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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 17, 2021  

FedDev Ontario invests in Valbruna ASW Inc.

FedDev Ontario invests $5 million for Valbruna ASW Inc.

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 Metals General
February 20, 2020  

Stelco reports Q4 loss on challenging market conditions, steel price drop

Average steel selling price for the quarter was down 28% compared with last year.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
January 28, 2020  

Feds invest in digital tracing for steel supply chain

Funding for two firms will support a proof of concept for a using blockchain and artificial intelligence.

News Manufacturing Minerals General
December 4, 2019  

Trudeau government does spadework on minerals crucial to future

British firm to provide pricing forecasts and analysis of global supply and demand between 2020 and 2030.

News Manufacturing Metals General
November 13, 2019  

Stelco makes no net profit in Q3 as revenues drop 23%

Revenues were $475 million, down from $619 million in the third quarter of 2018.

News Manufacturing Metals General Operations
November 13, 2019  

Glencore to close Brunswick lead smelter, 420 jobs lost

Losing money since the 2013 closure of the nearby Brunswick Mine, which produced zinc and lead.

News Metals General
November 11, 2019  

China’s Jingye comes to the rescue of British Steel

Rescue deal potentially protects some 4,000 jobs and safeguards a strategic asset as Britain prepares to leave the EU.

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 Manufacturing Metals General
May 9, 2019  

Stelco buys remaining 37 acres next to Hamilton Works

Plans to capitalize on the demand for industrial lands in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

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 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 Economy General
February 15, 2019  

Steel tariffs waived even with Trump’s tough trade talk

Commerce Department approved exemption requests from 370 companies for up to 4.1 million tons of foreign steel.

News Manufacturing Metals General
November 14, 2018  

Stelco reports earnings of $125M in Q3, a sharp jump from last year

Volumes shipped by the Hamilton steelmaker surged more than 42% to 586 million tons.

News General
November 6, 2018  

NA aluminum associations urge end to tariffs before trade deal signed

Letter notes no tariffs or quotas are needed because of action already taken by the three countries.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 21, 2018  

EU tax on Harleys and other iconic US brands aims to ‘make noise’ in trade debate

Will begin taxing US imports worth $3.4 billion in response to Trump’s tariffs on European steel and aluminum.

News Government Manufacturing Metals Economy General
June 21, 2018  

US lawmakers rip Trump tariffs enacted in name of national security

Companies are feeling the fallout of higher metals prices and trade retaliation.

News Manufacturing Metals General
June 13, 2018  

US steel tariffs prompt ADF to impose work sharing at Quebec plant

Employees at its Terrebonne plant have seen their working hours cut 40% to 60%.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 31, 2018  

Canada beefs up anti-dumping measures ahead of US decision on duties

Exemptions expire June 1 on import duties of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 31, 2018  

Trump plans to go ahead with steel, aluminum tariffs on EU

EU has threatened to impose retaliatory tariffs on US orange juice, peanut butter and other goods in return.

News Manufacturing Economy General
May 17, 2018  

Manufacturing sales point to growth in economy: analysts

Much of the growth came from price appreciation but volumes were up.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
May 14, 2018  

Trudeau pledges $60M for smelter, declares byelection in riding days later

Several cabinet ministers, Liberal MPs have also visited Chicoutimi-Le Fjord to distribute millions of dollars in funding to local businesses.

Event Manufacturing Metals Technology
May 11, 2018  

FABTECH 2018

North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing

Event Manufacturing Metals General
May 11, 2018  

FABTECH Canada 2018

Trade show for the Canadian metal working industry that

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
May 11, 2018  

Aluminum smelting breakthrough produces oxygen instead of greenhouse gases

Process eliminates greenhouse gas emissions from traditional smelting by producing oxygen.

News Manufacturing Metals General
May 2, 2018  

Stelco says higher steel demand fuels Q1 volume and price growth

Revenue up 7% , but short of analyst expectations of $510 million.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
May 1, 2018  

US delays steel, aluminum levies another month to June 1

Objective of limiting imports is to keep out excess Chinese supply that has depressed global prices.

News Manufacturing General
April 30, 2018  

Canada among countries watching US in suspense as tariff deadline hits

Hoping to win another exemption, along with Mexico, to negotiate changes to NAFTA.

News Manufacturing Metals General
April 18, 2018  

US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

Nearly 2,200 companies are asking the Commerce Department for exemptions.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 10, 2018  

China files trade complaint against US over steel tariffs

Beijing says Trump’s additional duties of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum violate international trade rules.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 27, 2018  

Canada gives border security extra powers to crack down on cheap steel, aluminum

More flexibility to determine whether prices in countries of origin are reliable or distorted.

News Manufacturing Metals General
March 12, 2018  

China shrinks steel industry slowly, drawing Western ire

American and European anger targets a flood of low-cost exports that is double the volume of second-place Japan.