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City of Kawartha Lakes – Students in Fleming’s Electrical Power Generation Technician program will gain valuable hands-on experience working with a brand new piece of equipment thanks to a donation from Wajax, a national industrial...


City of Kawartha Lakes – Students in Fleming’s Electrical Power Generation Technician program will gain valuable hands-on experience working with a brand new piece of equipment thanks to a donation from Wajax, a national industrial distributor.

The Centre for Heavy Equipment Technology at the Frost Campus of Fleming College received a new 30-kW propane generator this week. Wajax representatives Jerry Curtis (Toronto Branch), Bill Fields (Toronto Truck Branch) and Rick Schmit (Calgary Power Systems Branch) were at the Centre on Oct. 28, 2014, to make the donation. They also presented an information session on the company and its many upcoming job opportunities to students in the Heavy Equipment Techniques program.

“The Heavy Equipment Techniques and Electrical Power Generation programs greatly appreciate the support of Wajax to enhance the student experience here, and after graduation,” said Scott Heard, faculty member with the Centre for Heavy Equipment

Technology.

Wajax is a dealer, distributor and manufacturer of heavy equipment, industrial engines and transmissions, diesel and alternative fuel electrical generation equipment.

Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-timeprograms and has more than 5,900 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and more than 65,000 alumni.


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