Nov. 1, 2017 - One of Nova Scotia’s biggest employers, tire-maker Michelin North America, is under threat if Donald Trump’s proposed changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement are adopted, the province’s trade minister warned Wednesday as he headed to Washington, D.C., for two days of talks with key trade partners in four U.S. states.
Oct. 30, 2017 - An Ontario manufacturer that makes polymers and resins for the automotive and aerospace coatings, ink and plastics industries has announced a $1.7-million expansion project for its plant just south of Guelph, Ont.
Oct. 13, 2017 - Mars Canada has completed a major expansion project at its food processing plant in Bolton, Ont., creating 37 new jobs.
Oct. 9, 2017 - China’s Chengzhi Yongqing Energy Technology Co. Ltd. will build its second Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) process unit using Honeywell technology, which will convert methanol from coal and other sources into olefins to make plastics.
Oct. 5, 2017 - Odour problems at manufacturing facilities can be unexpected, and can work against the production the facility is meant to accomplish. It starts out as a nuisance or a non-compliance issue, but can become a much bigger problem. Solving the problem requires analyzing how a facility’s processes generate and disperse odorous air, and then identifying an appropriate odour control solution.
Oct. 4, 2017 - Loop Industries announced today that it has agreed to purchase the site where it plans to build its first manufacturing facility.
Sep. 29, 2017 - French building products company Soprema will build a new manufacturing plant in Sherbrooke, Que., where it plans to make extruded polystyrene insulation panels.
Sep. 21, 2017 - Labatt Breweries of Canada says it is investing $460 million between 2017 and 2020 to enhance its operations and help boost growth.
Sep. 17, 2017 - Northern Gold Foods Ltd., a West Coast company that makes cereal, granola and breakfast bars, plans to build a new $9.5-million production facility in Welland, Ont.
Sep. 7, 2017 - Eli Lilly will slash its global workforce by nearly 9 per cent as the drugmaker closes some research sites and pushes to trim fixed costs.
Sep. 4, 2017 - CNPC Guangxi Petrochemical Company has converted its existing pressure swing adsorption (PSA) unit to Honeywell UOP Polybed PSA technology, enabling it to produce high-purity hydrogen, it says.
Sep. 1, 2017 - The chemicals that exploded at a Texas plant are so unstable that they must be kept cool or they can ignite a runaway scenario.
Aug. 31, 2017 - A Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey engulfed the area in floods was rocked by fires and two explosions early Thursday, but local authorities said the resulting smoke presented “no danger to the community at all.”
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