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November 29, 2013  

RCM conference set for June

Johannesburg, South Africa – A conference on Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) is scheduled for June 3-6, 2014 in Johannesburg. The theme is ‘Adopting a strategic approach to people, processes and technology to optimise…

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November 28, 2013  

Ontario introducing new on-the-job health and safety training

November 28, 2013 – Ontario is introducing new training

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November 28, 2013  

Unionization rate has declined by 8% in Canada

Ottawa – Between 1981 and 2012, Canada’s unionization rate – defined as the proportion of paid employees who are union members – declined from 38% to 30%, according to Statistics Canada. Most of the decline, however,…

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November 28, 2013  

Downstream refining MRO contracts awarded by BP

Houston, TX – MRC Global Inc. (MRC) has been awarded a contract for maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) goods and services and the supply of carbon and stainless steel pipe, valves and fittings (PVF) and related materials to BP…

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November 27, 2013  

Ontario’s Workforce Shortage Coalition seeks meeting with Premier Wynne on unpaid interns

November 27, 2013 – Ontario’s Workforce Shortage Coalition, which

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November 27, 2013  

Québec could set the tone with aluminum in bridges: a potential new market

November 27, 2013 – The Aluminum Association of Canada

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November 27, 2013  

Better times in store over the next two years thanks to exports

Ottawa – Following subpar growth in 2012 and 2013, Canada’s economy is expected to grow by close to 2.5% annually over the next two years, according to the Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Outlook-Autumn 2013.

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November 27, 2013  

Still much to do in oilsands innovation and technology sharing, says alliance

Calgary – Forget herding cats. The head of the Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance says getting 13 oilsands firms to share technology with each other is more like herding lions and tigers.

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November 27, 2013  

Cleaning of tanker causes explosion that burns two

Leduc, AB – Two people suffered serious burns in an explosion at a business in Leduc, Alta., on Nov. 26, 2013. RCMP said the injured employees work for Clean Harbors, an industrial services and hazardous waste business.

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November 27, 2013  

SKF president declared winner of Leader of the Year in Sweden.

Stockholm, Sweden – SKF president and CEO Tom Johnstone has been declared winner of Leader of the Year Award 2013 in Sweden.

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November 27, 2013  

Important questions to ask about automatic lubrication systems

 Once you’ve decided on the type of automatic lubrication system (ALS) you want, questions you would want to ask of a supplier include the following. (For guidelines on choosing the right type of system for your operation, see the…

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November 27, 2013  

PEMAC announces MMP Capstone Awards

Calgary, AB – Completion of the Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) certificate program offered by the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) is a significant commitment, requiring 225 hours of class time…

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November 26, 2013  

Machinery and equipment contributes to decline in wholesale services prices

Ottawa – The Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI) declined 0.5% in the second quarter of 2013, Statistics Canada reports. Of the eight major wholesale sectors, margins fell in five and rose in three.

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November 26, 2013  

PEMAC maintenance association names new board

Calgary, AB – The Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) elected a new board of directors at its annual general meeting in Calgary on Nov. 18, 2013.

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November 26, 2013  

How hard can you push yourself?

Toronto – From the frozen lakes of Siberia to the arid deserts of Afghanistan, soldiers, athletes and emergency crews often push their bodies to the limit in some of the most extreme environments on Earth.

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November 26, 2013  

Demand for lubricant additives in US to approach $3.9 billion in 2017

Cleveland, OH – United States demand for lubricant additives is forecast to increase 4.3% annually to nearly $3.9 billion in 2017. A recovery in volume demand combined with a continued shift toward new, high performance (and more…

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November 25, 2013  

HVAC contractor design/builds cutting-edge industrial ventilation system

November 25, 2013 – A mechanical contractor’s innovative industrial

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November 25, 2013  

Doc Palmer on “key principles for successful shutdown maintenance planning”

November 25, 2013 – In this video Doc Palmer,

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November 22, 2013  

Memex Automation and Caron Engineering partner to provide real-time monitoring with adaptive control

November 21, 2013 – Caron Engineering Inc., a leader

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November 22, 2013  

New website provides information on finishing solution products

Cleveland, OH – Osborn, a supplier of surface treatment solutions and finishing tools for industrial applications such as metal finishing, honing and surface polishing, has launched a new website that brings together the different…