Manufacturers show strength in face of global downturn: RBC
A new report suggests Canada's factory sector is continuing to expand despite growing concerns about the global economy. Learn more.
University engineering competition uses Siemens' Plantville simulation
Engineering students from Ryerson, Waterloo and the University of Toronto recently competed against one another to be the ultimate plant manager by utilizing Siemens' online gaming platform, Plantville, at the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre at Ryerson University. Learn more about the competition and winners.
Chrylser, Ford report strong September sales despite faltering economy
Chrysler Canada and Ford Canada both reported a double-digit increase in September sales — some of their best sales in a decade or more. Learn more.
Companies fined $125,000 after worker shocked servicing door
Cimco Refrigeration, a division of Toromont Industries Ltd. that manufactures and maintains refrigeration systems, was fined $95,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured. Sobeys Capital Inc., carrying on business as Sobey's Whitby Retail Support Centre, a grocery distribution centre, was fined $30,000 in relation to the same incident. Learn more.
Autodesk introduces Cloud collection
Autodesk, Inc., a provider of 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, recently introduced Autodesk Cloud, a collection of more than a dozen web-based capabilities, products and services designed to enable customers to extend their desktops with greater mobility, new viewing and sharing capabilities, and more computing power. Learn more about their Cloud suite.
Vickers Warnick and Darlex move to new location
Vickers Warnick and Darlex have moved Canadian operations to an updated and larger facility. Learn more.