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News Manufacturing General
December 18, 2018  

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales down 0.1% in October

Sales were down in seven of 21 the industries tracked.

News Manufacturing Metals General
April 30, 2018  

Rio Tinto Alcan fined $100,000 for chemical release in Saguenay River

Pleaded guilty to violating a subsection of the Fisheries Act.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 14, 2018  

Trudeau applauds united front in battle against US steel, aluminum tariffs

Emphasized Canada and US economies would suffer from trade restrictions.

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
June 10, 2014  

Planned Saskatchewan metal refinery runs into opposition

Residents skeptical about disposal of byproducts in underground wells.

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 Forestry Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
December 12, 2013  

Blount Canada fined $60,000 for injury during training

Worker suffered burns to the abdomen and legs from a bla1st of steam and hot water.

News Aerospace Automotive Transportation Business Operations Operations Technology
December 4, 2013  

Exports, imports down in October, trade surplus hits $75M

Transportation related industries contributed to the decline in exports: Statistics Canada.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
June 3, 2013  

3-D printing: The next revolution in manufacturing?

Technology could change how things are made and by whom.

News Automotive Electronics Business Operations Operations Technology
April 4, 2013  

New technologies drive rising automotive electronics imports: Scotiabank

Canada on track for vehicle sales of 1.66 million vehicles for 2013.

News Energy Metals Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
February 6, 2013  

Rio Tinto abandons planned $4 billion Quebec plant

Iron and titanium plant would have created 400 jobs.

News Chemicals Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
January 30, 2013  

China imposes anti-dumping duties on US, EU chemical company

Two chemicals used for metal cleansing, paint stripping, dry cleaning and printing.

News Minerals Business Operations Sustainability
January 28, 2013  

Mining in Canada’s North to double by 2020

Conference Board forecasts overall mining output will grow by 91%, or 7.5% annually, until 2020.

News Business Operations Operations
May 2, 2012  

Achtung! German metal workers strike over pay

A union representing German metal workers has called on thousands of its members to begin two days of strikes over demands for better pay.

News General
January 20, 2012  

Timminco finds possible buyer, short-term funds

Insolvent Timminco and its Becancour Silicon subsidiary have received a commitment for US$4.25 million to fund the insolvent specialty metal producers’ operations while they restructure under court protection from creditors.