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$1.6M announced for L-CARE project

March 23, 2018

The Ontario government announced $798,000 in funding from the TargetGHG program for the Landscape Carbon Accumulation Research (L-CARE) project. The joint initiative will also receive funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), a TargetGHG partner, bringing the total to $1.6M in government support of research aimed

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New venue for ISA Hamilton Expo Trade Show

March 23, 2018

There is a new venue for the ISA Hamilton Expo Tuesday, at the Sandman Hotel & Conference Centre in Oakville, Ont. The expo, from 1-5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, will be in the “Abby Room” at the Sandman Hotel

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Ignore intelligent manufacturing and risk no future, says industry chairman

March 23, 2018

XCMG is building up the industry’s first intelligent production line for crane turntables with a daily production capacity of 40, the largest in the world. “The completion of our new intelligent production line affirms XCMG’s position as a world leader

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How an OEM turned to one company for a special interface module

March 23, 2018

  When an interface module is needed, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) can design and build it internally, or engage a supplier. One U.S.-based compressor manufacturer was faced with this type of make or buy decision, and it turned to

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Registration opens for Canadian PTDA conference

March 22, 2018

Registration is now open for the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) 2018 Canadian Conference, held June 6-8, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown, Toronto, Ont. For the 17th year, key decision makers of the Canadian power transmission/motion control

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Canadian company unveils new biofuel at chemical conference

March 21, 2018

Enerkem Inc. announced during the 255th American Chemical Society national meeting in New Orleans that it had succeeded in producing a new high-performance biofuel that could improve the octane rating of fuels sold on the market, reducing their carbon footprint. Developed at Enerkem’s

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Former industry CEO appointed to Prize Mining board

March 20, 2018

Prize Mining Corporation has announced the appointment of Robert Archer, P.Geo. to the company’s Board of Directors.   “We are very pleased to have Robert join our Board of Directors” said Feisal Somji, Executive Chairman.  “He is a very successful and knowledgeable professional

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New beads to debut at International Plastics Showcase

March 20, 2018

At NPE2018, Orion Engineered Carbons will introduce its newest conductive Specialty Carbon Black XPB 633 BEADS.  XPB 633 BEADS are specifically developed for thermoplastics requiring conductivity and anti-static properties. “XPB 633 BEADS exhibit excellent dispersion quality,” said Bhuvanesh Yerigeri, Ph.D.,

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Optimism over NAFTA; steel tariffs to be discussed at G7

March 20, 2018

While the pace of NAFTA talks looks to be headed in a positive direction, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said steel tariffs will be discussed at the upcoming Group of 7 summit in June, South Korea’s presidential office said after

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2018 edition of TP-410 handbook now available

March 20, 2018

Crane Fluid Handling has announced the availability of the 2018 edition of Crane’s Technical Paper No. 410 (TP-410).  “For 75 years there has been one publication in the fluid handling industry that virtually every engineering professional and student is familiar