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July 20, 2018  

Heavy Industry Lubrication

Slow-moving bearings in tough environments face unique greasing challenges.

July 13, 2018  

Retirement Day – Developing asset renewal strategies

Industry tends to stick with ingrained misconceptions on asset renewals. Commonly held statements, such as “haul trucks last 20 years” or “plants are designed for a 30-year lifespan” persist. But misconceptions pose risks. A renewal program enables an organization to manage the final lifecycle phase of assets in a proactive way

July 6, 2018  

Machine learning technology make legacy assets smarter

Automate machine learning by creating a data pipeline from legacy equipment.

June 27, 2018  

Allow maintenance to break schedules and watch productivity increase

Why maintenance completes more work when it starts with the right goal.

June 22, 2018  

In good health – innovative applications for machine-learning tools

The application of machine-learning techniques is far-reaching. One industrial engineer takes asset performance improvement services off the beaten path.

June 18, 2018  

MRO Supply Chain – using digitalization to streamline processes and decision-making

Sada Haque says that the journey to become pioneers in our business objectives will greatly depend upon data-driven strategies, rather than gut feelings.

June 11, 2018  

Data as a practical problem solver

Maintenance optimization and reliability engineering in the age of digitalization.

June 1, 2018  

What’s Up Doug? A seal that prevents ingress into bearings in harsh environments

Taconite seals could be the standard for severe duty service in pulleys.

May 25, 2018  

The role of reactive maintenance in your overall maintenance strategy

When it comes to choosing a maintenance strategy for

May 17, 2018  

Three causes of gearbox failure

In large gear reducers, parts – such as bearings and gears – can be pricey. Understanding gearbox failures can help mitigate downtime.

May 11, 2018  

Mass customization gives materials handling factory an edge

Forklift manufacturer and materials handling solutions provider Combilift officially

May 7, 2018  

Same same but different – Mining equipment reliability and maintenance

In a quest for success, mines apply every advanced total equipment reliability maintenance or asset performance management program available.

May 7, 2018  

Canadian oil and gas sector battles in the shadow of the United States

Lower prices range, high volatility and increased competition for markets are hurdles for the oil and gas industry.

May 7, 2018  

Mining sector gets back to work

Signals of heavy activity in the mining sector paint a picture of optimism.

April 25, 2018  

Mining our own business

In the April issue of Machinery and Equipment MRO,

April 23, 2018  

Outlook for lubricant suppliers is ‘cautiously optimistic’

Operators in the industrial oil lubricants market have experienced

April 16, 2018  

Find Your Bearings

How a heavy-duty engineer became industry’s go-to guy.

April 13, 2018  

Rule of Twos – Factors that influence the job of lubrication

Applying a simple troubleshooting method can get you to the appropriate amount of lubrication needed for a bearing.

April 9, 2018  

A worn or lightly damaged bearing can be salvaged

Machines in heavy industry tend to be high-value assets.

April 9, 2018  

Address the skills gap by designing the training opportunity from scratch

Roy F. Huetl knows firsthand that the best way

April 3, 2018  

Wrench Time – How to improve maintenance productivity

Wrench time explains why a company can get a

March 25, 2018  

Inadequate clutch maintenance grounds of bunkering tanker

Dartmouth, NS – In its investigation report (M17A0004), the

March 16, 2018  

Thermal imaging and ultrasonic testing are important tools in your PM program.

A well-executed preventative maintenance program is the cornerstone of

March 9, 2018  

Trump cards and tariffs – what’s the deal?

The eighth round of negotiations is in the offing

February 26, 2018  

The Maintenance Engineer’s Guide to Industrial Actuators

Actuators provide the push and pull of industrial automation.

January 29, 2018  

A Perfect Analogy for Electrical Safety Principles

Davenport, IA – Driving to work last week, deep

January 16, 2018  

Critical considerations for transformer replacement

When replacing power transformers, a few tips can ensure a quick return to service while also reducing future costs and downtime.

January 15, 2018  

Internal CSIS note details ‘mega trends’ set to alter economy, society, security

Ottawa – From cryptocurrencies, to artificial intelligence, to the

January 8, 2018  

Improve communication flow between maintenance managers and technicians

Things don’t always go as planned – and for

December 21, 2017  

Bearing Witness – Ten industry tips on how to avoid counterfeit bearings

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