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Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell in January

Manufacturing sales for January totalled $54.9 billion as 14 of the 21 industries moved lower, while overall manufacturing sales in volume terms declined 1.1 per cent.

B.C. premier says court is the best place for pipeline debate with Alberta

B.C. will stick to its legal plan to test its jurisdiction on environmental and economic grounds, says British Columbia Premier John Horgan.

Worker pinned under guardrail leads to fatality, employer fails safety test

Dematic Limited has plead guilty and was fined $175,000 by a judge in a Brampton, Ont. court on March 8.

NEMA publishes new guide for permanent magnet motors

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has put out a guide that covers general-purpose synchronous motors without excited rotor windings.

Suncor says Syncrude maintenance turnaround planned for April to start early

Suncor Energy Inc. says an eight-week maintenance project at Syncrude that had been scheduled to begin in April will start immediately. Advancing the turnaround will permit Syncrude to deal with an unrelated issue.
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DEX Expo – Design Engineering

Date: April 4, 2018
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CanWEA Spring Forum 2018

Date: April 10 – 11, 2018
Location: Calgary
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20th Process Plant Safety Symposium (PPSS)

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