MRO Magazine

Maintenance Management

  • PEMAC seeks experts in asset management

    November 3, 2013 by MRO Magazine

    Mississauga, ON –  The Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) is a national, not for profit association providing global leadership, education and certification in worldclass maintenance, reliability and…


    September 1, 2013 by MRO Magazine

    Toronto – Ontario is losing out on as much as $24.3 billion in economic activity and $3.7 billion in provincial tax revenues annually because employers cannot find people with the skills they need to innovate and grow in today’s…


    September 1, 2013 by MRO Magazine

    Calgary, AB – MainTrain 2013 will feature skill-building sessions, interactive workshops, technical sessions, case studies and supplier presentations covering a wide range of maintenance, reliability and asset management subject areas….

  • Generator repair requires perseverance

    September 1, 2013 by by cOSIMO GERACITANO

    Earlier this year, representatives of one of the biggest and oldest companies involved in subsea cable repair and installation around the world contacted us from England. They asked if we could rewind and repair a large generator for a ship in…

  • Keeping the Flow Flowing

    September 1, 2013 by By Pam Meyer

    “You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone” is a phrase that is often used. This concept can be all-too-familiar for anyone who has ever neglected an engine-powered dewatering pump. A dependable pump…


    September 1, 2013 by MRO Magazine

    Las Vegas, NV – IFPE 2014 will be held March 4-8, 2014, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, co-located with the Conexpo-Con/Agg exposition for the construction industries. The huge trade show also includes several…

  • Climbing the Safety Ladder

    June 1, 2013 by By Carroll McCormick

    Walking along a mill’s machinery-lined corridor on a tour, I stumbled on an asphalt ramp between the floor and a five-inch high doorsill. Once painted yellow, little of the warning colour remained. I turned to Michel Cloutier, my host and…

  • Putting the Fun in Skills

    April 1, 2013 by MRO Magazine

    With all the hype going back and forth of late regarding the federal government’s push for investing in skills training for industry (which was introduced in the recent federal budget  and which was covered extensively with more than…

  • Overcoming PM challenges

    April 1, 2013 by By Peter Phillips

    I have the opportunity to visit many industrial facilities in the run of a year and get to see many common problems as I work with their maintenance departments. A common issue I see is maintenance departments trying to find the time to do…

  • Backing up your CMMS

    April 1, 2013 by By Peter Phillips

    Although I have mentioned in this column before how important it is to back up your CMMS database, recent events have brought me to discussing it again.