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Canada’s economy rebounding, growing and beating estimates

Statistics Canada reports the economy grew 0.5 per cent in July. Growth was led by the mining, oil and gas extraction sector, which was up 3.9 per cent from June. » Read full article

Alberta building trades to get paid less for maintenance work

Hard economic times have prompted an organization that bargains for Alberta’s unionized building trades to sign a deal that includes lower pay for some workers in the hope of keeping them on the job. Find out who is affected. » Read full article

FLIR Systems to acquire developer of machine vision cameras

Flir Systems, Inc. announced that it will acquire Point Grey Research, Inc., a leading developer of machine vision cameras for use in industrial, retail, scientific, traffic, mapping and other advanced imaging applications. » Read full article

Electrical power transformers manufacturer moves to new facility

Northern Transformer Corporation, a North American manufacturer of electrical power transformers, celebrated a milestone move to a new, purpose-built, 105,000 square-foot facility in Maple, Ont. on September 16. » Read full article
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MRO Webinar: Safe Performance

MRO Webinar: Safe Performance – Minimize lubrication risk

Moderated by an award-winning maintenance and reliability coach, this panel of experts addresses questions on what to do to improve safety in a lubrication program. For instance: Why is it generally a bad idea to mix mineral oil lubricants with synthetics? And, what are the ways to minimize safety and environmental risks in any lubrication program? Oct. 5, 2016 at 2 P.M. EST. » Registration is free.

SMRP’s 24th Annual Conference

Date: October 17 - 20, 2016
Location: Jacksonville, Fla. » more info

2016 STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference

Date: November 13 - 15, 2016
Location: Chicago IL » more info


Date: November 16 – 18, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada » more info