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Trudeau set to move Freeland to finance, prorogue Parliament for economic reset

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland was sworn in as Canada’s new finance minister Tuesday.

Ventilator supply starts to increase as Tam warns of possible surge of COVID-19

Only a small fraction of the 40,000 new ventilators Canada ordered for hospitals last spring have already been delivered but several companies involved say their production lines will start delivering the products faster in the next few weeks.

Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo Montreal cancelled due to COVID-19

The Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Expo scheduled to be held in Montreal this fall has been cancelled due to the ongoing restrictions of the pandemic.

Mahr appoints new general manager of sales for North America

Mahr Inc., a global manufacturer of precision measurement equipment used for dimensional metrology, has appointed a new general manager, sales, for the U.S. and Canada.

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales posted record gain in June

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales climbed a record 20.7 per cent in June to $48.7 billion as production returned following widespread shutdowns earlier in the year.
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CCOHS launches online course on return-to-work safety

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has released a new e-course to help organizations safely return to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. » Read full article

WSIB moves repayment schedule for COVID-19 deferrals to January

Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board’s (WSIB) has announced the repayment schedule of deferred premiums offered as part of its COVID-19 financial relief package to commence in January 2021. » Read full article

Allied and Schneider Electric partner on industrial control panel resources

Schneider Electric and Allied Electronics & Automation are launching digital resources that can help customers design, build and maintain industrial control panels and cabinets. » Read full article

Ethernet Alliance to build relationship with industrial automation industry

The Ethernet Alliance has launched an industry focus around operational technology (OT) networks found in building and industrial automation. » Read full article


Flame-retardant DIN rail enclosures

Hammond Manufacturing has announced its 1597DIN family of UL94-V0 flame-retardant plastic enclosures. » Read full article

Gateway for EtherNet/IP

HMS Networks has unveiled the second-generation Anybus Communicator gateway for serial to fieldbus and industrial Ethernet, 20 years after the original release. » Read full article

Portable cobot workstation

Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) has introduced the jobHopper, a flexible, portable collaborative robot workstation. » Read full article

RIA Robotics Week

Date: Sept. 8-11, 2020
Location: Online
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International Robot Safety Conference

Date: Oct. 6-8, 2020
Location: Online
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Autonomous Mobile Robot Conference

Date: Oct. 26-27, 2020
Location: Online
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ISA Automation Expo & Conference 2020

Date: Oct. 28, 2020
Location: Online
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AI & Smart Automation Conference

Date: Oct. 28-29, 2020
Location: Online
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MCMA Technical Conference

Date: Nov. 9-10, 2020
Location: Online
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SPS 2020

Date: Nov. 24-26, 2020
Location: Nuremberg, Ger.
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Virtual Engineering Week

Date: Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 2020
Location: Virtual
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Automatica 2020

Date: Dec. 8-11, 2020
Location: Munich, Ger.
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