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Canada’s economy pauses in July, StatCan says, easing rate hike expectations

Canada’s eight-month march of monthly growth in the economy came to an end in July, according to Statistics Canada, a development that could head off more rate hikes this year.

Official survey: China factory activity rises to five year high

“The manufacturing sector continues to maintain a steady development trend and the pace is accelerating,” said Zhao Qinghe, senior statistician at the National Bureau of Statistics.

Court rules in favour of Suncor on random drug testing; union to keep fighting

Energy giant Suncor Energy has won another victory in a years-long legal battle over random drug and alcohol testing at its northeastern Alberta oilsands sites.

Canada’s chief negotiator says too soon to tell if new NAFTA by year end

Canada’s chief negotiator says solid progress is being made in talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement, but it’s too soon to tell if a deal can be reached by the year-end deadline set by the United States.

EPTDA convention highlights new members’ benefits

Close to 500 people from 191 class-leading distribution and manufacturing companies across 35 countries attended the EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA). Marking its 20th Annual Convention, the event was held in Rome, Italy, on 20-22 September.
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Wrapping up MainTrain 2017

The Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) wrapped up its annual MainTrain conference at the Delta Bessborough hotel in Saskatoon (September 25-28). During PEMAC's annual awards banquet, the association awarded long-time member of the Board of Directors, J.P. Pascoli, with the prestigious Sergio Guy Memorial Award for his ongoing contributions to the asset management discipline. » Read More

Mines and Money Americas

Date: October 02 - October 04, 2017
Location: Toronto
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SMRP Annual Conference

Date: October 16 - October 19, 2017
Location: Kansas City, MO
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