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Flowmeter market rebounds as oil prices steady, climb upwards

May 23, 2019

A new research study from Flow Research, Volume X: The World Market for Flowmeters, 7th Edition, finds that the worldwide flowmeter market totalled $7.06 billion in 2018 and is projected to approach $8.85 billion by 2023. The worldwide flowmeter market size

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Trump urges Democrats to pass new NAFTA soon

May 22, 2019

President Donald Trump told Democratic congressional leaders on the eve of a White House meeting to discuss restoring the nation’s infrastructure that he first wanted them to pass his replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement. “Before we get

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SONACA Montreal to have new CEO July 1

May 22, 2019

SONACA Montreal announced today the appointment of Paul Costanzo as its new CEO. Previously serving as chief financial officer of SONACA’s Montreal facility, Costanzo will succeed Sylvain Bédard, who is retiring July 1. Costanzo will report directly to Bernard Delvaux, CEO for the SONACA Group in Belgium.

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As king coal fades, the battery age emerges

May 22, 2019

BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it prioritizes growth in commodities tied to the shift to renewable energy and electric transport. According to Bloomberg News, there’s the

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Steelworkers welcome tariff deal, but warn Ottawa to defend against unfair trade practices

May 21, 2019

The United Steelworkers (USW) has welcomed the agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico to lift U.S. tariffs on  aluminum and steel, but urges the Canadian government to impose critical measures needed to defend Canada’s steel sector against import surges and unfair trade practices.

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METRO adopts packaging, printed materials policy

May 21, 2019

METRO has announced the release of a framework to guide its teams and suppliers in the efficient management of its packaging and printed materials, including reduction and optimization. “Our approach to managing packaging and printed materials has always rested on

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U.S., Canada reach deal to remove tariffs on aluminum, steel

May 17, 2019

The United States and Canada have reached an agreement to lift the steel and aluminum tariffs, CTV News has confirmed. This comes after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke today about the tariffs, and Trudeau is

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FBI investigating corporate giants over alleged Brazilian kickbacks

May 17, 2019

The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters. The firms are suspected by

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Hoffer now a Hall of Famer

May 16, 2019

Ken Hoffer, CEO of Hoffer Flow Controls, Inc., is the eighth member to be inducted into the prestigious Measurement, Control and Automation Hall of Fame. He joins the ranks of such members as: Gordon Arnold (Sierra Monitor Corporation), Wade Mattar

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Factory sales up, along with job numbers

May 16, 2019

Canadian factory sales were up by 2.1 per cent in March from February on higher motor vehicle sales, as well as petroleum and coal products, Statistics Canada said on Thursday. Excluding vehicles and parts, manufacturing sales increased by 1.8 per