U.S. factory output dips 0.1% in June on auto chip shortage
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. factory output slid last month…
US manufacturing activity grows, but slightly slower in June
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) – Growth in U.S. manufacturing…
‘Carpocalypse’ comes to Canada as vehicle shortage hits car rental industry
(CP) When James Charles-Roberts booked a vehicle back in…
Production Accelerated for BrightDrop EV600
General Motors will end production of the Chevrolet Equinox…
Understanding Cyber Insurance
There are several factors that manufacturers should consider before purchasing cyber insurance coverage, as having the right policy is the key to a quick recovery from a cyber-attack without major losses.
Applications open for Canada’s Greenhouse Technology Awards
There’s a new opportunity for technological innovators in the…
Wabtec starts operations at Neighborhood 91 additive hub
Wabtec Corporation started operations at Neighborhood 91, the additive…
Cincinnati Inc. partners with Ohio State Centre
Cincinnati Inc. (CI) announced a partnership with Ohio State…
Woodfibre LNG says contract with BP Gas ties up 70% of proposed facility’s capacity
(CP) CALGARY – The company proposing the Woodfibre LNG…
Bombardier not ready to increase jet production despite clearing COVID turbulence
MONTREAL – Bombardier Inc. isn’t ready to increase business…
Stirred, but not shaken
Manufacturer thrives making fans and laboratory stirrers despite pandemic chaos.
Food-X Technologies partners with Carrefour Group
Freshlocal Solutions Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Food-X Technologies…
New Ram Power Wagon: Modern Truck with a History
Having been an ‘automotive journalist’ for nearly 15 years, and working for an OEM dealership before that, I have had the opportunity to drive a lot of different vehicles, from the smallest, a smart fortwo, to the largest, a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter long wheelbase with a high roof. None have been as unique as the vehicle that recently filled up my driveway.
Magna plans to expand manufacturing in North America to focus on EVs
(CP) Canadian auto parts company Magna International Inc. is…
Responding to COVID-19
How the leaders made a difference.
What’s up dock? Diagnosing industrial door problems
Address them promptly to protect against environmental and
Plant’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview
Ford has completely re-designed their F-150 for 2021, and…
WeedMD consolidates medical distribution activities
Closes facility to maximize production efficiencies
US plants hope to maintain production despite virus threat
Safeguards that were put in place after the initial wave of the virus
Oil output still down after restoring some COVID cutbacks: CER
Supply slipped by as much as 972,000 barrels per day by mid-May, about 700,000 bpd brought back online by early October.
Heroux-Devtek signs multi-year Boeing deal to build actuation components
Contract win by the CESA subsidiary includes production requirements, spare parts for the 787, 777, 777X, 767 and 747.
Locweld awarded $50M contract for steel transmission towers
Destined for Hydro-Québec’s new 735 kV Micoua-Saguenay line.
Oil sands pipeline partly closed following spill near Fort McMurray
Initial reports indicated about 550 barrels or 90,000 litres of light oil were released with no reported impacts.
Putting process optimization on the fast track
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Oil sands companies restoring production as demand spurs higher price
Executives are confident the oil price crisis is subsiding but are dismayed by recent setbacks for oil pipelines in the US.
Manufacturers’ output down, expected to last months yet: CME
Half of survey respondents say production is down between 25% and 50%, more than 50% for a quarter of companies.
Suncor CEO predicts slow recovery for energy sector
Pandemic has contributed to reduced demand of 50% for gasoline, 70% for jet fuel and 20% for diesel.
SNC-Lavalin helping Medicom with N95 mask manufacturing
Will provide engineering services at new 60,000-square-foot facility in Montreal.
GM gears up to restart some engine production in Ontario
HFV6 line resumes followed by the balance of St. Catharines operations, CAMI and Oshawa stamped parts.
Two more BC poultry plants report workers who have COVID-19
Operations in Metro Vancouver were ordered closed this month when workers tested positive.
Energy sector shutting down oil production as low crude oil prices persist
More producers join a growing list of companies reducing spending and cutting production.
BRP tightening its belt with office layoffs after global production halt
All production suspended, temporary lay offs of most assembly line workers at 10 plants across the globe.