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November 10, 2015  

Mapping Canada’s future

A framework for manufacturing success.

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November 10, 2015  

Essar Steel Algoma files for creditor protection

Commodity prices bite as steel prices plummet by more than half.

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November 6, 2015  

Cliffs quit Ring of Fire because of chromite tax: Tories

Liberal government wanted impose a $6.6 million to $34.4 million annual royalty.

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October 6, 2015  

TPP: Will Canadian companies take advantage of the world’s largest trade zone?

Those focused on services, higher technology and value-added products will likely find success in a more-open trading environment.

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October 2, 2015  

NS not clear on future of manufacturing plant despite ownership stake

Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Ltd. is seeking new contracts or a buyer for the plant in Trenton.

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September 30, 2015  

Steelworkers say mediated talks with US Steel continue ahead of court hearing

Union is opposing company’s request for permission to stop paying certain benefits to retirees.

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September 28, 2015  

Alcoa splitting metals segment from auto, aerospace units

Company expects the split to be complete by the second half of 2016.

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September 22, 2015  

Steel groups want higher NA auto content in TPP

NAFTA steel leaders say weaker rules of origin will adversely impact the steel industry.

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September 18, 2015  

US Steel asks to extend protection to restructure

Unable to negotiate a sale of its Ontario operations or reach a restructuring agreement.

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September 15, 2015  

Essar Steel Algoma to supply Champlain Bridge corridor project

Will manufacture structural steel bridge plates for the 3.4 km bridge, satisfy 20% of project’s total steel requirement.

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September 14, 2015  

Novacap invests in Nitrex Metal’s global growth

Investment to focus is on operations, acquisitions and R&D.

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September 8, 2015  

Door closing on uranium mining in Quebec

Hundreds of municipalities oppose it, worried about health effects and environment.

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August 25, 2015  

Canam supplying steel for $3.5B Champlain bridge

Contract worth $225 million the largest in the Quebec company’s history.

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August 12, 2015  

Colorado mine spill: EPA chief takes responsibility

Contaminated water contained high levels of arsenic, lead and other potentially toxic heavy metals.

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August 10, 2015  

EPA mishap sends tainted wastewater into river

Wastewater laced with heavy metals from Colorado mine reaches New Mexico.

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August 5, 2015  

World’s first additive, subtractive manufacturing service launched

Process combines metal 3D printing and 5-axis CNC machining for complex, low-volume components.

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August 5, 2015  

Explosion at Missouri Noranda aluminum plant

Some workers sustained non critical injuries.

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August 4, 2015  

Two Canadian schools score Hypertherm grants

They’ll get a plasma cutting and gouging system plus curriculum.

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July 20, 2015  

Crown Metal Packaging strike ends after 22 months

Employees ratify six-year deal that guarantees a return to their jobs.

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June 23, 2015  

BluMetric awarded $3.2M environmental engineering contract

Vale Canada contract includes drilling, monitoring, and pumping of wells, aquifer tests and groundwater and surface-water sampling.

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June 18, 2015  

3D-printed bridge brings new age of architecture [VIDEO]

Dutch company Heijmans hopes 3D printing a bridge will encourage more to allow design and construction to operate hand-in-hand.

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April 28, 2015  

Vale, USW reach tentative deal in Sudbury, Port Colborne

Five-year contract expected to come into effect June 1.

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April 28, 2015  

CITT holds inquiry into rebar tariffs hurting BC builders

They complain construction project prices will jump because of the added costs.

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April 23, 2015  

US demand to fuel Canadian export growth in 2015

Industrial capacity constraints in the US will help global economic growth over the next two years, an EDC report says.

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April 20, 2015  

IBC awarded $1.3M copper alloys contract

Delivery expected by Q1 2016.

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April 9, 2015  

Canadian gold mine refinery in Mexico robbed

Robbers take $8.5 million in gold, authorities call it an inside job.

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April 1, 2015  

Wall praises Evraz’s decision to expand in Regina

Steel company’s $200 million is to build larger and thicker-walled pipe.

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April 1, 2015  

US Steel idles part of Minntac plant in Minn.

High steel imports, dumping of foreign steel and low steel prices blamed.

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March 9, 2015  

Alcoa buys titanium supplier RTI for $1.5B

Steel producer says acquisition will broaden its push into the aerospace industry.

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March 5, 2015  

China lowers economic growth target

Promises to open more industries to foreign investment

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February 27, 2015  

Canam sees less competition amid lower loonie, oilpatch slowdown

Profits surge 28% to $13.8 million on record sales as a result of growing demand for bridge and building construction in 2014.

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February 19, 2015  

Rio Tinto Alcan to expand Canadian smelters

CEO Alfredo Barrios says investment awaiting a rebound in aluminium prices.