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November 12, 2019

Plant closure will leave 177 looking for work

One of Quebec’s largest ice cream and frozen novelties plants will be closing down, transferring operations to other facilities in an effort to optimize its manufacturing operations.

Scholarship recipients announced at annual CME conference

Tanya Forde, Laurence Dandurand, Katie Neilson, and Autumn Quenville were named recipients of the 2019 Women in Manufacturing Scholarship at the recent Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)’s Annual Manufacturing Conference.

Canadian fuel-cell maker takes off after decades of struggles

Hydrogen fuel-cell pioneer Ballard Power Systems Inc. has hung in for four decades without posting a profit, waging a battle far head of its time against the combustion engine.

Rio Tinto scraps plans to sell Canadian iron ore arm

Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto PLC has cancelled plans for the sale or floatation of its Canadian iron ore business, following unsuccessful attempts to find buyers.
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Versatile ultrasonic flow and energy meter

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2nd Annual Water Week Conference

Double Tree Hotel West Edmonton
Edmonton, Alta.
November 13-15, 2019
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Downstream Canada Conference & Exhibition

Calgary Convention Centre
Calgary, Alta.
November 19-20, 2019
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18th Annual Shutdowns Turnarounds Superconference

Hyatt Regency Calgary
Calgary, Alta.
December 10-11, 2019
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PDAC 2020

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ont.
March 1-4, 2020
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Canadian School of Hydrocarbon Measurement (CsHm)

Telus Convention Centre
Calgary, Alta.
March 17-18, 2020
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International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, Ill.
April 28-30, 2020
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ISA Automation Expo & Conference 2020

Edmonton Expo Centre
Edmonton, Alta.
April 29-30, 2020
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Global Petroleum Show 2020

BMO Centre, Stampede Park
Calgary, Alta.
June 9-11, 2020
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