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July 29, 2011  

Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Technique Canada touts growth

Atlas Copco Canada in Mississauga, Ont., reports local growth

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July 29, 2011  

Shop Rat Summer Camp introduces kids to skilled trades

Pleasant Lake, MI — No tents, no water sports and no singing round the camp fire. Instead, 29 kids — 6th through 10th graders — breezed through a week-long summer camp at the Jackson Area Career Center (JACC) and were introduced to the…

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July 28, 2011  

Consumer confidence continues to slip

Ottawa, ON — The Conference Board of Canada’s Index of Consumer Confidence dropped for a third straight month in July 2011, this time falling 1.8 points to 81.3 (2002 = 100).

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July 28, 2011  

Suncor defers major 15-week dockside maintenance at Terra Nova

Calgary’s Suncor Energy Inc. said this week it has

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July 28, 2011  

PTDA 2011 Industry Summit to focus on industry changes

Washington, DC — Top executives in power transmission and motion control (PT/MC) will converge in Washington, DC, in October at the Power Transmission Distributors Association’s (PTDA) 2011 Industry Summit. The theme of the meeting is…

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July 27, 2011  

60% of manufacturers to spend more on equipment this year, says SME survey

Toronto, ON — Nearly 60% of Canadian manufacturing companies are planning to spend more money on manufacturing equipment this year compared to 2010, while approximately 30% are prepared to spend the same year over year. That’s the finding of a…

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July 26, 2011  

Bearing firm adds senior technologist to staff

Burlington, ON — Koyo Canada has announced that Tom Green has joined its team in the role of senior technologist. Green has more than 20 years of hands-on bearing experience and has been well-received by customers for his support in training,…

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July 26, 2011  

Six actions can help reduce risk of workplace violence, reports Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, ON — The costs of workplace violence and harassment are high, both to the victims and to their employers. A recent Conference Board of Canada study identifies six actions that organizations can take to significantly reduce the human,…

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July 25, 2011  

PBC33A aqueous parts washer

The Snap-on Aqueous Parts Washer (PBC33A) has a heated

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July 25, 2011  

P3 Series thermal imagers

Fluke Corp. introduces the P3 Series thermal imagers, which

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July 25, 2011  

Baldor now sells ABB motors, generators

Baldor is now responsible for selling and supporting the

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July 25, 2011  

Sifto Canada fined $140,000 after worker killed

Sifto Canada Corp., operator of a Goderich salt mine,

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July 25, 2011  

Top 5 Canada’s Safest Employers in manufacturing revealed

The votes are in and the winners have emerged.

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July 25, 2011  

Fifth APEX Award given to MRO Magazine for editorial excellence

Toronto, ON — Machinery & Equipment MRO magazine has added yet another award recognizing its editorial excellence this year, receiving a coveted APEX Award for Publication Excellence for 2011.

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July 22, 2011  

Canadian Network of Asset Managers and the Institute of Asset Management sign partnership agreement

Burnaby, BC — The Canadian Network of Asset Managers (CNAM) has signed a formal partnership agreement with the UK-based Institute of Asset Management (IAM). The two associations share a mutual interest in the development of national and…

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July 22, 2011  

Number of employment insurance beneficiaries declines for eighth month in a row

Ottawa, ON — The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits decreased by 18,100 (-3.0%) in May 2011 to 577,300, Statistics Canada reports. This was the eighth consecutive monthly decline.

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July 21, 2011  

Pump It Up: Reduce energy use with variable-speed pump drives

The drive power transmission of production machinery may essentially

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July 21, 2011  

New Ontario wind energy projects to deliver jobs in construction, operations, maintenance

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) welcomes the announcement

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July 21, 2011  

EMC Purchasing Co-op launches metals, industrial gases, courier categories

EMC Purchasing Co-op has launched three new program categories

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July 21, 2011  

MRO master data management reduces inventory levels, boosts growth: study

Zynapse has announced the release of a new Aberdeen