MRO Magazine


July 18, 2005  

Program finalized for 21st Century maintenance conference in September

Mississauga, ON — The fourth annual Creating A 21st Century Maintenance Organization Conference is taking place Se…

June 10, 2005  

Average new plant operates only 9 years (June 10, 2005)

Ottawa, ON — More than one-half of all new manufacturing plants cease production and go out of business within onl…

June 6, 2005  

PTDA to hold annual Industry Summit in Las Vegas

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) 2005 Industry Summit will be held Oct. 18-20,…

May 25, 2005  

Businesses offered ‘last chance’ to strengthen health and safety

Toronto, ON — The province of Ontario is giving 5,000 workplaces a “last chance” to voluntarily improve their heal…

May 17, 2005  

PTDA’s Canadian Conference set for Calgary June 9

Calgary, AB — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) will hold its fourth annual Canadian Conferen…

May 2, 2005  

Friday is last day to sign up for next week’s Bill C-45 seminar in Toronto

Toronto, ON — An informative and interactive seminar addressing the issues brought about by Bill C-45, which makes…

February 4, 2005  

Rockwell suppliers stop using lead (February 04, 2005)

Milwaukee, WI — Rockwell Automation’s 2,000 suppliers worldwide stopped using lead in certain products the company…

December 29, 2004  

Export Trends & Tips: How to find a foreign buyer

Ottawa, ON — You have a great product that is selling well in Canada. Or you have a good reputation for your servi…

September 24, 2004  

Plant maintenance program boosts production, cuts costs, for Ontario aluminum fabricator

Brampton, ON — Toronto-based Ainsworth Inc.’s Total Plant Maintenance (TPM) program, an outsourced maintenance man…

September 14, 2004  

$27-million contract awarded to automate oil sands project

Long Lake, AB — Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson, has won a $27-million contract to serve as gene…

June 9, 2004  

Brownfield redevelopment included in land-use planning reforms

Toronto, ON — The Hon. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, has announced reforms to the Ont…

May 28, 2004  

Giant conveyor belt ships from Ontario to South America

Concord, ON — Large spools of Goodyear Flexsteel Conveyor Belt were loaded on to rail cars here last week for ship…

April 6, 2004  

Carbon black producer plans investments for Canadian plant

Calgary, AB — Cancarb Ltd., Medicine Hat, Alta., a subsidiary of TransCanada Pipelines Limited of Calgary, is curr…

April 2, 2004  

Labatt fined $50,000 for unlawful discharge of lubricant

London, ON — Labatt Brewing Company Limited has been fined $50,000 — plus a 25-percent victim surcharge — after…

December 11, 2003  

DuPont to achieve $900 million cost improvement by 2005

Mississauga, ON — DuPont Canada warned employees and contractors of impending cutbacks this week, following an ear…

June 27, 2003  

Energy Star participants awarded for energy efficiency

Toronto, ON — The Government of Canada is recognizing manufacturers, retailers and other organizations for their o…

June 1, 2003  

New Firm’s Focus Is Industrial Energy Efficiency

Eco-Watt Inc. of Montreal is a new certified energy consultant representing Energy Automation Systems Inc. (EASI) of Hendersonville, Tenn., which has offered products and systems for electrical energy…

April 3, 2003  

New firm’s focus is industrial energy efficiency

Montreal, QC — Apr. 3, 2003 — Eco-Watt Inc. is a new certified energy consultant representing Energy Automation S…

March 5, 2003  

Nestl Purina discusses motor energy savings program at manufacturing show in Chicago

Chicago, IL — Mar. 5, 2003 – Representatives of the Motor Decisions Matter campaign hosted two sessions yesterda…

October 28, 2002  

Study shows electric motors can be rewound without reducing efficiency

St. Louis, MO — Oct. 28, 2002 — The results of a new study on the impact of rewinding on the energy efficiency of…

March 13, 2002  

Conference examines benefits of Ontario’s electricity deregulation

Toronto, ON — March 13, 2002 — Numerous leading energy experts from across North America provided compelling arg…

February 27, 2002  

CME says Kyoto could cost 450,000 manufacturing jobs

Ottawa, ON — Feb. 27, 2002 — Implementing the Kyoto Protocol could lead to plant closures throughout Canada and c…

November 9, 2001  

Motor efficiency group adds 10 manufacturers, expands website

Boston, MA — Nov. 9, 2001 — Ten electrical motor manufacturers and an energy efficiency consulting company recent…

August 8, 2001  

GM’s new stationary fuel cells unit could power a manufacturing plant; GM also launches fuel-cell based pickup truck

Traverse City, Mich. — Aug. 8, 2001 — General Motors’ fuel cell program is rapidly paving the way for a time when…

June 15, 2001  

New efficient-motor program launched in U.S.

Rosslyn, Va. — The National Electrical Manufacturers Association in the U.S. has launched a national Premium Effic…

June 6, 2001  

SNC to develop technology for power utilities

St. Laurent, Que. — The federal industry ministry has announced plans provide an $8.7-million Technology Partnersh…

April 16, 2001  

Case History: Magnetic coupling reduces pump and motor problems at pulp and paper mills

April 16, 2001 — Based on newly released results related to maintenance and energy savings at two U.S. pulp and pa…