News Manufacturing Transportation General
July 30, 2019  

International shipping under the microscope as whale death toll grows

Examinations of five of the carcasses showed three of them had injuries consistent with ship strikes.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 27, 2019  

US initiates new investigations on Canadian fabricated steel imports

Will also investigate whether producers in Canada, China and Mexico are receiving unfair subsidies.

News Government Oil & Gas General
February 21, 2019  

Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says he would shelve oil by rail deal

Premier Rachel Notley announced the province will lease 4,400 railcars to get more oil to foreign markets.

News Forestry Transportation General
January 14, 2019  

Agency to investigate possible freight rail problems in Vancouver

The Forests Products Association of Canada said rail delays last year cost the forest sector over $500 million.

News Transportation General
December 12, 2018  

Via Rail places $989M train order with Siemens for key rail corridor

No Canadian content requirement; the German firm will build the trains at its North American headquarters in California.

News Transportation General
November 1, 2018  

Trudeau in Churchill as town celebrates rail line repairs

Flooding in the spring of 2017 damaged the tracks and severed the only land link to the town.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 13, 2015  

Study says transporting oil and gas safer by pipeline

Fraser Institute says rate of spill incidents 4.5 times greater by rail.

News Energy Sustainability
September 26, 2012  

Forged aluminum truck wheels dramatically cut CO2

Alcoa peer-reviewed study looks at the benefits of switching from steel wheels.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
August 1, 2012  

Surveys show weak trends in China manufacturing

Hopes raised for more policy moves.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
May 11, 2012  

Bombardier wins $31M order for TRAXX locomotives

Bombardier Transportation has won an order from Bure Equity Fund for seven Bombardier TRAXX F140 AC locomotives designed for freight transport in Sweden and Norway.

News Energy Sustainability
April 26, 2012  

$1T business bonanza in India

Canadian manufacturers take note: India plans to invest more than US$1 trillion over the next five years to meet infrastructure demands and more than half of that money will be coming from the private sector.