Canadian Manufacturing


February 22, 2018

Feds approves Boeing’s participation in upcoming fighter competition

The decision to approve the American aerospace giant to compete in the procurement contest for the Royal Canadian Air Force, with four other firms, comes hot on the heels of a bitter dispute between Boeing and Canadian rival Bombardier

February 23, 2018

Ottawa vows legislation allowing firms to settle corporate corruption

Deferred prosecution agreements would potentially allow companies to settle corruption cases and avoid being put at disadvantage when competing against rival firms in G7 countries that have such dispute resolution options
February 23, 2018

Auto sales to dip in most provinces, led by 3.1 per cent slide in Ontario: report

A Scotiabank forecast shows a small pullback in national auto sales in 2018, which would end five years of gains
February 23, 2018

Auto and agri food sectors need funds to survive Pacific trade deal, Wynne says

Ontario's premier is calling for billions in federal funding to deal with the potential impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Wynne's comments come days after news that the deal could cause U.S. imports into Canada to drop by $.3.3 billion

February 23, 2018

Canfor to build US$120M sawmill in Washington, Georgia

Construction of the mill, expected to have a production capacity of 275 million board feet, will start in Q2 2018, with operations expected to start up in Q3 2019
February 23, 2018

Crews at work on Champlain Bridge aim to stay on track amid reports of delays

The $4.2 billion span will replace the ageing crossing over the St. Lawrence River. The construction firms erecting the Montreal bridge say finishing work this year is still in the cards

February 23, 2018

General Mills spends $8B to buy pet food maker Blue Buffalo

The food manufacturer is expanding into pet products as shoppers turn increasingly to fresh foods
February 23, 2018

Defunct Ontario mining company fined $1.3M for deaths of two workers

Two workers were killed by falling material at First Nickel's Lockerby Mine in northern Ontario in 2014



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, 23 2018

Cryptocurrency mining a surprise positive for Canadian renewable firm

Soaring demand for Iceland's geothermal power was not what Quebec-based Innergex was betting on with a $1.1 billion acquisition, but it'll take it
February, 23 2018

BMW plans to build battery electric Minis in China

The German automaker's main Mini plant in Oxford, U.K. will also start building the electric version of the iconic hatchback next year
February, 22 2018

Coal curbing benefits claim mostly accurate, say experts

The feds claim new regulations to phase out coal plants by 2030 and put new restrictions on natural gas will save hundreds of lives and billions of dollars in health spending: The Canadian Press assesses the validity of this claim

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