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December 12, 2013  

Reliability’s new frontier | PLANT

Mining data with new software and analysis.

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December 12, 2013  

Blount Canada fined $60,000 for injury during training

Worker suffered burns to the abdomen and legs from a bla1st of steam and hot water.

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December 12, 2013  

Manufacturers are poised for growth in 2014

PLANT’s 2014 Outlook survey shows execs are gearing up for better times.

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December 12, 2013  

Emergent BioSolutions acquiring biopharmaceutical Cangene for $222M

Deal complements Emergent’s development of vaccines and therapeutics.

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December 11, 2013  

Setting energy targets | PLANT

Three ways to reduce use and improve performance.

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December 11, 2013  

Davie Shipyard relaunched | PLANT

New ownership resuscitates storied, but once-troubled shipyard with high-end vessels.

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December 11, 2013  

Bankruptcy judge approves outline of Fisker’s Chapter 11 plan

Quick sale of the electric vehicle manufacturer remains on track.

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December 10, 2013  

Shooting for gold with “green jerseys” | PLANT

Nike adds recycled water bottles to its Olympic hockey uniforms.

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December 9, 2013  

New Ontario standards recognize polypropelyne pipe

Polypropylene pipe added to list of products approved for sanitary and storm water sewer projects.

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December 9, 2013  

Sunrise Propane faces sentencing for deadly Toronto plant blast

2008 blast killed one man, forced thousands of people from their homes.

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December 5, 2013  

Nissan looks to no frills China brand to drive revival

The Japanese automaker hopes its Venucia brand will build its share of China’s crowded auto market from 6% to 10%.

News Metals Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
December 5, 2013  

Residents urge Saskatchewan not approve proposed metals plant

They’re worried the processing plant will pollute their water supply.

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December 4, 2013  

Process Group fined $110,000 for worker injury at GM transmission plant

Employer found guilty of failing to prevent the movement of a conveyor that toppled during dismantling.

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December 4, 2013  

3-D printing prompts US House votes to renew prohibition on all plastic guns

Undetectable Firearms Act to extend the 25-year prohibition, but guns would be legal with a piece of metal in or on it.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
December 3, 2013  

Nov. manufacturing output grows at fastest pace since 2011: RBC PMI

Output increase buoyed by rise in new order volumes, job creation and subdued input price inflation.

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December 2, 2013  

US manufacturing expands at fastest pace in 2 1/2 years

Factories ramped up production, stepped up hiring and received orders at a healthy clip.

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December 2, 2013  

Ontario electricity rates to keep rising long term

Liberal energy plan to take $20 billion out of rate base to mitigate increases.

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November 29, 2013  

Give lean a lift | PLANT print issue

11 tips for rejuvenating the culture

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November 28, 2013  

Nautel expands into sonar with C-Tech acquisition

Both companies will expand and market their product lines.

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November 28, 2013  

Romania looks at buying Candu reactors

Chinese and Romanian companies sign letter of intent.

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November 27, 2013  

Growth Tips: Separating prospecting from selling

How to get salespeople off the revenue rollercoaster.

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November 27, 2013  

CAPC issues ‘Call to Action 2’ to save declining Canadian auto industry

Automotive council says it’s not too late to rescue automotive manufacturing from ‘irrelevance.’

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November 26, 2013  

Ottawa to eliminate deficit in 14 months, then surpluses

Flaherty forecasts a surplus of $3.7 billion in 2015-16, with a $3-billion cushion.

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November 26, 2013  

Bombardier unveils next-gen Montreal subway cars

Azur trains will go into service in 2014 for testing on the city’s network.

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November 24, 2013  

US Energy Dept loses $139M in sale of Fisker loan

The troubled electric car-maker received loans worth $192 million before funds were suspended in 2011.

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November 20, 2013  

Hyundai to put hydrogen vehicle on the market by 2014

Korean automaker will make the first mass-produced fuel-cell vehicle sold in the North America.

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November 20, 2013  

Domtar buys adult diaper maker Indas for $563M

Aims to be a leading supplier of incontinence products in Europe.

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November 20, 2013  

Toyota unveils hydrogen car for 2015 at Tokyo auto show

Automakers step up the competition for vehicles running on fuel cells.

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November 19, 2013  

Daimler pays $845 million for 12% stake in Chinese partner

Automaker looks to increase its footprint in the fast growing Chinese car market.

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November 19, 2013  

BMW unveils "the new MINI"

The German automaker is pumping $1.2 billion into producing the newest version of Mini in the UK.

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November 18, 2013  

USW, TWU merger vote falls short

The unions will maintain their strategic alliance, which they’ve shared since 2010.

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November 18, 2013  

Thailand cuts growth forecast on sluggish exports, auto production

Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy is likely to grow 3% this year instead of 3.8-4.3% predicted in August.