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  • News Industry

    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

  • News Industry

    Yukon says Dawson wastewater plant expensive, needs replacing after seven years

    January 21, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    DAWSON CITY, Yukon – Just seven years after it was completed, planners want to replace a wastewater treatment plant in Dawson City, Yukon. The Yukon government says the project has been a “costly endeavour” but the life cycle of the

  • Product

    Chicago Pneumatic Impact Wrench

    January 16, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Chicago Pneumatic ¾” impact CP7769  wrench is compact, ergonomic and seven per cent lighter than its predecessor and provides  up to 1440 foot/pounds of maximum torque and is 200 millimetres in length and 220 mm in height. The tool has a 360o-swivel air inlet, which facilitates the connection to

  • Mission Critical – Emergency Power Upgrades

    January 7, 2019 by

    TELUS completes an integrated project to build a new standby generation plant at a mission critical network facility. As one of Canada’s leading telecommunications companies, TELUS has a multitude of network buildings located throughout Canada. Network buildings provide a number

  • Product

    DC Power Supplies from AutomationDirect

    December 18, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    AutomationDirect has added PSH series high efficiency power supplies and PSX series rugged IP67 rated power supplies to the RHINO DC power supplies line-up. RHINO high efficiency PSH series 12, 24 and 48 VDC power supplies offer efficiencies up to

  • Operational Excellence Takes Centre Stage

    December 10, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    The Operational Excellence in Energy and Utilities conference and workshops took place recently at the Old Mill Inn in Toronto, Ontario. Over 150 industry professionals attended the event, including representatives from Enbridge, HydroOne, Suncor, SaskPower, Hydro-Québec, Toronto Hydro, Ontario Power

  • News Industry

    N.R. Murphy Ltd Announces New Owners

    December 3, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    After 75 years in business, N.R. Murphy Limited has new owners. Helder Armas has taken over as the new president. Armas is also now co-owner with his wife, Lori Armas, daughter of Norman R. Murphy, the company’s previous owner and

  • News Industry

    Brookfield and the Caisse buy automotive battery business from Johnson Controls

    November 20, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    MONTREAL – Brookfield Business Partners LP and the Caisse dedepot et placement du Quebec, together with a group of institutional partners, have signed a deal to buy Johnson Controls’ power solutions business for US$13.2 billion. The business produces batteries for

  • Product

    Allweiler Three-screw Pump for Machine Tool Coolant Service

    November 12, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Allweiler announced the EMTEC-C next generation three-screw pump, which removes abrasive machine chips, particles and heat away from cutting surfaces in high-pressure machine tool coolant service. EMTEC-C has improved durability and efficiency, and used for metalworking applications, transfer lines, and

  • IMTS 2018 Breaks Records

    September 21, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    The 32nd annual International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2018, put on by The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT), was a record setter. For 2018, IMTS had 129,415 people registered, offered 1,424,232 square/feet of exhibit space, included 2,123 booths and 2,563

  • Product

    PRUFTECHNIK launches OPTALIGN touch system

    September 7, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    PRUFTECHNIK launched the new OPTALIGN touch system, which consists of touch handheld device and the PRUFTECHNIK sensALIGN 5 sensor/laser heads. It offers all PRUFTECHNIK features necessary for every day alignment jobs: continuous SWEEP measurement mode, simultaneous real-time machine corrections in

  • News Industry

    RIDGID Names Marketing Director of Underground Technologies

    September 7, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Tim Dunphy has been named Marketing Director of Underground Technologies at RIDGID. Dunphy will now manage new product development, partner relations and new business opportunities for the RIDGID line of diagnostics, inspection, locating and drain cleaning products. “Tim is a

  • Product

    Corner Canopy Hoods

    August 13, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    Corner Canopy Hood helps to maximize wasted space in corner areas. It is designed to capture and exhaust corrosive vapors, heat steam, and odors when mounted over areas that have water baths, hot plates or other lab equipment. The canopy

  • Product

    Joral Introduces Sensor Fusion Inclinometer

    July 26, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    Joral LLC announces a G-force compensated inclinometer that provides feedback for pitch, yaw, and roll. The new technology utilizes sensor fusion, which combines more than one complementary sensing method. The new Joral SGAM and DGAM incline sensors take input by

  • Huffman Engineering Named Rockwell Automation Recognized System Integrator for Machine Safety

    July 18, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Huffman Engineering, Inc., has achieved Machine Safety recognition in the Rockwell Automation Recognized Control System Integrator program. Huffman Engineering has been a Rockwell Automation Recognized System Integrator for Control for over a decade and for Process since 2011. “By becoming

  • Dorner names Industry Manager – Sanitary

    July 17, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Chuck Sena has been named Industry Manager – Sanitary for Dorner. In his new role, Sena will be working with sales, marketing and channel partners to develop and execute strategic plans to drive sales of Dorner’s sanitary conveyor platform to both

  • No more retrofits for carbon capture and storage at Boundary Dam: SaskPower

    July 13, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    Regina – SaskPower says there will be no further retrofits to allow for carbon capture and storage at a dam site in southeastern Saskatchewan. The technology was introduced with much fanfare for $1.5 billion at the Boundary Dam power plant

  • ABB completes acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions

    July 3, 2018 by Rehana Begg

    ABB announced it has completed its acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions (GEIS), GE’s global electrification solutions business on June 30, 2018. The transaction was announced on September 25, 2017, and is expected to be accretive to operational EPS in the

  • Hydro Ottawa releases 2017 Annual Report

    June 27, 2018 by Rehana Begg

    Ottawa – Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. has released its 2017 Annual Report, which showcases the company’s strong performance and celebrates the completion of its Chaudière Falls expansion project. Board Chair, Jim Durrell, ICD.D, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Bryce

  • Researchers hope to reduce eagle deaths caused by turbines

    June 18, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    Bend, Ore. – On a Monday afternoon, a captive audience watched a 14-year-old golden eagle named Walter fly from branch to branch outside the High Desert Museum, gobbling up bits of dead quail as he went. However, the demonstration was