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News Manufacturing Transportation General Production
May 22, 2019  

Federal government to buy two more Arctic patrol ships from Irving

Addresses the Canadian Coast Guard’s desperate need for new ships and prevents layoffs at the shipyard.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General Production
May 21, 2019  

Ford to cut 7,000 white collar jobs in global restructuring

No details regarding the impact on its Canadian workforce, but all North America restructuring to be wrapped up by June.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Production
May 9, 2019  

Chemical plant worker’s permanent injury results in $100,000 fine

Employee fell into a blow-moulding machine while checking for an exhaust blockage.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
May 7, 2019  

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News Manufacturing General Production
April 26, 2019  

Husky Energy reports $328M Q1 profit, up from $249M a year ago

Production in the quarter averaged 285,200 barrels of oil equivalent per day.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
April 25, 2019  

Production curtailments deliver billions to taxpayers: Cenovus CEO

In Q1, improved commodity pricing drove a strong financial performance, and royalty payments of more than $190 million.”

News Forestry Manufacturing General Production
April 25, 2019  

Canfor cutting lumber production as supply and price issues continue

Will reduce production output by approximately 100 million board feet spread across its BC mills.

News Manufacturing Metals General Production
April 16, 2019  

Additive manufacturer AP&C expands its Greater Montreal operations

GE company says it will add up to 75 skilled jobs over five years.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 11, 2019  

ATS Automation introduces new intelligence IIoT platform

Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence enables agile data-to-decision in minutes.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Production
March 28, 2019  

Cascades closing plant as it exits felt backing for flooring market

Closure of the Trois‑Rivières plant affects 35 employees who have been offered relocation.

News Manufacturing General Production
March 26, 2019  

CS Wind Canada fined $60,000 for worker injury at Windsor plant

Guilty plea for not providing instruction on a safe procedure for cutting wind tower sections.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
March 20, 2019  

Ford shifting 550 jobs to boost SUV production in Kentucky

Growing sales for Expeditions and Navigators are driving a 20% production boost at the Louisville plant.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
March 18, 2019  

Trump calls GM’s CEO in push to reopen Ohio auto plant

Tweeted that officials should start talks with the UAW immediately so the Lordstown plant could be reopened or sold.

News Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Production
March 6, 2019  

PEMAC’s AMP program moves to Alberta college

Transitioning from Humber to Northern Lakes in the spring.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
February 14, 2019  

Western Energy sends drilling rig to US south as Canadian activity dries up

Drilling contractors have relocated 20 of their rigs to the US in 2018 to now, up from just six in 2017.

News Manufacturing General Production
February 14, 2019  

Canada Goose to open new luxury parka factory in Montreal [UPDATED]

Will initially employ more than 100 people, and grow to 650 new positions at full capacity by the end of 2020.

Tech Centre Manufacturing General Production
February 13, 2019  

New SAAM 3D carbon-fibre print material

Has fixturing, custom tooling and assembly applications.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
February 4, 2019  

GM moving ahead with salaried job cuts, says modest number in Canada

About 18,000 non-unionized workers across North American operations are eligible for the buyout package.

Tech Centre Manufacturing General Operations Production
January 16, 2019  

Smart but rugged: What you need to know about modern labels

They must be sensitive, data-rich and survive tough conditions.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
December 17, 2018  

Combilift scales up: It’s eyeing expansion in North America

Irish forklift innovator is targeting 30% growth in Canada and the US.

News Energy Production
December 17, 2018  

I didn’t question Muskrat Falls cost estimates, former premier tells inquiry

Kathy Dunderdale asserted “risk mitigation was a theme that moved through the whole discussion of the development of Muskrat Falls.”

Event Manufacturing Production Technology
December 13, 2018  

Automate 2019

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Event Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
December 13, 2018  

ISA Calgary: International Exhibition for ISA

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News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
December 10, 2018  

GM fights government to retain tax credit for electric cars

Preserving the $7,500 tax incentive for buyers is crucial for GM as the company pivots from internal combustion engines in favour of building cars powered by batteries or hydrogen fuel cells.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
December 3, 2018  

Alberta orders 8.7% oil production cut to help deal with low prices

Low prices raising concerns the oilpatch will have to find savings elsewhere by slashing capital spending or jobs.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
December 3, 2018  

Suncor assessing impact of Alberta’s move to cut oil production next year

Cuts to reduce a glut that increases the discount the oil fetches compared with the North American benchmark.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
November 28, 2018  

Ford shuffling workers to increase production of big SUVs

Several hundred of the workers will be moved to truck and SUV factories where jobs are being added.

News Manufacturing General Production
November 27, 2018  

N.R. Murphy Ltd. marks 75 years with new ownership

Industrial air quality manufacturer keeps it in the family as Helder Armas takes over as president.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
November 15, 2018  

Chinese automaker Zotye plans to sell vehicles in US in 2020

Will work with an American partner HAAH Automotive Holdings; first model will be an SUV.

News Manufacturing General Production
October 24, 2018  

Ammonia leak at BC dog food plant prompts evacuation

Refrigeration system failed but maintenance contractors had contained it by the time firefighters arrived.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Production
October 17, 2018  

Turn down the volume: How industrial noise affects worker health

How loud is your plant? Conduct an assessment or employee survey to identify sources, gauge noise level, and who is exposed.

News Chemicals Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
October 9, 2018  

Saint John residents warned of possible flare ups at Irving refinery

Explosion sent flames and black smoke into the sky but caused only minor injuries.