MRO Magazine

December 29, 2006  

Sprocket drive crushes worker’s hand; CCL Industries Inc. fined $70,000

Scarborough, ON — CCL Industries Inc., a Toronto-based chemical manufacturer producing toiletries and hygiene prod…

December 28, 2006  

Steel machinery components being moved by crane kill worker; Barber Hymac Hydro Inc. fined $100,000

St. Catharines, ON — Barber Hymac Hydro Inc., a Port Colborne, Ont.-based company that fabricates and assembles st…

December 26, 2006  

Teck-Corona fined $60,000 for not repairing broken mine alarm system

Marathon, ON — Teck-Corona Operating Corporation, a Toronto-based company that is involved in the operation of Dav…

December 22, 2006  

Industrial maintenance services on offer from new Canadian office

Markham, ON — Premier Manufacturing Support Services of Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Voith Industrial Services, ha…

December 21, 2006  

Robot repair job goes bad; Peco Inc. fined $150,000

Toronto, on − Peco Inc., an auto parts manufacturer based in Rexdale, Ont., was fined $150,000 on May 4, 2006…

December 20, 2006  

Components supplier promotes eastern Canada rep

Mississagua, ON — Carlo Gavazzi (Canada) Inc. has appointed Stephane Allard, Ing., as eastern regional sales manag…

December 18, 2006  

Power transmission sales continue ascent

Chicago, Ill. — Both Canadian and U.S. industrial distributors saw growth in power transmission/motion control pro…

December 15, 2006  

Motion Canada opens branch in Sudbury

Toronto, ON — Motion Canada, a division of Birmingham-based Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of industrial ma…

December 13, 2006  

Labour productivity still in a stall

Ottawa, ON — Labour productivity in Canadian businesses fell by 0.1% between July and September 2006, slightly les…

December 11, 2006  

Canada’s employment growth highest in natural resource sector — it’s up 11.8%

Ottawa, ON — Employment edged up an estimated 22,000 in November 2006, the result of gains in part-time work, Stat…

December 7, 2006  

Major explosion destroys Falk Corp. buildings

Milwaukee, WI — A major explosion and five-alarm fire occurred at the Falk Corp. facility at 3001 W. Canal Street …

December 7, 2006  

Regional disparities continue in consumer confidence index

Ottawa, ON — Consumer confidence fell in both Ontario and Quebec in November 2006, and sentiment among central Can…

December 6, 2006  

12-ton load moved by wheeled vehicle in a feat of engineering

Hartlepool, England — The moving of one of the largest loads ever carried by a wheeled vehicle took place recently…

December 1, 2006  

SEW-Eurodrive celebrates 75th anniversary

Bruchsal, Germany — SEW-Eurodrive is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2006. During the year, the company is loo…