May 29, 2015
High speed machining of Mathews bow quiver components on a Makino51nx horizontal machining centre.
May 20, 2015
The Canadian economy is on course for sustainable, balanced growth, following a setback caused by the drop in oil prices, but it continues to face challenges, according to Stephen S. Poloz, Bank of Canada governor, who spoke to the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce on May 19.
May 19, 2015
The Annihilator from Quickmill. The rigid gantry design, the high speed axis drive system, the heavy duty spindle options, all allow for very fast processing times. The Annihilator is for those who need a lot more than regular performance, it's for those who need heavyweight machining capabilities.
May 13, 2015
Milwaukee Tool, Toronto, is supporting Burnaby Firefighters Local 323, who were among the first responders supporting the rescue efforts in Nepal following a devastating earthquake that hit the area in April.
May 12, 2015
by Tim Wilson
There’s a lot of talk these days about the need for Canada to educate more skilled tradespeople, and the role that individual businesses can play. The criticism is often that business doesn’t invest enough, but part of the problem is that they don’t know how to proceed. Assessment, after all, is crucial, yet metalworking shops have varying degrees of competency.
May 5, 2015
Haas Automation, a long time supporter of the Skills Competitions in Canada, donated $50,000 to the Ontario Technological Skills organization to support ongoing training for skilled trades. The donation came through the Gene Haas Foundation, which supports skills training in North America.
April 30, 2015
In April, 20 youth graduated from the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association's 32-week introductory Trades Training program for tool, die, mould and machining skills.