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June 30, 2005  

Editor’s Choice: Maintenance events worth attending over the remainder of the year

July 26-29, 2005: CMMS-2005, the Computerized Maintenance Management Summit, Westin Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Ind…

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June 29, 2005  

PTDA Town Hall meeting scheduled for Oct. 18

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) will hold its second Town Hall Meeting at the…

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June 28, 2005  

EPTDA annual convention to be in Prague (June 28, 2005)

Brussels, Belgium — The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) will hold its 2005 annual con…

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June 27, 2005  

Toronto man jailed 30 days for repeated violations of Professional Engineers Act

Toronto, ON — Mohammad Hafeez of Toronto was jailed on June 10, 2005, for 30 days and ordered to pay costs to Prof…

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June 24, 2005  

NTN Bearing to hold comprehensive Distributor Training School in October

The Fall Session of the NTN Distributor Training Program, scheduled for Oct. 17-20, 2005, at NTN Canada’s headquare…

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June 24, 2005  

Timken introduces paper industry bearing training

Canton, Ohio — Timken will launch a Paper Industry Bearing Training class in September. Held at Timken’s Tyger Riv…

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June 23, 2005  

How Canada compares in the G8

Ottawa, ON — Canada has the smallest population of all G8 nations. But it goes into the group’s annual summit in j…

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June 22, 2005  

Hazard alert issued for quick-connect hydraulic couplings

The Ontario Ministry of Labour’s Industrial Health & Safety Program warns of an occupational hazard in an alert ent…

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June 21, 2005  

Ingersoll-Rand celebrates 100th anniversary

Toronto, ON — The Productivity Solutions Group of Ingersoll-Rand Canada Inc. celebrated the company’s 100th annive…

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June 20, 2005  

WSIB launches annual youth safety campaign

Toronto, ON — The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) launched its seventh Awareness Campaign targeted to …

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June 20, 2005  

Canada’s labour productivity performance called ‘anaemic’

Ottawa, ON — Labour productivity in the Canadian business sector edged up 0.2% during the first three months of 20…

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June 17, 2005  

Canada’s exports to China up more than 38%, while imports shift heavily to machinery & equipment

Ottawa, ON — Canada was one of the few nations whose growth in exports to China last year surpassed the growth in …

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June 16, 2005  

Manufacturing shipments top $50 billion in April

Ottawa, ON — Manufacturers continued to hold their own in April 2005 as they reported another healthy gain in unfi…

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June 15, 2005  

KML Bearing expands west and east

Mississauga, ON — KML Bearing Canada Inc. recently expanded its operations into Western Canada and the Maritimes.

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June 15, 2005  

SKF acquires a leading manufacturer of actuation systems in Asia

Gothenburg, Sweden — SKF has signed an agreement to acquire Jaeger Industrial Ltd, a manufacturer of electromechan…

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June 14, 2005  

Battle of the Bulge: How lean is you maintenance department?

When the expression “lean" is mentioned, what thoughts are

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June 14, 2005  

Canadian Bearings moves main facilities, updates website

Mississauga, ON — After many successful years of operation out of its Courtneypark Drive location in Mississauga, …

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June 13, 2005  

RotoPrecision relocates B.C. facility to Coquitlam

Coquitlam, B.C.: Keith Mayo, managing director of RotoPrecision Inc., Mississauga, Ont., recently used the opportun…

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June 10, 2005  

Average new plant operates only 9 years (June 10, 2005)

Ottawa, ON — More than one-half of all new manufacturing plants cease production and go out of business within onl…

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June 9, 2005  

BC Bearings acquires hydraulics company

Burnaby, BC — The BC Bearing Group, Burnaby, B.C., has acquired Norcan Fluid Power Ltd., a hydraulic technology co…