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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

Presented by the Association for Advancing Automation. Showcases the

Event Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
December 13, 2018  

ISA Calgary: International Exhibition for ISA

International Exhibition for ISA ISA Calgary DMG The International

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.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
September 24, 2018  

Distinguish between genuine and apparent efficiency

True kaizen generates no waste and reduces costs.

Feature Automotive General Production Technology
August 27, 2018  

Quality in real time: How IIoT is changing automotive production

Defects are spotted and fixed before vehicles roll off the assembly line.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
July 19, 2018  

Saputo sells Australian dairy operations for $244M

Condition set by Australia’s regulators for Saputo’s $1.3 billion takeover of the Murray Goulburn Co-operative.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Production
July 4, 2018  

TTC says 67 of its Bombardier streetcars will be sent back for repairs

Repairs will be made in Quebec, Bombardier covering the cost; completed by 2022.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
July 3, 2018  

Emotional attachment: It creates employee engagement

Workers immersed in a process look for potential improvements.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Production Technology
June 8, 2018  

Linear & Rittal: Blazing a trail through the automation industry

– Sponsored article by Rittal Linear Transfer Automation, Inc.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Production Sustainability
May 22, 2018  

Northern Pulp says no wastewater pipe to NS waterway, no mill

Company’s plan and spotty environmental record is creating tension in Pictou.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
April 27, 2018  

Ford Canada spared from parent’s plan to cut most car models by 2020

Oakville complex currently assembles Edge, Flex, Lincoln MKX and Lincoln MKT, all sport utility vehicles.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
March 5, 2018  

War on waste: Observations from the shop floor to top floor

Identifying waste is easy, the challenge lies in engaging everyone to apply the tools

News General Production
February 20, 2018  

NL unveils plan for faster, cheaper offshore oil and gas development

Province will review regulations, enhance seismic data and advance tie-back technology to extract more from existing sites.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
January 12, 2018  

FCA to invest $1B in Michigan plant, pay out bonuses

Warren Truck Assembly Plant will make the Ram Heavy Duty Truck starting in 2020.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Production
January 10, 2018  

UPDATE: Confirmed, Alabama picked for new $1.6B Toyota Mazda plant

Will produce the Toyota Corolla compact car for North America and a new small SUV from Mazda.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Production
December 4, 2017  

What’s ahead for Canada’s automotive industry

Trump, trade and technology’s impact on the auto sector.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
December 4, 2017  

By the numbers: How to study a process

Analyze your data according to mean, median, mode and range.

Feature Aerospace Automotive Manufacturing General Production
October 23, 2017  

IIoT is changing automotive and aerospace manufacturing

How these industries are making the digital transformation.

Feature Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance Operations Production
August 22, 2017  

TECH TIP: How’s your motor running?

Use voltage, current readings to check conditions.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations Production
August 22, 2017  

Safe forklift operation: employers, drivers share the responsibility

Ensure drivers are properly trained and capable of operating forklift vehicles safely.

Feature Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General Operations Production
August 22, 2017  

Smart data modelling

Use it to better predict bearing failure.

Feature Manufacturing Operations Production
August 21, 2017  

High-tech sausage: new line gives processors 25% speed advantage

Artificial casing extrusion technology uses real smoke in smoked sausage production.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 17, 2017  

Get organized: shadow boards improve plant productivity

Set up tools as runners, repeaters and strangers to save time and effort.