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MainTrain 2018

Optimism returns to B.C.’s mining sector as revenues rise

British Columbia’s mining industry remains upbeat in 2017, as prices for most metals and minerals produced in the province continue to steadily recover from multi-year lows, according to PwC.

Siemens and Bentley Systems collaborate on Process Industries Academy initiative

Siemens’ Process Industries and Drives and Digital Factories divisions are teaming up with Bentley Systems’ Bentley Institute to establish a Process Industries Academy that will support the companies’ joint vision for cloud services and digital workflows in engineering and operations.

Welding takes centre stage at FABTECH Canada 2018

SME, FMA, AWS, PMA and CCAI, the producers and cosponsors of FABTECH, have announced a larger traditional welding presence at FABTECH Canada, taking place June 12-14 at the Toronto Congress Centre.

Ritchie Bros. announces management departure

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers announced that effective July 27, 2018, Greg Owens, Group President, New Sectors & Ventures, and former CEO of IronPlanet, Inc., is resigning from the business to pursue other opportunities.

Business leaders call for an Ontario Natural Resources Strategy

Days before Ontarians headed to the polls, representatives from Aboriginal business, mining, prospectors, forestry, local government, and the broader Timmins, Ont. business community called for the creation of a provincial natural resource strategy with specific actions.

Caterpillar produces 5000th 793 mining truck

Caterpillar recently completed assembly of the 5000th Cat 793 Mining Truck, which has been in production since 1991.

Volvo CE pilots pioneering 5G technology

Volvo Construction Equipment will be among the first in the world to trial 5G mobile technology as part of a unique collaboration with mobile operator Telia Company. For Volvo CE, this means pushing the boundaries for autonomous machines and developing site solutions that increase safety, productivity and uptime. » Read full article

Monitor vibration and temperature

SKF's QuickCollect handheld instrument monitors both vibration and temperature. The Bluetooth-enabled sensor transmits data wirelessly to a mobile device, where an entry-level app called QuickCollect is used to provide machine diagnostics for storage and analysis. » Read full article

Asset management from the palm of your hand

Parker’s PTS Mobile features an easy, fast and exact way to tag and locate replacement hose assembles, filtration and other industrial products from Parker. » Read full article
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Cummins unveils lithium-ion battery portfolio

The Cummins lithium-ion battery portfolio includes battery packs and battery modules that can be integrated with its new electric and hybrid powertrain portfolio. » Read full article

Resources for Future Generations (RFG 2018)

Date: June 16, 2018
Location: Vancouver
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MainTrain 2018

Date: September 24 - 27, 2018
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
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Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference

Date: October 15 - 18, 2018
Location: London, United Kingdom
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