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Manufacturing sales edge up 0.1 per cent in July, though below expectations

Canadian manufacturing sales came in below expectations in July, edging up just 0.1 per cent to $50.7 billion, Statistics Canada said Friday. The food industry gained 1.9 per cent to $8.5 billion in July, while the primary metals industry grew by 2.9 per cent to $3.7 billion. » Read full article

Toronto-based pump test lab approved through Hydraulic Institute

The Hydraulic Institute introduces member company, Armstrong Fluid Technology, as the latest company to have their pump test laboratory approved through the HI Pump Test Lab Approval Program. » Read full article

Salary increases remain muted amid economic uncertainty

The Conference Board of Canada released a sneak preview of its Compensation Planning Outlook 2017. The report finds that 11 per cent of Canadian organizations are planning a pay freeze across all employee groups. » Read full article

Lafarge completes modernization, reduces environmental footprint

Lafarge Canada Inc. in Exshaw, Alta., announced the completion of major modernization and environmental upgrades. The modernization effort centered around major kiln upgrades. » Read full article

ENERCON and Hydro-Québec enter into new partnership

Hydro-Québec’s research institute (IREQ) and ENERCON Canada Inc. are proud to announce a new R&D partnership agreement on grid integration of wind power. » Read full article
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Date: September 26 - 28, 2016
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