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Feature Manufacturing General Production Technology
February 20, 2020  

Linear & Rittal: Blazing a trail through the automation industry

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News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
February 13, 2020  

Cenovus ramps crude by rail to 120,000 bpd, no provincial contracts

Company used a provincial program that relaxed quota constraints on production if it was shipped out on new rail capacity.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
January 23, 2020  

Boeing’s new CEO sees 737 Max production resuming in spring

Aerospace company doesn’t expect the FAA to certify the Max until this summer.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General Production
January 20, 2020  

Toyota shifting pickup production to Mexico, no US jobs lost

To make up for the lost work, the San Antonio plant will build the Sequoia large SUV.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
January 6, 2020  

Annual Canadian light vehicle sales fall for first time in decade

…but Des Rosiers report says 2019 was still the fourth best sales year on record.

News Food & Beverage General Production
December 12, 2019  

Maple syrup production reaches record high while honey output drops

Maple products rose to $517.5 million on higher output as honey output and number of bee colonies declined.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
December 10, 2019  

Cenovus capital spending to edge higher in 2020, production to rise

Increase largely due to a deferral of spending following the mandatory production curtailments in Alberta.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
October 31, 2019  

Sit on your hands: It’s about experiencing the learning

Slow down, guide and coach as the trainee performs the methodology.

News Manufacturing General Production
October 31, 2019  

Valens, BRNT enter into major white label cannabis accessories deal

Involves production of a minimum of 2.2 million BRNT-branded vape pens.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
October 30, 2019  

Unifor signs deals with firms affected by GM Oshawa plant closure

Agreements provide for improved severance packages for employees compared with the legislated minimum requirements.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
October 28, 2019  

Ford Canada to cut 450 jobs in Oakville as production of two vehicles ends

Flex SUV will end in November, followed by Lincoln MKT crossover at an unspecified date.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Production
October 22, 2019  

Norbord announces indefinite production cut at Georgia OSB mill

Blames continuing poor market conditions and lower-than-anticipated OSB demand to-date.

Feature Manufacturing General Production Technology
October 1, 2019  

Quartic.ai makes IIoT easy to adopt

Turns raw data from assets into insights that help technicians and plant managers make better decisions.

News Automotive Manufacturing Production
September 23, 2019  

GM halts two thirds of St. Catharines production over US strike [UPDATED]

Follows the full shutdown of vehicle production at the company’s Oshawa Assembly Plant.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
September 17, 2019  

Changing shifts: Engineer them to improve productivity

Have work at every station so the incoming crew begins immediately.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Production
September 9, 2019  

West Fraser to vary schedule at 5 BC mills to reduce production

Estimated reduction of up to 100 million board feet through the end of the year.

Feature Construction Manufacturing General Production
August 29, 2019  

Going global: Tornado to make its hydrovacs in China

Alberta manufacturer is going global with its advanced excavation trucks.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Production
August 29, 2019  

Norbord reducing oriented strand board production at Georgia mill

One line at the two-line mill will operate on a reduced schedule starting on Sept. 5.

News Manufacturing General Production
August 27, 2019  

Manufacture Adria gets $1.75M CED funding for production project

Will acquire and install production, handling, automated storage equipment and advanced welding equipment.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General Production
August 22, 2019  

Heico gets $18M federal funding to diversify product mix

Company is investing $50.7 million in three facilities, creating 86 jobs.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
August 21, 2019  

Noise makes Trans Mountain pipeline bid unlikely: Pembina CEO

Strategy is to get Western Canada’s hydrocarbons to the highest price markets but he wants to avoid exposure in news articles.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
August 7, 2019  

Polar Bear Genome opens its research and production plant in Leduc

Will manufacture ingredient extracts and isolates, natural health and medicinal cannabis products.

News General Production
August 7, 2019  

Mosaic lays off 350 workers as it idles Colonsay mine in Saskatchewan

52 workers to stay on to keep the operation on standby in case market conditions improve.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
July 25, 2019  

Boeing CEO raises possibility of pausing Max production

Underscores the uncertainty swirling the company and its bestselling plane, grounded since March after two deadly crashes.

News Manufacturing General Production
July 22, 2019  

West Fraser says worst of its BC mill cuts done after wave of curtailments

Responding to limited log supplies and a plunge in lumber prices from record highs last year.

News Energy Manufacturing General Production
July 17, 2019  

FortisBC eyes expansions after deal to send LNG by container to China

Room on site to eventually reach capacity of three to four million tonnes per year.

Feature Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
June 24, 2019  

Hot stuff: Pepper North scales up sauce production

Award-winning retail brand moves from a church basement to a full service plant.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
June 20, 2019  

Fontaine Santé buys US division of Campbell’s Garden Fresh Gourmet

Expands reach into the US market for both food companies.

News Manufacturing Metals General Production
June 12, 2019  

Burloak Technologies additive centre of excellence is operational

Provides customer projects with a range of capabilities from engineering to production.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
June 11, 2019  

Create a positive culture: Making a difference drives strategic advantage

Eliminate the silos and tap the strengths of your team members.

News Automotive Business Operations Production
June 10, 2019  

Nissan slams Renault abstention on governance efforts vote

Saikawa’s comments came after he expressed caution last week about a merger offer from Fiat-Chrysler to Renault

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
May 29, 2019  

Canadian Natural buying Devon Energy’s Canadian assets for $3.8B

Includes thermal in situ oil sands production and conventional primary heavy crude oil operations next door.