Automation company modernizes historic waterway
June 15, 2005 | By Manufacturing AUTOMATION
One of Canada’s historic transportation waterways will receive an automation makeover. After completing a two-year pilot project on the St. Lawrence Seaway,”Bosch Rexroth“signed a five-year contract with the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. to modernize the remaining locks of the Seaway’s Welland Canal near Niagara Falls, Ont. Once used by early North American explorers and Canadian fur traders, the St. Lawrence Seaway is a busy cluster of lakes and rivers used to ship mountains of cargo across North America every year.