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May 23, 2019
PLANT Expo - BB1

Clean energy one of Canada's fastest growing industries

In 2017, nearly 300,000 Canadians were directly employed in the industry.

China says door open to trade talks, but slams tech controls

Beijing is vehemently protesting the Trump administration's decision last week to impose controls on exports of computer chips.

Spending growth slowest in 30 years under Ontario Tories: Watchdog

FAO says rising interest rates, high household debt, trade uncertainty could negatively impact government plans.

Salary survey is closing soon. Weigh in NOW!

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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China has more weapons in US tariff war but do they work?

Beijing has an array of options for disrupting trade, but they carry economic and political costs. » Read more...

Upgrade your maintenance plan: Align structure with bottom line goals

City of Mississauga experience provides guidance for manufacturers. » Read more...

Futurist Rothblatt sees a day when human and machine become one

In 50 years we'll all carry some sort of digital implant inside our bodies. » Read more...

Canadian executives' appetite for dealmaking soars above historical average

Technology and talent play key role in dealmaking and corporate confidence » Read more

Canada hires firm to ship back garbage, will be done before end of June: McKenna

The 69 containers are the remainder from 103 shipped by a private Canadian company to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014 » Read more

Fight over metals tariffs focused Canadian industries on China: aluminum company CEO

"We will die from the overflow of Chinese aluminum,'' said Patrice L'Huillier, alluding to the fact that China accounts for more than half of world aluminum production » 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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