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  • Metal Surfraces get a blast of efficency

    March 23, 2009 by By: Corinne Lynds, Senior Editor

    Bjorn Tranebo, vice-president and general manager, and Doug LoFranco, vice-president of OEM sales for the Americas at the Burlington, Ont. Wheelabrator manufacturing facility.Photo: Stephen Uhraney Economic conditions being what they are, manufacturers are looking for any advantage that will streamline

  • Proudfoot Global Productivity Report

    March 18, 2009 by Proudfoot Consulting

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  • Making the most of industrial waste

    March 5, 2009 by Corinne Lynds, Senior Editor

    Unpacking stations position drums at any angle allowing workers easy access to the contents. Photo: Newalta Newalta dares to ask the question: What if waste wasn’t? Focused on providing real solutions to this seemingly massive challenge, the Calgary-based industrial waste

  • Combilift strikes a new balance

    March 5, 2009 by Joe Terrett, Editor

    A Combi-CB moves in to pick up long loads of PVC pipe. Photo: Combilift Combilift Ltd. has been helping companies move loads in and out of tight spots for 10 years now, and to mark its first decade of operation,

  • Alberta manufacturers get help from abroad

    March 5, 2009 by Corinne Lynds, Senior Editor

    The quickest way for manufacturers to bring foreign skilled workers to Alberta is through the LMO process. Photo: iStockphoto Alberta manufacturers are having a hard time filling skilled-labour positions with Canadians, but a free provincial government initiative is helping them

  • The Eye Of the Beholder: Oil Sands Calamity or Golden Opportunity?

    February 27, 2009 by Canadian Energy Research Institute

    Download the report at http://www.ceri.ca/#briefing.

  • Sustainable Manufacturing: Remaking Today’s Manufacturing Enterprise for Tomorrow’s Economy

    February 27, 2009 by ARC Advisory Group

    Download at www.arcweb.com/res/forumorl/.

  • Gearbox Efficiency and Lubrication

    February 27, 2009 by Mark Lee Johnson

    Download the PDF here.

  • Energy Savings Toolbox

    February 27, 2009 by CIPEC

    Download the PDF here

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    Canada’s Economic Plan

    February 27, 2009 by Hon. J. Flaherty

    Download the pdf here

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    Ontario in the Creative Age

    February 27, 2009 by Martin Prosperity Institute

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    What Canada Needs Now To Respond To The Economic Crisis

    February 27, 2009 by Canadian Council Of Chief Executives

    Download the PDF here.

  • Making the most of industrial waste

    January 19, 2009 by Corinne Lynds

    Newalta dares to ask the question: What if waste wasn’t? Focused on providing real solutions to this seemingly massive challenge, the Calgary-based industrial waste management and environmental services company has invested $3 million in a new labpack processing operation that’s

  • Back to basics: surviving the credit crunch

    January 19, 2009 by Noelle Stapinsky

    To survive the economic downturn, manufacturers need to look abroad for alternative markets and increase their productivity.iStockphoto As our neighbours to the south struggle through what is possibly its worst recession in 80 years, the Canadian economy braces for its

  • Automated debris removal cuts machining costs

    January 19, 2009 by Bennett Brumson

    High prices for metals and energy are squeezing manufacturers, but one way to help keep these expenses in line is to automate material removal processes. Buffing, polishing, grinding, deburring, de-flashing, water-jet cutting, sanding, drilling and milling of manufactured parts are