MRO Magazine

Facilities Maintenance

April 25, 2014  

Syncrude estimate revised after ‘unplanned maintenance’

Calgary – Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. is revising downward its production guidance for the Syncrude Canada oil sands mine north of Fort McMurray, AB, as a result of a breakdown at Coker 8-1.

February 21, 2014  

Trainee program precedes apprenticeship for power line technicians

Abbotsford, BC − BC Hydro trades trainees practice climbing poles at the Abbotsford District Office as part of a two-year Trades Trainee program. The program provides training for future power line technicians.

February 1, 2014  

Enhancing the maintenance vision

Walking along the factory floor, I spotted the telltale signs of a water leak: fluid on the floor. “OK Glass, create a work order. Issue description: water pump leak.” That’s a future scenario for a maintenance technician…

February 1, 2014  

Setting goals for maintenance

This month, we’re taking a break from reporting on the maintenance assessment we are conducting at an Ontario food plant. The plant is still working on the changes we recommended during our previous visit in November. Our next on-site…

December 16, 2013  

Canadian lift manufacturer signs major overseas deal

A Canadian manufacturer of aerial lifts, Skyjack, has agreed to supply more than 250 aerial work platforms to Modern (Singapore) Access & Equipment Pte. Ltd.

November 12, 2013  

BC sawmills to be checked again for explosive dust buildup

RICHMOND, BC – Inspectors are heading back to 150 British Columbia sawmills over the next three months to ensure the operations are doing everything possible to reduce the build-up of potentially explosive wood dust.