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Ottawa to invest in tracing steel supply chain

January 24, 2020

Ottawa has announced that two Canadian companies will develop a proof of concept for a digital tracing system enabled by blockchain and artificial intelligence for the Canadian, and possibly North American, steel supply chain. This digital tool seeks to capture activities

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Valve Industry Leadership Forum headed for Big Easy

January 24, 2020

The Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) has announced the 2020 Valve Industry Leadership Forum in New Orleans, La. The Annual Valve Industry Leadership Forum will be held February 27-28,  at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New Orleans. This is

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How a Montreal-based company is creating biofuel from non-recyclable waste

January 24, 2020

Recycling has become a way of life for many, but even the waste-conscious society will still see about a quarter of its recycled material too contaminated to be reused. But according to an article from the Canadian Energy Centre (CEC),

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Gemco 2006 Rotary Limit Switch wins award

January 24, 2020

AMETEK Factory Automation, the manufacturer of Gemco rotary limit switches received the Readers’ Choice Award 2019 for Best Encoder. Gemco 2006 Rotary Limit Switch controls the intermediate and end limits of linear or rotary motion for instance on cranes, hoists,

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Structural steel market to reach $420 billion by 2024

January 23, 2020

The global structural steel market was estimated at $230 billion in 2018 and is poised to surpass $420 billion through 2024, according to a research report by Global Market Insights Inc. Increasing structural steel consumption across the energy development segment in North

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USMCA not likely to get rubber-stamped by Canada

January 23, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged legislators to quickly approve a new continental trade pact but the main opposition party said it wanted to study the deal, indicating the ratification process could drag on. Canada is the only one of

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Trudeau looks to begin ratification of USMCA Jan. 29

January 21, 2020

The Canadian government will unveil legislation to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada trade deal on Jan. 29, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters ahead of parliament’s return on Monday, Trudeau said Canada would immediately move forward on

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SNC-Lavalin wins contract for work on Romanian reactor

January 21, 2020

Candu Energy Inc., a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group was awarded a $10.8 million contract by Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica S.A. (SNN) for engineering analyses and assessments on the Cernavoda Unit 1 CANDU nuclear reactor. The contract is focused on the fuel channel and

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CMI, CDPQ & Fonds de solidarité FTQ acquire Canam’s Canadian operations

January 20, 2020

Placements CMI (Marcel Dutil family), Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Fonds de solidarité FTQ (the Fonds) have signed a definitive agreement with the American Industrial Partners (AIP) equity firm to acquire all of Canam Group’s Canadian operations,

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CIAC vows to work more proactively with Indigenous peoples

January 20, 2020

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) has updated its United Nations-recognized Responsible Care Codes for 2020 to include new commitments for Canada’s leading chemical companies to engage Indigenous communities through proactive and formal processes. “Since the beginning of Responsible Care in 1985, CIAC