MRO Magazine

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November 30, 2005  

Only half of apprentices complete program, says new study (November 30, 2005)

Ottawa, ON — About one-half of the individuals who registered in some form of apprenticeship program in 1992 in On…

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November 28, 2005  

Conference about plant shutdowns takes place in Calgary Dec. 5

Calgary, AB — The Canadian Institute’s annual Shutdowns Superconference, taking place in Calgary, Alta., Dec. 5-6,…

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November 24, 2005  

Adapting desktop applications to handhelds in the MRO supply chain

Bristol, PA — “Adapting Desktop Applications to Handhelds,” a high-level educational presentation from Strategic D…

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November 22, 2005  

BC Bearing’s Wendy McDonald to get Lifetime Achievement award

Toronto, ON — Wendy B. McDonald, chairman of BC Bearing Engineers Ltd. of Burnaby, B.C., will be recognized at a g…

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November 22, 2005  

Dofasco names new VP for manufacturing

Hamilton, ON — Andy Harshaw has been appointed vice-president, manufacturing, for Dofasco Inc. of Hamilton, Ont.

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November 21, 2005  

GM to close two Oshawa, Ont., plants in 2008; cuts 30,000 manufacturing jobs in all

Detroit, MI — General Motors will undergo a wide-ranging restructuring of its manufacturing operations in the Unit…

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November 21, 2005  

Manufacturers curtailed production in September

Ottawa, ON — Following a red-hot August (+3.1%), manufacturers curtailed production in September 2005 as shipments…

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November 18, 2005  

Confidence in economy rebounds slightly in October, except in Ontario

Ottawa, ON — Canadian consumer confidence edged up in October from its lowest level since 2001, according to The …

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November 17, 2005  

SKF posts sales and profit increase in 2005 nine-month report

Gothenburg, Sweden — SKF reported an increase in sales, measured in local currencies (excluding structural changes…

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November 15, 2005  

PTDA Foundation raises record amount

Las Vegas, Nev. — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) Foundation announced at the PTDA 2005 In…

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November 14, 2005  

Plant shutdown conference set for Dec. 5 in Calgary

Calgary, AB — Conducting efficient plant shutdown turnarounds is an incredibly expensive business. Realistically a…

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November 11, 2005  

PEMAC maintenance conference takes place Nov. 28 in Toronto

Toronto, ON — MainTrain 2005 is a maintenance conference set for Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2005, at the Novotel Toronto Cent…

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November 10, 2005  

British motor controls come to Canada

Oakville, ON — MDA Controls Inc. of Oakville, Ont., has been named the Canadian distributor for Sprint Electric Lt…

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November 9, 2005  

PTDA Foundation names its 2006 trustees

Las Vegas, Nev. — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) Foundation 2006 Board of Trustees was ele…

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November 8, 2005  

Unemployment hits 30-year low but job loss in manufacturing remains widespread

Ottawa, ON — After several months of moderate growth, employment jumped by an estimated 69,000 in October 2005, al…

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November 7, 2005  

NTN offers intensive training on bearing maintenance Nov. 14-17

Mississauga, ON — The NTN Bearings Rolling Bearing Application and Maintenance Seminar, an intensive, 3 day cours…

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November 7, 2005  

Toronto airport area is venue for Nov. 21 seminar on proactive maintenance

Mississauga, ON — The Proactive Maintenance Management Seminar, set for the Delta Airport Hotel in Mississauga Nov…

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November 4, 2005  

Power transmission products market bolstered in September

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released its September 2005 trend data fo…

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November 3, 2005  

PTDA recognizes 77 member companies using new association logo

Las Vegas, NV — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has acknowledged 77 member companies as par…

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November 2, 2005  

CoLinx adds Drives Inc. as newest member

Greenville, SC — Drives Incorporated, a U.S. chain manufacturer, has joined the membership of CoLinx LLC for e-bus…