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Smart Factory and Industry 4.0

Smart Factory and Industry 4.0

The term Smart Factory describes an environment where machinery and equipment are able to improve processes through automation and self-optimization. The benefits extend beyond just the physical production of goods to functions like planning, supply chain logistics,...

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Interoperability and Industry 4.0

Interoperability and Industry 4.0

Digitalization continues to drive massive levels of change in factories, where automation and computerized control systems abound. Integrating the multitude of legacy - and often proprietary - systems that were not designed to communicate across production lines is a...

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Cyber Physical Systems and Industry 4.0

Cyber Physical Systems and Industry 4.0

Cyber Physical Systems are integrations of computation, networking, and physical processes. Embedded computers and networks monitor and control the physical processes, with feedback loops where physical processes affect computations and vice versa. The economic...

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Big Data and Industry 4.0

Big Data and Industry 4.0

Big Data is a term that describes the large volume of data – both structured and unstructured – that inundates a business on a day-to-day basis. What is relevant to understanding Big Data is that what is done with the data is what matters. Big Data can be analyzed for...

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How Manitoba is preparing for Industry 4.0

How Manitoba is preparing for Industry 4.0

In the coming days, a series of presentations will be posted on our website which will identify the key elements of Industry 4.0, Manitoba’s need to proceed in this direction, and participants who are already working with these technologies. What is Industry 4.0?...

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Digital Ag HPC Conference a Success!

Digital Ag HPC Conference a Success!

We would like to thank our guests and sponsors for making this event so successful. There is nothing more gratifying than to hear from a sponsor at the end of a conference that they are very interested in supporting our project in a bigger way next year. Our...

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Hubble spots Saturn ‘northern lights’

Hubble spots Saturn ‘northern lights’

EnviroTREC has written and reproduced several stories about northern lights on our webpages. Here is a story about “northern lights” on Saturn! The gas planet's aurora was seen dancing across its north pole Originally written by Nicole Mortillaro for CBC News on...

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MB’s Future in High Performance Computing Conference

MB’s Future in High Performance Computing Conference

A networking conference with industry, academic, and government participants, Manitoba’s Future in High Performance Computing was held on Thursday, June 21st2018 at Eckhardt Gramatté Hall at the University of Winnipeg. "The use of High Performance Computing (HPC) in...

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Partner News

Canada says ‘Give Me Your MBAs, Your Entrepreneurs’

Canada says ‘Give Me Your MBAs, Your Entrepreneurs’

Originally published by Natalie Wong, Theophilos Argitis, Natalie Obiko Pearson, and Erik Hertzberg for Bloomberg on January 2nd 2019 Ayesha Chokhani, who grew up in Kolkata, has no love of the cold. Yet when she went to study for her master’s degree, the 29-year-old...

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Special Performers

Special Performers

Originally published by Frederick K. Larkin on January 2, 2019 for Skies Mag Before a new aircraft turbine engine model can be certified and enter service, it must undergo a series of stringent tests in a ground-based test cell. In order to validate its performance...

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Vision 2025 Aerospace Engagement Day

Vision 2025 Aerospace Engagement Day

MCC HOSTS THE HONOURABLE JEAN CHAREST FOR VISION 2025 AEROSPACE ENGAGEMENT DAY IN WINNIPEG Originally published by the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce Former Deputy Prime Minister and Quebec Premier Jean Charest joined the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC) for a...

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Pratt Begins Connected Factory Trials in Singapore

Pratt Begins Connected Factory Trials in Singapore

Efficiency increases and productivity boosts driving the OEM's digital project. Originally published by Chen Chuanren for MRO Network on Nov 8th 2018 Pratt & Whitney began trials of its Connected Factory concept Nov. 5 at the company’s MRO facility in Singapore’s...

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Pratt & Whitney Canada Delivers First FWSAR Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Delivers First FWSAR Engines

Originally published on Canadian Defence Review Pratt & Whitney Canada has recently started delivering PW127G engines to Airbus Defence and Space in support of Canada's Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft Replacement Project. The engines will be installed on...

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$10 million for MB Aerospace sector

$10 million for MB Aerospace sector

Exciting news for Manitoba, which has the third largest aerospace cluster in Canada: the Government of Canada has pledged $10 million for Manitoba’s aerospace sector, towards four projects that promote innovation, skill development, and industry growth. As per the...

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Flight Testing: Airbus320neo vs Boeing737MAX

Flight Testing: Airbus320neo vs Boeing737MAX

September 22nd, 2018 With rising oil prices, a demand for fuel efficient aircraft has been created, generating intense competition between the Airbus320neo and Boeing737MAX. With a backlog delivery of between 9-12 years, and differences in preference between Europe...

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Airbus welcomes A220 series to the family

Airbus welcomes A220 series to the family

Originally posted on New Atlas by David Szondy on July 12th 2018 The Airbus Group's stable got a bit larger on July 11 as an A220 made its first appearance in Airbus livery. Coming fresh from the paint shop, the A220-300 landed at the company's Henri-Ziegler Delivery...

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