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March 5, 2019
Lubriplate - BB2

Newmont Mining board rejects Barrick takeover offer, proposes joint venture

The board of directors of Newmont Mining Corp. unanimously rejected a hostile takeover offer from Barrick Gold Corp. on Monday and countered with a proposal of its own - a new joint venture to operate the two companies' Nevada assets.

Mexico pushing labour reform, won’t ratify new NAFTA with U.S. tariffs in place

Mexico’s Congress will be asked to approve a major labour-reform bill this spring as a necessary step to ratifying the new North American free-trade pact later this autumn, say Mexican officials.

Syncrude wants judge to dismiss lawsuit of former firefighter with PTSD

Oilsands giant Syncrude Canada wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a former first responder who claims he was wrongfully fired following a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter to cap off year of 1.8% growth

Canada closed out 2018 with its weakest quarterly economic performance in two and a half years – and experts say signs of the growth slowdown is likely to spread into the early months of 2019 and possibly beyond.
UE Systems - BB2

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GE - SS1

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Gas Turbines

Troubleshooting Gas Turbines

The objective of gas turbine maintenance is to maximize performance, improve maintainability and reliability, and reduce downtime. » Read More
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Schneider - SS2

Same switchgear. Different day.

The new Masterpact7™ MTZ circuit breaker, with customizable control unit and multiple communications platforms, installs into previous-model Masterpact draw-out circuit breaker cradles. Same connections. Same footprint. By adding Masterpact MTZ to your power distribution system, you enable EcoStruxure Power, our IoT-based power management solution that enhances connectivity, real-time operational reliability, and smart analytics

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IDCON Reliability and Maintenance Conference

Date: March 18 - 22, 2019
Venue: Hilton Raleigh North Hills, Raleigh, North Carolina
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FPSA 2019 Annual Conference

Date: March 19-21, 2019
Venue: La Cantera Report and Spa, San Antonio, Texas
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ProFood Tech

Date: March 26-28, 2019
Venue: McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
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7th Annual Canadian Food & Drink Summit 2019

Date: March 27 to 28, 2019
Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario
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National Heavy Equipment Show

Date: March 28 to 29, 2019
Venue: International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
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