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Global Energy Show cancels, moves June dates to 2021

April 7, 2020

COVID-19 has claimed another show, with dmg::events announcing the postponement of its flagship North American event, the Global Energy Show. The Global Energy Show has confirmed new dates for the exhibition and conference, which will now be June 8-10, 2021

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COVID-19 cancellations, conference date changes UPDATED

April 7, 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to widen, conference organizers are scrambling to reschedule – and in some cases cancel – trade shows that were scheduled for April, May and June. Here is a list of what has changed: Partners in

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Ford Windsor plant now producing face shields

April 7, 2020

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. has begun production of face shields at its Windsor Site operations to help protect Canadian medical personnel and first responders on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ford of Canada is working closely

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Trump asks 3M to stop selling respirators to Canada

April 3, 2020

U.S.-based company 3M said Friday that it has been asked by the Trump administration not to supply N95 respirators to Canada amid the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered Minnesota-based company to produce and sell as many medical-grade masks as the

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Mattress maker shifts gears, producing face shields for hospitals

April 3, 2020

Tempur Sealy Canada, one of Canada’s largest producers of mattresses, foundations and sleep products, has repurposed part of its manufacturing to contribute to the supply of critically-needed protective face shields. The company will, in a joint effort with Mack Media Inc., assemble

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Manufacturers get creative, turning to producing PPE masks

April 3, 2020

By PJ Boyd Companies across North America have begun extensive productions and distribution of protective face masks as COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide. Both consumers and health professionals alike are searching for more personal protective equipment (PPE) to lower the

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Welcome to carbon tax week!

April 3, 2020

By Dan McTeague / Canadians for Affordable Energy Welcome to carbon tax week! It’s that time of year again when our friendly federal government hikes up tax prices in the midst of a health crisis. As of Wednesday, prices in Ontario,

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Making social distancing work on the factory floor

April 2, 2020

Maintaining efficiency with a limited or restricted workforce has never been more paramount. With the widespread impact of COVID-19, many companies have temporarily closed their doors or made changes for personal safety, including employees working from home to help reduce

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Bruce Nuclear to supply 600,000 pieces of PPE to help combat COVID-19

April 1, 2020

Bruce Power announced it will be providing 600,000 pieces of personal protective equipment to support the province’s fight against COVID-19, ensuring that front-line workers have the protection they need as the heroes supporting our families and communities. The company’s President

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The numbers are in: manufacturing production in freefall

April 1, 2020

Manufacturing production fell at the fastest pace in nine-and-a-half years in March, according to the latest data compiled by IHS Markit. Record declines in output, new orders and employment reflected shrinking customer demand amid the global public health emergency, according