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News Manufacturing Metals General Production
October 5, 2020  

Locweld awarded $50M contract for steel transmission towers

Destined for Hydro-Québec’s new 735 kV Micoua-Saguenay line.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
September 16, 2020  

US companies seeking tariff relief faced red tape, delays

Commerce Department was overwhelmed by companies lobbying to avoid the tariffs, could not meet its own deadline.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General
September 16, 2020  

US abruptly lifts tariff aimed at Canadian alumunium

…but they’re still on the table, as are threatened Canadian countermeasures.

News Manufacturing Metals Minerals General Operations Sustainability Technology
September 14, 2020  

E2Metrix technology gets $4.5M boost from Natural Resources Canada

Ecothor will help clean out contaminants and solids, recycle mining wastewater.

News Metals General
August 24, 2020  

Rio Tinto CEO loses $3.5M over destroyed indigenous sites

Follows the destruction in May of two 46,000-year-old rock shelters in Juukan George in Western Australia state.

News Manufacturing Metals General
August 20, 2020  

$5M from feds to ensure better traceability of aluminum

Follows 10% tariff slapped on Canadian aluminum by the Trump administration.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General
August 11, 2020  

58% of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum: survey

Polling firm Leger says numbers reflect a lack of a clear rationale for the action by the mercurial US president.

News Metals Minerals General
July 29, 2020  

Feds invest $98M for the minerals and metals sector

The feds are supporting the Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals program and the Targeted Geoscience Initiative

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General Production
July 13, 2020  

PM to Trump: Return of NA economy will negate need for tariffs

He said Canada’s aluminum smelters would soon be back producing value-added specialty products for the American auto sector.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General
July 10, 2020  

Canada’s response on tariffs won’t be bound by USMCA: negotiator

Trade negotiator Steve Verheul says what actions Canada takes depends on what the US does.

News Manufacturing Metals General
June 24, 2020  

Feds to push back against any new US tariffs on aluminum: Duclos

Bloomberg says the Trump administration plans to impose a 10% tariff on imports from Canada.

News Metals General
February 20, 2020  

Stelco reports Q4 loss on challenging market conditions, steel price drop

Average steel selling price for the quarter was down 28% compared with last year.

News Manufacturing Metals General
February 12, 2020  

Samuel acquires 100% of additive maker Burloak Technologies

Metals and industrial products manufacturer acquired its Burloak minority stake in 2017.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
January 28, 2020  

Feds invest in digital tracing for steel supply chain

Funding for two firms will support a proof of concept for a using blockchain and artificial intelligence.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General
January 27, 2020  

US confirms fabricated steel from Canada dumped, but not subsidized

Investigation is over, no countervailing duties will be collected but injuries to be assessed.