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February 12, 2019

Artificial Intelligence will hit less-skilled workers hardest

Those hit hardest by job automation in recent decades will be under the most pressure again as advances in artificial intelligence reshape the workplace, according to a new study by Brookings Institution researchers.

outdoorScan3 from SICK! Unique functionality in all weather conditions

With the outdoorScan3 safety laser scanner, SICK is now entering the outdoor areas of industrial environments. With this product, SICK has closed another gap in the complete automation of industrial processes and strengthened the functioning collaboration between humans and machines.

Newmont’s $10 billion buyout places it in catbird’s seat

Newmont Mining Corp is buying rival Goldcorp Inc in a deal valued at $10 billion, creating the world’s biggest gold producer by output.

Ottawa funnelling $90M into steel, aluminum sector

Ottawa is investing up to $90 million in Algoma Steel Inc., Canada’s second largest integrated steel producer, which is expected to create more than 3,000 jobs.

Kemutec expands into Mexico, South America

Kemutec is expanding into Latin America, alongside its long-established manufacturing brands, Kek, Gardner, Mucon and PPS as part of it’s global strategy to increase profitability in new markets.
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DSS Valves - Severe Service Knife Gate Valves

DSS Valves manufactures premium quality Severe Service Knife Gate Valves (SSKGVs), specifically designed for severe service applications. A recognized leader in the world of Severe Service Valves (SSVs), CGIS is the sole distributor for this product line throughout Canada, Australia and at specific international hydrometallurgy locations around the globe. We invite you to view our Product Focus Video and Webpage to learn more about how this design is the best choice for Mining, Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper and Chemical applications based on it’s unique design characteristics and high quality materials. We look forward to working with you. >> Learn More

Preventing dust explosions with pressurization

As long as there have been industrial environments, dust has caused explosions. In the last 20 years alone, dust explosions have resulted in hundreds of deaths and injuries around the world, as well as massive property damage. » Read more
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Proline Promass Q Coriolis Flowmeter from Endress+Hauser

Promass Q provides the highest measurement accuracy for mass flow, volume flow and density. Being the preferred choice for custody transfer applications, it has also been optimized for liquid applications where entrained gas is known to be present. The Heartbeat Technology option ensures compliance and process safety. >>Learn More

The Importance of Measuring Building Humidity, Part 1

Alpha Controls & Instrumentation
This three-part whitepaper series from Setra discusses the importance of measuring building humidity levels as it relates to various real-world scenarios, health and safety concerns, cost savings, mold prevention and industry best practices for proper sensor selection. This series also discusses some potential hazards of failing to monitor humidity properly and what effect that can have on building occupants.
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Visual sight flow indicators from Muis

Muis introduces flanged heavy-duty sight flow indicators. They come in carbon steel, stainless steel, PTFE lined and other special metals, featuring high pressure and extreme service options. » Learn More

Fairbanks Scales announces six new models

The new instruments are ideal for a variety of weighing applications, including floor, blender, tank, truck, hopper, and rail scales. » Learn More

Drive-In Rack Systems can store up to 75% more pallets

Drive-In and Drive-Through Racking delivers cost-effective storage in high-density storage applications, requiring fewer aisles and providing better cube utilization than selective racks. » Learn More

Batch processing for F4T Integrated Controller, D4T Data Logger

The batch processing feature is ideal for OEMs and end users with thermal processes who seek to collect manufacturing part processing thermal data. » Learn More

Separator screen changing system ensures safety and reduces downtime

The revolutionary, ergonomically designed lift system is electrically powered to assist in making separator screen changes easier, faster, and safer. » Learn More

PDAC 2019

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ont.
March 3-6, 2019
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2019 CGA Operations, Engineering and Integrity Conference

Delta by Marriott Ottawa City Centre
Ottawa, Ont.
March 4-7, 2019
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2019 Canadian School of Hydrocarbon Measurement

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre
Calgary, Alta.
March 11-13, 2019
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Palais des congrès de Montréal
Montréal, Que.
March 26-28, 2019
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12th Annual Converters Expo

Lambeau Field Atrium
Green Bay, Wisc.
March 27-28, 2019
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ISA Calgary Show

Stampede Park
Calgary, Alta.
April 9-10, 2019
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