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Mining’s contributions to Canada strong despite downturn

MAC’s latest annual Facts & Figures report revealed the industry directly employed more than 375,000 people in 2014. The report says that more than 3,700 companies supply goods and services to the Canadian mining industry. >> Read full article

U.S. Department of Energy to formalize intentions regarding circulator pumps

The DOE issued the notice to formalize its intentions regarding Circulator Pumps, which were excluded from the recently published commercial and industrial pump energy conservation standard. >> Read full article

Recognizing engineers in metallurgy and materials engineering

The Metallurgy & Materials Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (MetSoc of CIM) issues a Call for Award nominations 2016. Nominate your peers. >> Read full article

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Lovejoy / Sier-Bath Gear Type Couplings

The FARR Coupling is used when a rigid connection is required between the low speed shaft of a gearbox and the head shaft of a conveyor, bucket elevator, mixer or any overhung or suspended load. Components of a FARR Coupling consist of male and female piloted hubs made from 4140 alloy steel. The hubs are extended to assure 80% hub to shaft contact. Keeper plates are included for safety. The two hubs are assembled with Grade 8 bolts and Grade “C” Prevailing Torque nuts. Standard coupling sizes have a nominal torque range from 11,300 to 5,736,000 in-lbs. Larger sizes are available depending on the application. >> Learn more...

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CAMESE - Cindy Chesney

CAMESE appoints director for business development

The Canadian Association of Mining Equipment and Services for Export (CAMESE) Board of Directors announced that Cindy Chesney has joined its team as Director - Business Development. >> Learn More…

 
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Atlas Copco QAS 630 power range

Atlas Copco has extended the power range of its popular QAS series of generators with the addition of the QAS 630. By incorporating the compact frame of the QAS 500, the QAS 630 can generate 20 per cent more power without needing a larger footprint. >> Read full article

Siemens matched motor/drive combination package

Siemens Industry, Inc. announced the release of combination motor/drive packages, allowing an OEM or end-user the option to select the optimum solution for a variety of heavy-duty industrial motion control applications from a single source, backed by a full three-year warranty. >> Read full article

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Nord Gear

Nord Gear VL heavy duty spread bearing designs

Nord offers several variations of the VL heavy-duty spread-bearing designs that have specific features and advantages based on the specific mixing and agitating application requirements. The first variation, VL2, offers reinforced output shaft bearings with increased bearing distance. >> 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