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November 30, 2006  

B.C. firm wins Investor’s Choice Award for industrial equipment initiative

Vancouver, BC — On October 24, 2006, Spark Robotics Technology Inc. was awarded with the prestigious title of “Bes…

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November 29, 2006  

Bell Canada invests $1 million in engineering entrepreneurship at McMaster

Hamilton, ON — Bell Canada will make a $1-million investment in McMaster University’s Master of Engineering Entrep…

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November 28, 2006  

B.C. product development company celebrates 25 years

Vancouver, BC — KLN Klein Product Development Inc. of Langley, B.C., is celebrating its 25th year of serving the h…

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November 27, 2006  

Enrolment in apprenticeship training jumps in every major trade group

Ottawa, ON — A nationwide construction boom helped push registrations in apprenticeship training programs to a rec…

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November 27, 2006  

North Safety appoints communications director

Montreal, QC — North Safety Products has appointed Guy Arseneault to director, marketing communications for Canada…

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November 24, 2006  

Actuator-maker Pfaff-silberblau to be acquired

Friedberg, Germany — The EQT Opportunity Fund has signed an agreement with the Pfaff Family to acquire a majority …

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November 23, 2006  

Machinery wholesalers see healthy third quarter fizzle in September

Ottawa, ON — Wholesalers ended the third quarter of 2006 on a bit of a down note as the industry recorded its larg…

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November 22, 2006  

RFID-based MRO strategies spell efficiency for supply chains

New York, NY — Aerospace and defence (A&D) companies are increasingly looking for ways to gain competitive advanta…

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November 21, 2006  

Dedicated R&D lab established to spur RFID industry in Canada

Hamilton, ON — Cultivating a radio frequency identification (RFID) industry in Canada is the impetus behind a new …

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November 20, 2006  

Canada’s economic slowdown coming to an end

Ottawa, ON — Statistics Canada reported Nov. 16, 2006, that there are increasing signs that the recent slowdown in…

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November 20, 2006  

Manufacturing shipments off in September

Ottawa, ON — Shipments from Canadian factories declined to their lowest level in nearly two years in September 200…

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November 17, 2006  

Machinery and equipment prices down in third quarter from a year ago

Ottawa, ON — Statistics Canada’s Machinery and Equipment Price Index (MEPI) stood at 89.8 (1997=100) in the third …

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November 17, 2006  

Chevron to participate in Athabasca Oil Sands Project expansion

Calgary, AB — Chevron Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Chevron Corp., will participate in the first phase of expansion…

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November 16, 2006  

Pump firm receives industry leadership awards

Dallas, TX — Flowserve Corp., a provider of fluid motion and control products and services globally, including Can…

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November 15, 2006  

MRO spend programs turn to technology for cost savings, says survey

Boston, MA The category of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies, an incredibly diverse set of items f…

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November 14, 2006  

Survey finds 24% of employers in Canada experiencing wage inflation due to talent shortages

Toronto, ON — Twenty-six per cent of Canadian employers are having difficulty filling permanent professional1 posi…

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November 13, 2006  

December Shutdowns Superconference takes place in Calgary

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

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November 13, 2006  

International Maintenance Conference and CMMS events set for Dec. 5

Daytona Beach, FL — The 21st International Maintenance Conference (IMC-2006), taking place Dec 5-8, 2006, at the H…

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November 10, 2006  

Canadian PT distributors soar while manufacturer results are stale in September

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released its September 2006 trend data fo…

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November 10, 2006  

EPTDA elects 2007 board in Vienna

Vienna, Austria — The 2006 European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) Annual Convention in Vienn…