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April 14, 2021  

Take the 2021 Manufacturing Management Salary Survey Now

Salary information, which is kept confidential, helps to compare manufacturing wages to industry averages.

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March 10, 2021  

DuPont expands Molykote specialty lubricants production

DuPont has invested over $40 million to expand production

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March 1, 2021  

Pembina Pipeline posts $1.2 billion loss on petrochemical, LNG project impairments

(CP) CALGARY – Pembina Pipeline Corp. is reporting a

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February 25, 2021  

Saskatchewan seeks to build a containment level 4 lab to research pandemics

Regina – Vertical integration, where you control all aspects

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February 10, 2021  

Clinical trials start for USask’s COVID 19 vaccine candidate

(CP) HALIFAX – Clinical trials have begun for another

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February 7, 2021  

Pellet to pallet in three seconds: Oro Medonte company to produce hand sanitizer

It will take the same amount of time to

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February 7, 2021  

UK vaccine gambles paid off, while EU caution slowed it down

(AP) SAINT-HERBLAIN, France – French pharmaceutical startup Valneva had

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February 4, 2021  

Canada signs deal with Novavax to make its COVID 19 vaccine at new Montreal facility

(CP) OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a

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February 4, 2021  

Philippine ice plant ammonia leak leaves 2 dead, 90 sickened

(AP) MANILA, Philippines – An ammonia leak from an

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January 27, 2021  

Fertilizer giant Nutrien expands use of proximity alarms to battle COVID 19 pandemic

(CP) SASKATOON – Canadian fertilizer giant Nutrien Ltd. says

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January 27, 2021  

EU health official blasts slow vaccine delivery, and is consulting with Canada

(CP) OTTAWA _ The Trudeau government is being urged

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January 25, 2021  

Health Canada approves Spartan Bioscience’s previously recalled rapid COVID 19 test

(CP) TORONTO – The federal government has approved an

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January 20, 2021  

Washington state nixes methanol plant meant to supply China

(AP) OLYMPIA, Wash. – Officials in Washington state denied

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January 2, 2021  

Experts probe Elmira chemical manufacturing site for groundwater contamination

ELMIRA _ More than 30 years after the cancer-causing

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December 15, 2020  

Closing the loop: Pyrowave turns plastic into a reusable resin

Technology microwaves feedstock to create virgin-like styrene resin.

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December 15, 2020  

West Virginia chemical plant blast kills 1, injures 3

Optima Chemicals employee lost in tragedy last week

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November 9, 2020  

Pfizer says early data signals COVID-19 vaccine is effective

The shots made with German partner BioNTech are among 10 possible vaccine candidates in late-stage testing.

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November 3, 2020  

Nutrien takes $587M loss on phosphate fertilizer operation

Global phosphate prices have trended higher from strong demand in India and Brazil, trade flow changes.

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October 20, 2020  

Controllable membrane to pull CO2 out of exhaust streams

Electrically switchable system continuously separates gases without moving parts or wasted space.

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October 20, 2020  

‘Toxic’ label will spur wake-up to impact of plastics on health: experts

… but challenges remain in definitively linking plastic or plastic particles to disease, cancer or other human health problems.

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October 13, 2020  

Unilateral ban on single use plastics ignores spirit of USMCA: experts

US trade lawyer says agreement reflects need to consult with partners before before imposing new restrictions.

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October 8, 2020  

Plastics industry says its products are not ‘toxic’, urges feds to rethink

Single-use plastic items will be banned because they are both harmful to the environment and difficult to recycle.

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October 7, 2020  

Straws, stir sticks, bags first targets of nationwide plastics ban

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says six single-use

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September 24, 2020  

Initiative aims to bring more women into chemical, oil and gas sector

Quebec’s chemical, petrochemical, refining and gas industry adopts tools to favour recruiting and integration.

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September 18, 2020  

Court supports Dow in Nova lawsuit jointly owned Joffre ethane cracker

Orders a recalculation of its award of $1.4 billion in damages, should only be compensated for direct damages.

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July 22, 2020  

Company, CEO tried to export chemicals to China: Prosecutors

Scheme involved shipping chemicals used in microchip manufacturing from Rhode Island.

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May 15, 2020  

Global deal to protect ozone layer behind new contaminant problem: study

Chemicals used to replace banned chlorofluorocarbons are breaking down in the atmosphere into new contaminants.

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March 31, 2020  

Judge dismisses Chemours lawsuit against DuPont

Alleged DuPont deliberately lowballed the cost of environmental liabilities.

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March 25, 2020  

COVID-19 testing backlog linked to shortage of chemicals

Global demand has outpaced the supply of reagents, Canadian health authorities and labs are seeking alternative supply chains.

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January 30, 2020  

Federal grand jury subpoenas 3M over chemical discharges

Company was accused last year of releasing chemicals from its factory in Decatur into the Tennessee River without disclosing its actions.

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January 29, 2020  

Chemicals plant to be sold to satisfy Competition Bureau merger concerns

Makes hydrogen peroxide used mainly as a bleaching agent for pulp and paper, or as a treatment chemical in the oil and gas and mining sectors.

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January 1, 2020  

Some businesses thrived, many lagged during pandemic in 2020

Here are the lists of winners and losers