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Quebec company takes gold and bronze for safety initiatives

December 14, 2018

Rain Carbon Inc. presented gold, silver and bronze medals to employees from its production facilities in Canada and Germany at the company’s inaugural Safety-First Awards ceremony in New York City. In May, Rain Carbon announced the creation of the Safety-First Awards competition to encourage employees

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Processing and packaging market eyes $78 billion in growth by 2022

December 14, 2018

Growth in the global food and beverage processing and packaging equipment market looks promising for the next four years.  Frost & Sullivan’s latest analysis reveals that improved economic conditions in emerging nations, changing dietary preferences globally, and a rising demand

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Imperial Metals hires BMO to speed restructuring process

December 14, 2018

Canadian copper producer Imperial Metals has hired Bank of Montreal (BMO) to speed up a restructuring process that could include the sale of the company for up to $1 billion, two sources familiar with the matter said. Imperial Metals, backed

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Grote names Southwire Canada Supplier of the Year

December 13, 2018

Southwire Canada (SWC) has been named Supplier of the Year by Grote Industries, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of vehicle lighting and safety systems for boosting its supply chain performance, which has supported Grote Industries sales growth and helped

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Decline in food processing pushes GDP down for Q3

December 13, 2018

Economic growth dipped into negative territory in September, driven lower by a significant decline in energy sector and manufacturing activity. The decline in economic activity in September was the result of a substantial drop in industrial output across the country.

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Bombardier loses Via Rail contract, but wins NJT and CRC bids

December 13, 2018

Bombardier Inc said on Wednesday it would “evaluate” its options, after losing a $989 million rail order in Canada when state-owned Via Rail picked Germany’s Siemens AG to supply new locomotives. This is the second deal the Canadian plane-and-train maker

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Oshawa company pleads guilty of violating federal environmental legislation

December 12, 2018

GFL Environmental Inc. of Oshawa, Ont. was sentenced this week after pleading guilty in the Ontario Court of Justice to violating federal environmental legislation. After an investigation led by Environment and Climate Change Canada enforcement officers, charges were laid and GFL Environmental

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Report sets the bar for responsible mining in B.C.

December 12, 2018

A new report by SkeenaWild Conservation Trust lays out a set of principles, practices and technologies the group says separate responsible mining operations from those with unacceptable environmental and social impacts. The report, written by researchers Adrienne Berchtold and Michael Price, comes at

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Bottled water companies change packaging to meet shifting consumer tastes

December 11, 2018

To stand out in a highly fragmented market, bottled water companies are changing the look and feel of their packaging to establish their brand and address consumer concerns regarding the impact of single-use plastics on the environment. Global leading bottled water suppliers themselves have

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Trelleborg chosen “Vendor of the Year” by Rapidparts

December 11, 2018

Trelleborg Wheel Systems in the Americas was recently selected as “Vendor of the Year” for 2018 by Rapidparts, Inc. for the second year in a row. “It’s an honour to receive this prestigious award,” says Jared Steier, sales director – OE/OEA