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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.

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. 

Brought to you by   Control Station Inc.
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.