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Carbon-free aluminium smelting process is the most significant innovation in a century

Rio Tinto and Alcoa Corporation announced a revolutionary process to make aluminium that produces oxygen and eliminates all direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process.

Parts shortage that hit Ford spreads to more companies

A fire that damaged a Michigan auto parts supply factory is causing production problems at Ford, Fiat Chrysler and General Motors, but it’s too soon to tell yet whether dealers will run short of vehicles.

Alberta adds two-year sunset clause to bill that would regulate oil shipments

The legislation proposes that Alberta have the power to restrict and redirect flows of oil, gasoline and natural gas to maximize profits, given the bottlenecks in pipelines.

Magna beats first quarter profit expectations, raises guidance for the year

Magna International Inc. raised its guidance for the year as it reported a better-than-expected first-quarter profit and sales that grew 21 per cent compared with a year ago.


Mass customization gives materials handling factory an edge

Forklift manufacturer and materials handling solutions provider Combilift officially opened its global headquarters and manufacturing facility in Monaghan, Ireland. The state-of-the-art factory boasts 60 welding bays, two plasma cutting machines, three paint lines – which use sustainable water-based paints – and three automatic shot blasters to cater for different sized products. Kevin Vickers, Ambassador of Canada to Ireland attended. » Read More

Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit

Date: June 4 - 6, 2018
Location: Calgary, Alberta
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MainTrain 2018

Date: September 24 - 27, 2018
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
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