MRO Magazine

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March 28, 2013  

Technology changing the nature of skilled trades, report says

Technology is having a profound impact on the nature

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March 28, 2013  

Canadian economy grows more than expected in January, led by manufacturing

The manufacturing sector helped drive the Canadian economy’s return

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March 28, 2013  

TransAlta expects little financial impact from outage at Alberta power plant

TransAlta Corp. says an equipment failure in its Keephills

News
March 27, 2013  

Thomas & Betts Canada names new director of market development

Thomas & Betts Canada in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., has appointed

News
March 27, 2013  

New material increases bearing, bushing, machine wear

WS Hampshire Inc. has introduced Ryertex S/T, a high-performance

News
March 27, 2013  

DELO adds new adhesives for bonding in electric motors

DELO Industrial Adhesives has expanded its lineup for bonding

News
March 27, 2013  

Pepperl+Fuchs reduces downtime with power supply diagnostic module

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the PS3500 diagnostic module with continuously monitors

News
March 26, 2013  

CME says new anti-counterfeiting legislation good for Canadian manufacturers

Toronto – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) – Canada’s largest trade and industry association – is applauding new legislation introduced March 1, 2013, in the House of Commons aimed at cracking down on counterfeit…

News
March 26, 2013  

Canadians say trade standards important for safety: survey

Toronto – When it comes to safety, Canadians trust expert industry approval. According to a recent survey commissioned by the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB), 97% of Canadians agree that construction work, including welding contractors and steel…

News
March 26, 2013  

New study underscores economic strength of aviation MRO industry

Alexandria, VA – A report recently released by the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) provides a comprehensive economic review of the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) marketplace. The report, entitled “Global MRO Market…

News
March 25, 2013  

PEM Maintenance Award: Cameco’s Port Hope Conversion Facility

Sixteen people, a heap of dedicated hard work, and

News
March 25, 2013  

Federal budget skills training plan embraced by Alberta business groups, criticized by others

Calgary – Alberta business groups say a rejigged skills training program included in the most recent federal budget could offer some relief for the province’s tight labour market.

News
March 25, 2013  

Jobs and spending are on the line as Newfoundland and Labrador drifts in red ink

St. John’s, NL – Austerity is not a word that has been linked lately to oil-rich Newfoundland and Labrador, but that’s expected to change Tuesday, March 26. The province’s finance minister, Jerome Kennedy, will deliver the provincial…

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March 25, 2013  

Henkel 2013 Loctite Adhesive Sourcebook available in print or online

Henkel Corp. has introduced the new Loctite Adhesive Sourcebook

News
March 25, 2013  

HELUKABEL unveils one-cable technology for servo motors

HELUKABEL has announced it has expanded its motor cable

News
March 25, 2013  

Ultrachem features full line of synthetic lubricants, greases and oils

Ultrachem will be exhibiting its line of high-performance synthetic

News
March 22, 2013  

Quebec: We want out of this new federal skills program

Quebec City – The Quebec government has formally requested to be excluded from the new federal skills-training program.

News
March 22, 2013  

Alberta pleased feds extending cost shared infrastructure plan in budget

Edmonton – Alberta’s finance minister is pleased that the federal budget is mirroring the provincial one by investing in infrastructure while holding the line on day-to-day spending.

News
March 22, 2013  

BC finance minister alarmed skills training changes draw on provincial funds

Vancouver – BC’s finance minister says he’s concerned about financial repercussions for the province around skills training changes in the federal budget. Mike de Jong says that while the initial rumours about the effects of Thursday’s budget…

News
March 22, 2013  

Ottawa budget creates $241M workfare program for First Nations youth

Ottawa – A major budget initiative to make social assistance for First Nations youth contingent on entering into a training program is likely to get a rough ride on reserves, the NDP says.