MRO Magazine

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Machinery and Equipment Maintenance

News
February 24, 2016  

Ritchie Bros. acquires Mascus – global online equipment listing service

Vancouver and Amsterdam – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, the

News
February 24, 2016  

MDA to provide surface movement monitoring to oil and gas industry

Richmond, BC – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a global

News
February 22, 2016  

CWIEME continues search for electrical industry’s top student talent

International electrical manufacturing exhibition CWIEME Berlin is once more

Feature
February 19, 2016  

PTDA Foundation accepting nominations for 2016 Wendy B. McDonald Award

Chicago, Ill. – The PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald

News
February 17, 2016  

CONEXPO-CON/AGG launches 2017 Creative Theme: Imagine What’s Next

Milwaukee, WI – CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the largest international gathering in

News
February 17, 2016  

Whitepaper on “Industry 4.0” available from Rittal

A newly published whitepaper from Rittal shows why IT

News
February 12, 2016  

Stewart & Stevenson appoints senior distribution executives

Houston – Stewart & Stevenson LLC announced the appointment

News
February 8, 2016  

Paper mill fined $150,000 after worker burned in dust explosion at idled plant

Fort Frances, ON – Resolute FP Canada Inc., operator

News
February 5, 2016  

Company fined $60,000 after worker injured by conveyor roller

L’ORIGNAL, ON – Colacem Canada Inc., which operates a

Feature
February 1, 2016  

Industrial gear units manufacturer performs overhaul on largest gear unit in its history

Finland – In 2015, Santasalo performed an overhaul on

News
February 1, 2016  

U.S. Department of Energy to formalize intentions regarding circulator pumps

Parsippany, NJ – The DOE issued the notice to

News
February 1, 2016  

CAMESE appoints director for business development

Mississauga, Ont. – The Canadian Association of Mining Equipment

Feature
January 25, 2016  

Predictive Maintenance 4.0

Hannover – Repairing machinery parts after a failure has

News
January 25, 2016  

U.S. President Obama to open Hannover Messe 2016

Hannover Messe, Germany – United States President Barack Obama

News
January 22, 2016  

Ross Controls now in Canada

Troy, Mich. – Ross Controls is pleased to announce

News
January 22, 2016  

Company fined $110,000 in death of electrocuted worker

London, Ont. – Ideal Drain Tile Ltd., a manufacturer

News
January 8, 2016  

Motion Industries announces organizational changes

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, a leading distributor of

News
January 8, 2016  

Raymond receives highest honour from Toyota Industries Corporation

GREENE, N.Y. — The Raymond Corporation received the President’s

Feature
December 24, 2015  

Idea Watch: Industry 4.0 finds increasing application in production

Germany – The implementation of Industry 4.0 is an

Feature
May 22, 2015  

How to access information anywhere on the plant floor

Industries such as food processing can leverage intelligent technologies to push valuable production and machinery information wherever it is needed for fast response.

Feature
April 14, 2015  

Five things we will do without in industry by 2025

A bit more than 10 years ago, many companies discussed

Feature
March 30, 2015  

Why do motor drives impact the world so dramatically regarding energy savings?

New Berlin, WI – Motor drives, which act exactly

Feature
January 26, 2015  

Depreciation rates for machinery and equipment increase: Study

Ottawa – Today (Jan. 26, 2015), Statistics Canada released

Feature
June 1, 2014  

Nano-ceramic grease extends maintenance interval 6x

A new high-performance nano-ceramic grease has proven to significantly extend the service life of bearings operating in washdown conditions. The grease is being used on lift truck wheel bearings for frozen food processing and handling…

Feature
June 1, 2014  

Instant Parts

To reduce inventory, production and machine downtime costs, maintenance organizations should get up to speed with the latest developments in 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing technology. In the near future, 3D printing could…

Feature
June 1, 2014  

Tablet Power at the Worksite

Imagine this maintenance scenario: Using a tablet computer, an electrician photographs a Quick Response code, or QR code, pasted on an electrical cabinet. Within seconds, the tablet locates a raft of detailed information specific to this piece…

Feature
June 1, 2014  

Strategies for maintaining hydraulic systems

Hydraulic systems are used in many industries and perform an integral role in many processes. They are just one of many technologies that users need to contend with in maintaining their plants and equipment. Apart from the user’s own…

Feature
June 1, 2014  

A secret weapon in condition monitoring

Torque monitoring is an ever-increasing technology trend, present in industries such as cement, marine and power. It provides users with a deeper understanding of the operational demands of their machines when it is difficult to diagnose a…

Feature
June 1, 2014  

Sealing solutions for industrial bearings

To perform properly and last, bearings must be protected from loss of lubrication and external contamination. Yet traditional contact oil seals can severely damage equipment. This conundrum can be solved by using non-contact isolators that…

Feature
June 1, 2014  

The importance of support systems in maintenance

This month’s column continues an ongoing report about our experiences, assessment and recommendations to improve maintenance and operations at an Ontario food processing plant.