Canada

Interlube Bought by Biochemical Company
An excavator loads a dump truck with stone at a mining site in northern Canada, north of Quebec. © LarryDallaire

Interlube Bought by Biochemical Company

Lube Report Americas - February 14, 2024

Earth Alive Clean Technologies, a Canadian engineering company in the biochemical sector, acquired Interlube Inc. a Queb ...

Earnings Climb for Mr. Lube + Tires

Earnings Climb for Mr. Lube + Tires

Lube Report Americas - November 22, 2023

Canadian quick lube service business Mr. Lube + Tires reported an 18% increase in sales revenue and slightly higher same ...

Lubrizol Profit Down, Mr. Lube Revenue Up

Lubrizol Profit Down, Mr. Lube Revenue Up

Lube Report Americas - August 23, 2023

Lubrizol Corp.’s pre-tax profit for the second quarter fell 25% year to year due to the fact that earnings in the same ...

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Another Lithium Project Planned in Canada

Lube Report Americas - July 12, 2023

Avalon Advanced Materials and Metso Corp. reached a memorandum of understanding this week to develop a lithium hydroxide ...

Mr. Lube Sales Continue Rising

Mr. Lube Sales Continue Rising

Lube Report Americas - June 21, 2023

Mr. Lube, a leading quick lube service business with locations across Canada, increased first quarter revenue by 20% and ...

U.S., Canada Want in on Mexican Lithium

U.S., Canada Want in on Mexican Lithium

Lube Report Americas - January 25, 2023

Leaders of Mexico, the United States and Canada all have called for private businesses from the latter two companies to ...

U.S. Leads North America’s Rebound

U.S. Leads North America’s Rebound

Lube Report Americas - November 30, 2022

North American lubricant demand in 2021 almost recovered to pre-pandemic levels, driven by strong growth in the United S ...

Testing Wind Turbine Lubes in Canada

Testing Wind Turbine Lubes in Canada

Lube Report Americas - September 22, 2021

ExxonMobil is collaborating with a Canadian wind energy research organization to test new lubricants for wind turbine ap ...

Canada Floats Toxic Listing for Ester

Canada Floats Toxic Listing for Ester

Lube Report Americas - March 31, 2021

Canada’s health and environment agencies recently recommended regulatory actions for a form of thiophosphate alkyl est ...

Vertex Earnings Dipped in 2020, Q4

Vertex Earnings Dipped in 2020, Q4

Lube Report Americas - March 17, 2021

Vertex Energy’s black oil segment, which includes its rerefineries and used oil collection business, reported a drop i ...

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Slow Recovery Forecast for U.S.

Lube Report Americas - June 8, 2020

The lubricants market faces a “very gradual” recovery, regardless of the ultimate size of the dip in the economy or ...

Cosan’s Lube Income and Sales Decline

Cosan’s Lube Income and Sales Decline

Lube Report Americas - June 1, 2020

Moove – Cosan’s lubricants production and distribution arm – reported lower net income, revenue and sales volumes ...

Strong Q1 for Parkland’s Lube Sales

Strong Q1 for Parkland’s Lube Sales

Lube Report Americas - May 22, 2020

Canada-based distributor Parkland Fuel Corp. posted a 26 percent increase in consolidated revenue for its lubricant segm ...

Results Decline at Calumet, Valvoline, Quaker

Results Decline at Calumet, Valvoline, Quaker

Lube Report Americas - May 8, 2020

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported a net loss, Valvoline posted a slight decrease in operating income, Ho ...

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Parkland’s Lubes Sales Rise

Lube Report Americas - March 13, 2020

Canada-based distributor Parkland Fuel Corp. posted a 122 percent jump in consolidated revenue for its lubricant segment ...

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Canada Permits Use of Toxic Chemical

Lube Report Americas - February 12, 2020

The Canadian government decreed this month that it will permit 9-octadecenoic acid (Z)- compound with (Z)-N-9-octadeceny ...

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Fuchs Lands Chemicals Process Management Firm

Lube Report Americas - November 6, 2019

The Fuchs Group acquired Zimmark Inc., a Canadian company offering services in the lubricants and chemicals process mana ...