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Canadian auto recalls hit all-time high in 2014

Canadian auto recalls hit an all-time high last year, with more than eight million vehicles affected as several high-profile problems with faulty airbags and ignition switches brought safety issues to the forefront. >> Read full article

Worker killed while moving machinery; Hydro One fined $325K

Hydro One has been slapped with a $325,000 fine after a worker was crushed to death while moving power equipment at the electricity transmission and distribution company’s Hinchinbrooke Distribution Station. >> Read full article

New loan program aims to help apprentices complete their training

The government has announced the Canada Apprentice Loan, an initiative that provides apprentices registered in a Red Seal trade program with access to loans of up to $4,000 per period of technical training. >> Read full article

Honda fined record $70M for not reporting death, injury complaints

In the largest civil penalty levied against an automaker, the U.S. government is fining Honda US$70 million for not reporting to regulators some 1,729 complaints that its vehicles caused deaths and injuries, and for not reporting warranty claims. >> Read full article

 
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Linamar gets gov’t boost for $507M expansion

Linamar gets gov’t boost for $507M expansion

The federal and Ontario governments will each contribute more than $50 million towards a $506.8-million expansion by Linamar, an auto parts manufacturer based in Guelph, Ont. The expansion to produce lighter, more efficient automobile transmission and power train parts is expected to create another 1,200 jobs in Guelph over the next 10 years. >> Learn More…

 
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Safety brakes for safeguarding workers and machinery

Designed to stop and hold devices, the new Nexen safety brakes are ideal for lockout/tagout and emergency stop situations. >> Read full article

Five-axis DNM 200/5AX vertical machining centre

Doosan says its new DNM 200/5AX five-axis vertical machining centre is ideal for machining complex prismatic parts, as it reduces set-up time and ensures consistent accuracy without taking up too much valuable space on the shop floor. >> Read full article

Safety light grids

Available in two-, three- and four-beam resolutions, Wieland Electric’s SLD series of safety light grids boast reliable operator protection in harsh industrial environments. >> Read full article

 
 
 Event Calendar 
 

19th Annual ARC Industry Forum

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: February 9-12, 2015 >> More Info

ABB Automation & Power World

Location: Houston, Texas
Date: March 2-5, 2015 >> More Info

Automate 2015

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: March 23-26, 2015 >> More Info