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KSB expands Western Canada presence with new Edmonton office

KSB Pumps is expanding its presence in Western Canada with a new office and service facility in Edmonton, Alta., following a merge of its resources with those of Paradigm Flow Solutions, an Edmonton-based specialist in pumps and water supply solutions. >> Read full article

Canadian receives inaugural PTDA Wendy B. McDonald award

Pat Wheeler of Motion Industries Canada has been recognized with the inaugural Wendy B. McDonald Award for establishing “herself as a critical contributor to her company’s success” and for affecting “positive change within the power transmission/motion control industry.” >> Read full article

Ontario secures Honda $857M-investment; protects 4,000 jobs

Ontario is partnering with Honda to make the company’s Alliston plant one of the most innovative in North America, said premier Kathleen Wynne, adding that the partnership reinforces Ontario’s position as a leader in auto manufacturing. >> Read full article

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VIDEO: Machine Safety Tips

VIDEO: Education is key to safeguarding solutions

In this video, Part 6 of our machine safety tips series, Michael Wilson, a machine safety specialist with Workplace Safety and Prevention Services, discusses the importance of education when it comes to considering machine guarding solutions. This video is sponsored by Omron Automation and Safety.
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75th anniversary for two Raymond material handling inventions

The Raymond Corp. is commemorating the 75th anniversary of two inventions it says revolutionized the material handling industry: the hydraulic hand pallet truck and double-faced wooden pallet. Patented in November 1939, these innovations were developed by founder George Raymond Sr. and engineer William House. >> Read full article

Employment in manufacturing up in October 2014: StatsCan

Statistics Canada has reported that employment rose for the second consecutive month, up 43,000 in October. This pushed the unemployment rate down 0.3 percentage points to 6.5 per cent, the lowest rate since November 2008. So how has the number of workers in manufacturing changed? >> Read full article

National Skilled Trades and Technology Week 2014 kicks off

Last week, about 300 Ottawa students participated in hands-on Try-a-Trade and Technology activities as part of Skills Canada’s 10th annual National Skilled Trades and Technology Week. The event aims to create awareness for students and educators of the “incredible career opportunities” available in these sectors across Canada. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Women in Aerospace Canada: JobsEdLink Lunch and Learn

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 19, 2014 >> More Info

Automation Fair

Location: Anaheim, Calif.
Date: November 19-20, 2014 >> More Info

Safety Control Systems Conference

Location: Calgary, Alta.
Date: November 25-27, 2014 >> More Info