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GM extending a cutback in car production at Oshawa plant

General Motors Co. is reportedly extending a cutback in car production at its plant in Oshawa, Ont., into April and May before it begins a second shift to produce pickup trucks later this year.

Magna expects this year will build on record high sales, profit in 2017

Magna International Inc. is on track to grow its sales in 2018 but more slowly than last year, when it had record high annual and fourth-quarter sales, the Canadian auto parts maker said.

Festo is a founding technology partner in Next Generation Manufacturing Canada

Festo, a global leader in automation technology, announced that the company is a founding technology partner in Next Generation Manufacturing/NGM Canada.

Truce called, wine flows again, in B.C. Alberta trade war over pipeline

The Alberta government accepted an olive branch from British Columbia and suspended its ban on the province’s wine in a dispute over the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Rising prices and production boost Stelco earnings in first report since IPO

A restructured Stelco Holdings Inc. is benefiting from rising steel prices and on the hunt for acquisitions, chief executive Alan Kestenbaum said.

3M to pay hefty fee to settle suit over chemical disposal

3M Co. has agreed to pay the state of Minnesota $850 million to settle a major case alleging the manufacturer damaged natural resources and contaminated groundwater by disposing of chemicals over decades, Minnesota’s attorney general announced.
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10 Myths about reliability centered maintenance

Despite its well-documented successes, reliability centered maintenance (RCM) has always drawn a lot of discussion and controversy. Much of it is because of a lack of understanding and myths generated to discredit RCM as a viable business solution. Here we attempt to fill in some of those gaps in understanding and debunk some of the myths. » Read More

Pulp and Paper Reliability & Maintenance Conference

Date: March 19 - 22, 2018
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
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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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