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May 31, 2011  

Stanley, DEWALT power Skills Canada competition as official sponsors

Skills/Compétences Canada, the national non-profit organization responsible for promoting

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May 31, 2011  

Pollution-free propeller shaft bearings operating in seawater rather than oil shortlisted for award

Burlington, ON — Thordon Bearings, a Canadian manufacturer of seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearings, has been shortlisted for the Ocean Environmental Protection Award at the 2011 Sustainable Shipping Awards to be held in London,…

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May 31, 2011  

World Conference on Disaster Management launches in Toronto June 19

There’s a new face to natural disasters and it’s time for modern civilization to do something about it, says Lester Brown, founder and president of the Earth Policy Institute and opening speaker at the 21st World Conference on Disaster…

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May 30, 2011  

Loading dock gates

Wildeck‘s EdgeGard dock gates help protect personnel and equipment

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May 30, 2011  

Precision rolling bearings

C&U Bearing offers an innovative portfolio of rolling bearings

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May 30, 2011  

Modular vacuum lifter

A new modular vacuum lifter equipped with adjustable X-Y

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May 30, 2011  

Maintenance Software: Integrate your software with all departments

A company’s CMMS package can be integrated at different

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May 30, 2011  

Fiat to buy control of Chrysler, eyes Canadian share

Italian automaker Fiat SpA said Friday that it will

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May 30, 2011  

Vale awards major contract for Newfoundland processing plant

Vale has awarded a two-year $600 million contract to

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May 30, 2011  

Ontario revamps workplace health, safety system

Ontario is transforming the province’s health and safety system

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May 28, 2011  

WEG establishes joint venture to produce wind turbines

Jaraguá do Su, Brazil — WEG and the Spanish company M. Torres Olvega Industrial (MTOI)have established a joint venture for the manufacturing of wind turbines.

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May 27, 2011  

Distributor’s employees raise funds for Japan tsunami relief

Toronto, ON — In light of the recent tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, 2011, the employees of Johnston Equipment, a national material handling equipment supplier, have raised funds totaling over $12,000 in support of the Canadian Red…

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May 27, 2011  

Timken to acquire Philadelphia Gear

The Timken Company has announced an agreement to acquire

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May 27, 2011  

Brent Smith appointed as Engineers Canada president

Engineers Canada has elected Brent Smith as its president

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May 25, 2011  

Personal reasons, illness or disability kept employees off the job for 100 million work days in 2010

Ottawa, ON — In an average week in 2010, 8.0% of full-time employees in Canada missed some work for personal reasons, according to a new report from Statistics Canada, Work Absences in 2010. This proportion was unchanged from 2009, but up from…

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May 24, 2011  

Profits expected to grow in Canadian manufacturing sector

Profits are expected to grow in Canada’s manufacturing sector,

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May 23, 2011  

Companies agree to work together on products and services for new wind energy projects and aftermarket services

Canton, OH — The Timken Company and Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Goldwind) have signed a memorandum of long-term strategic collaboration in the United States to cooperate on a range of technical services, products and…

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May 18, 2011  

Manufacturers poised for recovery in production, profitability in 2011

Despite a strong dollar, manufacturing industries covered in the

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May 17, 2011  

Worker killed after maintenance work on shredding machine

Brampton, ON — Triple M Metal Corp., a Brampton company that recycles metal, was fined $150,000 for a violation of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was killed doing maintenance work.

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May 17, 2011  

Automotive manufacturer fined $120,000 after worker seriously injured trying to clear jam

Woodstock, ON — Rieter Automotive Mastico Ltd. was fined $120,000 on May 11, 2011, for a violation of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was seriously injured.