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GM extends recall to cover all Chevy Bolts due to fire risk

General Motors said Friday it is recalling all Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles sold worldwide to fix a battery problem that could cause fires.

Man charged with murder in 2 killings outside Indiana plant

A man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and her granddaughter outside a central Indiana automotive seating plant where all three worked was formally charged with murder Friday, and prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty if he’s convicted.

Burloak and Kinectrics to develop additively manufactured parts for the nuclear power industry

Burloak Technologies Inc., a division of Samuel, Son & Co., Ltd., and Kinectrics announced a collaboration agreement to develop additively manufactured parts for the global nuclear power generation industry.

IBM unveils on-chip accelerated AI processor

At the annual Hot Chips conference, IBM unveiled details of the upcoming new IBM Telum Processor, designed to bring deep learning inference to enterprise workloads to help address fraud in real-time.

General Dynamics to establish a Québec Centre for remotely piloted aircraft systems technologies

General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada announced the establishment of a Centre of Excellence in Sherbrooke for remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) technologies, leveraging the $9 million contribution of the Government of Québec, through Investissement Québec.
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Focus: Women in manufacturing

Women in the manufacturing industry responded to the 2021 Manufacturing Management Salary Survey, conducted on behalf of PLANT magazine, and the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), helping to get a better picture of satisfaction levels and salaries of female managers and senior executives in the manufacturing sector across Canada. » Read more

PODCAST: Chips, Batteries, and the Future of EVs in Canada

Guest Matt Skynner, COO, of ventureLAB, speaks about how various industries (namely automotive) have been hit hard by the recent chip shortage; why Canada’s auto sector was vulnerable; and when things will go back to normal. He also discusses why Canada needs to build chips and batteries at home, and how the rise of electric vehicles makes it even more important. » Listen now
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Machine Operator/Manufacturing Associate

Port Coquitlam, BC
Interested in joining the innovative team behind a wide variety of sustainable industrial and consumer products? Looking for an opportunity for a long-term career, with an ambitious and growing company?
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Coating Line Operator Assistant

Bolton, ON
Naizil Inc. Is looking for a Coating Line Machine Operator Assistant to join our team. We are seeking an organized, motivated and positive individual to start at the Top Coat Station maintaining production flow. The job also includes quality control and equipment cleaning. We are looking for an individual to grow with the company and someone who is open to learning the entire coating process.
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Lively, ON
HSPP is currently seeking an experienced Welder/Beveller. We are looking for someone who has 3-5 years’ experience, working with Steel Plate. The ideal candidate would possess the experience operating an Oxy Bevel machine, welding machine, Oxy and Plasma hand torches. Also, the candidate must possess the ability to read and interpret welding blueprints, drawings and specifications.
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Cortec VpCI bio-based papers

Cortec’s three VpCI papers are USDA Certified bio-based products: CorShield VpCI-146, VpCI-146 Creped paper, and EcoShield VpCI-144. » Read more

Teknic ClearPath servos power, the Dominator

Teknic’s ClearPath servos power, the Dominator, is a Guinness World Record setting robot, made by Mark Rober. » Read more

Yaskawa Motoman launches MPX1400 robot

The six-axis MPX1400 robot has been added to Yaskawa Motoman’s MPX-series paint robot line. » Read more

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business partners with Hydro One

Businesses that are majority owned and controlled by an Indigenous Canadian are encouraged to apply to one of two grant streams by September 13. » Read more

Onex Group completes final sale of door and window maker Jeld-Wen

The transaction generated about $425 million for the group. » Read more