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Feature General Operations
December 16, 2020  

Impact of COVID-19 on wireless technologies

Review of pandemic’s impact on sector helps OEMs capitalize on sector growth

News Business Operations Operations Technology
December 15, 2020  

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

News Business Operations Operations Technology
December 15, 2020  

Hitachi ABB establishes new R&D presence in Montreal

New Digital Power Grid Center leverages Quebec’s academic and technology leadership

News Operations Production
December 15, 2020  

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.

News Chemicals Operations Production
December 15, 2020  

West Virginia chemical plant blast kills 1, injures 3

Optima Chemicals employee lost in tragedy last week

News Manufacturing General Operations
December 10, 2020  

Canopy Growth announces changes to Canadian operations

Production sites impacted represent 100% of its Canadian outdoor production.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
December 3, 2020  

What are the most common machine safety violations?

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News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
November 25, 2020  

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.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
November 10, 2020  

Clearing the air: Identify and address breathing hazards

Steps to take that will improve workplace health and safety.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Operations
October 28, 2020  

Cenovus targets up to 25% workforce reductions with Husky takeover

8,600 employees and contractors currently working at the two companies.

News Food & Beverage General Operations
October 27, 2020  

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.

News Government General Operations
October 20, 2020  

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.

News Energy General Operations Production
October 8, 2020  

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.

News Energy General Operations
October 5, 2020  

Safetyscope provides new field support for Hydro One workers

Will provide the utility with confined space attendant and rescue training with consulting services.

News Manufacturing Metals Minerals General Operations Sustainability Technology
September 14, 2020  

E2Metrix technology gets $4.5M boost from Natural Resources Canada

Ecothor will help clean out contaminants and solids, recycle mining wastewater.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Operations
September 9, 2020  

ATS reorganizes its transportation business to mitigate COVID-19 impact

Includes the closure of facilities along with workforce reductions, primarily in Europe and Asia.

News Government Manufacturing General Operations
August 24, 2020  

Gradual return to work at Montreal port after truce with employer

Labour action that left thousands of containers untouched on the docks on hold.

Tech Centre Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
August 6, 2020  

SYSPRO 8 enhanced to improve production

New ERP capabilities power productivity.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 20, 2020  

Putting process optimization on the fast track

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Tech Centre Manufacturing General Operations
June 25, 2020  

Controller for demanding imaging

Handles many camera interface standards.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
June 23, 2020  

Automate the loading dock to keep aging employees on the job and safe

Push-bottom, ergonomic equipment eases the physical effort.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations
June 15, 2020  

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.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
May 21, 2020  

Ammonia leak: Lessons learned from Carnature incident

Technical Safety BC maps out how and why it occurred.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Operations Production
May 21, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Operations
May 12, 2020  

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.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
April 28, 2020  

How to manage your cash flow during COVID-19

It’s an ongoing exercise: monitor regularly, forecast, reforecast and update frequently.

News Manufacturing General Operations
April 7, 2020  

COVID-19 webinar tackles manufacturing concerns

The most important “to dos” plus policies and procedures are covered by two industry leaders.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations
March 18, 2020  

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.

News Pulp & Paper General Operations Sustainability
January 13, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Chemicals Construction Electronics Energy Food & Beverage Forestry Government Manufacturing Minerals Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Transportation Economy General Operations
January 1, 2020  

Some businesses thrived, many lagged during pandemic in 2020

Here are the lists of winners and losers

News Manufacturing Metals General Operations
November 13, 2019  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Operations
October 30, 2019  

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.