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April 27, 2020  

Maintenance Management Amid Covid-19

Recently, MRO Magazine held a webinar exploring how organizations

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April 6, 2020  

WEBINAR: Maintenance Management Amid Covid-19

REGISTER HERE: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3416892218345767950 Please join us on Wed April

News
April 17, 2019  

Geotab To Acquire BSM Technologies

Geotab has signed an agreement that it plans to

News
July 27, 2018  

HARTING Canada Hosts Annual Media Day

HARTING Canada recently held its annual Media Day at

Feature
April 1, 2014  

Are you ready for ISO 55000?

2014 will see the unleashing of the ISO 55000 suite of asset management systems on the world. What will that mean to you? For you to understand a little better what the answer may be, perhaps we should first look at where this standard…

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February 1, 2012  

Should you exercise due diligence?

According the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, based in Hamilton, ON, there were 260,284 lost-time injuries in Canada in 2009. That number of people went to work in the morning but were injured at work to such an extent that…

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February 1, 2012  

Nine ways to build employee confidence

However skilled and ambitious your employees may be, their greatest value often lies in their self-confidence. Confident, independent people possess courage and eagerness – and they’re strong self-starters.

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February 1, 2012  

It’s all coming together

This article is part of an ongoing series. The introduction appeared in Machinery & Equipment MRO’s February 2005 issue and the series has run in every issue since. Previous instalments are archived online at www.mromagazine.com. This…

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December 1, 2011  

A 5-point ‘TREAT’

This article is part of an ongoing series. The introduction appeared in Machinery & Equipment MRO’s February 2005 issue and the series has run in every issue since. Previous instalments are archived online at www.mromagazine.com. This…

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November 1, 2011  

Moving from Reactive to Proactive

This article is part of an ongoing series. The introduction appeared in Machinery & Equipment MRO’s February 2005 issue and the series has run in every issue since. Previous instalments are archived online at www.mromagazine.com. This…

Feature
September 1, 2011  

Can you be great?

How many 10-year-olds at school, when asked “What would you like to be when you grow up?” would reply “A maintenance manager.” A safe bet is that the answer is none.

Feature
September 1, 2011  

Finding unexpected efficiencies

This article is part of an ongoing series. The introduction appeared in Machinery & Equipment MRO’s February 2005 issue and the series has run in every issue since. Previous instalments are archived online at www.mromagazine.com. This…

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June 1, 2011  

Words of wisdom that just ain’t so

You’ve heard that the early bird gets the first worm and that a penny saved is a penny earned … and a lot more folk wisdom besides. Yes, those old truths are worth pondering, but before you take them as literal guides to your daily work…

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April 1, 2011  

Study examines apprenticeship jobs during downturn

Ottawa, ON – Declines in employment between October 2008 and October 2009 were larger in occupations for which an apprenticeship program exists than in all other occupations combined, according to a new study from Statistics Canada. However,…

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February 1, 2008  

The Next Level

This article is part of an ongoing series. The introduction appeared in Machinery & Equipment MRO’s February 2005 issue and the series has run in every issue since. Previous instalments are archiv…

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February 1, 2008  

RAISING EXCITEMENT ABOUT PROJECTS

One of these days you’ll be preparing to introduce an ambitious new goal or project, a new work routine, or a change in operations. And you’ll want to get your people excited and energized about the c…

Feature
February 1, 2008  

Estimating Project Costs

The first job in estimating the cost of a maintenance or engineering project is to identify the scope of the project. The second step is to identify all the resources (materials, human, etc.) needed t…

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February 1, 2008  

The Skills Shortage: An Alternative Approach

I recently presented a paper at a shutdown/turnaround/ outage (STO) conference where there was a recurring comment among most of the presenters. One of the major problems that companies involved in ma…

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February 1, 2008  

Taking the ‘OUCH out of OEE

In a fantasy manufacturing plant, the equipment would be available and chugging away all of the time, performance would always equal the equipment’s design capacity and the product quality would never…

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December 1, 2007  

Like a Disaster Movie

This article is part of an ongoing series. The introduction appeared in Machinery & Equipment MRO’s February 2005 issue and the series has run in every issue since. Previous instalments are archiv…

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December 1, 2007  

Shaking Out the Bad Pennies

“Now stop writing and I’ll tell you something,” announces Michel Beaudin, director of maintenance at the McAuslan Brewery in Montreal.

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December 1, 2007  

Become an At-work Superhero

Your mission: Solve some intractable problem. Put your maintenance team on the map. Launch a great way to reduce downtime. And pull these great accomplishments off just like an old-fashioned superhero…

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November 1, 2007  

Three Faces of Accounting

This column should help you to clarify some of the issues involved in communicating with finance and accounting departments. Just as maintenance and engineering have different disciplines or areas of …

Feature
November 1, 2007  

Making progress with PM – and people

This article is part of an ongoing series. The introduction appeared in Machinery & Equipment MRO’s February 2005 issue and the series has run in every issue since. Previous instalments are archiv…

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September 1, 2007  

The Significance of Communication

If you are working in maintenance but not involved in ‘pulling wrenches’, then communication is a significant part of doing your job effectively. And even if you are pulling wrenches, communication st…

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September 1, 2007  

Words of Wisdom?

You’ve heard that the early bird gets the first worm and that a penny saved is a penny earned … and a lot more folk wisdom besides. Yes, those old truths are worth pondering, but before you take the…

Feature
June 1, 2007  

Starting to See Results

This article is part of an ongoing series. The introduction appeared in Machinery & Equipment MRO’s February 2005 issue and the series has run in every issue since. Previous instalments are archiv…

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June 1, 2007  

Settle Those Squabbles

It’s the one thing you dread: two employees bickering with each other over duties, resources, space or perceived slights. Part of you wants to act the role of the ever-responsible manager, ready and w…

Feature
April 1, 2007  

Nine ways to build employee confidence

However skilled and ambitious your employees may be, their greatest value often lies in their self-confidence. Confident, independent people possess courage and eagerness — and they’re strong self-st…

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April 1, 2007  

Big Changes Begin

This article is part of an ongoing series. The introduction appeared in Machinery & Equipment MRO’s February 2005 issue and the series has run in every issue since. Previous instalments are archiv…