The September numbers for manufacturing shipments were a bit of a downer. Statistics Canada reported a 0.6% decrease with 13 of 21 industries registering lower sales. This has pundits wringing their hands over how manufacturing’s ongoing malaise is going to mess up the Bank of Canada’s growth forecasts.
The 911 memorial in New York will be using a Canadian-made architectural product from Cymat Technologies as a cladding material.
Mitec Telecom wins a $1 million Canadian Navy deal to provide radar system components.
Designers who have their heads in the cloud can access, edit and share their AutoCAD designs and DWG drawing files anywhere using web browsers and mobile devices with AutoCAD WS, but now the app supports offline editing, too.
TurboSonic Technologies has won a US$4 million contract for its clean air technology to be used in a US green-energy facility.
ABB is firming up its position as a global supplier of industrial motors with the $4.2 billion purchase of the Baldor Electric Co.
Export Development Canada has a permanent Western European representation in Dusseldorf, Germany, its first in a developed market.
Many manufacturers make one critical mistake that dramatically reduces the number of sales leads produced from their white papers.
The war on carbon dioxide emissions isn’t going well. Any real prospect for coordinated international action is, post-Copenhagen, dead in the political water.
When one door closes, another one opens. On July 28, after 90 years of production, the last car rolled off the assembly line at Windsor, Ont.’s General Motors plant. Along with a lament for the end of an era, there…
OTTAWA: The unexpected slowdown of the global economy will mean slower growth next year, particularly for developed economies, according to Export Development Canada’s (EDC) Autumn 2010 Global Export Forecast. “The global economy got very quiet out there mid-way through this…
The Forest Products Association of Canada is calling on the Harper government to set business conditions in the next federal budget that would help the industry become greener, more competitive and a contributor to the bio-economy.
MONTREAL: Engineering firm SNC-Lavalin has signed a $587 million contract to design and build the Waneta Expansion, a 335-megawatt hydroelectric power facility on the Pend d’Oreille River just south of Trail, BC. This $900 million project, a limited partnership of…
Mechtronix Systems will get $18.6 million in repayable funding from the federal government’s Strategic Aerospace and Defence Initiative to enhance R&D capabilities.