Cleveland, OH - Parker Hannifin Corp., a supplier of motion and control technologies, has entered into clinical trial agreements with four rehabilitation institutions in the United States to support the testing and development of the Indego...
Mar 4, 2014
Even when a manufacturing plant or other industrial facility has an efficient, large-capacity central air conditioning system, some areas may still be subject to high ambient temperatures.
Feb 27, 2014
Washington, DC − The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) released the latest statistics from 2013 about the top ten safety violations occurring within the year. The data is derived from the most frequently cited safety...
Feb 21, 2014
Abbotsford, BC − BC Hydro trades trainees practice climbing poles at the Abbotsford District Office as part of a two-year Trades Trainee program. The program provides training for future power line technicians.
Feb 21, 2014
Ottawa - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has unveiled its Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2014. The Canadian Chamber undertook this initiative two years ago to draw attention to the barriers that are holding back Canada’s progress...
Feb 11, 2014
Calgary - The dust clouds made it difficult to see and breathe as the big trucks rumbled along access roads at Suncor Energy Inc.’s MacKay River oil sands site. Suncor’s traditional dust control strategy of spraying water from a...
Feb 3, 2014
Woodbridge, ON — Ask Dennis Dussin what helped his family’s company survive the recession, and he’ll point out flexible manufacturing and a focus on diversity.
Feb 3, 2014
So you want to save money? Invest in some energy efficiency retrofits? Be careful how you run the numbers or you might not get the best return on your investment. All too often we see retrofit decisions put back on the shelf when they fail the...
Jan 20, 2014
Ottawa – The gap between the levels of labour productivity in Canada and the United States is due primarily to the larger share of employment in small firms in Canada and their comparatively lower labour productivity vis-a-vis large...
Jan 14, 2014
Manufacturers in growth mode are all too familiar with the challenge of raising working capital. Whether it’s to expand, launch a new product or buy raw materials, access to cash can make or break even the best ideas.
Jan 13, 2014