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NEWS:

Lincoln Electric launches new welding apparel line
Whether it's welding in the field, in the shop or in a garage, Lincoln's new personal protection clothing line, Red Line Welding Apparel, offers gloves, jackets, caps and safety glasses for every application.
Get a look at each new product...

Mining council addresses labour shortage with collaborative working
The Canadian mining industry faces several labour market challenges and tens of thousands of skilled positions must be filled in the next decade to keep the industry robust. Read more about the research...

Bio-Circle offers free product demo, launches maintenance program
Bio-Circle is offering a personalized, free demonstration of its environmentally friendly parts-washer system at your facility. If you sign up, the company is a offering a chance to win one of two free yearlong Care Serivce maintenance programs.
Learn more and sign up...

PT/MC manufacturers post double-digit gains in 2010: PTDA
Year-end sales data for power transmission/motion controlproducts shows that Canadian manufacturers sales increased by double digits in 2010 as compared to 2009, according to the Power Transmission Distributors Association. Get a breakdown of the product categories...

Evolution of the global mineral exploration business session to open PDAC 2011
The challenges to be overcome by modern mineral exploration will be up for debate by a panel of global mining leaders on Sunday, March 6, 2011, when the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's 2011 convention opens in Toronto. Get event details and contacts...


FEATURES:

The Signs of Failure:
Advanced vibration-monitoring technologies protect critical assets
By Dan Nower
Rotating equipment seldom fails without notice, so breakdowns can usually be predicted and avoided by watching for signs of failure. Vibration monitoring, followed by machine diagnostics, is an effective way to track the health of production machinery in order to adhere to best maintenance practices, extend equipment longevity and avoid unplanned downtime.
Learn more about advanced vibration measurement techniques...

How to enable good maintenance planning and scheduling
Maintenance planning and scheduling initiatives start with a work order system, which must be used effectively so that all maintenance activities are captured in the system. But what level of detail is required? Terry Wireman discusses how to properly set up a work order system.
Read the full column...


PRODUCTS:

Conveyor idler aligner
Martin Engineering has released a new conveyor idler aligner, which ensures precise adjustment, using a handle and comb for course modification. more...

Cordless power tool line resists dust and water
Panasonic Canada Inc. has launched a new line of Tough IP cordless power tools featuring dust and water resistant technology. more...

Heavy-duty pumps
KSB Pumps' new RPH series of single-stage pumps with radially split volutes has been engineered for reliability and longevity in demanding applications. more...


DIGITAL EDITION:

Safety First: Oil-sands safety roundtable

Don't Get Hosed: Avoid the consequences of failed oil-field hose with propert maintenance and safety procedures

The Signs of Failure: Vibration monitoring helps track the health of production machinery and extend equipment life.


CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

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