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News Government Manufacturing Metals Economy General
October 28, 2020  

Trump proclamation exempts Canadian aluminum from tariffs

… but he reserves the right to reimpose the 10% levies on national security grounds if exports spike again.

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 General
September 14, 2020  

Canada hopes to avert new US tariff war, but is ready to fire: Champagne

Foreign affairs minister believes the standoff is an opportunity to figure out new ways to bring manufacturing back to life across North America.

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 Government Manufacturing General
August 10, 2020  

Sask. Premier Moe worried U.S. could put tariff on steel after aluminum

Regina is home to the Evraz steel mill where hundreds of people work

News Manufacturing Minerals General
August 10, 2020  

Canada plans $3.6B in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute

Freeland says the tariffs will match dollar-for-dollar the costs of the planned 10% import tariff on Canadian raw aluminum that will apply starting Aug. 16

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 Government Manufacturing General
July 6, 2020  

Why fresh US tariffs? Politics, pandemics, Russian aluminum

Aluminum is one of the elemental components of the Canada-US trade relationship.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 2, 2020  

Trade experts urge heads-up approach as USMCA comes into force

More than a NAFTA update, risk of running afoul of the deal’s new rules or leave money and new prosperity on the table.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 29, 2020  

Tough talk, tariff threats resurface as USMCA readies for its debut

Trump’s “iron fist of zero-tolerance enforcement” aimed at aluminum looms large.

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.

Event Manufacturing Metals General
January 16, 2020  

Future Aluminum Forum Industry 4.0

The focus is on Industry 4.0 and what’s happening

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 10, 2019  

Feds face calls to protect aluminum industry as USMCA close to final

Labour concerned amendments may not include a tighter definition on what constitutes North American aluminum.

News Manufacturing Metals General
July 31, 2019  

Chinese billionaire indicted in US aluminum import scheme

Charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and international money laundering.

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.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 27, 2019  

Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs are lifted, but tactic failed

President’s tunnel vision alienates Western allies who have common cause in the challenges posed by China.

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 Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 17, 2019  

UPDATE: Steel and aluminum tariffs are lifted

To be removed within two days, Canada to drop all of retaliatory measures and legal actions at the WTO.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 15, 2019  

Freeland leaves DC with no tariff deal, despite early US optimism

Foreign Affairs minister expressed optimism over incremental progress, but no indication of a resolution close at hand.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 15, 2019  

End of US tariffs on Canadian, Mexican steel, aluminum close: Mnuchin

Close to an “understanding” about finally lifting the 25% duty on steel and 10% levy on aluminum imports.

News Manufacturing General
May 1, 2019  

BRP acquiring majority stake in Australia’s largest aluminum boat maker

Telwater will become part of BRP’s Marine Group as an independent line.

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 Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 3, 2019  

Freeland says lifting US tariffs is part of ratifying USMCA

Clock is ticking in Canada’s Parliament as June ratification deadline looms.

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 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 Government Manufacturing General
March 4, 2019  

Mexico pushing labour reform, won’t ratify USMCA with US tariffs

Wants a package of labour reform ratified in Mexico’s Congress before its April 30 adjournment.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 22, 2019  

Premier Doug Ford talks tariffs, trade during trip to Washington

Said they’re hurting the US more than Canada, costing 16 jobs for every one created.