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December 31, 2013  

Year in Review

December 31, 2013 – Judging by the newsmakers over

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December 30, 2013  

Hydro, forestry crews work 24/7 to restore power in Ontario

The arduous task of restoring electrical service to customers in Southern Ontario was “virtually complete” by Dec. 30, the provincial government reported. More than 600,000 homes and businesses lost power following an ice storm on…

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December 30, 2013  

Work on the métro’s Yellow line: shutdowns planned for 25 weekends

December 30, 2013 – The Société de transport de

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December 30, 2013  

ABB to upgrade Quebec-New England power transmission link

Hydro-Québec and National Grid, a utility in the New England states, have signed contracts with ABB to refurbish three high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations which are part of a HVDC link between Québec and New…

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December 30, 2013  

Shell Canada & Caterpillar explore LNG fuel options for mining trucks

Shell Canada and Caterpillar have signed an agreement to test a new engine and fuel mix using liquefied natural gas (LNG) that could reduce operating costs and lead to reduced emissions from oil sands mining in northern Alberta.

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December 30, 2013  

CAMESE releases new Compendium of Canadian Mining Suppliers

The 2013/2014 CAMESE Compendium of Canadian Mining Suppliers includes profiles of more than 300 of Canada’s prime suppliers of mining equipment and services.

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December 30, 2013  

SME donates toys that entertain, educate

The United States is now facing its most serious shortage of workers skilled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics since the 1950s. Mindful that a foundation for the future must be put in place today, SME, a nonprofit organization…

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December 30, 2013  

New name for Abresist Kalenborn Corporation

Abresist Kalenborn Corporation is changing its name to Kalenborn Abresist Corporation, effective January 1, 2014.  Located in Indiana, with sales offices throughout the U.S. and Canada, Kalenborn Abresist is part of Kalenborn International…

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December 30, 2013  

Netzer’s DS-25 miniature absolute rotary encoder

December 31, 2013 – Rotary Electric Encoder from Netzer

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December 30, 2013  

J.W. Winco, Inc. steel set screws with retaining magnet

December 31, 2013 – J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading

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December 22, 2013  

Bruce Power selects single MRO lifecycle management solution

Canadian nuclear energy producer Bruce Power has selected an industry-leading MRO lifecycle management solution to enable a strategic business transformation of its supply chain operations. 

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December 22, 2013  

Steel glut kept materials pricing flat for construction

Although overall North American construction costs rose throughout 2013 due to tightness in the labor market, pricing for materials and equipment held steady for most of the year, primarily driven by falling steel prices.

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December 22, 2013  

NOVA Chemicals plans $300-million of projects in Sarnia region

NOVA Chemicals will move forward with the second phase of its NOVA 2020 growth strategy in Ontario, and continues to evaluate options for a second Advanced SCLAIRTECHTM technology (AST) facility.

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December 22, 2013  

Panel recommends approval for Northern Gateway, with conditions

A review panel is recommending that the proposed 1,178 km Northern Gateway pipeline that would connect the Alberta oilsands to tankers on the BC coast go ahead.

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December 22, 2013  

Altra Industrial Motion completes acquisition of Svendborg Brakes

Altra Industrial Motion Corp. has closed on the acquisition of Svendborg Brakes A/S, a global manufacturer of premium quality caliper brakes. Headquartered in Vejstrup, Denmark, Svendborg provides engineered braking systems for a wide range of…

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December 20, 2013  

Welding end prep tool, battery powered for portability

December 20, 2013 – A field-proven, right angle drive

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December 20, 2013  

Emerson acquires APM Automation Solutions

December 20, 2013 – Emerson has announced it has

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December 20, 2013  

IRISS showcases CAP-4-US combination Infrared Window/Ultrasound Port

December 20, 2013 — Iriss, a leader in the

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December 20, 2013  

Doble announces the Delphi Mini, a “check engine light” for transformers

December 20, 2013 – Doble Engineering Company has developed

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December 19, 2013  

New Safety Training Standard for working at heights, Ontario

December 19, 2013 – Ontario is implementing a new