Exco Technologies hit by cybersecurity incident at three factories
Markham-based automotive supplier says it’s securing affected systems, expected back online in two weeks.
Canada contemplating sending tanks to Ukraine following Germany OK
Despite expectation to match allies, Canada has relatively few operational Leopard 2 tanks to offer.
Solid Edge 2023 adds cloud-based CAD services with Siemens’ XaaS platform.
Canada sends 200 more armoured vehicles to Ukraine
Senator APCs, made by Mississauga-based Roshel, Canada’s latest contribution as government consider Ukraine’s request for battle tanks.
Fastest Corvette is an all-wheel drive, gas electric hybrid
Chevy’s E-Ray boasts 655 hp and a zero-to-60 mph of 2.5 seconds.
Bombardier says 2022 revenue hit US$6.9B
Aircraft maker beats expectations with US$735M in cash flow in preliminary results.
Environment minister green lights northern Quebec lithium mine
From 2024, Allkem’s James Bay project expected to produce lithium for up to two decades.
Festo’s Pneumatic Essentials program designed to simplify order/ship pneumatic products.
Canada to buy $406M worth of surface to air missile systems for Ukraine
Plan prompts questions as to why such equipment isn’t being procured for Canadian Army.
US official warns of risks posed by heavy electric vehicles
Outsized battery mass of large vehicles could lead to higher injury, death risk in collisions, NTSB leader says.
Canada to buy F-35s to replace aging CF-18s
Defence minister says once maligned jets have ‘matured’.
Stellantis preps cost cuts due to higher EV prices
CEO Tavares says car maker will need to reduce fixed, variable and distribution costs to keep EVs affordable.
PLC connectivity module
Softing Inc.’s in-chassis module connects Rockwell PLCs to PostgreSQL databases.
November 2022 manufacturing technology orders dip below 2021
Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) report finds new orders totalled $436.5 million in November 2022.
What’s on the horizon for Canadian space exploration
Canadian Space Agency’s prospects for future missions reach beyond the moon.
Canada, G7 nations launch sustainable mining alliance
Agreement aims to compel mining companies to adopt more environmentally sustainable and socially responsible standards.
Eclipse Foundation releases Sparkplug 3.0
Operational technology specification poised to become an official ISO/IEC standard, foundation says.
IBM Client Innovation Centre to open in Fredericton
Company says facility will focus on consulting in cloud, machine learning, robotic process automation and the Internet of Things.
San Francisco pauses on ‘killer police robots’
Protesters push back against escalation of the militarization and automation of policing.
Canada ‘watching closely’ as Biden pressed to fix Inflation Reduction Act ‘glitches’
EU upset at being locked out of US EV supply chain by legislation that favors North American suppliers.
Drones overcome challenges for remote communities
Pontiac Group, Volantus Aerospace partner to provide drone tech, training for First Nations.
Competitors chip away at Tesla’s U.S. electric vehicle share
Tesla holds onto 65% of EV market, competitors gain in sub-$50,000 price range.
Canadian net zero accelerator program funds “blue” hydrogen and EV-grade lithium companies
Alberta-based firms benefit from initiative to help industries with high greenhouse gas emissions develop clean technology.
Airbus, Air Canada invest millions in Carbon Engineering
Aerospace leaders say investment will help accelerate scalable, affordable decarbonization solutions.
Ashcroft’s ZT12 and ZX12 transmitters designed for ultra-high purity applications.
Small Package, Big Energy
Mohawk Innovative leverages 3D printing to boost durability, slash cost of SOFC fuel cell components.
Precision ADM announces partnership with Tecomet
Companies say partnership will allow them to combine resources and expertise to shorten development timelines.
Hexagon, Stratasys partner to simplify use of PEKK 3D-print material for aerospace
Digimat now includes simulation of Antero 840CN03 and 800NA to ease use of thermoplastics for lightweighting.
Multi-material AM platform
Sintratec’s All-Material Platform (AMP) enables processing of all its materials on the same production line.
Large part metal AM printer
SLM Solutions’ planned 3D printer to be capable of metals parts up to 3.0 x 1.2 x 1.2m.
Wachendorff’s WDGA58F ODVA-certified encoder designed for harsh environment.
Emerson’s CIP analytics package automates utilities monitoring and reporting for Clean-in-Place applications.