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July 31, 2015  

Yarl Metal Fabrications Inc. fined after worker loses fingers

Yarl Metal Fabrications Inc. has pleaded guilty and has been fined $60,000 after a worker lost fingers in an unguarded metal-cutting machine.

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July 31, 2015  

Government of Canada announces appointment of new member to the National Energy Board

The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, today announced the appointment of Steven Kelly as a full-time member of the National Energy Board (NEB) for a term of seven years, effective October 13, 2015.

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July 31, 2015  

CBS ArcSafe RRS-3 HK remote racking solution for HK-Style circuit breakers

July 29, 2015 – CBS ArcSafe, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduces its RRS-3 HK remote racking solution for all HK-style circuit breakers manufactured by ABB, BBC, or ITE with current ratings from 1,200–3,000A. The new CBS ArcSafe RRS-3 HK allows technicians to remotely rack in or out of the HK-style medium-voltage power circuit breaker from a safe distance while remaining stationed outside of the arc-flash boundary.

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July 31, 2015  

H.K. Porter Powerlink bolt cutters

July 29, 2015 – H.K. Porter, a leading hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for professional cutting tools introduces Powerlink Bolt Cutters.

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July 31, 2015  

Emerson simplifies wide-area plant network deployment

July 31, 2015 – Emerson Process Management has introduced the Smart Wireless Gateway 1552WU, a Wi-Fi access point that connects WirelessHART sensors to the control network.

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July 30, 2015  

EASA presents its Exceptional Achievement Service Award to Charlie Evans

St. Louis – The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA)

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July 30, 2015  

Machinery and equipment rental prices see significant decline in first quarter

Ottawa – The Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment

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July 30, 2015  

How is your town doing? Medium-sized metropolitan economies expect to see modest improvement in 2015

Ottawa – The economies of most medium-sized metropolitan areas

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July 29, 2015  

Pessimism about job prospects hurts consumer confidence in Ontario

Ottawa – The Conference Board of Canada’s Index of

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July 28, 2015  

Nunavut is highlight of growth outlook for Canada’s territories

Ottawa – With mineral and metal prices still down,

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July 28, 2015  

Safety specialist website launched by MRO distributor

Birmingham, AL – Motion Industries, a distributor of industrial

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July 28, 2015  

Industrial product prices rose in 15 commodity groups in June

Ottawa – The Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI) increased

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July 28, 2015  

New app to provide better customer service for energy management firm

Mississauga, ON – As a part of its continuing

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July 28, 2015  

Affordable, energy-efficient drives are the need of the hour, study finds

Mountain View, CA – Heightened investment in automation technologies

News
July 27, 2015  

Tip of the week: Analyzing cracked surfaces

Diagnosing the precise cause of a failure is critical for developing cost-effective solutions that prevent repeat failures.

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July 27, 2015  

Bombardier wins 30-year maintenance contract for Toronto’s new light rail line

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has won a contract to provide 30-years of maintenance on Bombardier Flexity Freedom light rail vehicles it will build for service on the new Toronto Eglinton Crosstown line. The contract, which was awarded by the Crosslinx Transit Solutions Maintenance General Partnership, is valued at approximately $403 million CDN ($308 million US, 282 million euro).

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July 27, 2015  

WSPS Certification Part One e-course

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services has released an improved Certification Training Part One e-course. In this online course, joint health & safety committee (JHSC) members acquire health and safety fundamentals at their own pace and with the online support of a WSPS consultant as well as an interactive discussion board.

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July 27, 2015  

Planned Outage: Konecranes replaces 24 hoists for Cenex Harvest State (CHS)

July 27, 2015 – Konecranes South Louisiana operations group completed a simultaneous replacement of 24 hoists in a tightly scheduled two-week service outage at the CHS Myrtle Grove Terminal outside New Orleans.

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July 27, 2015  

Lapointe Engineering Ltd. joins Hatch

Lapointe Engineering Ltd. (LEL), a strong northern British Columbia multidisciplinary engineering firm, is joining Hatch, one of Canada’s leading employee-owned professional services firms with operations globally. LEL specializes in project management, design engineering and maintenance engineering and has been providing practical engineering solutions to northern BC since 1980.

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July 24, 2015  

Boston Gear offers two-day delivery of stainless steel 700 series worm gear reducers

July 24, 2015 – Catalogued models of Boston Gear’s popular stainless steel 700 Series speed reducers are now available with standard two-day delivery. Process improvements have yielded the industry’s best standard lead time for stainless steel worm gear reducers.