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NEM 2023 Interview Series: A Q&A with The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation

Sylvain St-Arneault, General Manager of Engineering at The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC), discussed his background and the importance of National Engineering Month (NEM) in an interview. He highlighted the importance of the engineering team’s work in maintaining the Seaway infrastructure and ensuring the vital waterway remains a key link in the North American Supply Chain.

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NEM 2023 Partner Profile – IPEX

IPEX is a North American manufacturing company focused on water challenges and clean energy. Tamzid Mahmood is an R&D engineer who enjoys exploring new materials and testing, with a career built on IPEX’s collaborative research approach. Sebastian Gutierrez is the IPEX Automation Engineering Manager, responsible for leading and coaching a group of eight project engineers and specialists. IPEX offers a New Graduate Development Program to invest in new talent and provide on-the-job training. Supporting the development of their employees is key to IPEX’s growth with purpose.

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NEM 2023 Interview Series: A Q&A with Vale

This article features Claire Parkinson, Head of Processing for Ontario Operations at Vale. With over 20 years of experience at Vale/Inco, Claire is a veteran in the mining industry and has much wisdom to share with those that are new and not so new to mining.

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STEM forward with SCWIST – to meet global challenges and opportunities

The Society for Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) has been advocating for gender equality in STEM for over 40 years. With 80% of jobs in the next decade requiring some knowledge of STEM, it’s important to fully utilize all talent available. SCWIST offers a variety of programs to support girls and women in STEM career pathways, including mentorships, workshops, networking events, job boards, career fairs, and advocacy work.

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NEM 2023 Partner profile: Invest WindsorEssex

Invest WindsorEssex is encouraging engineers to consider career opportunities in the Windsor-Essex region, particularly in the areas of advanced manufacturing, industrial automation, agri-business, and information and communications technology. The region is positioning itself as the Automobility Capital of Canada, with the launch of the Canadian Automobility Hub and the Invest WindsorEssex VR CAVE. Additionally, there are opportunities in the EV industry, battery manufacturing, and EV maintenance. Other key sectors include agri-business, life sciences, and ICT.

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NEM 2023 Interview Series: A Q&A with Toronto Hydro

Engineering is a multifaceted field that demands a combination of critical thinking, technical skills, problem-solving, and creativity. It is a career that is constantly evolving, with new challenges and technologies emerging every day. Recently, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Jen Grado and Sushma Narisetty, two exceptional leaders at Toronto Hydro who embody the values of lifelong learning and diversity in engineering.

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