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.
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.
Chemical plant worker’s permanent injury results in $100,000 fine
Employee fell into a blow-moulding machine while checking for an exhaust blockage.
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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.
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.”
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.
Additive manufacturer AP&C expands its Greater Montreal operations
GE company says it will add up to 75 skilled jobs over five years.
ATS Automation introduces new intelligence IIoT platform
Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence enables agile data-to-decision in minutes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PEMAC’s AMP program moves to Alberta college
Transitioning from Humber to Northern Lakes in the spring.
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.
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.
New SAAM 3D carbon-fibre print material
Has fixturing, custom tooling and assembly applications.
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.
Smart but rugged: What you need to know about modern labels
They must be sensitive, data-rich and survive tough conditions.
Combilift scales up: It’s eyeing expansion in North America
Irish forklift innovator is targeting 30% growth in Canada and the US.
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.”
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ammonia leak at BC dog food plant prompts evacuation
Refrigeration system failed but maintenance contractors had contained it by the time firefighters arrived.
Turn down the volume: How industrial noise affects worker health
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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.