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December 31, 2011  

Canadian manufacturers want to hire but can’t find the right people

Toronto, ON – Half of Canadian manufacturers who responded to PwC’s new third-quarter 2011 Manufacturing Barometer study said they expect positive hiring over the next 12 months. Only 5% reported they are planning to reduce their workforces,…

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December 22, 2011  

PTDA Canadian Conference scheduled for June 7-9, 2012

Victoria, BC – Since its debut in 2002, the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) Canadian Conference has become a business conclave for Canada’s power transmission/motion control industry. The event features business networking…

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December 22, 2011  

Manufacturer fined $50,000 after worker injured while doing maintenance on press

Chatham, ON – KSR International Co., carrying on business as Dresden Industrial-Ridgetown, a maker of vehicle parts, was fined $50,000 on Dec. 14, 2011, for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured.

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December 19, 2011  

From Data to Action: Real-time asset information benefits everyone

Optimizing a mining process requires an initial understanding of

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December 18, 2011  

Can You Dig It? Advanced shovel-monitoring systems reduce downtime

For many modern open-pit mines, shovels are one of

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December 16, 2011  

GM to produce Impala at Oshawa, Ont., plant; will invest $68M, secure 350 jobs

The General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa is in

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December 16, 2011  

Canada, U.S. border deal eases trade; Canadian industry welcomes agreement

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is hailing a new set

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December 14, 2011  

Backlash: Pipeline industry rejects notion Canadian pipelines are unsafe

Responding to a recent report that indicated potential gaps

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December 14, 2011  

October manufacturing sales dip a signal of economic slowdown ahead

OTTAWA — Canada’s manufacturing sector showed some weakness in

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December 14, 2011  

Food sector weathered economic storm and improved profitability: report

TORONTO — The Canadian food and beverage industry needs

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December 14, 2011  

Kuka Robotics Canada opens new Ontario facility

Kuka Robotics Canada has relocated to a new modern

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December 14, 2011  

Retailer moves to helm of distribution firm

Mississauga, ON – Wajax Corp. has appointed Mark Foote as president and chief executive officer, although the posting is not effective until March 5, 2012. He’ll replace the retiring Neil Manning.

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December 14, 2011  

Canadian supply chain salary survey reports some get less pay than before

Toronto, ON – Salaries for supply chain professionals working in manufacturing dropped in 2011. In 2010, those professionals earned $83,500, while this year saw them take home $75,400-a difference of $8,100 or 9.7%.

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December 13, 2011  

Risky Business: The risk analysis game is changing right under our noses

Have asset-intensive industries learned anything from recent disasters and

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December 13, 2011  

Excess capacity and productivity growth in Canadian manufacturing analysed in new study

Ottawa – Growth in labour productivity in the Canadian manufacturing sector slowed substantially in the years after 2000, according to a new study from Statistics Canada. At least half of this slowdown was because of restructuring resulting…

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December 12, 2011  

Rockwell launches online, mobile app energy-saving calculators

A new tool from Rockwell Automation conveniently allows manufacturers

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December 12, 2011  

Higher Learning: Technical training on bearings pays off

For professionals dealing with highly specialised mechanical components like

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December 12, 2011  

Is mobile computing right for your maintenance department?

It’s a whole new world for maintenance and engineering

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December 12, 2011  

Company, supervisor fined $115,000 after worker killed during crane maintenance

Kitchener, Ont.’s 2236697 Ontario Inc., carrying on business as

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December 12, 2011  

Ontario economic outlook positive, RBC forecasts 2.3% growth in 2012

TORONTO — A report from RBC says Ontario’s economy