Petroleum, Chemicals and Coal Are Worst Performers in Latest Manufacturing Salaries Survey

IndustryWeek, the American monthly trade publication, has released the results of its latest annual Manufacturing Salary Survey. As expected, the news is not good for the energy sector, with petroleum and coal salaries losing considerable ground (17 percent) in the last 12 months. The company analyzed data from surveys completed in November and December 2016

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Government of Canada invests $43 million in clean technology innovation

Technology and the innovation it helps promote are key to the future of Canada’s economy, says the Government of Canada, which is committed to supporting technologies that will advance environmental objectives, create jobs and stimulate growth in the clean tech sector. Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, this week announced investment

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Oil Downturn Sent Six States Into Recession, says Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

The oil industry downturn severely affected major energy-producing US states, according to a note from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Six states – North Dakota, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Wyoming – saw economic activity decline from September 2015 to September 2016. And while these are not the only energy-producing states in

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