FedDev Ontario provides $6M for Windsor-Essex manufacturers
Funding is also leveraging more than $22.4 million in additional investments in the region.
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.
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.
Nutrien takes $587M loss on phosphate fertilizer operation
Global phosphate prices have trended higher from strong demand in India and Brazil, trade flow changes.
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.
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.
Cymat and Tesseract co-operate on aluminum foam use
SmartMetal used in combination with a high-strength aluminum skin for crash energy absorption.
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.
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.
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.
Engineered Lifting Systems acquired by Gorbel affiliate
ELS technology produced in Elmira, Ont. include Destuff-IT/Restuff-IT ergonomic conveyor systems.
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.
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.