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Kruger spends big to diversify Québec paper mills

Kruger Inc. is announcing a $377.6-M transaction to diversify operations at its Brompton and Wayagamack Mills into specialty niches, such as flexible food packaging, labelling and digital printing.

Energy East pause puts Liberal argument on environment and pipelines in question

Federal government policies tying environmental impacts to regulatory approval of pipelines are sending investors fleeing for more certain ground, say critics and pipeline proponents.

Town of Innisfil fined after worker critically injured in travel path of loader

The Corporation of the Town of Innisfil has been fined $100,000 after a worker was critically injured by a large shelving unit that was being moved by a loader.

Electrical company fined after workers suffer electrical burns

Entegrus Powerlines Inc., a Chatham electrical utility contractor, pleaded guilty and has been fined $70,000 after two workers received electrical burns.

‘Factory of the future’: N.B. researcher to study 3D printing powered by thought

New Brunswick researchers are plotting what they call the “factories of the future” by developing 3D-printing technologies they said could pave the way for the next industrial revolution.

Labour market sees ninth straight monthly gain as jobless rate dips

Canada’s labour market posted its ninth-straight month of job gains in August to give the economy its longest monthly growth streak since before the financial crisis.
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A view of NAFTA, as seen from a Canadian auto plant in Mexico

The story of the Exo-s factory is the story of NAFTA: manufacturing booming in Mexico, while surviving in the north; supply chains that are internationally interconnected and extra-efficient; and a Mexican workforce seeing the most modest gains and longing for more. » Read More

National Safety Congress & Expo 2017

Date: September 23 – 29, 2017
Location: Indianapolis, IN 46225
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2017 World Tribology Congress

Date: September 17 – 22, 2017
Location: Beijing, China
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MainTrain 2017

Date: September 25 - 28, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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MEMO 2017

Date: September 24-27, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit

Date: September 27–30, 2017
Location: Hollywood, Fla.
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