News Transportation General
September 4, 2018  

New California bridge gets sensors to gather earthquake data

About 75 seismic sensors will measure forces imparted on the span.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 2, 2016  

BC earthquake preparedness progressing slowly

Likelihood of another serious quake happening in the next 50 years is one in 10.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Operations
August 11, 2014  

Earthquake shuts down Alberta gas plant

Keyara Corp.’s Strachan gas plant flared off excess gas when it lost power, but there was no damage.

News General
August 26, 2013  

Japan pledges action to stop radioactive water leaks from nuclear plant

Trade Minister Motegi blames leaks on lax maintenance by the plant’s operator.

News General
July 22, 2013  

Japan’s TEPCO admits radioactive water leak into sea

Spikes in radiation levels in seawater samples taken at Fukushima nuclear plant.

News Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
September 14, 2012  

Japanese cabinet panel calls to phase out nuclear power

Phasing out nuclear power in the next 30 years is part of a major overhaul to it’s energy policy following last year’s meltdowns at Fukushima.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
August 2, 2012  

Canadian auto sales up 4.7% in July

Automakers boost incentives, Japanese brands rally.

News Automotive Energy Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
June 20, 2012  

Honda to recycle rare earths from hybrid batteries

Japanese automaker says green initiative a first for the industry

Tech Centre General
June 30, 2011  

Forklifts made for nuke clean-up

Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks in Houston has developed two special heavy duty forklifts with radiation-shielded cabins to handle contaminated rubble at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.

News General
June 17, 2011  

Toyota Canada at full production by September

Toyota says its North American plants will return to full production in September, more than a month earlier than expected.

News General
May 25, 2011  

Japan’s aftershocks ripple through global economy

The earthquake that devastated the northeastern region of Japan on March 11 is also a harsh reminder to manufacturers of the risks they face in global markets.

News Production
May 12, 2011  

Viceroy ships housing relief to Japan

Viceroy Homes has manufactured and shipped the first lot of pre-fabricated temporary housing units that will help house survivors displaced by Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami.

News Business Operations Operations Production Technology
April 21, 2011  

Quake update: Automakers expand production cutbacks

The supply chain aftershocks of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan March 11 continue as both Toyota and Honda adjust their European, North American and China production plans.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
March 24, 2011  

Japan’s recovery offers opportunities for auto parts

Japanese automakers will be evaluating their global supply chains following the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear plant disasters, which will impact Canadian auto parts suppliers.

News General
March 17, 2011  

Quake update: No lay-offs expected at Ont. Toyota, Honda plants

The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association is anticipating at least some disruption of parts to Japanese automakers’ manufacturing operations in Canada and the US.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations
March 14, 2011  

Toyota, Honda assessing quake’s impact on operations

The earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan on Friday has prompted Toyota and Honda to close plants in Japan, but it’s too early to assess how their North American operations will be affected.