New Flyer to invest $28M in bus parts plant in Kentucky
The 300,000 square-foot facility will serve three business units of the NFI Group in the US.
FABTECH brings together more than 1,300 exhibitors and 28,000…
ECM unveils its made in Ontario E-House
Single-weld, 1,100 square-foot structure destined for Enersource in Mississauga, Ont.
INKAS armoured vehicles provide safety in global “hot zones”
The Toronto manufacturer is expanding five-fold thanks to its sharp focus on exports, R&D and customization.
Canam wins $200M contract for Falcons stadium
Will fabricate and assemble steel components of the stadium and roof.
Pucks and trucks: Sask. company uses jobs to net hockey players
AGI Envirotank wants to rebuild Biggar, Sask.’s senior hockey team, but happens to need people to work in welding, drafting, fabricating too.
Dynaplas Ltd. acquires Peterborough’s Chilton Precision Inc.
Chilton will continue as a separate standalone business unit.
GE opens “GE Garages” manufacturing fab lab space in Chicago
Space will host free maker workshops, training on high-tech equipment and a guest speaker series.
Compass Compression Services Ltd. opens third manufacturing facility
62,000 square-foot facility boosts capacity by 5%.
D-Wave Systems earns 100th US patent
Patent portfolio also rated #4 in computing systems by IEEE Spectrum.
Pipeline debates risk impact on oil and gas support services
Could lead to a pull-back of investment over the medium and long term.
Workers exposed to carbon monoxide at NB plant
Propane heater suspected as the cause.
Brazilian company buys nearly 20% stake in New Flyer
Marcopolo will aid Winnipeg bus maker to grow and diversify.
Westeel drastically reduces frac tank installation
Westeel has developed an installation system that will allow oil and gas operators to build a frac tank for water management at drill sites in a day.
Honda develops new welding tech for joining aluminum and steel
First application to the frame of 2013 Accord in North America.
Alter NRG torches British waste in $22 million deal [INFOGRAPHIC]
The clean-energy firm will build a plasma gasifier to help the Brits zap excess waste at proposed renewable energy plant
Aecon wins $132M oil sands fabrication contracts
Aecon Group has been awarded two contracts worth $132 million for fabrication and module assembly work for an un-named oil sands operator in Fort McMurray, Alta.
FABTECH Canada coming in 2012
TORONTO: Canada is getting its own fabricating show. The…