United States President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Dow Chemical Company chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris to head his incoming administration’s new American Manufacturing Council. Trump made the announcement during a Dec. 10 rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., where he introduced…
The first project is a joint venture between Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corporation and Petrochemical Industries Company, based in Kuwait; the second project is being proposed by Calgary-based Inter Pipeline.
Volumes in both Canada and Mexico posted double-digit year-over-year advances, while U.S. purchases exceeded expectations and lifted year-to-date sales above a year ago.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to leave in place its greenhouse gas emissions standards for light vehicles through the 2025 model year. Many in the auto industry aren’t happy with the decision.
U.S. purchases exceeded expectations, buoyed by improving economic conditions and enhanced promotions.
With a total value of $61 million, the programs will help Ontario firms scale up and test products and services.
Statistics Canada says sales were up in 12 of 21 industries, representing 70.1 per cent of the total manufacturing sector.
But Canada has posted the largest increase in vehicle production across the NAFTA region this year, Scotiabank said.
Sales in Canada bounced back in September, Scotiabank said, with several automakers reporting records for the month.
Gains were mainly concentrated in the miscellaneous subsector and the machinery, equipment and supplies subsector.
The decision is designed to help keep rising consumer hydro rates in check.
Wholesale sales rose 0.3% to $56.5 billion in July, a fourth consecutive monthly gain, a new report from Statistics Canada said. Increases were recorded in five of seven subsectors, led by the motor vehicle and parts subsector and the food, beverage, and…
For the third straight quarter, North American shipments of plastics machinery registered a year-over-year increase in Q2 of 2016, the SPI’s Committee on Equipment Statistics said.
According to a new report from Statistics Canada, real gross domestic product fell at an annualized rate of 1.6 per cent in the second quarter, due in large part to the wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta.
Sales have also gained momentum in Canada this year, Scotiabank said, advancing in seven of the ten provinces.
The machinery industry gained 5.8% at $2.7 billion, following five consecutive monthly declines.
Growth will be driven by demand for artificial limbs, the report said.
U.S. vehicle sales climbed to the highest level in eight months, Scotiabank said.
The company’s sales increased 3.4%.
Statistics Canada says the decline came as sales of motor vehicles and petroleum and coal products dropped; but sales of plastics and rubber products increased.