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Richardson announces plans to upgrade Lethbridge canola plant

Richardson International says it is investing $120 million in its canola processing plant in Lethbridge, Alta., to maximize operating efficiencies and modernize the facility to “significantly” increase canola crush capability. >> Read full article

BWXT to buy nuclear business from GE Hitachi

General Electric and Hitachi are selling a Canadian joint venture that supplies nuclear fuel and equipment for Candu nuclear reactors — a key source of electricity for Ontario. >> Read full article

Job alert! Ontario ministry hiring 38 industrial inspectors

The Ontario Ministry of Labour is seeking 38 inspectors to help enforce the province’s occupational health and safety laws at industrial and construction sector workplaces. >> Read full article

Eurozone business activity shows little concern about Brexit

Business activity across the 19-country eurozone grew at a steady but subdued pace in August as the region continued to show little concern about the impact of a British exit from the European Union. >> Read full article

Advanced Motion & Controls welcomes a new strategic partner

Advanced Motion & Controls, a Canadian distributor of factory automation products, has announced the addition of Ross Controls to its line up of global partners. >> Read full article

GM invests $90 million in new equipment for Indiana factory

General Motors said it plans to spend about $90 million to update equipment at an Indiana factory that supplies many of the company’s assembly plants. >> Read full article

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Machine monitoring software program program

MachineMetrics has announced its Real-time Partner Program, describing it as a “collaborative effort between MachineMetrics and partner organizations to provide cutting-edge machine monitoring and real-time analytics software to manufacturers across the globe.” >> Read full article

Updated interface boasts improved user experience for IIoT

DeviceLynk has released what it is describing as a “new user experience offering a completely redesigned interface focused on improving navigation and ease of use.” >> Read full article

Robot for arc welding and machine tending

ABB Robotics describes the IRB 1660ID as its latest compact robot for arc welding and machine tending applications and the “most versatile robot in the mid-size class.” >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS)

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: September 12-17, 2016 >> More Info

ERP Vendor Congress

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: October 4-5, 2016 >> More Info

Canadian Machine Vision Conference

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: October 20, 2016 >> More Info

Advanced Manufacturing Canada

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 2-3, 2016 >> More Info

Pack Expo

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: November 6-9, 2016 >> More Info