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May 9, 2019
Plant Expo - BB1

GM, Unifor announce Oshawa investment that saves 300 jobs

The transition will cost $170 million and save 300 of the 2,600 union jobs.

US, China wield threats going into high stakes trade talks

Chinese officials said they will retaliate if Trump goes ahead with more tariff hikes.

Milton chemical plant worker's permanent injury results in $100,000 fine

Employee fell into a blow-moulding machine while checking for an exhaust blockage.

Are you paid what you're worth?

Your participation in the 2019 EMC-PLANT salary survey is vital! Salary information, kept strictly confidential, will help us compare manufacturing remuneration to industry averages.

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19.4% of board directors are female, all company types: Statistics Canada

Manufacturing and construction sectors had the lowest shares, at 14.4% and 12.8%. » Read more...

Budget deficits can increase social inequality

Burden falls on the whole population, and low-income Canadians can least afford to contribute. » Read more...

TECH TIP: Bad vibrations and motors

Watch for electrical component damage. »

Calgary researchers turn greenhouse gases into carbon fibre

Multiple industrial uses include replacing metal in cars and airplanes. » Read more...
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Three Mile Island nuclear plant to proceed with closure

A planned shutdown will start June 1 » Read more

Iran threatens more uranium enrichment if no new nuke deal

The world is on notice that it cannot continue to rely on Iran complying with terms of the unraveling deal in the coming weeks » Read more
Plant Outlook - BB3

Opportunities and challenges for Canadian manufacturers in 2019

Whitepaper examines how they can thrive through the tough times predicted ahead. » Read more

Made in the USA: Grow your business in a new market

Invest Buffalo Niagara offers help to companies taking the leap to establish a US location. » Read more