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Weak oil demand forecasts leave economists wondering if Trans Mountain makes sense

Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has talked about using the revenue from the Trans Mountain oil pipeline to pay for green energy projects. But what if that revenue never comes because there’s little demand for oil in the first place?

Printing company fined after worker injured while cleaning press in Brampton, Ont.

A printing company has been fined tens of thousands of dollars after one of its workers was seriously injured at a plant in Brampton, Ont.

Manufacturer Ag Growth’s shares slide after grain bin collapse at West Coast terminal

Shares in Ag Growth International Inc. continued to fall on the Toronto Stock Exchange Wednesday after a newly developed commercial grain storage bin it manufactured collapsed while being unloaded at North Vancouver’s Fibreco Export Inc. terminal.

Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid allegations

Shares in electric and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola plunged on Monday after the company’s founder resigned amid allegations of fraud – just two weeks after signing a $2 billion partnership with General Motors.

German Technology Day Coming Soon

Six automation and advanced manufacturing companies based in Canada, are hosting the second annual German Technology Day, this year in as a virtual event.

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Troubleshooting Rotating Mechanical Equipment Using Vibration Analysis

Vibration is technically defined as the oscillation of an object about its position of rest. These oscillations are responses to mechanical forces symptomatic of a problem. Before we discuss the technology as a troubleshooting tool, a review of terminology is important. » Learn more

MRO September 2020 Issue Available On-Demand

The September 2020 Digital Edition of Machinery and Equipment MRO magazine is now ready! Inside you will find informative articles, news, products, and more. » Learn more
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German Technology Day Virtual Fair 2020

Bosch Rexroth, EPLAN, Murrelektronik, PILZ, Rittal and WAGO, six prominent companies in automation and advanced manufacturing, based in Canada with their headquarters in Germany, are hosting Canada’s second series of German Technology Days which will be a virtual event this year. This year, the theme is ‘Collaboration & Connectivity’ in keeping with the new mantra in the world today, where the need to join hands and work together to overcome boundaries and to create fully integrated, connected solutions, has become so crucial for success.

The agenda starts and ends with a joint session taking you through the Manufacturing Value Chain from design to production; followed by sessions from each partner, tying into the main theme, while highlighting main solutions for Industry 4.0. Each company will share their latest industry-leading, energy-efficient solutions, and introduce you to some of the most innovative technology in the industry at their booths, with access to videos, literature, and case studies on the various solutions. » Click here

Focus on Scheduling and Planning of Maintenance

Doc speaks about the importance of scheduling and planning of maintenance. He shares stories about what he has seen, how IIoT is changing how scheduling is done, and how companies can improve their scheduling and planning. COVID-19, do's and don'ts, tips and techniques, and why companies neglect planning and scheduling are also covered. » Learn more