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News
November 5, 2020  

Production Coming Back to GM’s Oshawa Plant

General Motors Canada and Unifor have reached an agreement,

News
November 2, 2020  

Trump signs proclamation formally exempting Canadian aluminum from tariffs – for now

(CP) WASHINGTON – Donald Trump has officially let Canadian

News
November 2, 2020  

Innovation minister defends ‘superclusters’ following critical report

OTTAWA – Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains is seeking to

News
November 2, 2020  

Airbus reports new pandemic losses, but stops bleeding cash

(AP) PARIS – Struggling plane maker Airbus says new

News
October 26, 2020  

Bombardier to get less cash in sale of aerostructures business to Spirit AeroSystems

(CP) MONTREAL – Bombardier Inc. says it will receive

News
October 26, 2020  

Magna CEO Don Walker to retire at end of 2020, Seetarama Kotagiri named as next CEO

(CP) Canadian auto parts company Magna International Inc. has

News
October 26, 2020  

Tennessee factory to become GM’s 3rd electric vehicle plant

(AP) DETROIT – General Motors plans to spend $2

News
October 23, 2020  

Second Annual German Technology Day Goes Online

The inaugural German Technology Day was held in Kitchener

News
October 23, 2020  

MRO November 2020 Issue Available On-Demand

The December 2020 Digital Edition of Machinery and Equipment

Podcast
October 20, 2020  

Maintenance at TMMC Plants with a Focus on the Environment

  GUEST: Scott MacKenzie TOPIC: Maintenance at TMMC Plants

News
October 19, 2020  

FCA workers approve Unifor deal to retool Windsor plant for making electric vehicles

(CP) WINDSOR – Unionized workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

News
October 16, 2020  

Boeing’s struggles continue: No jetliner sales in September

Boeing failed to sell any airline planes last month

News
October 16, 2020  

Unifor reaches tentative deal with Fiat Chrysler, automaker to invest up to $1.5B

TORONTO – Unifor has reached a tentative agreement for

Feature
October 16, 2020  

Repair and Maintenance During Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed the maintenance landscape.

Feature
October 12, 2020  

How to Spot the Signs of Mechanical Failure

By the time mechanical failures or maintenance issues are spotted, they’re often already too serious or expensive to repair. Meaning that operators and asset managers have to put a piece of equipment out of order until it can be replaced or fixed, which has a direct negative impact on the business’ bottom line.

Product
October 12, 2020  

Sany battery electric truck mixers

Sany has unveiled a battery electric version of its

News
October 12, 2020  

Ford Canada Invests in Oakville Plant

Ford Motor Company of Canada, along with the Canadian

News
October 12, 2020  

Ontario’s Main Street Recovery Plan

Hon. Prabmeet Sarkaria, Associate Minister of Small Business and

Product
October 9, 2020  

Pfannenberg PY L-S LED Signaling Device

Pfannenberg, Inc., PY L-S ultra-bright color changing single-color LED

News
October 9, 2020  

MainTrain Conference Goes Digital

PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada held its annual

News
October 2, 2020  

ABB Partners with Lion Electric

ABB has partnered with Lion Electric to help strengthen

News
October 2, 2020  

Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s next big bet rides on better batteries

(AP) SAN RAMON – Tesla is working on new

News
October 2, 2020  

Survey: China’s factory, export activity gain in September

(AP) BEIJING – China’s factory activity accelerated in September,

News
October 2, 2020  

New Ford CEO replaces CFO, pledges stronger profit margins

(AP) DETROIT – On his first day in Ford’s

News
September 28, 2020  

Desk shortage forces people to get creative about workspaces

(AP) NEW YORK – First it was toilet paper.

News
September 28, 2020  

COVID 19 further delaying some overdue military procurements

(CP) OTTAWA – While the federal government is pressing

News
September 28, 2020  

Union workers vote to approve collective bargaining deal with Ford

(CP) Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. says its

News
September 28, 2020  

2020 PEMAC Award Winners

PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada presented its annual

Feature
September 25, 2020  

Ram Challenges the Raptor with the TRX

For anyone who grew up in the 1990s, Jurassic Park, was the movie, which created dinosaur madness across Canada. Look no further than Toronto’s new basketball team, which chose to be called the Raptors back in 1995. The movie spawned a franchise that is still going strong today, after two sequels, and a new Jurassic World franchise.

Feature
September 25, 2020  

Weekly Schedule Compliance is an Easy Tool but a Bit Tricky

Weekly schedule compliance is an easy key performance indicator (KPI), but a lot of people mess it up. We can use it to lock-in mediocre performance. However, when used properly, KPI can help boost our maintenance productivity.