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Manufacturing strength helps boost economic growth

Strength in manufacturing helped boost economic growth in November as the sector posted its largest monthly increase since February 2014.

Critics of Kinder Morgan pipeline shout down Trudeau at B.C. town hall

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defends the decision to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline through the province at a rowdy meeting in Nanaimo, B.C.

Truck driver shortages hitting Canada’s forest products sector

A shortage of truck drivers is hampering the country’s forest sector as shipments have been delayed and at least one producer was forced to slow production because of a lack of wood chips.

U.S. services firms record strongest performance since 2005

The Institute for Supply Management reports that the U.S. services sector boomed in January, registering the best performance since 2005 and delivering more evidence of American economic strength.

Consulting Engineers of Ontario appoints new CEO

Rex Meadley, chairman of the board of directors of Consulting Engineers of Ontario, announced the appointment of Bruce Matthews, P.Eng., as CEO.

Siemens sales, orders rise on strengthening global economy

Industrial equipment maker Siemens said that its net income rose 12 per cent to 2.2 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in the last three months of 2017.

Mechanical pipe joining manufacturer plans to expand Pennsylvania facility

Victaulic, a leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe joining solutions, plans to build a state-of-the-art, 400,000 square foot manufacturing centre in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.
MRO April Issue


Suncor Energy says driverless trucks will eliminate a net 400 positions

About 400 jobs are expected to disappear at Suncor Energy Inc.’s oilsands mines in northern Alberta as it deploys driverless ore-hauling trucks to replace the ones humans operate now. The company has been testing the 400-tonne capacity Komatsu trucks for about four years and has nine now. Suncor will gradually build a fleet of more than 150 driverless trucks over the next six years. » Read More

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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Hannover Messe

Date: April 23 – 27, 2018
Location: Hannover, Germany
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