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September 19, 2014  

FLIR InfraCanada conference – Building Applications, Banff

InfraCanada is Canada’s only facility maintenance & infrared imaging conference.

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September 18, 2014  

Improve safety system performance with safety monitoring software – white paper

ACM Facility Safety published a white paper, “Using Smart Field Devices to Improve Safety System Performance,” which shows how safety monitoring software and smart field devices can improve safety system performance and operation.

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September 18, 2014  

Explosion-proof drum crusher/in-drum compactor

Benko Products, Inc., a leading innovator in material handling and safety products, announced that its Sahara explosion proof drum crusher/in-drum compactor is suitable for use in Class I, Div I areas.

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September 18, 2014  

IPAF North American Convention – speaker lineup confirmed

Cordelia Clarke Julien, Director, Training and Safety Programs, Prevention Office, Ontario Ministry of Labour, will speak at the IPAF North American Convention that will be held on October 1 – 2, in Toronto. Clarke Julien will discuss what all responsible parties – employers, supervisors and workers – can do to make the workplace safer and prevent illness and injury.

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September 18, 2014  

Safety blitz targets material handling hazards

Ontario is launching a workplace safety blitz that will focus on hazards involving material handling to ensure workers are safe on the job.

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September 18, 2014  

Call for Proposals: 2015-2016 Occupational Health and Safety Prevention and Innovation Program

The Ministry of Labour is pleased to announce the first call for proposals for its Occupational Health and Safety Prevention and Innovation Program (OHSPIP).

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September 18, 2014  

Should we stay or should we go? Scottish voters make the ultimate decision in referendum on UK

London – Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 307 years. The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in today’s vote.

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September 18, 2014  

FLIR InfraCanada conference – General Thermography, Banff

InfraCanada is Canada’s only facility maintenance & infrared imaging conference.

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September 17, 2014  

BlackBerry’s QNX sees opportunity for maintenance of broken equipment

Toronto — Finally, someone might fix those potholes littering your neighbourhood.

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September 17, 2014  

Emerson selling its Power Transmission Solutions business

St. Louis, MO – Emerson says it is “evaluating strategic alternatives” for its Power Transmission Solutions business unit. Emerson continually evaluates the mix and competitive positioning of its businesses to maximize shareholder value,…

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September 17, 2014  

Ontario manufacturer to award new scholarship at McMaster University

Markham, ON – Shimco, a manufacturer of precision parts, laminated and edge bonded shims, tapers and spacers, has initiated the Shimco Scholarship at McMaster University located in Hamilton, ON. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a…

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September 17, 2014  

CSA Z662-11 Pipeline Design Management – Comprehensive

Based on 2011 Z662 Pipeline Systems Essentials, course focuses on application, design and management staff.

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September 17, 2014  

CSA Z662-11 Pipeline Systems Essentials – Calgary, Alberta

Provides the essential knowledge base for the scope, definitions and application of CSA Z662-11 principles.

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September 16, 2014  

Winters explosion proof and intrinsically safe pressure transmitters

Winters new line of Explosion Proof (LXP) and Intrinsically Safe (LIS) Pressure Transmitters are designed for harsh environments with their rugged stainless steel construction, NEMA 4X, 6P, 7 or 9 enclosure ratings and high resistance to shock and vibration. Typical applications include oil & gas installations, pipelines and power plants.

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September 16, 2014  

Job vacancies jumped in June

Ottawa – Canadian businesses reported 235,000 job vacancies in June 2014, up 15,000 compared with 12 months earlier. For every job vacancy, there were 5.8 unemployed people, down slightly from 6.2 in June 2013, the result of more job vacancies,…

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September 16, 2014  

Canadian manufacturing sales increase 2.5% in July, with Ontario a hot spot

Ottawa – Canadian manufacturing sales increased 2.5% to $53.7 billion in July 2014, exceeding the previous record of $53.2 billion set in July 2008, according to the latest Monthly Survey of Manufacturing from Statistics Canada. Manufacturing…

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September 16, 2014  

Eaton showcases latest hydraulic and filtration solutions at annual distributor meeting

Eden Prairie, MN — Power management company Eaton this week is holding its 2014 Eaton Distributor Meeting (EDM), an industry-unique event, in Orlando, FL. The only event of its kind for the hydraulics industry, the EDM brings together more…

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September 15, 2014  

Belting association becomes ICP Alliance Partner

Chicago, IL – Industrial Careers Pathway (ICP) is proud to announce its fifth Alliance Partner, NIBA-The Belting Association (NIBA). NIBA joins the American Supply Association (ASA), the Industrial Supply Association (ISA) Educational…

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September 15, 2014  

US demand for synthetic lubricants and functional fluids to rise about 7% annually

Cleveland, OH – US demand for synthetic lubricants and functional fluids is forecast to increase 6.8% per year to $6.3 billion in 2018, with volume rising to 555 million gallons. “Growth will result from increasing market penetration of…

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September 15, 2014  

Half a million apprenticeship grants issued since 2007

Toronto – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, has  announced that the Government of Canada has provided a total of 500,000 apprenticeship grants to Canadians since 2007 to help them pursue careers in…