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News
September 21, 2020  

Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid allegations

(AP) FRANKFURT – Shares in electric and hydrogen-powered truck

News
September 18, 2020  

Weak oil demand forecasts leave economists wondering if Trans Mountain makes sense

(CP) Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has

News
September 18, 2020  

Court orders recalculation of $1.4 billion in damages, supports Dow in Nova lawsuit

(CP) CALGARY – Both sides are welcoming an Alberta

News
September 18, 2020  

MRO September 2020 Issue Available On-Demand

The September 2020 Digital Edition of Machinery and Equipment

News
September 11, 2020  

Iamgold bolsters its financial resources while building US$1.3 billion gold mine

(CP) TORONTO – Analysts say Iamgold Corp. is well

News
September 11, 2020  

GM to make electric vehicle, supply batteries for Nikola

(AP) DETROIT – General Motors announced its second major

News
September 11, 2020  

Uber unveils Canadian commitments to reach goal of being emission free by 2040

(CP) TORONTO – Uber Technologies Inc. is launching a

News
September 11, 2020  

Ford Motor to face off with union as labour negotiators narrow focus

(CP) TORONTO – Ford Motor Co. will be the

News
September 8, 2020  

Honda and GM to Form Strategic North American Alliance

General Motors and Honda have signed a non-binding memorandum

Feature
September 7, 2020  

OPINION: Changing Times Showcase Industry’s Adaptability

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK (September 2020 issue of MRO Magazine) In

News
September 7, 2020  

Survey: US factories grow in August for third straight month

(AP) WASHINGTON – American factories expanded last month at

Feature
September 1, 2020  

A Unique Twist for the Old Taste Buds

Germans love big salty, soft-breaded pretzels. In the south of Germany, a freshly baked pretzel with butter and the aroma of freshly brewed coffee is a must on any breakfast table. Achieving the perfect shape, a symmetrically twisted pretzel, usually involves a lot of painstaking manual labour.

News
September 1, 2020  

General Motors Invests in St. Catharines Plant

General Motors Canada and its partners are investing $28

Feature
September 1, 2020  

From Theft Prevention to Quality Control: How IOT-Based Surveillance Can Help

It was a food and beverage manufacturer’s worst nightmare; $187,000 worth of product stolen in plain sight. It happened at a Tavistock dairy plant in 2019, when a man presented what appeared to be legitimate paperwork for a large quantity of cheese to be loaded onto a truck, and delivered to New Brunswick. It wasn’t until the delivery failed to arrive at the location that they realized the cheese was stolen.

News
August 31, 2020  

Coaching Program for Manufacturers

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) along with the National

News
August 31, 2020  

Canada invests in York Region manufacturers

Three York region manufacturers will share an investment of

News
August 31, 2020  

UW Gets UVC Disinfecting Machine Developed By TMMC

University of Waterloo’s (UW) Department of Chemical Engineering and

News
August 31, 2020  

Hamilton company snares contract to build 1,150 CN Rail grain cars

(CP) MONTREAL – Canadian National Railway Co. has awarded

News
August 31, 2020  

Mercedes gets big electric van order from Amazon

(AP) BERLIN – Amazon says it’s buying 1,800 electric

News
August 31, 2020  

Calgary chicken processing plant will remain open after COVID 19 outbreak

(CP) CALGARY – The Sofina Foods/Lilydale poultry processing plant

News
August 31, 2020  

Unifor says autoworkers vote to approve strike action if needed in talks

(CP) TORONTO – The union representing Canadian workers at

News
August 24, 2020  

Entrepreneurs prepare to scale up their food businesses in the COVID era

TORONTO – When Isabelle Lam and Jaimie Lee met

News
August 24, 2020  

Gradual return to work at Montreal port after truce with employer

MONTREAL – Longshore workers at the Port of Montreal

News
August 21, 2020  

Ontario Teachers’ invests in warehouse robotics firm inspired by ant colonies

(CP) CALGARY – A Calgary-based firm that bases its

News
August 21, 2020  

Maple Leaf temporarily suspends pork exports to China after COVID 19 cases

(CP) MISSISSAUGA – Maple Leaf Foods Inc. says it

News
August 21, 2020  

Texas startup will make a BlackBerry branded 5G phone for North America, Europe

(CP) TORONTO – BlackBerry Ltd. is teaming up with

News
August 21, 2020  

Trudeau, Ford to unveil deal to produce N95 masks at Brockville, Ont., 3M plant

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will join Ontario

Feature
August 20, 2020  

Maintenance and Reliability in a Changed World Virtual Summit

MRO Magazine recently held its first-ever Maintenance and Reliability in a Changed World Virtual Summit, which allowed maintenance, reliability, and operations professionals to learn techniques to optimize their day-to-day maintenance activities.

News
August 17, 2020  

Unifor launches Big Three negotiations with warning against COVID concessions

TORONTO – Negotiations with the Detroit Three automakers were

News
August 17, 2020  

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales posted record gain in June

OTTAWA – Canadian manufacturing sales climbed a record 20.7