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Submit your applications for COVID Honours by FRIDAY

We at PLANT, Canadian Manufacturing and EP&T magazines are still looking for COVID heroes, manufacturers who went above and beyond when the pandemic hit to produce PPE, sanitizers, ventilators and other impactful products. The deadline to apply for our COVID-19 Industry Leadership Honours, an awards gala celebrating manufacturing and humanitarian excellence, is THIS FRIDAY, August 7! Apply for the awards as soon as you can, or nominate another deserving company ASAP!

Trudeau expected perception issues with WE deal, but no conflict of interest

The PM testified July 30

Navy enters new era by welcoming long awaited Arctic warship into fleet

HMCS Harry DeWolf was welcomed in a ceremony at Canadian Forces Base Halifax on July 31, five years after Irving Shipbuilding first started cutting steel

Businesses could qualify for one more month of rent relief as program extended

About $613 million has been paid out to 63,000 tenants as of July 30

Alberta, Ottawa sign deal that reduces oilsands environmental monitoring

The monitoring program funds research by outside organizations as well as government scientists

Feds keep lid on company names, dollar amounts in some COVID-19 contracts

The latest figures provided by the government also show that about two-fifths of the total contracts awarded as of July 16 have gone to domestic suppliers

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Lighting industry groups join forces to offer ultraviolet light safety guidance

UVC light application risks brought to the forefront with new position paper from lighting industry groups » Read more

Smarter factory: Putting digital technology to work in your plant

How digitization and networked systems power maintenance and warehousing » Read more

Shorten measurement, testing setup

Setup and preparation times for large-scale measurement and testing procedures are often lengthy and can delay project deadlines » Read more

Analyzer monitors energy costs

Measures variables, consumption, distortion » Read more

More corporate meetings to go virtual after success during pandemic

Experts say the success of AGMs taken virtual this year will likely translate into more options for online and teleconference participation at future events » Read more

COVID-19 conspiracies creating a 'public health crisis' in Canada, experts say

A study published in May at Carleton University indicated 46% of Canadians believed at least one of four unfounded COVID-19 theories » Read more
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Manufacturing Outlook

Digital readiness and how businesses are responding to the “new normal”

Decide where you are going and what you want to achieve, then gradually work towards it. » Learn more

Putting process optimization on the fast track

CLPM solutions automatically capture and model data from integrating and non-integrating processes. » Learn more

How COVID-19 could impact travel for years to come

Concerns over a new wave of coronavirus infections brought on by returning vacationers are wreaking havoc » Read more

Manufacturing AUTOMATION PODCAST: How COVID-19 is putting pressure on digital transformation timelines

Manufacturing AUTOMATION dives into the concept of digital transformation, what it means, and how manufacturers can plan for new technology adoption » Read more