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Bombardier puts Toronto aerospace facility in Downsview up for sale

Bombardier is shopping around its sprawling aircraft manufacturing site in Toronto’s high-priced real-estate market.

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales hit record high in November

The rise in Canadian manufacturing sales were driven by sales of transportation equipment, petroleum and coal products and the chemical industry, Statistics Canada says.

IMF Outlook Canada forecast revised

The International Monetary Fund is raising its estimate for economic growth in Canada this year.

GM Canada president says NAFTA update needs to reflect changing technology

GM Canada president Steve Carlisle says it’s important to update NAFTA to reflect changing technology since the original trade deal was signed.

Lifting Equipment Engineers Association announces new chairperson

LEEA, the world’s leading representative body for the lifting equipment industry, announced the appointment of Paul Fulcher as the new LEEA Chairperson and welcomes Dr. Ross Moloney as Chief Executive Officer of the Association.

Dismantling supply management poses major threat for poultry and egg sectors, PwC report

According to La Coop fédérée, the Canadian supply management system should not be used as a bargaining chip for the eventual renewal of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). If so, this would result in serious economic and social impacts.

Siemens expands Technical Application Center to enhance CNC machining knowledge

Siemens is expanding its Technical Application Center (TAC), which offers machine tool dealers, importers and end-users of Sinumerik CNCs a complete range of learning opportunities.

Mining company fined for dumping waste in B.C. river system

The federal Environment Ministry says in a news release that Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. was fined $200,000 on Jan. 12 after it pleaded guilty in provincial court to violations related to effluent regulations.
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Critical considerations for transformer replacement

When power transformers fail, the effects on plant operations can be debilitating. The production gets interrupted and everything grinds to a halt. Selecting the proper transformer design and construction can actually make a huge difference by extending operating life, reducing overall costs and decreasing the need for future maintenance. » Read More

CSA Group Training: Hazardous Areas, Basic Principles

Date: January 30, 2018
Location: Vancouver, BC
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PEMAC Alberta Chapter Dinner Meeting

Date: February 15, 2018
Location: Calgary, Alberta
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Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Date: April 16 - April 18, 2018
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
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20th Process Plant Safety Symposium

Date: April 22 - 25, 2018
Location: Orlando, FL
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