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Eight new members join PTDA

Chicago, IL - The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), an association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel, recently welcomed eight new member companies.
Oct 10, 2014 4:22PM


BC plant workers injured in explosion during maintenance shutdown of machine

Burns Lake, BC - Three mill workers were injured Oct. 9, 2014, in a fire and explosion at a northern British Columbia wood pellet plant, which was the site of a less serious explosion two years ago and was recently fined for...
Oct 10, 2014 12:15PM


Employment up 74,000 in September, with largest increases in Ontario and Alberta

Ottawa - Employment increased by 74,000 in September 2014, nearly all in full-time work, Statistics Canada reports in its latest Labour Force Survey. This pushed the unemployment rate down 0.2 percentage points to 6.8%, the lowest since...
Oct 10, 2014 10:45AM


Qu├ębec Mines conference to explore mineral resources, Aboriginal concerns and Korean opportunities

Québec City, QC - Québec Mines 2014, scheduled for November 17-24, 2014, at the Québec City convention centre, expects to see 2,000 participants. Based on the theme ‘Mineral Resources to Transform the World’,...
Oct 10, 2014 10:39AM


40 of 49 industries optimistic about outlook for profitability

Ottawa - The short-term profitability outlook continued to improve in September 2014, with the Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability increasing to 107.9, up from a revised 107.7 in August. The top-line index overcame weaker commodity...
Oct 9, 2014 8:45AM


New equipment energy retrofit program launched in Ontario

Toronto - The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) has made updates to the saveONenergy Retrofit Program that provide additional financial incentives for Ontario businesses to reduce energy used by lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning...
Oct 8, 2014 2:07PM


Studies find large economic disparities across Canadian provinces

Washington, DC — Two new OECD reports examining regional trends highlight large gaps in economic and social well-being across Canadian provinces in the wake of the financial crisis.
Oct 7, 2014 5:20AM


BC school has been churning out skilled workers for 50 years

Burnaby, BC - It’s been 50 years since then-premier W.A.C. Bennett officially opened the doors of the BC Institute of Technology in Burnaby, and that milestone is being celebrated at the school that now has five campuses.
Oct 7, 2014 5:16AM


Leaders in electrical safety recognized with awards

Mississauga, ON - Everyone has a part to play in electrical safety, and each year a few outstanding individuals and organizations stand out in their commitment to building a safer province. Their contributions have been honoured with the...
Oct 7, 2014 5:10AM


EPTDA elects new board at convention in Istanbul

Brussels, Belgium - EPTDA, an association for the PT/MC industry in the EMEA region hosted, recently held its annual convention, bringing around 400 power transmission and motion control executives and industry leaders to Turkey, a key growth...
Oct 6, 2014 9:28PM


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