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Employer slapped with $50K fine after workers injured from formaldehyde gas

Ultra Manufacturing has pleaded guilty and has been fined $50,000 after workers were exposed to formaldehyde gas in the workplace. What happened? >> Read full article

Canada, B.C sign MoU to help the unemployed find jobs sooner

The Canadian and British Columbian governments have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which they say will pave the way towards retooling an existing federal-provincial job training deal to better align training with jobs sooner. >> Read full article

Jay Summers retires from Mitutoyo Canada after nearly 3 decades

After serving Mitutoyo Canada for 27 years, Jay Summers, who held the position of executive vice president, retired at the end of last month. Who took over his role? >> Read full article

Pharmascience invests big bucks for a manufacturing facelift

Morris Goodman, chairman of the board and co-founder of Pharmascience Inc., and Dr. David Goodman, CEO, have announced the company will invest a total of $55.7 million by the end of 2016 to modernize its R&D facilities and increase its production capacity in Montreal. >> Read full article

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Manufacturing AUTOMATION has announced “The four steps of Dynamic Risk Assessments” webinar, taking place August 13. Be sure to save the date now for this important safety discussion! Risk Assessments are one of the most important tools in health & safety. Over the past 10 years all new pieces of legislation and/or standards require that a risk assessment be completed prior to implementing a program or controls. In this FREE webinar, Jeremy Shorthouse, national environmental, health & safety Manager at Molson Coors Canada, will talk about the importance of risk assessments and the emergence and importance of teaching all your employees on Dynamic Risk Assessments. >> Learn More…

 
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Smart Factory Assembly to virtualize fixed workstations

Ubisense Group says it has launched Smart Factory Assembly to help vehicle manufacturers address critical operational challenges along the assembly line and reduce the increasing cost of manufacturing complexity. >> Read full article

GMB, GSB mini circuit breaker series

Carlo Gavazzi has launched a new range of miniature circuit breakers for up to 480Y/277VAC systems: GMB series UL489 MCBs for branch circuit protection and GSB series UL1077 MCBs for supplementary circuit protection. >> Read full article

Automation engineering software suite

The speed and efficiency of industrial control and machinery automation projects claim to be enhanced significantly with the new release of ABB’s integrated development toolsuite. >> Read full article

 
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MA Webinar - The Four Steps of Dynamic Risk Assessments

Location: Webinar
Date: August 13, 2015 >> More Info

ICINCO - Int’l Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation & Robotics

Location: Alsace, France
Date: July 21 - 23, 2015 >> More Info

Cybersecurity for ICS Canada 2015

Location: Calgary, Alta
Date: September 9 - 11, 2015 >> More Info

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 28 - October 1, 2015 >> More Info