Lac-Megantic, QC — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says many factors contributed to the Lac-Megantic train derailment in 2013, including lax safety measures at the company that owned the runaway train.
Aug 19, 2014 12:12PM
Vancouver — The British Columbia government has ordered every mining operation in the province to conduct safety inspections following a massive tailings pond breach at a gold and copper mine.
Aug 19, 2014 12:10PM
Radnor, PA – Lack of planning and tracking of inventory, poor communications among company divisions, and underutilized or non-existent technology are among the core elements holding back manufacturers, educational and medical...
Aug 19, 2014 10:52AM
Mississauga, ON - Automatic greasing systems specialist FLO Components Ltd. has announced the schedule for its 2014-2015 Lube Basics Seminars. Scheduled cities in Ontario will include Kitchener, Mississauga, Sudbury and Thunder Bay.
Aug 19, 2014 5:05AM
Washington - US factory output rose for the sixth consecutive month in July 2014, led by a jump in the production of motor vehicles, furniture, textiles and metals.
Aug 18, 2014 2:09PM
Calgary - For the biggest pay hikes in Canada, look no further than the oilpatch. A new survey by Mercer, a global consulting firm, says the energy sector is leading the country in both actual and projected salary increases.
Aug 18, 2014 1:18PM
Chicago, IL - The Boards of Directors of NIBA-The Belting Association and the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) are planning to get together for a joint annual conference. The NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit is to be held in...
Aug 18, 2014 11:13AM
Ottawa - Manufacturing sales rose 0.6% in June 2014 to $52.0 billion, the fifth gain in six months, according to the latest Monthly Survey of Manufacturing from Statistics Canada. The gain stemmed from a 3.0% increase in non-durable goods...
Aug 18, 2014 10:53AM
Denver, CO – In April 2014, private equity funds managed by Blackstone entered into a definitive purchase agreement with affiliates of Onex Corporation and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to acquire all of the equity interests in...
Aug 18, 2014 6:43AM
Note to readers: Statistics Canada has corrected its July 2014 Labour Force Survey initially issued (and published here) on Aug. 8; this updated version was released Aug. 15.
Aug 15, 2014 9:10AM