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News Manufacturing Metals General Production
October 5, 2020  

Locweld awarded $50M contract for steel transmission towers

Destined for Hydro-Québec’s new 735 kV Micoua-Saguenay line.

Feature Manufacturing General Production Technology
October 1, 2020  

Taiwan’s smart machines key to ‘smart factories’ of the future

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partner: Taiwan External Trade

Brought to you by   Taiwan External Trade Development Council/Ministry of Economic Affairs
News Energy Oil & Gas General Production
September 30, 2020  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
September 15, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing Economy General Production
September 10, 2020  

Transcontinental benefits from short-term wage subsidy

Most of its revenue decline was in printing, which services newspaper and flyer producers.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
September 9, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General Production
September 8, 2020  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
September 2, 2020  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
August 17, 2020  

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.

Tech Centre Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
August 6, 2020  

SYSPRO 8 enhanced to improve production

New ERP capabilities power productivity.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
July 27, 2020  

Making it big: Canadian Shield jumps into face shields

Small Kitchener manufacturer pivots to large production volumes of a patent-pending PPE.

News Automotive General Production Sustainability
July 23, 2020  

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.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 20, 2020  

Putting process optimization on the fast track

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partner: Control Station Inc. 

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News Manufacturing Metals Economy General Production
July 13, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General Production
July 3, 2020  

Le Chateau starts producing 500,000 hospital gowns in Canada

Clothing retailer and manufacturer will use its Canadian production facilities to produce the order.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
June 9, 2020  

Apply 5S forethought: Once started it’s hard to change course

Do it right and there’s more to gain than reduced searching.

News Food & Beverage General Production
June 2, 2020  

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

News Manufacturing Economy General Production
May 27, 2020  

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.

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 Automotive Manufacturing General Production
May 6, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage General Production
April 30, 2020  

Two more BC poultry plants report workers who have COVID-19

Operations in Metro Vancouver were ordered closed this month when workers tested positive.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Production
April 27, 2020  

Trans Mountain, LNG Canada on track despite pandemic

Energy economist says the long-term forecast for both natural gas and oil remains steady.

News Manufacturing General Production
April 27, 2020  

Canadian Shield awarded 10M-unit contract for reusable face shields

Doubling its Waterloo-area workforce to 300 to meet August production target.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
April 23, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General Production
April 23, 2020  

ATS awarded $65M order for rapid scale-up of virus test kit

Program will enable the production of 10 million units per month.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
April 22, 2020  

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.

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

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.

News Manufacturing General Production
April 14, 2020  

ATS Automation addresses COVID-19 medical device shortage

Automation company harnesses worldwide resources to expedite production of medical equipment.

News Manufacturing General Production
April 9, 2020  

Canada Goose increases medical gear production, reopens more factories

Bringing all eight of its locations into production over the next two weeks.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
March 25, 2020  

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.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Production
March 9, 2020  

Microart expands its Markham electronics manufacturing operations

20,000 square-foot space will support the company’s 42,000 square-foot main facility.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Production
March 5, 2020  

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.