PEMAC chapter meeting in Greater Toronto Area
August 18, 2014 - The GTA chapter of PEMAC (Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada) held its inaugural meeting on Friday, August 15. PEMAC provides a forum for the exchange of information related to education and certification in maintenance, reliability and physical asset management practices.
While chapters establish their own regional goals, their activities are the supported and reinforced through the organizational mission and purpose.
The mission and purpose of a PEMAC chapter is to:
(a) Advance the PEMAC mission and purpose.
(b) Unite PEMAC members in a geographical region and provide them with opportunities for interpersonal interactions.
(c) Establish, promote and uphold standards of professionalism among Association members.
(d) Help identify and meet the education and training needs of Association members.
(e) Encourage adherence to the Association’s Code of Ethics.
The GTA chapter is one of three newly established chapters; the other two are Metro Vancouver and Saskatoon.
The networking luncheon was sponsored by the Ontario Cleanwater Agency and was held at the GE Booth Wastewater Treatment Facility in Mississauga, Ont.
Attendees were treated to a tour of the facility, which is comprised of three trunk sewers that lead out to the Lakeview plant. The facility has the total daily capacity of 448,000 cubic metres of wastewater.