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News Oil & Gas General
February 13, 2019  

$300K in damage: Calgary men charged after copper wire thefts from oilwell sites

The Calgary Police Service says it worked with RCMP to track, locate and arrest two suspects.

News General
March 7, 2018  

Worker struck by flying metal, Montreal company fined $60,000

Spin area on a lathe wasn’t guarded or shielded to provide protection from swarf.

News Manufacturing Metals General
March 6, 2018  

Kobe Steel chief steps down over massive fake data scandal

Systematic misconduct spanned years, affecting products sent to more than 680 companies.

News Manufacturing General
November 24, 2016  

Thieves target crack pipes, copper wire as oilpatch crimes spike

RCMP reports 854 crimes in 10 months, exceeding 2015 total: increase blamed on Alberta’s economic slowdown.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
January 28, 2014  

Commodity prices end 2013 weak, but US growth is promising

Scotiabank Commodity Price Index points to a bottoming in early 2014.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
November 11, 2013  

BioteQ places its Bisbee plant on furlough indefinitely

Joint venture with miner was not generating positive cash flow as volumes declined.

News Metals Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
August 8, 2013  

Rio Tinto Alcan closing Shawinigan smelter a year early

Closure will affect most of the smelter’s 425 workers.

News Energy Production Sustainability
October 1, 2012  

Critics warn of secret deals for mining firms if Muskrat Falls approved

Residential ratepayers could front the bill for industrial expansion.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
July 4, 2012  

Chinese city cancels copper plant over health risks

Protests turn bloody, sending 30 people to hospital.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production Sustainability
May 22, 2012  

SNC-Lavalin green-lighted for work on $6.2B copper mine

Mining giant has a 70% stake in the project, expected to be operational by 2016.

News General
August 23, 2010  

Copper prices on the rise as supplies tighten

TORONTO: Tightness on the supply side is improving profit