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Canadian aluminum producers cashing in on tariff exemption

July 23, 2019

Canada’s exemption from U.S. tariffs on imports of aluminum metal has boosted earnings at the Canadian operations of companies such as Rio Tinto and Alcoa, but has not cut costs for U.S. consumers. In May, the United States lifted the

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Last ditch effort made to block Canada/EU CETA deal

July 22, 2019

Popular former environment minister Nicolas Hulot on Monday urged the French parliament to vote against the EU-Canada trade deal in a last-minute bid to block the agreement. The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) provisionally took effect from September

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Diverse Electronics named Canadian stocking distributor for WAGO

July 22, 2019

Diverse Electronics have been named as the Canadian electronics stocking franchise distributor for WAGO connectors. “Diverse is pleased to be adding WAGO to our product lineup,” said Rick Masciotra, president of Diverse Electronics. “The quality and reputation of the WAGO

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World’s first automated shingle facility to be built in Canada

July 22, 2019

The world’s first fully automated cedar shingle facility is set to be built in Canada. The $2.4 million in federal funding will enable shingle manufacturer Waska to employ the novel use of lasers, sensors and advanced algorithms, which are a

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Westinghouse acquires Canada’s NA Engineering

July 22, 2019

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the acquisition of NA Engineering Associates Inc., a Canadian-based provider of engineering solutions and nuclear expertise. “We are proud to support our customers across the world, including the Canadian market, with a wide variety of

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Democrats urge Lighthizer to address proposals to trade agreement

July 17, 2019

The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s Democratic chairman on Wednesday urged U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to respond constructively to Democrats’ proposals to ensure their support for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement. Committee Chairman Richard Neal issued a statement after

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How is your hot dog etiquette?

July 17, 2019

In celebration of National Hot Dog Day, Maple Leaf Foods today released new Canadian Hot Dog Etiquette aimed at helping Canadians enjoy this sacred food on National Hot Dog Day, and throughout July’s National Hot Dog Month. Notably, the new

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2019 factory sales strongest yet in the month of May

July 17, 2019

Canadian factory sales rose by 1.6 per cent in May, the most in a year, boosted by strong demand for motor vehicles and parts after auto plants that had temporarily shut down resumed production, Statistics Canada said on Wednesday. Analysts

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Chem Show releases overview of equipment on display

July 17, 2019

Come October, chemical processing industry (CPI) professionals will gather in New York, N.Y., for the 2019 Chem Show. Featuring the latest innovations, products and technologies, as well as tips on plant optimization and processing efficiencies, more than 5,000 CPI professionals

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Demand for chemicals, plastics drive Canadian Pacific profits

July 17, 2019

Canadian Pacific Railway reported a better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country’s second-largest railroad operator controlled costs and earned more from moving crude, chemicals as well as plastics. The upbeat results come against the backdrop of Alberta government’s