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Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 13, 2015  

Canada is in for a rude economic shock

It can’t compete with a restructured and more efficient US.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 8, 2015  

Social media and the distracted thinker

Internet devices are rewiring our brains, but not in a good way.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 8, 2015  

The power of intention and expectations

Ensure your team members are in the game.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 6, 2015  

Carbon taxes take a big bite out of your wallet

…But they’ll do nothing for the environment; so what will they really achieve?

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 5, 2015  

Growth Tips: Selling without a presentation

Keep it simple and tie in the prospect’s main problems with your solutions.

Feature Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
December 31, 2014  

Embrace hydrocarbons

Innovator Bob Mitchell says carbon is not the boogeyman; Alberta could lead the world in better energy utilization.

Feature Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
December 30, 2014  

Betting on newsprint

As competitors fold, Alberta Newsprint Co. adopts an innovative business strategy that quickly adapts to market conditions.

Feature Manufacturing General Technology
December 28, 2014  

Guardians of the Galaxy in 3D

Objet500 Connex multi-material 3D printers revolutionize the production of costumes and props.

Insight Energy Government Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
December 28, 2014  

Keep your dirty oil, just send the cheque

Without energy equalization payments, healthcare, education and social programs would suffer from major funding cuts.

Feature Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General
December 27, 2014  

Sustaining change

How Potash Corp. transformed maintenance and made it stick.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
December 27, 2014  

More than energy

Manufacturing needs to kick into a higher gear to lessen the impact of energy’s ups and downs.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
December 24, 2014  

Collaborating with a cobot

Program them to do multiple tasks and deploy them throughout the plant when they’re needed.

Feature Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
December 22, 2014  

The legal costs of climate change

Energy companies could be on the hook for billions in damages.

Feature Facilities Maintenance General
December 20, 2014  

Think Lean: Stand to observe

Standing and observing allows you to see processes, operations, tasks and subtasks really work.

Feature Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability Technology
December 19, 2014  

Calling all collaborators

Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum highlights technology development to close productivity gaps and keep costs in check.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 19, 2014  

Mind the (age) gap

Gen X and Millennials: understand generational differences to gain a competitive edge.

Feature Aerospace Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations
December 18, 2014  

Pardon the disruption

IBC Advanced Alloys aspires to lead a “materials revolution,” and has the heft of an aerospace powerhouse behind it.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
December 17, 2014  

Time for manufacturers to be bold

We have some truly innovative manufacturing entrepreneurs carrying the flag for our brand, but they must be bolder.

Feature Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General
December 17, 2014  

Inside Maintenance: Implementing ISO 50001

NRCan offers tools that will help validate improvement initiatives and verify ongoing performance.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 17, 2014  

Growth Tips: Help prospects see a bright future

Show how your solution solves a potential customers main problem.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 16, 2014  

Good jobs for Canada’s young are possible

We can create good jobs by using Canada’s abundant resources to actually make things.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 14, 2014  

Let’s follow the Fathers of Confederation

Some provinces are injuring their own potential by simplistically and reflexively opposing sensible economic opportunities.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 10, 2014  

Growth Tips: A prospect needs dimension

How to move a prospect action rather than doing nothing.

Insight Manufacturing General
December 4, 2014  

Growth Tips: Solving customers’ problems with value

Focus on building trust and value, which leads to sales.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 28, 2014  

Ontario’s economy lurches from disaster to disaster

It’s now the largest federal total transfer recipient in Canada.

Event Manufacturing General Technology
November 21, 2014  

ISA Convention

The International Society of Automation (ISA) annual conference is

Event Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Facilities Maintenance General
November 21, 2014  

Shutdowns Fort McMurray

Presented by the CI Energy Group. The 4th annual

Event Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General
November 21, 2014  

Asset Reliability

Presented by the CI Energy Group. Processes and strategies

Event Manufacturing General
November 21, 2014  

Motor & Drive Systems 2015

Sponsored by the International Society of Automation (ISA), the

Event Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 21, 2014  

Oil Sands Symposium

The 13th annual symposium presented by the Canadian Institute

Event Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
November 21, 2014  

LEAN Level 1 Certification – Yellowbelt

This yellowbelt certification program presented by Canadian Manufacturers &

Event Manufacturing Transportation General
November 21, 2014  

Cargo Logistics Canada Expo+Conference

Presented by Informa. Speakers will discuss issues relevant to