Thailand to expand virus testing at factories
Expand Covid-19 testing to thousands of factories in a province near Bangkok
Industry group seeks to shorten two week shutdown of Nova Scotia poultry plant
Chicken Farmers of Nova Scotia seeking options for processing plant in Berwick
Made in Canada COVID testing now available from LuminUltra
Biotech company receives Health Canada authorization for rapid, portable COVID-19 qPCR testing.
Alberta changing COVID-19 testing as cases continue to rise
All tests at assessment centres will be by appointment only, no more drop ins.
Diagnostic tech shortage contributing to Ontario’s testing backlog: Ford
Province reported 615 new cases of COVID-19 on Oct. 5, and five new deaths due to the virus.
Africa’s virus response is praised as rich nations struggle
Just over 34,000 deaths are confirmed on the continent of 1.3 billion people.
Canadian companies join forces to test shared spaces for COVID-19
New company brings together rapid-testing technology with building-design expertise
Can antibody tests tell us who is immune to COVID-19?
It’s not yet clear whether antibodies in the blood of patients who have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 indicate immunity
Novavax trials coronavirus vaccine candidate in Australia
US company will inject 131 volunteers in first phase to test the safety of the vaccine and look for signs of its effectiveness.
Canada to do millionth COVID-19 test but numbers still short
Averaging 30,000 day but Tam believes provinces have the capacity to expand to 60,000.
Increase testing capacity before life can return to normal: Trudeau
Feds and public health officials focus on getting the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic under control.
COVID-19 testing backlog linked to shortage of chemicals
Global demand has outpaced the supply of reagents, Canadian health authorities and labs are seeking alternative supply chains.
Quality in real time: How IIoT is changing automotive production
Defects are spotted and fixed before vehicles roll off the assembly line.
CSA Group adds new environmental testing service in Montreal
Part of specialized technologies expansion and global service offerings.
MFG MONTH: Intertek opens two new labs
Celebrates Manufacturing Month with tours in Mississauga and Lachine.
Pratt & Whitney uncovers engine testing ruse at Israeli subsidiary
Employees doctored metallurgical tests to make engine forgings appear to meet strict standards.
Pratt & Whitney uncovers fraudulent testing of engine parts
Employee alleges that test data has been altered over 15 years at Carmel Forge, a subsidiary based in Isreal.
Canadian Solar ELPS solar modules to be tested in Germany
Research plant will check high-efficiency modules in lower temperature conditions.
$50M for GE aircraft engine centre in Winnipeg
General Electric has opened a new $50 million aircraft engine testing, research and development centre in Winnipeg that could eventually create up to 50 jobs.
Handling grease: A no-mixer
Keeping grease clean and dry is a no-brainer. And as a general rule, greases should never be mixed; however, sometimes it is unavoidable.
Tech Tip: Verifying chiller motor conditions
This time of year many plants are starting up their chillers. Common testing for electric motors includes vibration analysis for mechanical components and insulation resistance (Meg-Ohm) testing for winding insulation.
Tech Tip: testing DC armatures
DC armatures are the most time-consuming components to test, but they are also the easiest.
SJ-210 provides quick, accurate roughness testing
Testing surface roughness up to 0.75 mm/s. Photo: Mitutoyo…