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News Automotive Transportation General Production Technology
December 19, 2020  

Volkswagen facing ‘massive’ shortage of electronic parts

Supply bottleneck caused by a shortage of semiconductor components

News Electronics Operations Production
December 18, 2020  

Cogiscan expands partnership with ASM

New collaboration enables out-of-the-box CFX integration

News Business Operations Production
December 18, 2020  

Alberta expands its self-isolation hotel program

COVID-19 cases soared at meat packing plant outbreaks earlier this year

News Food & Beverage Operations Production
December 18, 2020  

Slaughter options at crisis level for BC farmers

The situation has become critical for small scale and

News Food & Beverage Production
December 18, 2020  

Industry group seeks to shorten two week shutdown of Nova Scotia poultry plant

Chicken Farmers of Nova Scotia seeking options for processing plant in Berwick

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Production Technology
December 17, 2020  

Nature’s Path installs far-UVC light technology in its NA facilities

Becomes first food manufacturing company to install tech that helps protect employees in real-time

News Manufacturing Operations Production
December 16, 2020  

Tyson fires managers for betting on COVID cases

Iowa pork plant cans 7 top staffers after conducting pandemic betting inquiry

News Business Operations Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Production
December 15, 2020  

The paper industry must retool

Diversification and innovation are necessary to succeed in emerging packaging applications

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 Manufacturing Business Operations Production
December 15, 2020  

Manufacturing sales edged up 0.3% in October

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales in October were unchanged

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 Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
December 10, 2020  

Canadian Natural to boost oil, gas output 5% on higher $3.2B budget

Increased drilling program a result of no curtailment and a current improved outlook for commodity prices in 2021.

News Energy General Production
December 8, 2020  

Federal officials hear arguments on Enbridge pipeline tunnel

Canadian pipeline company wants to drill a nearly 6.4-kilometre tunnel through bedrock under the Straits of Mackinac.

Feature Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Production
November 30, 2020  

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News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Production
November 25, 2020  

Canada calls US softwood duties unfair, unjustified, despite reduction

US Department of Commerce imposes countervailing duties of nearly 9%, down from just over 20%.

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General Production
November 24, 2020  

US Army Corps of Engineers approves key Line 3 permit

It’s compliant with all federal laws and regulations, decision is based on balancing development with protecting the environment.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Production
November 19, 2020  

Drilling forecast calls for 14% rebound in 2021 from depths of 2020

The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors expects 3,771 wells to be drilled next year.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
November 12, 2020  

New reality: Managing processes with Deming and EVSM

Reap benefits by adapting the PDCA cycle with value stream mapping.

News Manufacturing Metals General Production
November 12, 2020  

Stelco loses $88M as prices fall and upgrade project stifles shipments

They fell over the summer as the company upgraded its blast furnace.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Production
November 10, 2020  

FedDev Ontario provides $6M for Windsor-Essex manufacturers

Funding is also leveraging more than $22.4 million in additional investments in the region.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
November 5, 2020  

Aphria buys US craft brewer in US$300M deal, may help with expansion

Business will be key to its expansion plans and help it access the US more quickly in the event of federal cannabis legalization.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
November 5, 2020  

Tourmaline Oil buys two privately held oil and gas firms for $526M

Expects its production at the end of 2020 to be about 400,000 boe/d with the successful completion of the two acquisitions.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Production
November 3, 2020  

Nutrien takes $587M loss on phosphate fertilizer operation

Global phosphate prices have trended higher from strong demand in India and Brazil, trade flow changes.

News Manufacturing General Production
October 30, 2020  

Recall of Daily Shield hand sanitizer expanded, Bio Life licence suspended

Found to contain less than the recommended amount of ethanol, decreases the product’s effectiveness at killing bacteria and viruses.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
October 21, 2020  

Oil output still down after restoring some COVID cutbacks: CER

Supply slipped by as much as 972,000 barrels per day by mid-May, about 700,000 bpd brought back online by early October.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
October 20, 2020  

Cymat and Tesseract co-operate on aluminum foam use

SmartMetal used in combination with a high-strength aluminum skin for crash energy absorption.

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 Automotive Government Manufacturing General Production
October 8, 2020  

Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant

Part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion between the automaker and Unifor announced in September.

News Manufacturing General Production Technology
October 8, 2020  

Calgary company to provide Alberta medical staff with face masks

Orpyx Medical Technologies will ensure the province has sufficient medical grade PPE over two years.

News Manufacturing General Production
October 7, 2020  

Engineered Lifting Systems acquired by Gorbel affiliate

ELS technology produced in Elmira, Ont. include Destuff-IT/Restuff-IT ergonomic conveyor systems.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
October 5, 2020  

Heroux-Devtek signs multi-year Boeing deal to build actuation components

Contract win by the CESA subsidiary includes production requirements, spare parts for the 787, 777, 777X, 767 and 747.