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Exploration and mining industry calls for government collaboration on challenges

As Canada’s Energy and Mines Ministers met for their 72nd annual conference, Canada’s exploration and mining industry asked governments to turn their attention to three policy priorities. >> Read full article

Slump in metal and mineral prices puts chill in Territories' economic outlook

With mineral and metal prices still down, Yukon and the Northwest Territories are facing a decline in real gross domestic product (GDP) this year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Territorial Outlook. Meanwhile, Nunavut’s outlook is more promising this year, led by the construction industry. >> Read full article

OPG Board appoints President and CEO

Ontario Power Generation has named Jeffrey J. Lyash its new President and CEO. Lyash joins OPG from CB&I Power where he headed one of the largest U.S. power engineering, procurement and construction organizations. >> Read full article

Made-in-Ontario tooling to support Bruce Power operations

Bruce Power’s maintenance and inspection activities will be enhanced through a new, state-of-the-art tooling system unveiled by a coalition of Ontario-based companies. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
PEM Oil & lube workshop

PEM Oil & lube workshop focuses on fundamentals and common failures

Improper lubrication accounts for 53 per cent of all bearing failures, a major cause of equipment downtime and significant unnecessary maintenance costs. Attend this workshop presented by Mike Deckert, vice president, Flo Components, and learn how to handle lubrication issues. PEM’s workshop series, Partners in Training, will be in London, Ont. on October 20. Register today. >> Learn More…


Miller Engine-Driven Welder/Generator

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the new Big Blue 800 Duo Pro welder/generator with FieldPro Smart Feeder compatibility for improved productivity and efficiency in field welding applications. >> Read full article

Posital-Fraba announces support program for system integrators

Posital-Fraba, a manufacturer of position and motion sensors for industrial motion control and safety systems, has launched a support program for system integrators that can access to Posital’s online Product Finder system. >> Read full article

 Featured Product 
Heavy-duty process pumps from KSB

Heavy-duty process pumps (API) from KSB

KSB Pumps has introduced updated versions of its RPHb-series pumps for process applications in refineries and chemical plants. The new pumps meet the API (American Petroleum Institute) Standard 610 (11th edition) for BB2-type pumps. RPHb API 610 11th edition pumps are two-stage, long-coupled machines suitable for the most demanding refinery and chemical process environments. These rugged pumps feature a back pull-out design that makes it possible to remove and service the impeller, seals and bearings without having to disconnect or move the main casing. >> 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