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August 30, 2013  

Silani Sweet Cheese Ltd. fined after worker injury

August 30, 2013 – Silani Sweet Cheese Ltd. of

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August 30, 2013  

Call for applications: sustainable development tech fund

August 29, 2013 – Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)

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August 30, 2013  

Tork Brand renames products to highlight specific uses

August 30, 2013 – SCA, the maker of the

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August 30, 2013  

Medical diagnostics plant sends manufacturing employees back to school

August 30, 2013 – Starting September 2013, Abbott Point

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August 30, 2013  

Consumer confidence tanks in BC in August

Ottawa – The Conference Board of Canada’s Index of Consumer Confidence rose 2.2 points to 84.7 (2002 = 100) in Auguest 2013. Consumers were noticeably more optimistic about their current and future finances, but less so about the future…

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August 30, 2013  

EPTDA membership continues to grow as it readies for its 15th anniversary

Brussels – The EPTDA (European Power Transmission Distributors Association) reports that its membership across Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) has reached 220 companies. EPTDA is the leading community within industrial distribution as…

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August 29, 2013  

Industrial distributor Creswell Richardson adds staff for growth

Chattanooga, TN – Creswell Richardson, a distributor of bearings, power transmission products, electrical components, automation control devices, packaging equipment and mechanical and electrical engineered solutions, has made some recent…

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August 28, 2013  

Motor vehicle parts industry production expected to stall in 2013

Ottawa – Following a strong year in 2012, production in Canada’s auto parts manufacturing industry will slow down significantly this year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Industrial Profile – Summer 2013.

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August 28, 2013  

Payrolls on the rise in Canada, says June survey

Ottawa – Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $919 in June 2013, up 0.2% from the previous month, Statistics Canada reports. On a year-over-year basis, earnings increased 2.6%.

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August 28, 2013  

Manufacturing profits hammered in second quarter while oil & gas saw rise

Ottawa – Canadian corporations earned $72.2 billion in operating profits in the second quarter of 2013, down 0.8% from the previous quarter, reports Statistics Canada. This decline followed a 2.8% decrease in the first quarter. Overall,…

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August 27, 2013  

Alberta flooding in June caused loss of 5 million hours of work

Ottawa – Extensive flooding affected Southern Alberta in the second half of June 2013. As a result, 300,000 employed Albertans, or 13.5% of the total employed population in the province, lost 7.5 million hours of work during that period,…

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August 27, 2013  

Oil and gas production dropped in May

Ottawa – Domestic production of crude oil and equivalent hydrocarbons decreased 0.1% to 15.5 million cubic metres in May 2013from May 2012, reports Statistics Canada. During the same period, crude oil exports increased 2.6%.

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August 27, 2013  

Effects of geometry on roller bearing performance explained in upcoming webinar

Washington, DC – The 2013 webinar series of the American Bearing Manufacturers Association (ABMA) includes one next month on the Effects of Geometry on Roller Bearing Performance. It takes place at 1 p.m. EDT on Sept. 19, 2013.

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August 27, 2013  

Bigger company size results in more labour productivity, study reveals

Ottawa – Measuring the impact of an industrial structure on productivity requires estimates of differences in productivity across size classes, according to a new study by Statistics Canada.

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August 27, 2013  

Oil and gas report from Senate demands rail safety review

Ottawa – A new Senate report is calling for an arm’s length review of rail safety in Canada following a disaster that devastated a small Quebec town this summer.

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August 26, 2013  

Aalborg Instruments Presents Low-cost Mini Peristaltic Pump

August 22, 2013 – The Model TPT low-cost/low-flow mini

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August 26, 2013  

Banner Engineering Unveils Encapsulated LED Area Lights

August 22, 2013 – Banner Engineering’s new WLA Series

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August 26, 2013  

Frost & Sullivan names Siemens “2013 Company of the Year”

August 26, 2013 – Frost & Sullivan, which develops

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August 26, 2013  

Toyota Canada settles claims stemming from large recalls in 2009/2010

Toyota Canada says it has agreed to settle consumer

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August 26, 2013  

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, June 2013

August 26, 2013 – The latest Statistics Canada data