal to supply Australian airline

The deal will see Quebec-based Agrisoma work with Australian farmers to grow Carinata seeds, which will be used to produce oil suitable for aviation
November, 16 2017

Amid global electric car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen

The company's goal is to sell 30,000 fuel-cell vehicles a year by about 2020. While there are challenges to fuel-cell adoption like price and safety concerns, Toyota is confident about its Mirai hydrogen vehicle


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