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News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 14, 2020  

FCA prepares to restart North American operations

Thorough daily cleaning schedules to be instituted to maintain enhanced levels of cleanliness and disinfection

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 9, 2019  

Trump, Democrats in tentative deal on passing USMCA

Would give both Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a major accomplishment despite impeachment turmoil.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 17, 2017  

Detroit Three “won’t waver” from $1.5B investment in Canada

Despite protectionist rhetoric, they’re encouraged by Trump’s comment about just tweaking NAFTA.

News Energy Manufacturing General
June 30, 2016  

NA clean energy pledge prompts talk of more hydro exports

Should be good news to governments in BC and Newfoundland.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 22, 2016  

Volvo profits down as truck sales fall 7% in North America

But demand for heavy-duty vehicles rose by 23% in Europe.

News Construction Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
January 5, 2015  

Roxul announces global industrial technical insulation platform

Company says merger was necessary to link North American business to global community.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
November 22, 2013  

Ontario vows to be first on continent to ban coal fired electricity generation

Ontario Liberals plan to introduce legislation that would keep generating stations from ever burning coal again once it’s eliminated in 2014.

News Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
September 16, 2013  

Petrogas deal will bolster Altagas’ access to North American markets

Deal includes infrastructure Altagas needs to pursue a partnership with Japan’s Idemitsu Koas Co. Ltd. to export gas overseas

News Business Operations Operations
June 13, 2013  

North American free trade deal with EU needed: ex Mexican diplomat

Arturo Sarukhan says not binding together trade processes will cause supply chain disruptions.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Technology
April 19, 2013  

What’s left in the auto manufacturing tank?

Record sales are boosting production, but investments in Mexico and the US will wreak havoc on Canada’s sector.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Production
July 31, 2012  

Honda recovers from disasters: $1.7B quarterly profit

More vehicles sold in key regions except Europe.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
January 11, 2012  

Magna raises sales 2012 outlook 8%

Magna International Inc. is raising sales predictions by as much as 8% in 2012 as the auto parts maker looks to new markets for growth.

News Electronics Business Operations Operations Technology
October 27, 2011  

$100B in lost output to China coming home: BCG

Manufacturing in China for North American markets is not as cost-effective as it once was, and it appears some of the lost US production may be coming back.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy
October 17, 2011  

Fears of North American recession recede

Canada’s factories were humming in August, and US consumers were buying last month, strong indicators the North American recovery is alive and kicking.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations
February 11, 2011  

Robotics orders score big gains in 2010

Last year was a good one for North American robotics companies: orders from worldwide customers were up 52%, reports the Robotic Industries Association.