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World leader in engineered bearings and mechanical power transmission reports organic growth

The Timken Company, a world leader in engineered bearings and mechanical power transmission products, reported first-quarter 2018 sales of $883.1 million, up approximately 25 per cent from the same period a year ago.

Bearings Specialists Association announces lifetime achievement award winner

Motion Industries, a leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, announced that Ellen Holladay, the company’s SVP, Chief Information Officer and Operational Excellence Officer, is the 2018 recipient of the Bearings Specialists Association (BSA) Lifetime Achievement Award.

New contract ratified for workers at Ontario automotive seat plant

Unifor says it has ratified a new contract for workers at the Lear Corp. automotive seat manufacturing plant in Ajax, Ont.

Volkswagen’s new CEO promises a more ethical culture

Volkswagen’s new CEO, Herbert Diess, has vowed to build a more ethical culture after the company’s diesel emissions scandal.

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

From May 6-12, 2018, workplaces across North America will be celebrating North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week.


How Shell restarted Europe’s largest refinery

In an interview, Ýr Gunnarsdóttir, Operational Excellence / Continuous Improvement Leader for Shell, discusses how continuous improvement (CI) can act as a key enabler for business performance and outcome and how CI ways of working enabled Shell to start up the Pernis refinery in less than a month after a full shutdown due to a power failure. » Read More

Planning & Scheduling with Doc Palmer

Date: May 29 - 30, 2018
Location: Edmonton, AB
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Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit

Date: June 4 - 6, 2018
Location: Calgary, Alberta
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MainTrain 2018

Date: September 24 - 27, 2018
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
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