MRO Magazine

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November 30, 2001  

Aircraft industry taps SKF for major orders of aerospace, marine and industrial bearings

Gteborg, Sweden — Nov. 30, 2001 — SKF has, through its Aerospace unit, MRC Bearings in the U.S., been awarded lo…

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November 30, 2001  

N.B. firm’s technical training expertise to be exported to South Africa

Toronto, ON — Nov. 30, 2001 – Canadian expertise in technical training is to be introduced to South Africa throug…

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November 30, 2001  

Metalformers optimism for economy declines

Cleveland, OH — Nov. 30, 2001 — Layoffs or short shifts affect almost half the manufacturing companies surveyed,…

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November 29, 2001  

Canadian manufacturers sign cooperation agreement with China’s Hubei province

Toronto, ON — Nov. 29, 2001 — Canadian Manufacturers & exporters (CME) has signed a cooperation agreement with th…

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November 29, 2001  

$14-million maintenance shutdown concludes at Newfoundland refinery

St. John’s, Nfld. — Nov. 29, 2001 — The North Atlantic Refining Ltd. oil refinery at Come-By-Chance, Nfld., is to…

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November 29, 2001  

New contract awarded for MRO work on International Space Station

Richmond, B.C. — Nov. 29, 2001 — MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) was today awarded a $12 million (…

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November 28, 2001  

Canadian alliance formed for web-based access to maintenance manuals, product catalogues

Woodbridge, ON – Nov. 28, 2001 — Critical Reach, Inc., a German provider of web-centric software solutions for op…

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November 27, 2001  

French-language version of test tool website launched

Mississauga, ON — Nov. 27, 2001 — Fluke Electronics Canada, a supplier of electronic test tools, has launched a F…

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November 26, 2001  

Four new aviation maintenance trades to be established

Halifax, N.S. –Nov. 26, 2001 — Human Resources Development Canada has announced it will help develop occupational…

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November 23, 2001  

Motion Canada opens new branch in northern Ontario

Thunder Bay, ON — Nov. 23, 2001 — Motion Canada of Toronto has opened a new branch in Thunder Bay, Ont., accordin…

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November 22, 2001  

Schneider to close switchgear plant in Ontario

Toronto, ON — Nov. 22, 2001 — Schneider Canada Inc. will close its manufacturing operations carried on at the com…

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November 21, 2001  

Next version of Canadarm to have its own tool belt for delicate maintenance of Space Station

Brampton, ON — Nov. 21, 2001 — Twenty years ago this month, the world-famous Canadarm was first launched on-board…

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November 20, 2001  

Equipment firm’s gift of land to B.C. schools aimed at fostering business and educational partnerships

Vancouver, BC — Nov. 20, 2001 — Finning International Inc. plans to give an 80% interest in an 18.6-acre parcel o…

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November 19, 2001  

Aircraft maintenance to be enhanced by innovative web-enabled expert system

Brampton, ON — Nov. 19, 2001 — The first web-enabled knowledge-management system for aircraft fault resolution is…

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November 15, 2001  

MRO Expo deemed a success

By Bill Roebuck, Editor…

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November 14, 2001  

Tool and mould shop improves efficiency with better tool storage

It’s prudent wisdom not to put all your eggs

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November 14, 2001  

Seven ways to improve industrial door safety

Faster forklifts and fast-acting doors are two recent developments

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November 14, 2001  

A quality alternative to welded piping

Piping systems need not be installed in the same

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November 14, 2001  

Ten steps to successful reliability-based asset care

The road to true reliability-based asset care has numerous

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November 14, 2001  

Maintenance by Numbers: Detecting the slightest deviation from the norm

A century ago, predicting when industrial equipment would break