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Future growth now the top business risk for mining and metals companies

If a switch to growth mode, productivity improvement and access to capital are all critical risks around the world, then Canadian firms are no different. EY’s Business risks in mining and metals 2015-2016 report spells out the top 10 business risks for mining and metals companies. >> Read full article

PEMAC celebrates 25 years of service in Canada

Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada celebrates 25 years of service in Canada. The not-for-profit association has more than 1,100 members and aims to increase membership to 3,000 over five years. >> Read full article

Appointment of new member to the National Energy Board

The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, announced the appointment of Dr. Murray Lytle to the National Energy Board (NEB). >> Read full article

CAPP seeks 4-point royalty plan to make Alberta more competitive

The Alberta government should consider four principles to make the province more competitive for of oil and gas investment as it proceeds with its royalty review, says the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. >> Read full article

Government funding to help women advance in the mining industry

The Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) is receiving $495,102 for a three-year project that will fund a Gender Champions Task Force, comprised of mining executives, who will identify and address the barriers faced by female employees in their companies. >> Read full article

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Partners in Training – London, Ont.

Partners in Training – London, Ont.

You won’t want to miss this full-day Maintenance Workshop (October 20, 2015), presented by PEM and REM magazines. Facilitated by leading industry experts, presentations will include: Metallurgical Failure Analysis; Failure Mode Driven Ultrasonic Programs; Oil & Lubrication; and Machinery Diagnostics Through Vibration Analysis. Opportunities to discuss business issues and network. Register today. >> Learn More…


Honeywell DynAMo alarm management technology making plants safer, more productive

Honeywell recognized the severity of alarm problems at industrial sites and delivered an effective tool – the DynAMo Alarm Suite – for assisting in optimizing alarm management programs. >> Read full article

Conval automated valve packages

Conval offers a wide range of automated globe, gate and ball valve packages in 1/2" through 4" sizes that automate processes, improve efficiency, assure precise closing, extend product life, reduce labour costs, and allow for integrated remote monitoring and control. >> Read full article

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CBS ArcSafe

CBS ArcSafe introduces RSA-154F remote switch actuator

CBS ArcSafe introduces its remote switch actuator for Siemens Vacu-Break fusible unit switches. The new CBS ArcSafe RSA-154F remote switch actuator allows technicians to remotely close or open the switches from a safe distance while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

PEMAC: Maintenance Crew Performance Management Through KPIs

Date:September 9, 2015
Location: Webcast >> More Info

Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference

Date:September 15-16, 2015
Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta >> More Info

2015 InfraCanada/InfraQuebec series

Date:September 18, 2015
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont. >> More Info

MainTrain 2015

Date:September 21-24, 2015
Location: Vancouver >> More Info

2015 Partners in Training – London

Date:October 20-22, 2015
Location: London, Ont. >> More Info