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June 14, 2017  

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.

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March 13, 2017  

Resolute extends Niagara newsprint plant shutdown

Montreal-based company says the operation may be converted to make different products with a more sustainable future.

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March 29, 2016  

Wash. nuke plant unexpectedly shut down

Reports suggest operators found a system used to cool equipment wasn’t working.

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June 3, 2015  

Strong Edge sales shortens Ford’s summer break

The mid-sized SUV built at the Oakville plant had record US sales in May.

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October 24, 2012  

Dow Chemical will close 20 plants in restructuring

Plant closures will eliminate 2,400 jobs, about 5% of the company’s workforce.

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April 3, 2012  

GM suspends Volt production

Automaker extends summer shutdown to three weeks to control inventory.

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February 3, 2012  

Veyance Technologies shutters Owen Sound plant

Excess capacity to blame for plant shutdown that puts 40 people out of work.

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January 12, 2012  

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

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November 17, 2011  

“Car of the Year” plant shuttered temporarily

Increased competition from Japan’s recovering automakers is closing Chevrolet’s Cruze plant for a week

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September 29, 2011  

Temporary shut down at Chrysler’s Windsor plant

Engine shortages from its Trenton, Mich. plant is stalling production