General Motors extends summer shutdown at two US car plants
Plants in Ohio and Kansas will be closed for up to five weeks; automaker blames slumping sedan sales.
Resolute extends Niagara newsprint plant shutdown
Montreal-based company says the operation may be converted to make different products with a more sustainable future.
Wash. nuke plant unexpectedly shut down
Reports suggest operators found a system used to cool equipment wasn’t working.
Strong Edge sales shortens Ford’s summer break
The mid-sized SUV built at the Oakville plant had record US sales in May.
Dow Chemical will close 20 plants in restructuring
Plant closures will eliminate 2,400 jobs, about 5% of the company’s workforce.
GM suspends Volt production
Automaker extends summer shutdown to three weeks to control inventory.
Veyance Technologies shutters Owen Sound plant
Excess capacity to blame for plant shutdown that puts 40 people out of work.
Alcoa shutdowns won’t affect Canadian operations
Aluminum-giant shutters three European plant as part of plan to cut global capacity by 12 per cent
“Car of the Year” plant shuttered temporarily
Increased competition from Japan’s recovering automakers is closing Chevrolet’s Cruze plant for a week
Temporary shut down at Chrysler’s Windsor plant
Engine shortages from its Trenton, Mich. plant is stalling production