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January 31, 2013  

NSK to establish manufacturing subsidiary in Mexico

Ann Arbor, MI – Bearing manufacturer NSK Corp. says it will establish a manufacturing subsidiary in Mexico in order to better deal with the expansion of automobile production in Mexico, and in order to keep up with expected growth in the…

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January 31, 2013  

NTN Bearing launches new website

Mount Prospect, IL – NTN Bearing Corporation has launched a new website to serve its customers in North America and South America. Combining its business territories in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Central America and South America,…

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January 30, 2013  

Heavy-duty pumps for Vale’s coal mine in Mozambique designed for ease of maintenance

Mozambique – Vale, the Brazilian-based parent of Toronto-based mining exploration company Vale Canada Ltd., has signed a major contract with Metso to deliver 110 heavy-duty slurry pumps to its Moatize coal mine in Mozambique. The order is…

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January 30, 2013  

Increased workplace safety and professional accountability expected following repeal of engineering’s Industrial Exception

Toronto – Effective March 1, 2013, those responsible for professional engineering work in relation to production machinery or equipment must be licensed by Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO). The Government of Ontario has approved a…

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January 29, 2013  

ABMA’s continuing education program expands for 2013

Chicago, IL – The American Bearing Manufacturers Associaiton (ABMA) has opened registration for its 2013 education program. In addition to the usual course locations and due to popular demand, the association has also added a west coast…

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January 28, 2013  

OilSafe releases fully integrated bulk storage and dispensing system

OilSafe announced the completion of its newly developed bulk

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January 28, 2013  

New digital soft starter

Baldor has introduced the MST Soft Starter with six

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January 28, 2013  

Wireless fuel-monitoring system

OEM Controls has released the MiniPOD Fuel, which enables

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January 28, 2013  

Air-powered saw

The Esco APS-438 air-powered saw and WrapTrack pipe trolley

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January 28, 2013  

Lubrication reliability for electrical equipment

Modern lubrication technology and practices can help improve the

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January 28, 2013  

Toyota Lexus plant in Cambridge, Ont., gets $34M from Ottawa and Ontario

Toyota will receive nearly $34 million from the federal

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January 28, 2013  

BC Safety Authority recommendations in fatal mill fire focus on dust

A B.C. safety agency has urged changes for sawmill

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January 28, 2013  

Equipment that failed during fire on offshore platform is working, insists firm

The owner of the Deep Panuke natural gas platform

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January 28, 2013  

Cautious optimism closes out 2012, says survey

Confidence among business leaders rose in the final quarter of 2012, as the Conference Board of Canada’s Index of Business Confidence climbed 5.3 points to 97.5. The gain brought the index up to about its average level for the past two…

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January 25, 2013  

Industrial Distribution Group withdraws from proposed transaction to acquire Commercial Solutions Inc.

Edmonton, AB – Commercial Solutions Inc. was advised Jan. 23, 2013 by Industrial Distribution Group Inc. (IDG), that the board of directors of IDG has determined to withdraw IDG’s proposal to acquire the company.

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January 22, 2013  

Wholesale trade in machinery, equipment and supplies subsector gained 1.8% in November

Ottawa – Wholesale sales rose 0.7% in November 2012 to $49.6 billion. The increase was largely a result of higher sales in the computer and communications equipment and supplies industry.

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January 22, 2013  

Job vacancies up over year-ago October results

Ottawa – Statistics Canada reports there were 268,000 job vacancies among Canadian businesses in October 2012, compared with 254,000 vacancies in October 2011.

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January 22, 2013  

Thompson Pump launches social media program

Port Orange, FL – Thompson Pump, a supplier of portable diesel-driven pumps, has launched a social media program designed to provide the company with a greater online presence, as well as improve stakeholder communications and corporate…

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January 22, 2013  

10 weeks left to play challenging pump quiz

Seneca Falls, NY – Nearly 10,000 industry specialists representing more than 140 countries have visited the World of Pumps Quiz website, sponsored by ITT Goulds Pumps, to test their knowledge. The online quiz challenges players with interesting…

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January 21, 2013  

Power Needs: What to consider when buying a portable generator

In today’s market, there are many things to consider