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MRO magazine garners two more editorial award nominations

Toronto, ON -- Machinery & Equipment MRO has received two award nominations for articles published in 2011 in a prestigious competition for business and trade magazine journalism.


Toronto, ON — Machinery & Equipment MRO has received two award nominations for articles published in 2011 in a prestigious competition for business and trade magazine journalism.

The Kenneth R. Wilson (KRW) Awards are presented annually by the Canadian Business Press and Magazines Canada. Business and trade magazines submitted their best work in 20 different categories, and nominees were named from the top entries in each category. Over 600 entries from 57 different publications were received in the 2011 competition, the 58th year for the awards

Senior contributing editor Carroll McCormick has received a nomination in the Best Technology/Industrial/Manufacturing Article category for his feature story, ‘Dead in the Water’, an examination of the maintenance operations at Halifax Wastewater following a flooding disaster. It appeared on page 12 of the December 2011 issue of Machinery & Equipment MRO (http://www.mromagazine.com/issues/de.aspx?id=6444).

Also, Bill Roebuck, editor-in-chief and associate publisher, has received a nomination for his Edit or’s Notebook column, ‘Can Maintenance Be a Profit Centre?’. It appeared on page 8 of the February 2011 issue of Machinery & Equipment MRO (http://www.mromagazine.com/issues/de.aspx?id=6439).

Both articles are archived on our website at www.mromagazine.com and can be found by using the search function on the home page or by viewing the digital editions using the links above.

In previous years, the magazine has received countless nominations and won a total of 10 KRW Awards, including three Gold (first place) Awards. We also have received a total of five APEX Awards for Publication Excellence in another, international publishing competition.

The category winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held in Toronto on June 7, 2012.