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Preventing corrosion of electrical systems helps boost profitability

Rosemont, IL -- When specifying electrical products for harsh environments, choosing the right materials to ensure adequate corrosion resistance is crucial. In offshore oil and gas operations, equipment is under constant exposure to seawater...
Apr 11, 2014

Mill upgrade commissioned for Vale in Sudbury

Subbury, ON -The ABB power and automation technology group has commissioned an upgrade to Vale’s existing Clarabelle dual-pinion semi-autogenous (SAG) mill. The mill is used to reduce the size of the ore at the company’s nickel and...
Apr 4, 2014

Maintenance-free bearings provide support for suspension bridge

Thornhill, ON - Federal-Mogul has developed maintenance-free bearings for one of the world’s longest suspension bridges. Upon completion, the Hardanger Fjord Bridge in southwest Norway will be one of the largest in the world, spanning...
Mar 31, 2014

Research helps prepare for commercial launch of new powered human exoskeleton

Cleveland, OH - Parker Hannifin Corp., a supplier of motion and control technologies, has entered into clinical trial agreements with four rehabilitation institutions in the United States to support the testing and development of the Indego...
Mar 4, 2014

Using portable spot air conditioners in industrial applications

Even when a manufacturing plant or other industrial facility has an efficient, large-capacity central air conditioning system, some areas may still be subject to high ambient temperatures.
Feb 27, 2014

OSHA's Top 10 safety violations in 2013

Washington, DC − The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) released the latest statistics from 2013 about the top ten safety violations occurring within the year. The data is derived from the most frequently cited safety...
Feb 21, 2014

Trainee program precedes apprenticeship for power line technicians

Abbotsford, BC − BC Hydro trades trainees practice climbing poles at the Abbotsford District Office as part of a two-year Trades Trainee program. The program provides training for future power line technicians.
Feb 21, 2014

Here are the top 10 barriers to competitiveness in Canada for 2014

Ottawa - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has unveiled its Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2014. The Canadian Chamber undertook this initiative two years ago to draw attention to the barriers that are holding back Canada’s progress...
Feb 11, 2014

Controlling dust in oilsands operations

Calgary - The dust clouds made it difficult to see and breathe as the big trucks rumbled along access roads at Suncor Energy Inc.’s MacKay River oil sands site. Suncor’s traditional dust control strategy of spraying water from a...
Feb 3, 2014

Ontario fabricator thrives with flexible manufacturing

Woodbridge, ON — Ask Dennis Dussin what helped his family’s company survive the recession, and he’ll point out flexible manufacturing and a focus on diversity.
Feb 3, 2014

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