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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.

News Government Manufacturing Metals Economy
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.

News Manufacturing Metals General Production
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.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
December 18, 2018  

Steel, aluminum tariffs impacting one third of Canadian exporters: poll

Tariffs and fear of protectionism are negatively impacting exporters, but USMCA has improved business sentiment.

Event Manufacturing Metals General
November 23, 2018  

Metalworking Manufacturing & Production Expo

Metalworking Manufacturing & Production Expo, presented by FMA Inc.,

News Government Manufacturing Metals Minerals Economy
November 15, 2018  

Stelco shares climb more than 10 per cent as CEO downplays tariff impacts

The Hamilton-based steel producer paid about $39 million in tariffs in the third quarter.

News Manufacturing Metals General
November 14, 2018  

Stelco reports earnings of $125M in Q3, a sharp jump from last year

Volumes shipped by the Hamilton steelmaker surged more than 42% to 586 million tons.

News Manufacturing Metals General
November 6, 2018  

Canada could ratify new NAFTA even if U.S. tariffs stay put: Trudeau [UPDATED]

An end to tariffs on steel and aluminum was not part of the USMCA.

News Government Manufacturing Metals Economy General
October 29, 2018  

Remove US steel, aluminum tariffs before signing USMCA: Mexican minister

Won’t accept any American proposal to agree to a quota system on metals as a way for the US to remove the duties.

News Metals General
October 9, 2018  

9 people killed in fiery blast at central India steel plant

Explosion was sparked by a fire in a gas pipeline in a coke oven battery complex during scheduled maintenance.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
September 11, 2018  

Canadian decision within weeks on steel safeguards: Bains

Government is looking at feedback from recent consultations on how to protect the industry from the risk of cheap steel imports.

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August 30, 2018  

Canada’s economy surges in second quarter on higher exports: StatCan

Economy rocketed to an annualized pace of 2.9 per cent in the period from April 1 through June 30.

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August 22, 2018  

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.2 per cent to $50.7B in June

Economists had expected an increase of 0.1 per cent in June.

News Construction Government Manufacturing Metals General
August 14, 2018  

Feds to launch talks on safeguards to keep steel from flooding into Canada

Consultation period on safeguards will last for 15 days, decision will follow in a few weeks.

News Manufacturing Metals General
July 30, 2018  

US firms seeking Trump’s steel tariff waiver face a backlash

Companies risk being forced out of business if not excused from the 25% tariff.

News Aerospace Automotive Chemicals Construction Electronics Energy Food & Beverage Forestry Government Manufacturing Metals Minerals Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Transportation Economy General
July 23, 2018  

Canada’s wholesale sales rise 1.2% in May: Statistics Canada

Construction materials show strength, automotive and supplies fall.

News Government Manufacturing Metals Economy General
June 21, 2018  

US lawmakers rip Trump tariffs enacted in name of national security

Companies are feeling the fallout of higher metals prices and trade retaliation.