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News Manufacturing General Technology
November 19, 2020  

Michelin, Pyrowave partner to recycle plastic waste

Innovative technology returns hard to recycle styrene to virgin material using microwave technology.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 7, 2020  

Straws, stir sticks, bags first targets of nationwide plastics ban

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says six single-use

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 22, 2020  

Recycling isn’t enough – plastic pollution crisis is getting worse

We could be spewing as much as 90 million tonnes of waste into the world’s waters by 2030.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 7, 2020  

Vegpro, Cascades partner on 100% recycled plastic packaging for salads

New containers improve airflow and prolong conservation time by limiting the build up of excess humidity.

News Government General
June 24, 2020  

Germany bans single-use plastic straws, food containers

The move was part of an effort to move away from “throw-away culture”

News Construction Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 13, 2020  

$3M in federal funding to cut plastic food, construction waste

Three companies winners of the government’s plastics innovation challenge, part of a plan to ban many single-use plastics by 2021.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 9, 2020  

Alberta petrochemical project cost estimate rises to about $4.9B

Dehydrogenation and polypropylene upgrading plants will turn propane into plastic pellets for shipment to manufacturers around the world.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General
December 11, 2019  

Celebrating 150 years: CGT leverages its history of innovation

From wagon wheels to car interiors, the Cambridge manufacturer honours its legacy of making things in Ontario.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 29, 2019  

Beverage companies aim to get bottles recycled, not trashed

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr. Pepper are investing US$100 million to improve recycling collection and processing.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 14, 2019  

Landmark UN plastic waste pact gets approved but not by US

Countries will have to monitor and track the movements of plastic waste outside their borders.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
April 25, 2019  

Montreal wants to ban single use plastics, polystyrene foam containers

Will hold consultations on the bylaw and move slowly to help businesses transition.

News Manufacturing General
January 21, 2019  

Shawcor to buy tank maker ZCL Composites for $308M

Acquisition will help expand its product and service offering.

News Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 17, 2019  

Petrochemical growth spurt expected despite rising desire for fewer plastics

Canadian petrochemical expansions are dwarfed by the activity south of the border.

News Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
October 17, 2018  

Worker caught in extruder, Uponor fined $80,000

Plastic piping manufacturer failed to ensure machinery was stopped during maintenance task.

News Manufacturing General
July 30, 2018  

States suing Trump administration, company over 3D guns

Judge asked to block a settlement with Defence Distributed that allowed the company to blueprints available online.