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Sales of petroleum and coal products climb in July

Canadian manufacturing sales came in below expectations in July, edging up just 0.1 per cent to $50.7 billion, Statistics Canada said Friday. >> Read full article

Vancouver company plans to restart Dufferin gold mine in Nova Scotia

Resource Capital Gold Corp. announced Friday that it plans to acquire the Dufferin mine – which is fully permitted but idle since 2014 – and get it operational within about four months after the deal closes. >> Read full article

Anaconda Mining recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in Canada

Anaconda Mining Inc. has been named one of the fastest growing companies in Canada, according to the 28th annual PROFIT 500 List. >> Read full article

Drilling licence proposal for Gulf of St. Lawrence provokes anger

A regulator's proposal to give more time to an energy company that wants to drill in the Gulf of St. Lawrence is provoking anger from opponents who say the federal government should intervene to protect the area. >> Read full article

Salary increases remain muted amid economic uncertainty

The Conference Board of Canada released a sneak preview of its Compensation Planning Outlook 2017. >> Read full article

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Webinar – Safe Performance

Webinar – Safe Performance: Minimize lubrication risk in operations

Can a lubricant influence safety performance? Find out when a panel addresses the following questions: How does the quality of a lubricant affect the service interval? What properties should maintenance personnel consider in selecting the best lubricant for the task? How do we minimize risk factors? The audience will be educated on better component protection that leads to equipment durability. October 5, 2016 at 2 PM EST. Free registration. >> Learn More…


Bearings with Solid Oil never have to be re-lubricated

SKF has centralized the production of bearings with Solid Oil, an oil-saturated polymer matrix, which creates a consistent lubricant supply able to withstand very cold temperatures (down to -65º F and -53º C), aggressive chemicals, contaminants, and high centrifugal forces. >> Read full article

Compact semi-rotary drive DRVS

Festo’s new compact, double-acting, semi-rotary vane drive DRVS is an easy to install, cost-effective solution for performing simple rotational or switching functions. The pneumatically activated DRVS comes in several standard sizes and can be supplied with 90, 180 and 270 degree swivel angles. >> Read full article

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 Event Calendar 

Safe Performance: Minimize lubrication risk in operations

Date: October 5, 2016 at 2 P.M. EST
Location: Webinar >> More Info

MEMO - Maintenance, Engineering and Reliability / Mine Operators Conference

Date: October 16-18, 2016
Location: Sudbury, Ont. >> More Info

2016 STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference

Date: November 13-15, 2016
Location: Chicago, Illinois >> More Info