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  • How Far in Advance Should You Schedule Maintenance?

    September 30, 2019 by Doc Palmer

    How far in advance should you schedule maintenance? New things go into the backlog constantly, so, hopefully as early as possible; however, a plant can only schedule as much work as it can do. There are multiple schedules in maintenance,

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    Spray Nine Grez-Off

    September 30, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Permatex parts cleaner and degreaser combines functionality of traditional spray degreaser with flexibility and compatibility of a parts cleaner solution in water-based parts washer systems. Spray Nine Grez-Off Parts Cleaner and Degreaser removes tough carbon, oil, and grease without need

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    Ambient Air Cleaner

    September 2, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Ambient air cleaner provides filtration of airborne contaminants for light welding, sanding, buffing, automotive refinishing, and grinding applications. The dual-stage filtration process includes a MERV 7 pre-filter and a MERV 14 ASHRAE bag. This filtration device can be hung or

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    Heavy-Duty Industrial Fume Extractor

    September 2, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Model 500 Heavy-Duty Industrial Fume Extractor removes fumes and particulate emitted from high volume applications such as MIG, TIG, stick and plasma cutting. The four cleanable MERV 16 filters allow the operator to clean them utilizing compressed air without removing

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    Mobile Weld Fume Extractor

    August 26, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    The MobileGo is a welding fume extractor for professional welders. This stabile mobile unit has an ergonomic handgrip and four wheels, of which two are swivel casters. The MobileGo is suitable for welding applications, including: MIG, MAG, TIG, GMAW, FCAW

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    Digital air cleaner monitor Senzit

    August 26, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    With the help of sensors, Senzit measures the status of air cleaners in real time. This applies to industrial applications and mobile fleets (such as those on construction sites, in agriculture, in opencast mining or in mines) and in stationary use with

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    Cleanable Heavy-Duty Mobile Fume Extractor

    August 26, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Model 300 RuggedAir Mobile Fume Extractor protects the operator’s breathing zone from harmful airborne fumes and particulates produced from industrial processes such as welding, metalworking, solvents use, powder handling, and working with chemicals. It features a cleanable particulate filter with

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    Inter Pipeline confirms takeover offer on regulator request after stock halted

    August 12, 2019 by Dan Healing

    CALGARY – Inter Pipeline Ltd. confirmed Friday afternoon it received a “proposal” to purchase the company, in a statement issued at the behest of regulators a few hours after executives refused to discuss the matter on a conference call with

  • PRUFTECHNIK Acquired by Fluke Corporation

    July 25, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Fluke Corp., has acquired Ismaning, Germany-based PRUFTECHNIK. “Fluke’s acquisition of PRUFTECHNIK reflects the growing importance our customers place on reliability systems to keep their equipment in optimum operating condition,” said Marc Tremblay, president of Fluke Corporation. “This business will help

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    Endress+Hauser device configuration tablets

    July 15, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Endress+Hauser offers two universal, device configuration tablet PCs that provide one-click mobile device configuration and plant asset management in hazardous environments. The touch-enabled Field Xpert tablet PCs ­­are models SMT77 and SMT70. Both can also be utilized in non-hazardous parts

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    Hydro One Ltd. names Tim Hodgson as the utility’s next chairman starting Aug. 1

    July 2, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    TORONTO – Hydro One Ltd. says Tim Hodgson has been appointed by its board of directors to serve as the utility’s chairman starting next month. He will replace Tom Woods, who announced last week that he would step down from

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    Nova Scotia Power says it now generates 30 per cent of its power from renewables

    June 17, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s private utility says it has hit a new milestone in its delivery of electricity from renewable resources. Nova Scotia Power says 30 per cent of the electricity it produced in 2018 came from renewable sources such

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    IRWIN VISE-GRIP Pliers Wrench

    June 14, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    IRWIN new VISE-GRIP Pliers Wrench is available with smooth jaws that provide damage-free installation and GrooveLock ratcheting up mechanism. “IRWIN listened to customer feedback about limitations of traditional adjustable wrenches and implemented several innovations to improve the user experience,” said

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    Endress+Hauser Point Level Switch

    May 20, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Endress+Hauser announced Nivector FTI26 point level switch for detection of powdered and fine-grained solids (plastic granules, detergent, grain, sugar, spices, milk powder, animal feed and other dry materials). It can be installed at top of a tank to indicate high

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    Utility Asset Risk Management With RCM

    April 29, 2019 by JAMES REYES-PICKNELL AND ALEXANDER BAKULEV

    Power utilities can use RCM as a foundation for good asset management. Our lives depend heavily on electricity and its supply is highly reliable, so much so that we rarely think about it, until the lights go out. Fortunately, that

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    Larson Electronics Explosion-Proof Fixture/Extension Cord Plug

    April 8, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Larson Electronics released an explosion-proof plug rated at 20 amps, compatible with its EPO-20A explosion-proof, 20-amp outlet when coupled with the EPP-20A series plug. This unit can only be used in T-style outlets and must be mated to an explosion-proof

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    Remee Wire & Cable Introduces REMnant Program

    April 8, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Remee Wire & Cable, announced a new service program, offering its surplus inventory to installers, end users and distributors.  REMnant Excess Inventory program includes 500 feet (or larger) cables, and random lengths from mill ends. Remee has set up a

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    Hydro One chief operating officer and chief legal officer leaving utility

    April 2, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    TORONTO – Hydro One says its chief operating and officer and chief legal officer are leaving the company. The power utility says chief operating officer Greg Kiraly and chief legal officer Jamie Scarlett will leave after a period of planned

  • Most Important Asset for CMMS/EAM: PEOPLE

    February 25, 2019 by Erika Mazza

    The importance of people’s reliability on your asset data integrity. Even though we are entering the era of IIoT and smart machines, the reality is that most organizations are using Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) or an Enterprise Asset Management

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    Markham mayor says city to be a ‘living lab’ for Bell, IBM smart city research

    February 11, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    TORONTO _ Bell Canada and IBM Canada Ltd. are teaming up with the Toronto-area city of Markham, Ont., to test a new generation of systems for monitoring city infrastructure and detecting problems such as storm flooding. The six-month research program