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News Food & Beverage General
October 23, 2020  

Quebec pork plant outbreak grows, Alberta boosting travel industry

62 workers at an Olymel plant tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

News Manufacturing General
July 3, 2020  

Postmedia workers at Toronto printing plant officially unionized by CMG

Application approved July 2 after workers voted 48 to 18 to join the union.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
May 27, 2020  

Cascades to close containerboard plant in Burlington

Part of ongoing initiatives to “optimize” activities in the boxboard packaging sector.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 29, 2020  

Nutella maker closes Brantford plant after workers test positive for virus

Employees worked in the same areas and hadn’t been in the plant for almost two weeks before getting their test results.

News Manufacturing General
March 24, 2020  

Your participation in the 2020 EMC-PLANT salary survey is vital!

Salary information, kept strictly confidential, will help us compare manufacturing remuneration to industry averages.

Insight Manufacturing General Technology
March 10, 2020  

Industry 4.0 and the future of manufacturing

CME says there are some barriers the federal government can help clear.

News General
March 10, 2020  

Zeppelin wins latest battle of the bands in `Stairway’ fight

Estate of Randy Wolfe claimed that the 1971 mega-hit “Stairway to Heaven” violated the copyright of the 1968 song “Taurus.”

News Manufacturing General
January 28, 2020  

Canadian manufacturers lag in the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies

SMEs see value in advanced manufacturing technology but have concerns.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
October 8, 2019  

Investigators on site of France’s huge chemical plant fire

About 130 complaints have been filed mostly over potential health risks following the Sept. 26 fire.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
May 14, 2019  

Explosion reported at Georgia Pacific paper plant in Oklahoma

Building has been evacuated and all company staff has been accounted for.

Feature Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
February 13, 2019  

Optimize PM programs: Add lean to improve your plant’s efficiency

Eliminating eight wastes leads to world-class performance.

News Manufacturing General
January 29, 2019  

Concern heightened among Canadian manufacturers over US protectionism

Outlook 2019 study shows they’re expecting business to be good, but confidence has tumbled since last year.

News Manufacturing General
January 2, 2019  

Two industrial accidents investigated at Dofasco plants in Hamilton

In New Year’s day incident, dump-style machine tipps over, injures driver.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 29, 2018  

As GM cuts in US, Fiat Chrysler invests in Italian plants [UPDATED]

The all-electric 500 will be built in Mirafiori, in Turin, while the Alfa Romeo SUV will be built in Pomigliano, near Naples, along with the Panda.

News Metals General
October 9, 2018  

9 people killed in fiery blast at central India steel plant

Explosion was sparked by a fire in a gas pipeline in a coke oven battery complex during scheduled maintenance.