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SKF and GE Oil & Gas sign collaboration agreement

SKF and GE Oil & Gas have signed a non-exclusive, licence-based collaboration agreement, aimed at further developing the use of active magnetic bearing technologies within the oil and gas sector. >> Read full article

Mining equipment company focuses on automation at MINExpo 2016

Atlas Copco, the global leader in surface and underground mining equipment, showcased its recent advances in automation at MINExpo 2016. >> Read full article

Caterpillar CEO to retire next year

Caterpillar said that CEO and Chairman Doug Oberhelman will retire from the company next year and will be replaced as CEO by Jim Umpleby, an executive who has worked at the construction and mining equipment company for more than three decades. >> Read full article

Bearing manufacturer delivers largest ISO-dimension spherical roller bearing

SKF has manufactured and supplied its largest ever spherical roller bearing (bore diameter 1,25 metres) to be used within the mining industry. The bearing is equipped with SKF SensorMount, a unique system that measures the actual mounting fit of the bearing onto the shaft. >> Read full article

Oil emulsion spill in Alberta has covered 3 hectares

Trilogy Energy says the pipeline leak it discovered late last week in north central Alberta has covered an area about three hectares in size with oil emulsion – about the size of five CFL fields. >> Read full article

World’s largest capacity underground truck

The MT65, Atlas Copco’s new 65 tonne underground haul truck has been on a four-month trial with Australian mining contractor Byrnecut at St Barbara’s Gwalia Mine in the WA goldfields. For over 2,000 hours, the truck carried an average 65.7 tonne payload at speeds comparable to the existing Minetruck MT6020s. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Webinar: What is the lubricant’s role in energy efficiency?

Webinar: What is the lubricant’s role in energy efficiency?

This complimentary webinar considers various ways energy savings can be measured directly or indirectly. A panel of experts provide practical tips on how to save energy and reduce operating costs through reduced maintenance, longer oil change intervals and less wear. Learn how to calculate savings when converting from one lubricant to another. Free registration. November 17, 2016 at 2 P.M. EST >> Learn More…

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Motion Canada - NTN

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Food and beverage applications require bearings and bearing units that can stand up to meticulous standards. NTN offers end-users a solution with its Sentinel Series™, a premium line of stainless steel bearings and bearing units featuring food-grade solid lube with caps that addresses customer needs for a maintenance-free, washdown-resistant product line for food and beverage applications. >> Learn more


Aftermarket service kits for compressors and generators

If you already own Atlas Copco compressors and generators, this aftermarket service is for you. Atlas Copco offers Service Paks and service programmes tailored to match half yearly and yearly service intervals. Service Paks contain all the parts needed as part of a scheduled maintenance programme. One single reference number speeds delivery. >> Read full article

Take accurate leakage current measurements

The Fluke 368 FC and 369 FC Leakage Current Clamps help identify, document, record, and compare leakage current readings. The rugged meters have large diameter jaws (40 mm for the 368 FC; 61 mm for the 369 FC). >> Read full article

High-pressure chemical injection valves

Griffco Valve, Inc. introduced a line of high-pressure chemical injection valves. The injection quills are used as the transitional point for the chemical before it is injected into process piping. >> Read full article

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 Event Calendar 

2016 STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference

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

Webinar: What is the lubricant’s role in energy efficiency?

Date: November 17, 2016 at 2 P.M. EST
Location: Webinar >> More Info

Maintenance Planning & Scheduling with Doc Palmer

Date: January 17 – 18, 2017
Location: St. Catharines, Ont. >> More Info