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News
March 29, 2021  

Granada Gold discovers earth and alkali metals

Granada Gold Mine Inc. announced the discovery of Scandium,

Feature
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.

Feature
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.

News
March 1, 2021  

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions gives grants to three businesses

François-Philippe Champagne, Member of Parliament for Saint–Maurice–Champlain and Minister of

Feature
December 15, 2020  

Maintenance: What Does the Future Hold?

Technology moves at a fast pace, and companies need to adapt quickly if they want to stay competitive in the new marketplace. Maintenance is no exception. What was once an industry that saw maintenance professionals using metal tools and wearing a hardhat, are now more likely to use a tablet to check on their assets.

News
November 2, 2020  

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

(CP) WASHINGTON – Donald Trump has officially let Canadian

News
October 23, 2020  

MRO November 2020 Issue Available On-Demand

The December 2020 Digital Edition of Machinery and Equipment

News
October 12, 2020  

Surging appliance sales cause shortages ahead of business holiday shopping season

(CP) Appliance stores are grappling with a double whammy

News
October 9, 2020  

MainTrain Conference Goes Digital

PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada held its annual

Product
October 5, 2020  

Emerson Heat Staking Technology

Emerson heat staking technology enables manufacturers to join complex,

News
September 28, 2020  

2020 PEMAC Award Winners

PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada presented its annual

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.

News
September 21, 2020  

German Technology Day Coming Soon

Six automation and advanced manufacturing companies based in Canada,

Feature
September 21, 2020  

Troubleshooting Rotating Mechanical Equipment Using Vibration Analysis

Vibration is technically defined as the oscillation of an

News
September 18, 2020  

Court orders recalculation of $1.4 billion in damages, supports Dow in Nova lawsuit

(CP) CALGARY – Both sides are welcoming an Alberta

News
September 18, 2020  

MRO September 2020 Issue Available On-Demand

The September 2020 Digital Edition of Machinery and Equipment

Feature
September 7, 2020  

OPINION: Changing Times Showcase Industry’s Adaptability

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK (September 2020 issue of MRO Magazine) In

News
September 7, 2020  

Company behind tariffs on Canadian aluminum confronts critics in Canada, U.S.

(CP) WASHINGTON – Aluminum industry advocates from Canada and

Feature
September 1, 2020  

From Theft Prevention to Quality Control: How IOT-Based Surveillance Can Help

It was a food and beverage manufacturer’s worst nightmare; $187,000 worth of product stolen in plain sight. It happened at a Tavistock dairy plant in 2019, when a man presented what appeared to be legitimate paperwork for a large quantity of cheese to be loaded onto a truck, and delivered to New Brunswick. It wasn’t until the delivery failed to arrive at the location that they realized the cheese was stolen.

Podcast
August 21, 2020  

Focus on Scheduling and Planning of Maintenance

GUEST: Doc Palmer TOPIC: Focus on Scheduling and Planning of

Feature
August 20, 2020  

Maintenance and Reliability in a Changed World Virtual Summit

MRO Magazine recently held its first-ever Maintenance and Reliability in a Changed World Virtual Summit, which allowed maintenance, reliability, and operations professionals to learn techniques to optimize their day-to-day maintenance activities.

News
August 17, 2020  

MainTrain 2020 Schedule Announced

PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada has announced the

Product
August 11, 2020  

TE Connectivity Hydraulic LVDT Sensors

Optimized for hydraulic valves and actuators, TE Connectivity LVDT

News
August 10, 2020  

MRO Virtual Summit A Success

MRO Magazine recently held its first-ever half-day virtual summit.

News
August 10, 2020  

U.S. aluminum tariffs are ‘unjustified and unnecessary’: Canadian manufacturers

TORONTO – Canada’s manufacturing industry is deeply frustrated by

News
August 10, 2020  

Premier Scott Moe worried U.S. could put tariff on steel after Canadian aluminum

REGINA – Saskatchewan’s premier says he’s concerned the United

Feature
August 3, 2020  

A Proactive Lifestyle for Your Machines – Focus on FLAB

Precision equipment care proactively targets the root causes of machine failure with the specific intent to increase equipment reliability. Proactively managing the mechanical and electrical aspects of fasteners, lubrication, alignment, and balance (FLAB) can increase equipment life, drive equipment reliability, reduce maintenance costs, and support an organization’s environmental sustainability objectives through improved energy efficiency.

Product
July 31, 2020  

WAGO I/O System Field

WAGO I/O System Field is IP67 rated and offers

News
July 31, 2020  

Pettibone Adds Super Equipment as Dealer

Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC has added Super Equipment Inc. to

Product
July 31, 2020  

AC Inverter Welding Power Supplies

AMADA WELD TECH Inc., MIB-300A and MIB-600A AC inverter