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  • Beckhoff Automation Opens Office in Laval

    September 4, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Beckhoff Automation Ltd., has opened a new office in the Greater Montreal area, in Laval, Quebec. This is the second Beckhoff Automation office in Canada, and is a 2,223 sq-ft facility that allows for Beckhoff to supply and support manufacturers,

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    Finning to Expand Dealer Relationship With Weiler

    September 3, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    Finning International Inc., announced it will expand its dealer relationship with Weiler, Inc., after Caterpillar Inc.’s announced it has entered into a preliminary agreement to sell its Cat purpose-built forestry business to Weiler. “Finning already has a productive and mutually

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    Cascades to close two Ontario corrugated packaging plants, affecting about 65 employees

    September 3, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    MONTREAL – Cascades Inc. says it is closing two Ontario corrugated packaging plants as part of ongoing efforts to reorganize and optimize its operations. The closures to take place by year-end will affect about 65 workers in Barrie and Peterborough.

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    Canadian Natural Resources acquires Joslyn oilsands project for $225 million

    September 3, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    CALGARY – Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. has signed a deal to buy the Joslyn oilsands project for $225 million from Total SA and its partners. Paris-based Total, which is Joslyn’s operator, currently owns 38.25 per cent of the project, which

  • Imperial Oil vows to employ oilsands technology to cut GHG intensity by 10 per cent

    September 3, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    CALGARY – Imperial Oil Ltd. is pledging to cut its oilsands greenhouse gas emissions per barrel by 10 per cent over the next five years as it ramps up production and works to get in line with increasingly stringent environmental

  • News Industry

    Motion Industries Names VP Marketing

    September 3, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Pamela Sims has been named Vice President of Marketing at Motion Industries, Inc. “Pamela has done an excellent job for Motion Industries and is well-deserving of her expanded responsibilities,” said Randy Breaux, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Distribution, and Purchasing,

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    North American markets slide as metals take a hit amid trade angst

    August 24, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    North American stock markets slipped slightly lower Thursday as metals took a hit amid trade uncertainty and the U.S. and China imposed tariffs on each other’s goods. Markets have been volatile but have traded in the summer on headlines, said

  • New chief operating officer comes aboard Bombardier’s aerospace wing

    August 23, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    Bombardier Inc. has named a chief operating officer for its aerospace division. The company says Danny Di Perna will lead engineering and procurement at the Montreal-based transportation giant’s aerospace wing, reporting to chief executive Alain Bellemare. Di Perna brings more

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    Nunavut’s Lupin gold mine fined for not filing environmental reports on time

    August 23, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    The owner of an inactive gold mine in Nunavut has been fined for filing environmental reports three years late. Lupin Mines Incorporated has pleaded guilty to the charge and faces a $100,000 fine. Daniel Smith, regional director of environmental enforcement

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    Suncor restarting Edmonton refinery after power outage stalls production

    August 23, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    Suncor Energy Inc. says it is in the process of restarting production at its Edmonton refinery after it was knocked offline by a power outage on Tuesday afternoon. The company, which owns Petro-Canada stations across Canada, is warning residents near

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    U.S. to impose anti dumping duties of 24 per cent plus on Canadian made pipe

    August 23, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    The United States has opened a new battleground in its trade war with the world, announcing preliminary anti-dumping duties on large-diameter welded pipe from Canada and five other countries. The U.S. is to immediately begin collecting 24.38 per cent cash

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    Omron Canada Names Safety Services Specialist

    August 23, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Michael Joaquin has been named Safety Services Specialist at Omron Canada Inc. Joaquin will be responsible for Omron’s strategic and tactical actions to increase sales within all of the company’s key industries including: automotive, food, beverage, packaging, pharmaceutical and infrastructure

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    Omron Canada Names Account Manager

    August 23, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Bashar Abuhamdan has been named Account Manager, Southern Alberta at Omron Canada Inc. He will report to Josh Yates, Regional Sales Manager – Western Canada, and be responsible for managing Omron’s end users, EPCs, system integrators and OEMs. He has

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    Omron Canada Names Territory Account Manager

    August 20, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Sean Garrity has been named as Territory Account Manager – British Columbia at Omron Canada Inc. Garrity will be responsible for building relationships and exploring opportunities to collaborate on projects with end users, EPCs, system integrators and OEMs. He will

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    ATS Announces Election of Directors

    August 20, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. announced the election of directors. The vote was conducted by show of hands at the annual meeting of shareholders, which took place on August 16, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario. Directors elected were: Neil D. Arnold,

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    Manufacturing continues growth as prices rise

    August 17, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Canadian manufacturing saw a rise in output, new orders and employment in July, the fastest rise in production volumes since March 2017. With that came an accelerated rise in prices by manufacturing firms (which has been linked to impact of

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    Best Practices for EHS Managers

    August 17, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Graphic Products has launched a free 20-page downloadable guide to help environmental health and safety (EHS) managers create workplace safety programs. The Best Practice Guide for Environmental Health and Safety Managers also helps EHS managers to achieve performance goals. “The

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    Kruger Products to Invest $575 Million to Build a New Tissue Plant

    August 17, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    KP Tissue Inc. and Kruger Products L.P. today announced its plan for a capital investment of $575 million in the Brompton area of Sherbrooke, Québec, to build a new, state-of-the-art tissue plant featuring Canada’s largest and most modern through-air-dry (TAD) machine.

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    Feds mulling safeguards to prevent ‘surge’ of cheap steel imports into Canada

    August 17, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    OTTAWA – The federal government extended an olive branch of sorts to Donald Trump’s tough-on-trade White House on Tuesday as it began exploring how best to address industry concerns that U.S. tariffs are turning a trickle of foreign steel imports

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    Canadian manufacturing sales top expectations, gain 1.1 per cent in June

    August 17, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    OTTAWA – Canadian manufacturing sales rose more than expected in June, boosted by a 16 per cent surge in oil and coal shipments. Statistics Canada said Thursday manufacturing sales were up 1.1 per cent to $58.1 billion in June, following