News archive - 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Rise of the robot: The 'technological renaissance' automating the energy patch

Before oil prices fell from more than US$100 per barrel three years ago, jobs driving heavy-haul mining trucks in the oilsands were sought after for their six-figure salaries.

A four-part look at how robots are changing the way we work. First up, robots aren’t killing jobs, they’re creating new ones and more of them — at least at a GE Aviation plant in Quebec.

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