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February 29, 2012  

Ont. energy-solutions provider rebrands as Ascent as part of growth strategy

There’s a new name in the energy sector that’s

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February 28, 2012  

Canadian Manufacturing Network helps manufacturers share expertise, resources

The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium of Canada (EMC) and

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February 27, 2012  

Higher performance for tapered roller bearings

The Timken Company has announced an average increase of

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February 27, 2012  

Chains extend service life

Iwis Drive Systems has introduced an improved generation of

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February 27, 2012  

Handling Specialty's new manually guided vehicle

Handling Specialty Manufacturing Ltd. has introduced the MGV (manually

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February 27, 2012  

Failure to plan is planning to fail

Did you begin the New Year with  resolutions? While

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February 27, 2012  

Help prevent repetitive strain injuries on Feb. 29

Each year, the last day of February is reserved

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February 27, 2012  

Electro Motive workers ratify closeout deal with Caterpillar

LONDON, Ont. — Unionized workers at Electro-Motive Canada have

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February 27, 2012  

Cascades to permanently close its Toronto packaging plant, cutting 36 jobs

TORONTO — Cascades Inc. says its packaging plant in

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February 24, 2012  

Mine product news: Synthetic mine hoist rope passes critical coiling test

Lightweight, high performance synthetic ropes have become the standard

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February 24, 2012  

WorkSafe Saskatchewan is telling youth: ‘If it feels wrong, it probably is wrong’

Regina, SK – WorkSafe Saskatchewan has launched a contest to promote work safety messages through an online youth campaign, Facebook community and new videos.

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February 24, 2012  

Green product classification added to product PPIF pricing format

Chicago, IL – The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) and the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently approved a revision to the widely used Product & Price Information Format (PPIF).

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February 23, 2012  

Economic outlook: Western provinces to experience economic boost over next two years

Ottawa,ON – The demographic and economic clout of the Western Canadian provinces is expected to continue to grow, according to the Conference Board of Canada’s Provincial Outlook-Winter 2012. The recently-released 2011 Census…

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February 23, 2012  

New Brunswick trumps Alberta as world’s No. 1 spot for mining investment

Toronto, ON – New Brunswick is the world’s most attractive jurisdiction for mineral exploration and development in the view of the international mining industry, according to the Survey of Mining Companies: 2011/2012, released by the…

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February 23, 2012  

Veyance plant closing three months early

Owen Sound, ON – Veyance Technologies Canada, which makes power transmission belts for industrial and automotive applications, has struck a deal with its unionized workers to close its plant in Owen Sound, ON, about three months earlier…

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February 23, 2012  

Machinery and equipment price index up 3.3% in last quarter of 2011

Ottawa, ON – The Machinery and Equipment Price Index (MEPI) rose 3.3% in the fourth quarter of 2011 compared with the previous quarter, according to Statistics Canada. The import component was up 5.2% over this period, while the domestic…

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February 22, 2012  

Electro-Motive strikes closeout deal with CAW

London, ON – Electro-Motive Canada says it has reached a tentative closeout deal for the “safe and orderly” shutdown of its locomotive manufacturing plant in London, ON.

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February 22, 2012  

Timken to invest $225 million in Ohio steel plant

Canton, OH – After securing a new five-year labour agreement, officials at The Timken Company announced they will move forward with a US$225-million investment at its Faircrest Steel Plant in Stark County, OH.With this investment, the…

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February 21, 2012  

Latest PTDA Business Index indicates slightly decelerated rate of growth

Chicago, IL – The PTDA Business Index indicated the fourth quarter of 2011 (4Q2011) was the seventh consecutive quarter for business growth among PTDA members, with a reading of 67.3.

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February 21, 2012  

Manufacturers in 7 industries gain back recession losses

Ottawa, ON – Manufacturing sales advanced 0.6% to $49.9 billion in December 2012, the fifth increase in six months, according to the latest Monthly Survey of Manufacturing from Statistics Canada. The transportation equipment industry led…