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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.

Event Manufacturing Metals General
January 16, 2020  

Future Aluminum Forum Industry 4.0

The focus is on Industry 4.0 and what’s happening

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December 2, 2019  

Semafo mine in Burkina Faso won’t reopen this year following attack

Company says it continues to support victims and their families as it works on a plan for the future.

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November 13, 2019  

Stelco makes no net profit in Q3 as revenues drop 23%

Revenues were $475 million, down from $619 million in the third quarter of 2018.

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November 13, 2019  

Glencore to close Brunswick lead smelter, 420 jobs lost

Losing money since the 2013 closure of the nearby Brunswick Mine, which produced zinc and lead.

News Metals General
November 11, 2019  

China’s Jingye comes to the rescue of British Steel

Rescue deal potentially protects some 4,000 jobs and safeguards a strategic asset as Britain prepares to leave the EU.

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November 7, 2019  

BC should demand miners pay cleanup costs up front: Study

Rules review to ensure taxpayers aren’t stuck with the costs of cleaning up or caring for abandoned mines.

News Government Manufacturing Metals Economy General
November 5, 2019  

Why Trump tariffs haven’t revitalized American steelmakers

Raised costs for steel users and has done little to blunt China’s dominance of global steel production.

News Manufacturing Metals General
September 5, 2019  

US dismisses trade beef against two Quebec steel makers

…but will determined pricing of fabricated steel from China and Mexico to be unfair, tariffs levied.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General Production
August 22, 2019  

Heico gets $18M federal funding to diversify product mix

Company is investing $50.7 million in three facilities, creating 86 jobs.

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August 14, 2019  

Stelco Holdings Q2 revenue down on lower prices, market challenges

Steelmaker cites destocking, falling market prices and the 232 tariffs imposed by the US.

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July 31, 2019  

Chinese billionaire indicted in US aluminum import scheme

Charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and international money laundering.

News Manufacturing Metals General
July 25, 2019  

Sheet metal processor gets $365,000 CED funding for productivity

Repayable loan will be used to purchase and install digitally controlled production equipment.

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June 20, 2019  

Alberta government looking to speed up job accreditation for foreign workers

Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
June 19, 2019  

Alcoa gets $10M from feds for a Quebec aluminum plant

Part of an $85 million investment in cutting-edge technology that will increase lower cost aluminum production.

News Manufacturing Metals General Production
June 12, 2019  

Burloak Technologies additive centre of excellence is operational

Provides customer projects with a range of capabilities from engineering to production.

News Manufacturing Metals General
May 30, 2019  

China dangles a new threat in trade war: rare earth minerals

Beijing says it could cut US off from exotic minerals widely used in electric cars and mobile phones.

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May 21, 2019  

Canadian retaliatory tariffs lifted as US kills steel-aluminum penalties

More than 70 other US products including licorice, coffee, sleeping bags and ketchup.

News Government Manufacturing Metals Economy General
May 18, 2019  

Experts weigh in on lifting of tariffs on Canadian steel, aluminum

United Steelworkers called removal “good news” but wants stronger measures to protect Canadian steel.

News Manufacturing Metals General
May 9, 2019  

Stelco buys remaining 37 acres next to Hamilton Works

Plans to capitalize on the demand for industrial lands in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

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April 16, 2019  

Additive manufacturer AP&C expands its Greater Montreal operations

GE company says it will add up to 75 skilled jobs over five years.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
April 15, 2019  

Stelco pushes PM for help dealing with ‘changing landscape’ for steel

Emergency import restrictions on seven products that posed a “serious threat” to Canada’s steel industry are about to expire.

News Manufacturing Metals General
March 27, 2019  

Steel producer Nucor to build US$1.3B mill in rural Kentucky

Nucor CEO and president said the project will create about 400 jobs.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 25, 2019  

Tariffs raise ‘serious questions’ about NAFTA after DC meeting: Freeland

Wants them removed before the countries move forward with the approval of the USMCA.

News Manufacturing Metals Business Operations General
March 20, 2019  

Norwegian aluminum producer hit by cyber attack

Norsk Hydro’s plants in Europe and the US were isolated and switched to manual operations.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 12, 2019  

Ottawa invests $100M in steel, aluminum SMEs across Canada

Manufacturers and users will get non-repayable contributions for productivity and technology projects.

News Metals General
March 7, 2019  

China says Canadian canola will face stricter assessments

Looks like further retaliation for arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

News Manufacturing Metals General
March 6, 2019  

Stelco supports its intelligent operations with AI deal

Canvas Analytics technology to bridge the gap between workforce knowledge and curated IoT.

News Manufacturing Metals General
March 4, 2019  

ABI submits offer to end 14 month lockout at aluminum smelter

Salaries will increase by an average of least 2.55% annually over a six-year collective agreement.

News Manufacturing Metals General
February 21, 2019  

Stelco says measures help steel prices as it focuses on domestic market

US tariffs have helped accelerate the steel maker’s plans to focus on under-served markets in Canada.

News Manufacturing Metals General
January 9, 2019  

Tariffs still in place, Ottawa to commit up to $90M for Algoma Steel

Funding aimed at new technologies, improving productivity and staying competitive in international markets.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
December 20, 2018  

Freeland says Trump metal tariffs ‘contradict’ new NAFTA and will have to go

Canada’s foreign minister says US businesses are on our side.