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August 31, 2011  

CCOHS manual helps identify, eliminate, control musculoskeletal disorders

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

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August 31, 2011  

Timken to acquire Drives LLC

Canton, OH – The Timken Company has agreed to acquire privately held Drives LLC for $92 million in cash (all figures in US dollars). Based in Fulton, IL., Drives is a manufacturer of highly engineered drive-chains, roller-chains and conveyor…

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August 30, 2011  

Toyota to reinvent wheel manufacturing at B.C. facility

The University of British Columbia (UBC) and Toyota have

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August 30, 2011  

Stop-Painting.com offers free floor-marking kit to boost fire extinguishers visibility

Safety and U.S. OSHA laws demand that fire extinguishers

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August 30, 2011  

Demand for janitorial equipment and supplies to reach $6.7 billion in 2015 in US market

US demand for janitorial equipment and supplies (excluding chemical

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August 29, 2011  

Panama Canal to get new locks for its 100th anniversary in 2014

Republic of Panama, Central America — For its 100-year anniversary in 2014, the Panama Canal Authority is modernizing and expanding the canal between the Atlantic and Pacific. The construction also includes installation of new locks to the two…

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August 29, 2011  

Healing Power: Montreal hospital cuts fuel costs and boosts plant efficiency

Energy efficiency is the key to a sustainable future.

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August 26, 2011  

CMMS, EAM provider Eagle unveils new brand, marketing launch

Eagle Technology Inc., a U.S. developer of computerized maintenance

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August 26, 2011  

Kevin O’Leary, John McElroy to deliver keynote addresses at CMTS event

Toronto, ON — He may be best known for bringing budding entrepreneurs to tears as the ruthless ‘show me the money’ judge on CBC Television’s Dragon’s Den, but when Kevin O’Leary speaks, the business world listens. At the Canadian Manufacturing…

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August 25, 2011  

Average employee earnings up 3% over last year

Ottawa, ON — In June 2011, average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees increased 0.3% from the previous month to $876.27. On a year-over-year basis, average weekly earnings were 3.0% higher compared with June 2010.

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August 25, 2011  

Production slow to rebound to previous highs in Canadian manufacturing industries

Ottawa, ON — It will be the middle of this decade — at the earliest — before several major Canadian industries return to pre-recession levels of production, according to the Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Industrial Profile-Summer…

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August 25, 2011  

Machinery and Equipment Price Index continues its decline

Ottawa, ON — The Machinery and Equipment Price Index (MEPI) declined by 0.8% in the second quarter of 2011 compared with the previous quarter, according to Statistics Canada.

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August 24, 2011  

CNRL finally resumes oil production after Horizon fire's source found, repairs made

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL) has announced that its

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August 23, 2011  

Carlisle’s new hire to bolster PT growth

Charlotte, NC — Michael Nisenbaum has joined Carlisle Transportation Products Inc. as director of sales and marketing – industrial distribution. Nisenbaum graduated from Indiana University and has over 20 years of sales and operations…

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August 22, 2011  

Growth may be slow but Canada not recession bound: Bank of Canada

The global economic upheaval is slowing growth in Canada,

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August 22, 2011  

High-capacity tapered roller bearing insert

Baldor Electric Co. offers the Baldor-Dodge Type E-Xtra bearing

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August 22, 2011  

Infrared thermometer with USB

Omega’s new high-performance, handheld OS1327D series of infrared thermometer

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August 22, 2011  

Quick-clamping shaft collars

Ruland has recently developed and manufactures quick-clamping shaft collars.

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August 22, 2011  

The Great Escape: Supply-chain sustainability starts at the loading dock

The idea of going easy on the earth is

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August 22, 2011  

Fall sessions of online college program will help industrial distributors strengthen their key staff

Hamilton, ON — Registrations are now open for the Online Industrial Distribution Leadership Certificate Program (IDLCP) being offered through Mohawk College in Hamilton, ON, with Fall Session courses running from Sept 9 to Dec.16, 2011.