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September 28, 2006  

Canada’s Healthy Workplace Week is Oct. 23-29

Hamilton, ON — Employees who feel empowered and valued at their workplace are more productive, more loyal, less st…

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September 27, 2006  

New process makes diesel fuel and industrial chemicals from simple sugar

Madison, WI– The soaring prices of oil and natural gas have sparked a race to make transportation fuels from plant…

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September 26, 2006  

NSK develops the world’s thinnest microactuator pivot ball bearing assembly

Ann Arbor, MI — NSK Corporation has developed the world’s thinnest microactuator pivot ball bearing assembly. At j…

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September 25, 2006  

MRO event is part of 6-show Canadian Manufacturing Week, opening Sept. 26 in Toronto

Toronto, ON — Mississauga, Ont., mayor Hazel McCallion will officially open Canadian Manufacturing Week, co-locate…

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September 22, 2006  

Sept. 25 conference offers insights into hands-on maintenance

Mississauga, ON — The 5th Annual Creating a 21st Century Maintenance Organization conference presents insights fro…

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September 21, 2006  

Agrium signs up for railcar maintenance management program

Calgary, AB — One of the world’s leading marketers of fertilizer and other crop inputs has signed up for a new GE …

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September 20, 2006  

Addition of Garlock large-bore seals gives Timken full line of industrial seals

Canton, OH — In November 2006, The Timken Company of Canton, Ohio, will expand its line of industrial seals throug…

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September 20, 2006  

2005 strikes and lockouts highest in 15 years (September 20, 2006)

Ottawa, ON — Canadian businesses and governments in 2005 lost the highest number of workdays to strikes and lockou…

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September 20, 2006  

E-course demystifies Material Safety Data Sheets

Hamilton, ON — Anyone working with a hazardous material should understand its hazards, as well as the necessary co…

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September 19, 2006  

Gains continue in power transmission products market

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released its July 2007trend data for dist…

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September 18, 2006  

Wholesale trade sales fall for second quarter

Ottawa, ON — Wholesale sales fell for a second time in three months (-0.6%) in June 2006, pulled down by lower sal…

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September 15, 2006  

Fifth Shutdowns Superconference comes to Calgary in December

Calgary, AB — The fifth annual Shutdowns Superconference has been organized by the Canadian Institute for Dec. 5-6…

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September 14, 2006  

Machinery and equipment price index shows decline

Ottawa, ON — The Machinery and Equipment Price Index (MEPI) compiled by Statistics Canada fell 1.7% in the second …

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September 13, 2006  

Outlook for U.S. manufacturing in 2007

Toronto, ON –In a Global Insight (Canada) Ltd. prediction for U.S. manufacturing in 2007 prepared by analyst Tom R…

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September 12, 2006  

Hagglunds Drives awarded export prize

Mellansel, Sweden — Hagglunds Drives, with has its head office in Mellansel, near Ornskoldsvik in Sweden, was awar…

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September 12, 2006  

August sees lowest level of employment for manufacturing since March 1998

Ottawa, ON — Employment was little changed for the third consecutive month in August 2006, marking the longest str…

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September 11, 2006  

SKF acquires spindle repair firm

Kulpsville, PA — In a move that strengthens SKF’s value-added spindle repair competence, the company’s subsidiary,…

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September 11, 2006  

Manufacturers continue to cut back production capacity

Ottawa. ON — In the second quarter of 2006, Canada’s industrial capacity utilization fell slightly for the third s…

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September 11, 2006  

Sept. 25 conference offers Canadian insights into maintenance

Mississauga, ON — Federated Press’ 5th Annual Creating a 21st Century Maintenance Organization conference will pre…

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September 8, 2006  

Canada Bread uses Six Sigma to improve pallet administration and reduce machinery downtime

Toronto, ON — Canada Bread Frozen Bakery, a North American producer and distributor of frozen baked products, is n…