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Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 1.5 per cent in July

Manufacturing sales fell 1.5 per cent in July to $59.6 billion following a 3.6 per cent increase in June, Statistics Canada said Tuesday.

National poll: Government should act to strengthen essential manufacturing and supply chains

According to national polling conducted by Abacus Data on behalf of Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, 82 per cent of Canadians better understand how essential food, health, and consumer goods are made, and 93 per cent want government to prioritize essential manufacturing, investment, and supply chains.

Calgary firm advances new trial, manufacturing of mRNA vaccine for COVID 19

Calgary-based Providence Therapeutics says it has signed two contracts to have its developmental mRNA vaccine for COVID-19 manufactured in Canada.

The first production of SAF sustainable aviation fuel developed in Canada

The SAF+ Consortium announced one of the first productions of sustainable aviation fuel Power to Liquids in North America.

ATCO acquires 39 MW solar development project in Eastern Alberta

ATCO has acquired the Empress Solar Project, a 39 MW photovoltaic solar facility under development in Alberta.

Bombardier updates mid sized business jet with launch of Challenger 3500

Bombardier Inc. has launched an updated Challenger 350 mid-sized business jet, giving wealthy buyers who are increasingly seeking private flights during the pandemic a redesigned interior and environmental features of its larger Global 7500 aircraft.

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Data Analytics – Not Just for Big Manufacturers

Although the benefits of data and analytics are often discussed, there is a common perception that advanced data and analytics technologies and techniques are only affordable and beneficial to large corporations. It is true that building out an internal analytics team is a costly and time-consuming endeavor. That’s why we started Advanced Analytics and Research Lab, to help small and medium sized organizations quickly access analytics capabilities to boost their operational performance. » Check out our upcoming webinar to learn more about us and how you can use analytics today!

Brilliant work: Lifting INNIO projects at Welland plant

Handing Specialty recently completed a number of significant projects with INNIO in Welland, Ont. at its Brilliant Factory facility. » Read more

Skill acquisition and definition – The Dreyfus Model

In 1980, a couple of brothers with the last name Dreyfus proposed a model of skill acquisition that has gone on to have a fair bit of influence on discussions about learning, process, and practice. Later, they would go on to publish a book based on this paper and, in that book, they would refine the model a bit to its current form. » Read more
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FullStream Liquid Atomizing Nozzle

EXAIR’s new FullStream Liquid Atomizing Nozzles are pressurized liquid nozzles that increase liquid flow for cooling, washing and rinsing. They require no compressed air and are commonly used with water, rinse aids or detergents. The right-angle design is compact and operates at up to 250 PSIG liquid pressure. » Learn more
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General Construction Labour

Aldergrove, BC
With many construction projects in Vancouver, LMS Reinforcing Steel Group is actively looking to fill multiple, permanent, and stable ironworker positions for a Monday to Friday, 7AM-3PM shift, with opportunities for overtime.
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Maintenance Mechanic

Coldbrook, NS
Scotian Gold Co-operative Limited is a $40 million food industry leader with an established international reputation for high‐quality produce. Our operations include Eastern Canada's largest apple packing and storage operation, an agricultural division, and a retail division.
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HVAC Technician Gas Fitter

Merritt, BC
Imagine this: any commute in Merritt is only minutes away, Merritt has the same amenities as larger cities with a cheaper cost of living. Merritt has a much more relaxed lifestyle, & is located in the beautiful, scenic Nicola Valley. It is a great area for fishing, hunting & many other outdoor activities.
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Factory of the Future – Part 1

Guests Richard Kunst, President and CEO, and Mariela Castaño, Senior Vice-President and COO, from Kunst Solutions, speak about the factory of the future, focusing on various trends, technologies, and automation; in part one of a two-part series. » Listen now
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Ontario releasing guidance to support proof of vaccination policy

The proof of vaccination policy has resulted in a marked increase in vaccination rates. » Read more

Northstar Clean Technologies enters circular economy diverting asphalt shingles

Northstar's Bitumen Extraction and Separation Technology (BEST) uses a proprietary process to separate the liquid asphalt. » Read more