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May 21, 2019
PLANT Expo - BB1

Canadian retaliatory tariffs lifted as US kills steel-aluminum penalties

More than 70 other US products including licorice, coffee, sleeping bags and ketchup.

Ford to cut 7,000 white collar jobs in global restructuring

No details regarding the impact on its Canadian workforce, but all North America restructuring to be wrapped up by June.

Experts say Canada lacks laws to tackle life and death problems posed by AI

Canada has yet to develop a regulatory regime to deal with issues of discrimination and accountability to which AI systems are prone.

Benchmark your salary. Are you paid what you're worth?

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

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Experts weigh in on lifting of tariffs on Canadian steel, aluminum

United Steelworkers called removal ``good news'' but wants stronger measures to protect Canadian steel. » Read more...

How China's technology tactics irk its trading partners

US prosecutors say the Communist Party is the ringleader of a global industrial spying operation. » Read more...

Javelin-Cimetrix opens expanded additive manufacturing lab in Oakville, Ont.

The 3D printing powerhouse showed off its wares at an open house event » Read more

U.K.'s May tweaks Brexit deal in last ditch bid to win support

The Cabinet is meeting Tuesday to work out details of what May has called a "bold offer'' to win support for her Brexit agreement » Read more
PLATN Outlook - BB3

Making waves in the marine industry

Tugboats in the Great Lakes sail smoothly and safely, powered by eco-friendly solutions » Read more

Opportunities and challenges for Canadian manufacturers in 2019

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

MainTrain 2019

Sept. 16 - 19, 2019
Location: Edmonton
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Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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