MRO Magazine

August 29, 2003  

EFC’s man from Eaton moves on as Rexel Canada exec steps in

Mississauga, ON — John Hanna, chief executive officer for Rexel Canada Electrical Inc., was recently elected to th…

August 28, 2003  

Online briefing on the European integral horsepower motor market set for Sept. 3

London, England — On the surface, the European integral horsepower motors market is well established and very matu…

August 27, 2003  

CSA to hold workshop on Z142 Power Press Standard

Toronto, ON — The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) has planned a series of two-day technical seminars that wil…

August 26, 2003  

KBC to distribute Kurt precision measuring instruments

Toronto, ON — KBC Tools and Machinery has been named the exclusive Canadian distributor of Kurt Manufacturing Comp…

August 25, 2003  

California uses B.C. firm to study impact of small-scale generators on utility grid

Victoria, BC — As part of a two-year research and development study to evaluate the effects of distributed generat…

August 25, 2003  

DuPont Canada ownership goes to U.S. parent

Mississauga, ON — E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. of Wilmington, Del., has completed the privatization of its subs…

August 22, 2003  

Meat of maintenance to be revealed at November conference in Toronto

Toronto, ON — The second annual Creating a 21st Century Maintenance Organization conference has been scheduled for…

August 21, 2003  

Nominations open for Sergio Guy maintenance award

Toronto, ON — The Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) is now accepting nominations for…

August 20, 2003  

Machinery and equipment prices drop in 2nd quarter

Ottawa, ON — The Machinery and Equipment Price Index was 131.8 (1986=100) in the second quarter, down 4.8% from th…

August 19, 2003  

Canadian sales rise in first half of year for power transmission/motion control segment

Chicago, Ill. — The June 2003 trend data for distributors and manufacturers of power transmission/motion control (…

August 18, 2003  

Shipments of machinery fell 5.4% in June, says manufacturing survey

Ottawa, ON — Manufacturing shipments decreased 0.5% to $41.9 billion in June 2003, culminating a lacklustre second…

August 17, 2003  

Faulty alarm system thought to trigger power blackout that closed Ontario’s industries

Toronto, ON — Industry in Ontario has been asked by the provincial government to cut back power usage to half in t…

August 15, 2003  

Ontario industries asked to shut down after massive power blackout

Toronto, ON — Aug. 15, 2003 — Although many companies in several industries called on emergency back-up systems t…

August 15, 2003  

Electrical groups to hold e-business forum

Niagara Falls, ON — The IDEA Forum scheduled for Sept. 9-11, 2003 is now known as the Electro-Industry E-Biz Techn…

August 14, 2003  

Psychological conditions a leading cause of worker disabilities, says study

Toronto, ON — Stress, anxiety, depression and other related psychological conditions are the leading causes of sho…

August 13, 2003  

Small survey shows average maintenance salary in Canada is US$56,000

Booragoon, Australia — The fifth annual international survey of salaries in the maintenance sector conducted by th…

August 12, 2003  

Presentations on PEMAC’s MMP certification take place Aug. 19, 21 & 25

Mississauga, ON — PEMAC, the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada, is holding presentations and…

August 11, 2003  

Three Canadian organizations among those joining PTDA recently

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has added five new distributors, six new manu…

August 8, 2003  

Profit margins for PT firms dropped in 2002 and remain slim

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently announced the results of its 2003 PT…

August 7, 2003  

Manufacturers’ prices weakened in June

Ottawa, ON — Manufacturers’ prices weakened 1.0% in June 2003 and fell 2.7% on an annual basis, largely due to the…