Johannesburg, South Africa – A conference on Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) is scheduled for June 3-6, 2014 in Johannesburg. The theme is ‘Adopting a strategic approach to people, processes and technology to optimise...
Nov 29, 2013 5:40AM
Ottawa – Between 1981 and 2012, Canada’s unionization rate – defined as the proportion of paid employees who are union members – declined from 38% to 30%, according to Statistics Canada. Most of the decline, however,...
Nov 28, 2013 12:28PM
Houston, TX – MRC Global Inc. (MRC) has been awarded a contract for maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) goods and services and the supply of carbon and stainless steel pipe, valves and fittings (PVF) and related materials to BP...
Nov 28, 2013 6:13AM
Ottawa – Following subpar growth in 2012 and 2013, Canada’s economy is expected to grow by close to 2.5% annually over the next two years, according to the Conference Board of Canada's Canadian Outlook-Autumn 2013.
Nov 27, 2013 6:27PM
Calgary – Forget herding cats. The head of the Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance says getting 13 oilsands firms to share technology with each other is more like herding lions and tigers.
Nov 27, 2013 3:53PM
Leduc, AB – Two people suffered serious burns in an explosion at a business in Leduc, Alta., on Nov. 26, 2013. RCMP said the injured employees work for Clean Harbors, an industrial services and hazardous waste business.
Nov 27, 2013 3:11PM
Stockholm, Sweden – SKF president and CEO Tom Johnstone has been declared winner of Leader of the Year Award 2013 in Sweden.
Nov 27, 2013 1:53PM
Once you’ve decided on the type of automatic lubrication system (ALS) you want, questions you would want to ask of a supplier include the following. (For guidelines on choosing the right type of system for your operation, see the...
Nov 27, 2013 8:19AM
Calgary, AB – Completion of the Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) certificate program offered by the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) is a significant commitment, requiring 225 hours of class time...
Nov 27, 2013 7:19AM
Ottawa – The Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI) declined 0.5% in the second quarter of 2013, Statistics Canada reports. Of the eight major wholesale sectors, margins fell in five and rose in three.
Nov 26, 2013 5:35PM