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January 31, 2011  

Enbridge to undertake $150M expansion of Gulf Coast facility

Canada’s Enbridge Inc. plans to expand the condensate processing

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January 31, 2011  

Bruce Power fined $80,000 after injury during crane maintenance

Bruce Power Inc., a nuclear power generation plant, was

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January 27, 2011  

Tips for working in the cold

Along with the shortened days and snow, Canadian winter months can bring frigid, sub-zero temperatures. For those who work outdoors without the comfort and protection of a toasty warm building, exposure to the cold can be hazardous and put them…

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January 25, 2011  

Canada’s economic recovery to slow in 2011, says Conference Board

Ottawa, ON — Canada’s economic growth will remain sluggish this year until more vigorous private sector investment and household spending resumes in the United States, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Outlook – Winter…

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January 24, 2011  

Manufacturing’s November decline in Ontario offsets gains in other provinces

Ottawa, ON — Manufacturing sales declined 0.8% in November to $44.9 billion, led by decreases in the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts industries, according to the latest Monthly Survey of Manufacturing from Statistics Canada. Excluding…

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January 24, 2011  

MRO and safety show in Toronto attracts 2,000 delegates

Toronto, ON — Acklands-Grainger Inc., a distributor of industrial, safety and fastener products, recently hosted ‘The Works’, Canada’s largest maintenance repair and operations (MRO) and safety show at the Toronto Congress Centre.

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January 24, 2011  

Metric motor supplier gets an employee back

Mississauga, ON — Almost 20 years ago, Connie Sonsogno left Lafert NA. And now she’s back. During her time away, she continued to work in the power transmission industry, specializing in metric motors. Now, with more than 30 years experience…

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January 24, 2011  

Electrical reconditioning markets targetted at 2011 PEARL Conference

Aurora, CO — Speakers from the Investment Recovery Association (IRA) and the US Green Building Council (USGBC) are just a few of the experts that will discuss how sustainability initiatives, tax incentives, and technical standards are…

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January 24, 2011  

Leading indicator ends 2010 on a high note; corporate profitability is expected to rise in 2011

Ottawa, ON — Corporate profitability is expected to improve over the course of 2011, based on a strong increase in The Conference Board of Canada’s monthly Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability. The index increased by 0.6% in December…

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January 24, 2011  

Acklands-Grainger MRO, safety show showcases industry trends

Acklands-Grainger Inc., Canada’s leading distributor of industrial, safety and

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January 20, 2011  

Taking the Heat: Heavy equipment needs fire suppression

Mining vehicles, for both operations under and above ground,

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January 20, 2011  

Choosing the right lubricant for cold-weather operations

From the point of view of a lubricant supplier,

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January 20, 2011  

Tough on Noise: Reduce hearing loss in the workplace

Industrial workplaces in some jurisdictions, including Ontario, are under

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January 20, 2011  

B.C. worker fatally crushed between parts of trailer

A worker in British Columbia troubleshooting a mechanical problem

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January 19, 2011  

Oil-Sands Safety Roundtable: Injury prevention keeps companies productive

The workers, contractors and maintenance professionals in the Canadian

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January 19, 2011  

2011 report examines import and export market for static converters and rectifiers in Canada

Dublin, Ireland — Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “2011 Import and Export Market for Static Converters and Rectifiers in Canada” report to its offerings. This market is served from a number of competitive countries of…

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January 18, 2011  

Bearing isolator, shaft-grounding ring combo protect bearings

The new Garlock SGi shaft grounding bearing isolator is

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January 17, 2011  

Benchmark releases probe for vibration, bearing-condition readings

Benchmark has launched its new Easy-Laser E285 Vibrometer Probe,

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January 17, 2011  

Steam traps reduce refinery's failures, condensate return

Keeping on top of the constant challenge of repairing

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January 17, 2011  

Maintenance Software: Transform information into knowledge

You may have heard the expresssion “knowledge is power.”