Locweld awarded $50M contract for steel transmission towers
Destined for Hydro-Québec’s new 735 kV Micoua-Saguenay line.
Taiwan’s smart machines key to ‘smart factories’ of the future
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Shell plan to cut up to 9,000 jobs could result in 100s in Canada
Between 294 and 378 fewer jobs is the energy company’s cuts are proportionate.
NL can’t afford buy-in for Husky led oil offshore project: Premier
Company is re-evaluating its operations in the province, White Rose is more than half finished while several other offshore projects are delayed.
Transcontinental benefits from short-term wage subsidy
Most of its revenue decline was in printing, which services newspaper and flyer producers.
Husky asks for investment as it reviews West White Rose project
Project is under review as it deals with a one-year construction delay it implemented in March.
German machinery industry sees big production drop this year
Orders were down 16% in this year’s first seven months compared with a year earlier.
Oil sands pipeline partly closed following spill near Fort McMurray
Initial reports indicated about 550 barrels or 90,000 litres of light oil were released with no reported impacts.
Suncor shares slip after fire interrupts Fort McMurray oil sands output
Two upgraders at the project are working at minimum rates to process strip-mined bitumen inventory.
SYSPRO 8 enhanced to improve production
New ERP capabilities power productivity.
Making it big: Canadian Shield jumps into face shields
Small Kitchener manufacturer pivots to large production volumes of a patent-pending PPE.
Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant
Austin gets the nod to build upcoming Cybertruck pickup, and second US site for the Model Y small SUV.
Putting process optimization on the fast track
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PM to Trump: Return of NA economy will negate need for tariffs
He said Canada’s aluminum smelters would soon be back producing value-added specialty products for the American auto sector.
Le Chateau starts producing 500,000 hospital gowns in Canada
Clothing retailer and manufacturer will use its Canadian production facilities to produce the order.
Apply 5S forethought: Once started it’s hard to change course
Do it right and there’s more to gain than reduced searching.
Quebec maple syrup producers set new production record
Trade group says this year’s harvest is estimated at more than 175 million pounds for all of Quebec
Manufacturers’ output down, expected to last months yet: CME
Half of survey respondents say production is down between 25% and 50%, more than 50% for a quarter of companies.
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.
GM gears up to restart some engine production in Ontario
HFV6 line resumes followed by the balance of St. Catharines operations, CAMI and Oshawa stamped parts.
Two more BC poultry plants report workers who have COVID-19
Operations in Metro Vancouver were ordered closed this month when workers tested positive.
Trans Mountain, LNG Canada on track despite pandemic
Energy economist says the long-term forecast for both natural gas and oil remains steady.
Canadian Shield awarded 10M-unit contract for reusable face shields
Doubling its Waterloo-area workforce to 300 to meet August production target.
Preventive measures at Alberta meat plants too late to stop outbreaks
COVID-19’s toll on meat packing sector grows with two shutdowns in Alberta and one in Quebec.
ATS awarded $65M order for rapid scale-up of virus test kit
Program will enable the production of 10 million units per month.
Energy sector shutting down oil production as low crude oil prices persist
More producers join a growing list of companies reducing spending and cutting production.
Negative oil price plunge a short term anomaly, limited impact: analysts
Drop in West Texas Intermediate near-month contract prices below negative US$37 per barrel is due to unique circumstances.
ATS Automation addresses COVID-19 medical device shortage
Automation company harnesses worldwide resources to expedite production of medical equipment.
Canada Goose increases medical gear production, reopens more factories
Bringing all eight of its locations into production over the next two weeks.
Suncor cuts $1.5B from budget to cope with low oil prices, virus impact
Cuts follow billions in spending reductions by other major oil sands players.
Microart expands its Markham electronics manufacturing operations
20,000 square-foot space will support the company’s 42,000 square-foot main facility.
OPEC looks to cut production as virus outbreak hits demand
Stalled air travel and manufacturing all but stopped in China, sapping demand for fuel following plunging crude prices.