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News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 26, 2020  

Ford pushes for factory restart, unions not so sure

One Mexico facility and four in the US, not Oakville, Ont. plant.

News Manufacturing General
March 23, 2020  

Factories pivot to fight coronavirus, but challenges abound

…but redirecting plants to make completely different products will take a long time and a huge effort.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 16, 2020  

German officials agree plan to exit coal-fired power by 2038

Reviews will be carried out in 2026 and 2029 to determine whether an exit can happen three years before the final deadline.

News Automotive General
June 27, 2019  

GM to upgrade assembly plants ahead of new pickup, SUV lines

It’s increasing capacity, improving operating efficiencies and making other upgrades at US plants.

News General
April 23, 2019  

Honda slows Accord, Civic production as buyers shift to SUVs

Will temporarily idle a second-shift production line in August at its Marysville, Ohio, assembly plant.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 5, 2018  

Ford, Volkswagen in talks to build VWs at US Ford plants

Automakers also in talks about an alliance to build commercial vehicles that could lead to other ventures.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
November 28, 2018  

Ford shuffling workers to increase production of big SUVs

Several hundred of the workers will be moved to truck and SUV factories where jobs are being added.

News Manufacturing General
June 20, 2017  

Maybe we aren’t alone! NASA finds 10 more planets that could have life

Kepler telescope discovers seven Earth-size planets that circle stars just like ours.

News Manufacturing General
February 25, 2014  

Obama to announce new manufacturing hubs

Institutes in Chicago and near Detroit will combine public, private resources to foster innovation.

News Business Operations Operations Production
January 27, 2014  

Lafarge Canada acquires cement plants from James Dick Construction Ltd.

James Dick Concrete to continue operating as a separate brand in Ontario.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production
January 21, 2014  

CCL Industries buying four US plants for $77.8M

Labelling and packaging plants will become part of CCL Label’s home and personal care business.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
November 7, 2013  

Volvo plots return to the US market next year

The Swedish automaker is in the midst of an $11 billion turnaround plan that it hopes will double worldwide sales to 800,000 by 2020.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
November 1, 2013  

Resolute seeks more cost savings despite job cuts

Paper-maker will cut up to 170 jobs at plants in Ontario and Quebec.

News Energy Operations Sustainability
October 30, 2013  

Ontario PCs to test confidence of the Liberal government

Non-binding motion would gauge Wynne governments standing with legislature.

News Energy Operations Sustainability
October 17, 2013  

Chinese companies allowed majority ownership of British nuclear power plants

UK finance minister says involvement would likely start with a minority stake