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News Manufacturing Transportation General
February 18, 2020  

Bombardier to sell train unit to France’s Alstom, shedding biggest division

Will focus on business jets as Alstom scales up amid rising competition from China’s state-owned CRRC.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
February 13, 2020  

Feds invest $15M in western rail to improve transport capacity

Will improve shipping efficiency from the Alberta Industrial Heartland.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
February 12, 2020  

Railways under stress as anti pipeline blockades continue

CN Railway warns it will have to close “significant” parts of its network unless blockades on its rail lines are removed.

News Transportation General
February 10, 2020  

Rand Logistics to acquire American Steamship Company from GATX

Combination of the two marine shippers will create the largest and most diverse fleet on the Great Lakes

News Aerospace Transportation General
February 6, 2020  

Disasters foretold: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Lac Megantic

Is the erosion of regulations to blame for notorious transportation tragedies?

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation General
January 24, 2020  

Selling aviation makes sense for Bombardier, says industry analyst

Its railway operations are a steadier generator of cash flows, but the sale of aviation could face political opposition because it is a major Canadian employer

Feature Manufacturing Transportation General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
January 14, 2020  

Transportation innovator: Thordon Bearings founder joins global luminaries

Sandy Thomson is recognized for his polymer bearing innovations.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
January 14, 2020  

More shippers and shipping companies promise to avoid Arctic routes

The signatories control about one-third of the shipping industry by market share.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
January 9, 2020  

New York City pulls 298 Bombardier subway cars, cites safety concerns

Problems with car doors adds to additional issues with Bombardier’s performance noted by the MTA.

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January 1, 2020  

Some businesses thrived, many lagged during pandemic in 2020

Here are the lists of winners and losers

News Government Transportation General
December 16, 2019  

Ontario cancels Hamilton light rail project in what mayor calls a ‘betrayal’

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, who represents a Hamilton riding, said she plans to fight to save the LRT project.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General
December 10, 2019  

MCI wins five-year contract for up to 50 commuter buses

Coaches are designed to accommodate all kinds of passengers and mobility devices.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation General
November 27, 2019  

Rail strike, pipeline spill lead Alberta to extend oil curtailment levels

Government will gradually increasing the amount that can be produced.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 26, 2019  

[BREAKING] Teamsters say they have reached a tentative deal with CN, work set to resume [UPDATED]

Union said normal operations at CN will resume Wednesday at 6 a.m. local time across Canada.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 25, 2019  

CN strike prompts potash mine shutdown, triggers 550 temporary layoffs [UPDATED]

Halting operations for two weeks starting Dec. 2, most of the mine’s product is shipped by the railway.