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From bust to boom: N.L. oil workers finding new careers in province’s tech sector

Adam Lichter says he spent his last year in Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil industry teaching himself to code while working on a supply vessel in an oilfield about 350 kilometres off the coast of St. John’s.

Stellantis partners with Foxconn

Stellantis N.V. signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Hon Hai Technology Group (also known as Foxconn Technology Group), creating a partnership that will design purpose-built semiconductors for Stellantis and third-party customers.

Sigma Lithium announces construction of production plant

Sigma Lithium Corporation has started construction to build the foundation and infrastructure installation of its green tech dense media separation production plant at its wholly-owned Grota do Cirilo Project.

Statistics Canada says the merchandise trade surplus in October grew to $2.1B

Canada’s merchandise trade surplus increased to $2.1 billion in October as exports of motor vehicles and parts and energy products rose higher, Statistics Canada said Tuesday.
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Opportunities for industrial manufacturers at the Intersection of sustainability, AI and ethics

How industrial manufacturers can leverage sustainability, artificial intelligence, and ethics to lastingly profitable ventures. » Read more

Handling Specialty awarded contract by Royal Caribbean

The Royal Caribbean contract is the largest fixed price contract in Handling Specialty’s 58-year history. » Read more
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Midnight Shift Supervisor

Colborne, Ont.
We currently have an immediate opening for a dedicated and detail-oriented Midnight Shift Supervisor to oversee Machine Operators in the manufacture of machined aluminum components. The Supervisor is responsible to critically review daily staffing levels, production processes, and Operator performance to ensure production goals are achieved.
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Entry Level Framer

Edmonton, AB
Our high-volume wood manufacturing plant is currently looking for an entry level framer at our Edmonton east facility. The right candidate for this position must have experience in wood working, measuring, cutting, shape, assemble and ability to join wood materials, read and interpret blueprints, and operate various types of power tools. We will provide job specific training onsite.
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Sylvania UltraLED ultrasonic stairwell fixture

Ledvance released Sylvania UltraLED ultrasonic stairwell fixture, which features CCT and Lumen options. » Read more

WEG electric motor controls

AutomationDirect’s additions to its WEG electric motor controls expand its application space in solutions for switching and controlling motors. » Read more
Industry 4.0

EV Battery Tech closes acquisition of crypto mining infrastructure company

The Company now has control over Optimal’s development pipeline and is retaining its management team to enable a seamless transition. » Read more

CAPPEM releases statement in support of Auditor General’s comments on Ontario’s PPE supply

CAPPEM members are pan-Canadian, but many are based in Ontario and have been able to effectively scale up the production of PPE using Canadian and North American-sourced materials. » Read more