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News
December 29, 2004  

Export Trends & Tips: How to find a foreign buyer

Ottawa, ON — You have a great product that is selling well in Canada. Or you have a good reputation for your servi…

News
September 24, 2004  

Plant maintenance program boosts production, cuts costs, for Ontario aluminum fabricator

Brampton, ON — Toronto-based Ainsworth Inc.’s Total Plant Maintenance (TPM) program, an outsourced maintenance man…

News
September 14, 2004  

$27-million contract awarded to automate oil sands project

Long Lake, AB — Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson, has won a $27-million contract to serve as gene…

News
June 9, 2004  

Brownfield redevelopment included in land-use planning reforms

Toronto, ON — The Hon. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, has announced reforms to the Ont…

News
May 28, 2004  

Giant conveyor belt ships from Ontario to South America

Concord, ON — Large spools of Goodyear Flexsteel Conveyor Belt were loaded on to rail cars here last week for ship…

News
April 6, 2004  

Carbon black producer plans investments for Canadian plant

Calgary, AB — Cancarb Ltd., Medicine Hat, Alta., a subsidiary of TransCanada Pipelines Limited of Calgary, is curr…

News
April 2, 2004  

Labatt fined $50,000 for unlawful discharge of lubricant

London, ON — Labatt Brewing Company Limited has been fined $50,000 — plus a 25-percent victim surcharge — after…

News
December 11, 2003  

DuPont to achieve $900 million cost improvement by 2005

Mississauga, ON — DuPont Canada warned employees and contractors of impending cutbacks this week, following an ear…

News
June 27, 2003  

Energy Star participants awarded for energy efficiency

Toronto, ON — The Government of Canada is recognizing manufacturers, retailers and other organizations for their o…

Feature
June 1, 2003  

New Firm’s Focus Is Industrial Energy Efficiency

Eco-Watt Inc. of Montreal is a new certified energy consultant representing Energy Automation Systems Inc. (EASI) of Hendersonville, Tenn., which has offered products and systems for electrical energy…

News
April 3, 2003  

New firm’s focus is industrial energy efficiency

Montreal, QC — Apr. 3, 2003 — Eco-Watt Inc. is a new certified energy consultant representing Energy Automation S…

News
March 5, 2003  

Nestl Purina discusses motor energy savings program at manufacturing show in Chicago

Chicago, IL — Mar. 5, 2003 – Representatives of the Motor Decisions Matter campaign hosted two sessions yesterda…

News
October 28, 2002  

Study shows electric motors can be rewound without reducing efficiency

St. Louis, MO — Oct. 28, 2002 — The results of a new study on the impact of rewinding on the energy efficiency of…

News
March 13, 2002  

Conference examines benefits of Ontario’s electricity deregulation

Toronto, ON — March 13, 2002 — Numerous leading energy experts from across North America provided compelling arg…

News
February 27, 2002  

CME says Kyoto could cost 450,000 manufacturing jobs

Ottawa, ON — Feb. 27, 2002 — Implementing the Kyoto Protocol could lead to plant closures throughout Canada and c…

News
November 9, 2001  

Motor efficiency group adds 10 manufacturers, expands website

Boston, MA — Nov. 9, 2001 — Ten electrical motor manufacturers and an energy efficiency consulting company recent…

News
August 8, 2001  

GM’s new stationary fuel cells unit could power a manufacturing plant; GM also launches fuel-cell based pickup truck

Traverse City, Mich. — Aug. 8, 2001 — General Motors’ fuel cell program is rapidly paving the way for a time when…

News
June 15, 2001  

New efficient-motor program launched in U.S.

Rosslyn, Va. — The National Electrical Manufacturers Association in the U.S. has launched a national Premium Effic…

News
June 6, 2001  

SNC to develop technology for power utilities

St. Laurent, Que. — The federal industry ministry has announced plans provide an $8.7-million Technology Partnersh…

News
April 16, 2001  

Case History: Magnetic coupling reduces pump and motor problems at pulp and paper mills

April 16, 2001 — Based on newly released results related to maintenance and energy savings at two U.S. pulp and pa…