Another Canadian branch plant of an American manufacturer is to close. A. O. Smith Corporation, which manufactures water heaters, announced that it will discontinue manufacturing operations at its Fergus, Ontario, […]
PPG Industries of Pittsburgh announced that is has acquired the architectural coatings business of Akzo Nobel N.V. in a deal worth $1.05 billion. Under the terms of the deal, PPG
The Canadian economy grew by 0.2 per cent in January, recovering from a decline of the same amount in December, Statistics Canada reports. Manufacturing was the largest contributor to the
A report on the labour market in Northern Ontario and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) says that these two areas will see increased construction activity over the next few years.
High-tech supplier Thales Canada, which serves the defence, security, aerospace, and transportation industries, reported annual growth of 18 per cent for 2012, with contracts awarded totaling over $570 million. The
A decline in manufacturing is largely responsible for a slide in production capacity for Canadian industries in the fourth quarter of 2012, Statistics Canada reports. Industries operated at 80.7 percent
The February rise in employment in Canada, which saw an increase of 51,000 jobs, was spread across the professional, scientific, and technical services; the accommodation and food services; public administration;
Mining must become more cost-competitive to remain profitable, and even viable, in today’s world, according to analysis by a mining and metals expert at Ernst & Young. Speaking at the