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J.D. Irving to make 1,700 new hires over the next three years

The Saint John-based conglomerate company says its hiring plans include finding people to help build ships in Atlantic Canada for the Canadian navy and to staff a $400-million tissue plant in Macon, Ga.

Campbell Soup to close Toronto manufacturing facility

Campbell Soup Company says it’s shuttering its 87-year-old Toronto manufacturing facility within the next 18 months, impacting 380 jobs, as the food purveyor gets set to relocate its Canadian headquarters to a new location.

New edition of Canadian Electrical Code provides updates on electrical equipment maintenance

The CE Code (2018 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I) includes over 260 updates and revisions aimed at improving clarity through streamlined requirements; helping ensure safer installation and maintenance of electrical equipment; and supporting the safe implementation of new technologies and renewable energy solutions.

NAFTA update imminent, participants cautiously optimistic

Canadians intend to suggest changes to the dispute mechanism under Chapter 11 that allows companies to sue governments for unfair treatment, which the U.S. wants to weaken by making it voluntary.

President and CEO of Saint John Energy appointed Chair of the Canadian Electricity Association

The CEA and its Board of Directors announced the appointment of Ray Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint John Energy, as Chair of the Association.
MRO April Issue


Replacement of reheating furnaces at Quebec steel production facilities costs a pretty penny

ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada announced major investments of nearly $70 million by 2020 in its Contrecoeur, Que., steel production facilities. ArcelorMittal will replace two reheating furnaces at its Contrecoeur-East wire rod mill and its Contrecoeur-West bar mill. ArcelorMittal will replace the dust collector at the Contrecoeur-West steelworks by the end of 2018. » Read More

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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