View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

MMMM d, yyyy
FLO Components

Report captures equipment manufacturers’ contributions to economy

The equipment manufacturing industry supported about 149,000 jobs in Canada in 2016, and contributed about $15 billion (USD) to the economy of Canada, according to a new report.

Taking stock of new technologies at IFPE 2017

Las Vegas welcomed IFPE 2017 to the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 7-11, 2017. The show is co-located with CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. Attendees learned how to leverage autonomous machines and augmented reality in order to achieve precision in operations, cost certainty, specialization and maximized productivity.

World’s first 3D printed excavator unveiled at IFPE 2017

Keeping with the show’s 2017 theme (“Imagine What’s Next”), attendees gathered for a demonstration of the world’s first 3D-printed excavator, known as Project AME (Additive Manufactured Excavator).

Hackers drawn to U.S. energy sector’s lack of sensors, controls

Oil and gas companies, including some of the most celebrated industry names in the Houston area, are facing increasingly sophisticated hackers seeking to steal trade secrets and disrupt operations, according to a newspaper investigation.

Government of Canada approves Towerbirch Pipeline Expansion Project

Government of Canada has approved NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) Towerbirch Expansion Project subject to 24 binding conditions.

Wajax reports decline in Industrial Components segment

The Canadian after-sale parts distributor reports that a decline in segment earnings was mainly due to lower volumes and gross margins and a $1.0 million environmental remediation provision.

Iron Ore Company of Canada wins Ground Breaker award for safety

The Iron Ore Company has received the Rio Tinto CEO Ground Breaker Safety Award for its Thumb Activated Microphone on Graders initiative.
KSB Pumps


Deep Machine Learning – lower energy costs and boost safety

Rising energy costs, the expense attributed to asset failure and unplanned downtime are compelling reasons why plans need to be put in place to keep assets performing around the clock, while at the same time reducing the energy bill. Find out how Danfoss, a leading developer of integrated control solutions, refrigeration monitoring equipment, compressors and controllers, is paving the way for energy savings through award-winning analytics implementations. » read more

PTDA – Leadership Development Conference

Date: March 22-24, 2017
Location: New Orleans, LA
» more info

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Seminar

Date: April 03–05, 2017
Location: New Haven, Connecticut
» more info

Partners in Prevention 2017

Date: May 2–3, 2017
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
» more info