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December 20, 2010  

Crouzet introduces 2nd-generation gearboxes

Crouzet North America has introduced the new GDR1 and

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December 20, 2010  

Serco LoadWarrior lift designs for limited space

The LoadWarrior Level-Lift by Serco is designed for warehouses

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December 20, 2010  

EMC launches cooperative buying group for Canadian manufacturers

The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) has launched EMC

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December 20, 2010  

NEMA publishes guidelines for inspection, maintenance of switches

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published KS

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December 20, 2010  

Motor Failures: Common causes (and solutions)

Most motor failures stem from damaged bearings or stator

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December 20, 2010  

Alberta high-school students receive scholarships towards trades education

Edmonton, AB — More than 280 Alberta high-school students have been recognized with a scholarship to continue their apprenticeship training after high school and become certified journeypersons.

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December 17, 2010  

Newfoundland and Labrador to lead all provinces in economic growth in 2011

Ottawa, ON — Canada’s economic recovery has lost momentum over the past few months and growth in most provincial economies will slow in 2011, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Provincial Outlook-Autumn 2010.

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December 16, 2010  

Recovery in Canada’s aerospace industry delayed until 2011

Ottawa, ON — The slowdown of the global economic recovery will delay a rebound in Canada’s aerospace industry until next year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Industrial Outlook: Canada’s Aerospace Product Manufacturing…

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December 15, 2010  

Seven oil sands companies set new direction for tailings research

Canadian Natural Resources, Imperial Oil, Shell Canada, Suncor Energy,

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December 15, 2010  

Productivity up 1% for manufacturers in sixth quarterly improvement

Ottawa, ON — The labour productivity of Canadian businesses edged up 0.1% in the third quarter of 2010, after falling 0.6% in the second quarter, according to Statistics Canada’s latest survey of labour productivity, hourly compensation and…

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December 15, 2010  

Canadian manufacturing continues upward sales trend

Ottawa, ON — Manufacturing sales increased 1.7% in October 2010 to $45.5 billion, acccording to the latest Monthly Survey of Manufacturing from Statistics Canada. The increase largely reflects gains in the petroleum and coal products, primary…

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December 15, 2010  

2011 Employment Outlook Survey reveals a hopeful hiring climate for first quarter

Toronto, ON — Canadian employers expect a hopeful hiring climate for the first quarter of 2011, according to the latest results of the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, a forward-looking employment survey.

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December 14, 2010  

New Colfax SmartSense Pulse system monitors temperature and vibration

Colfax Corp. has expanded its SmartSense intelligent pump monitoring

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December 14, 2010  

Shift work linked to higher risk of work injury: UBC study

Canadians who work night and rotating shifts are almost

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December 14, 2010  

Offshore wind energy projects leading to permanent operations and maintenance jobs

Ottawa, ON — The development and operation of offshore wind energy in Ontario could, between 2013 and 2026, create an average of 3,900 to 4,400 jobs per year during the construction phase. It would also produce peak employment of 600 permanent…

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December 13, 2010  

10 safety tips for the winter worker

Living in Canada means you will inevitably have to

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December 13, 2010  

Industrial capacity utilization rates up for fifth consecutive quarter

Ottawa, ON — Canadian industries operated at 78.1% of their production capacity in the third quarter of 2010, up from 76.9% in the second quarter. This was the fifth consecutive increase since the record low rate of 67.8% in the second quarter…

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December 13, 2010  

Synthetic oil helps keep trucks running in extreme conditions

For Silverline Coil, an oilrig service company that operates

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December 13, 2010  

Have your say in getting a maintenance management certification program in Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, SK – An information session scheduled for Jan. 20, 2011, aims to obtain feedback to gauge the interest and feasibility of the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Associaiton of Canada (PEMAC) Maintenance Management Professional (MMP)…

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December 13, 2010  

VIDEO: Coca-Cola saves 75% energy cost with SEW-Eurodrive

SEW-Eurodrive in Bramalea, Ont., has released a video of