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Reviving Canada’s Energy Sector in 2016 – C.D. Howe Institute

According to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute, “The Future of Canadian Energy Policy,” getting elements of energy policy right should be made a national priority. >> Read full article

Suncor Energy and COS agree to acquisition

Suncor Energy Inc. and Canadian Oil Sands Limited are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to support the offer by Suncor to purchase all of the shares of COS. >> Read full article

ABB launches Electrification Products division

ABB has launched the new Electrification Products (EP) division, which brings together ABB’s entire portfolio of low- and medium-voltage products, and together with pre-engineered packages, provides integrated solutions and services. >> Read full article

PTDA welcomes six new members

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel, recently welcomed six new member companies. >> Read full article

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Planning & Scheduling Tip

Planning & Scheduling Tip: No need to measure wrench time

Wrench time is an important score, but we do not need to measure it. Schedule compliance is not such an important score, but we should measure it... >> Learn More…


KSB self-priming centrifugal pump revised

KSB has launched the latest versions of its self-priming centrifugal Etaprime pumps. The new pump sets offer good suction properties, also under relatively poor inlet conditions. >> Read full article

Brass Knuckle BKCR4599 slip-resistant glove offers HPPE CR level 4 shell

Brass Knuckle safety products introduced the SmartShell BKCR4599, a heavy-duty protective glove offering wide-ranging protection for extreme jobs. >> Read full article

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Eaton’s Airflex Floating Housing Brake

Eaton’s Airflex Floating Housing Brake

Power management company Eaton announced that the Airflex Floating Housing Brake, an air-cooled spring-applied brake featuring long-wearing friction material and a rugged rotating disc, is now available in sizes 130 and 138. Designed with a tapered shaft lock (TSL), exceptional friction life and “quick change” friction lining to reduce maintenance time and cost, the brake is built for heavy duty dragline equipment for surface mining operations. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

PEMAC Lunch & Learn: Sustainability Through Reliability Initiatives

Date: February 23, 2016
Location: Webinar >> More Info

2016 Leadership Development Conference

Date: March 3-4, 2016
Location: Charleston, S.C. >> More Info

International Conference & Exhibition on Mining, Material & Metallurgical Education

Date: July 11-13, 2016
Location: Quebec City >> More Info