Impact of COVID-19 on wireless technologies
Review of pandemic’s impact on sector helps OEMs capitalize on sector growth
Siemens Canada to pay staff $3.4M in special Covid-19 payments
Employees to receive one-time payment of $1,550 by the end of the year
Hitachi ABB establishes new R&D presence in Montreal
New Digital Power Grid Center leverages Quebec’s academic and technology leadership
Norbord to resume production at Chambord, QC
The restart of the Chambord mill will enable Norbord to optimize production at its two Quebec mills and to more effectively serve customers in eastern Canada and the northeastern US.
West Virginia chemical plant blast kills 1, injures 3
Optima Chemicals employee lost in tragedy last week
Canopy Growth announces changes to Canadian operations
Production sites impacted represent 100% of its Canadian outdoor production.
What are the most common machine safety violations?
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May be no need for Trans Mountain expansion: Canada Energy Regulator
Under an evolving scenario, Line 3 alone is enough added capacity to handle an 15% increase before peaking in 2039.
Clearing the air: Identify and address breathing hazards
Steps to take that will improve workplace health and safety.
Cenovus targets up to 25% workforce reductions with Husky takeover
8,600 employees and contractors currently working at the two companies.
Maple Leaf Foods reports Q3 profit and sales up from year ago
Strong performance by its meat protein group more than offset costs to mitigate COVID-19 risks.
NATO to set up new space centre amid China, Russia concerns
Part of the alliance’s efforts to keep ahead in a fast moving and hi-tech sector, particularly amid concern about aggressive behaviour in space.
Uncertain future of refinery raises spectre of propane shortages in NL
Irving Oil has abandoned its planned purchase of the plant from its New York owners.
Safetyscope provides new field support for Hydro One workers
Will provide the utility with confined space attendant and rescue training with consulting services.
E2Metrix technology gets $4.5M boost from Natural Resources Canada
Ecothor will help clean out contaminants and solids, recycle mining wastewater.
ATS reorganizes its transportation business to mitigate COVID-19 impact
Includes the closure of facilities along with workforce reductions, primarily in Europe and Asia.
Gradual return to work at Montreal port after truce with employer
Labour action that left thousands of containers untouched on the docks on hold.
SYSPRO 8 enhanced to improve production
New ERP capabilities power productivity.
Putting process optimization on the fast track
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Controller for demanding imaging
Handles many camera interface standards.
Automate the loading dock to keep aging employees on the job and safe
Push-bottom, ergonomic equipment eases the physical effort.
Trans Mountain says pipeline has restarted after spill in Abbotsford, BC
Cause of the spill related to a fitting on a one-inch, or 2.5-centimetre, piece of pipe.
Ammonia leak: Lessons learned from Carnature incident
Technical Safety BC maps out how and why it occurred.
Canfor curtailing production for four weeks, closing a mill in BC
Pandemic and other local factors blamed for both actions by the forest products company.
Second death at Cargill: calls for shutdown and worker input
OHS report says workers weren’t included in an internal review of circumstances leading to over 950 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
How to manage your cash flow during COVID-19
It’s an ongoing exercise: monitor regularly, forecast, reforecast and update frequently.
COVID-19 webinar tackles manufacturing concerns
The most important “to dos” plus policies and procedures are covered by two industry leaders.
Pembina Pipeline cuts capital spending plan by up to $1.1B
Anticipating a revised 2020 capital budget of between $1.2 billion and $1.4 billion.
Northern Pulp focuses on mill cleanup before ‘indefinite’ Jan. 31 shutdown
Parent company is discussing the mill’s “hibernation plan” with the Nova Scotia government, after committing to stay in the province for the long term.
Some businesses thrived, many lagged during pandemic in 2020
Here are the lists of winners and losers
Glencore to close Brunswick lead smelter, 420 jobs lost
Losing money since the 2013 closure of the nearby Brunswick Mine, which produced zinc and lead.
Molson Coors Brewing cutting 400 to 500 jobs and restructuring operations
Montreal-based brewer will also close its Denver office and designate Chicago as its North American operational headquarters.