September 13, 2018 - The federal government has announced funding to support Indigenous jobs and manufacturing efficencies in Canada's forestry industry.
August 23, 2018 - Rockwell Automation has won a US$50-million contract to supply a mine control system to Codelco, the Chile state-owned copper mining company, for its Chuquicamata underground mine.
August 20, 2018 - KP Tissue and Kruger Products have released a plan for a capital investment of $575 million to construct a new state-of-the-art tissue plant in the Brompton area of Sherbrooke, Quebec.
Jul. 13, 2018 - Michelin says it has reached agreement to purchase Quebec off-road tire maker Camso for about US$1.7 billion.
Jul. 3, 2018 - A manufacturing company is laying off workers in Ontario in response to American tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.
Jun. 29, 2018 - Maple Leaf Foods Inc. has signed an agreement to buy two poultry plants and associated supply from Cericola Farms, a privately held company.
Jun. 14, 2018 - Samuel, Son & Co., a metals distributor and industrial products manufacturer, announced an $18-million investment in its Brantford, Ont., automotive metal processing centre. The expansion is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2018, ramping to full production in early 2019.
Jun. 8, 2018 - Saskatchewan’s premier says the recently imposed U.S. tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum have caused some projects in the States to grind to a halt.
Jun. 1, 2018 - The Vermont coffee company known for its K-cup machines is laying off 35 employees in the state, mostly in manufacturing.
May 22, 2018 - Two businesses in the agri-food sector, Boucherie Charcuterie Perron Inc. and Charcuterie L. Fortin Ltée., have been granted a total of $1,850,000 in financial assistance from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED). The support will generate an estimated $6,569,768 in total investments in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region.
May 14, 2018 - A North Carolina-based steel company is furthering its expansion in northeast Arkansas with a planned $240-million sheet metal production line.
May 10, 2018 - The federal and Quebec governments are teaming up with a trio of corporate giants from the metals and tech industries to commercialize the world’s first carbon-free aluminum smelting process.
May 2, 2018 - Saputo Inc. says it has completed a deal to acquire Australia-based Murray Goulburn Co-Operative Co. Ltd., for $1.29 billion.
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