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ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada inaugurates finishing line in Quebec

After 18 months of work, ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada has inaugurated a new finishing line at its bar mill in Longueuil, Québec. Representing a $27 million investment, this innovative equipment will increase the facility’s annual rolling capacity from 400,000 to 500,000 tonnes.

Quebec food processing company invests in production line

Ultima Foods is investing $14.4 million to install a new drinkable yogurt production line and optimize operations at its Granby plant.

Schaeffler expanding Fort Mill plant’s production space

Schaeffler is expanding its American Fort Mill plant in South Carolina, in addition to improving infrastructure and the working environment. The company is creating 105 new jobs at its location in South Carolina, investing 36.5 million dollars.

Shell Canada budget drops by half a billion dollars after oilsands sale

The president of Shell Canada says his capital budget will shrink by about half a billion dollars this year following the sale of most of its oilsands assets in a deal that closed last week.

The CBSA launches investigation into line pipe from the Republic of Korea

The Canada Border Services Agency has launched an investigation into whether or not certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe from the Republic of Korea are being sold at unfair prices into the Canadian market.
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Make sense of maintenance, storeroom and purchasing reports

The ultimate goal of CMMS systems is to provide information to make important decisions about replacing equipment that is costing more to run than replace, or which maintenance repair and operations (MRO) spare parts should be marked as obsolete and removed from the storeroom. The reality is often that the systems fail to provide the needed information. Follow these guidelines. » read more

2017 World Tribology Congress

Date: September 17-22, 2017
Location: Beijing, China
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NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit

Date: September 27 – 30, 2017
Location: Hollywood, Fla.
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International Maintenance Conference, IMC-2017

Date: December 11 – 15, 2017
Location: Bonita Springs, Fla.
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