MRO Magazine


June 30, 2021  

CanREA’s Operations Summit focuses on flexibility issues

The Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA) hosted a one-day

June 25, 2021  

PEMAC’s Lunch and Learn Webcast: Women in Engineering

PEMAC has observed International Women in Engineering Day by

June 24, 2021  

VIDEO: The Collection and Value of Machine Generated Data

At the recent MRO/DE Expo, the morning keynote was

June 24, 2021  

VIDEO: Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Examples of Great Results and Why Planning and Scheduling Work.

June 22, 2021  

PEMAC GTA Chapter on Demystifying Machine Learning

PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada GTA Chapter hosted

June 14, 2021  

Five Things You Need to Implement a Precision Maintenance Program

Precision maintenance can be used as a process improvement strategy. A strategy that will
pay dividends.

June 8, 2021  

Did the ISO 55000 PC251 miss a word

The PC251 team that developed the asset management – management systems standard 5500X may have missed the one word that is essential for achieving sustainable asset management.

June 8, 2021  

Bearings and Value to Production Facilities

Let’s use an example of a mining/cement operation to illustrate the value that bearings bring to production facilities.

May 17, 2021  

Asset Management – What is it and where did it come from?

Over the last few years, a new term has become more popular in the world of maintenance and reliability and its asset management.

May 7, 2021  

Interview with Andrea Descargar from Green City Plastics Inc.

MRO’s associate editor, Maryam Farag, spoke with Andrea Descargar, Director of Global Supply Chain Development, Green City Plastics Inc., as part of Women in Manufacturing’s Conversations with Industry Leaders series.

May 7, 2021  

A stich in time saves nine

Coming across three cases where pre-planning, the right tools, and the right processes, saves both time and money when undertaking the maintenance and rebuild of machinery.

April 30, 2021  

Digital conference focuses on Connectivity+

Harting Technology Group’s digital press conference, had Philip Harting,

April 29, 2021  

VIDEO: Interview with Kim Nelson from Royal Containers

Recently, MRO’s associate editor, Maryam Farag, spoke with Kim Nelson, President and CEO, Royal Containers, as part of Women in Manufacturing’s Conversations with Industry Leaders series.

April 29, 2021  

Employee Health and Safety Beyond COVID-19

A year ago, everything changed with the declaration of a global pandemic. Every industry has been impacted by a different magnitude from periodic shutdowns and closures to reduced capacities.

April 28, 2021  

Bev Goodman becomes first Canadian woman to lead Ford of Canada

Earlier this year, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited named Bev Goodman as its new President and CEO. She became the third woman to hold the roles, and the first since Dianne Craig, who was President and CEO from 2011 until 2017. The first woman to ever lead the Canadian operations was Bobbie Gaunt, who was in charge from 1997, until her retirement in 2000. Goodman; however, is the first Canadian woman to lead the company.

April 20, 2021  

The Modern Off-Road Truck with a History

Having been an ‘automotive journalist’ for nearly 15 years,

April 19, 2021  

Tradespeople and The New Digital World of Maintenance

Working with CertainTeed Gypsum and implementing new digital technologies

April 12, 2021  

Tomorrow is Your Reward for Working Safely Today

Does footwear make a difference on the job? Not

April 5, 2021  

Keeping Your Employees Engaged in Safety

Taking the time to keep employees engaged in program development, interested in ongoing training and involved with continuous improvement will help everyone keep safety top of mind.

March 26, 2021  

First Virtual Expo a Success

MRO teamed up with its sister publication, Design Engineering, to host a virtual expo focusing on maintenance, reliability, manufacturing, design and operations.

March 22, 2021  

CMMS: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

CMMS is a great tool for maintenance including planning and scheduling, but be careful and don’t abuse it. There is good and bad we need to recognize in using CMMS functionality over a paper system. Get the good, avoid the bad, and be better at maintenance.

March 12, 2021  

Water and Bearings

The most effective way of preventing damage by water, is preventing water from getting into the bearing.

March 8, 2021  

Tools of the Trade

Using the right condition monitoring tools doesn’t have to be hard.

March 1, 2021  

How to Use a CMMS To Increase Work Accountability in the Maintenance Department

As the world becomes more digital and connected, it is more important than ever that organizations are properly collecting and utilizing their data.

March 1, 2021  

What conditions require timely oil drains and service

Oils do not wear out. Meaning, the base oil does not generally deteriorate; however, oil gradually loses its ability to carry out its functions of lubricating, reducing friction, and heat dissipation.

February 23, 2021  

Go Live or Go Home

How a CMMS/EAM system keeps maintenance facilities on track.

February 23, 2021  

Successful CMMS Implementations

In 2021, many maintenance departments will either be
implementing their first maintenance software or upgrading
to one of the hundreds of new CMMS systems on the market.

February 12, 2021  

How a CMMS Enabled a 400 Per cent increase in Work Order Completions

Nichols Farms operates a pistachio processing plant in San

February 8, 2021  

Digital Transformation: The New Way to Enhance Plant Performance & Reliability

Tight margins, shorter production schedules, aging equipment, and growing consumer demand are putting food and beverage (F&B) manufacturers under more pressure than ever before.

February 8, 2021  

Crop nutrition has a vital role

The United Nations estimates that the world’s population will climb from seven billion to nine billion by 2050. This means higher demand for food for the growing population, and more work for the farmers to produce more food.