EnviroTrec News

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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U of M wins the 4th CSDC!

U of M wins the 4th CSDC!

Originally published by CSDCMS on June 28th 2018 Congratulations to the University of Manitoba team, which earned First Place in this fourth offering of the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge! The CSDC launch simulation testing took place at the Canadian Space...

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A Procurement Story… with a twist!

A Procurement Story… with a twist!

On January 18th, the MAI met for their quarterly Aerospace industry update. The meeting was well attended, with almost over 75 people in attendance. The keynote presentation for this meeting explored a unique take on procurement. The presenter, Nicole Verkindt - a...

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Northern lights at GLACIER

Northern lights at GLACIER

When we think of the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, we somehow think that they are not that far away, perhaps only a few kilometers up. The Northern Lights are actually generated from distances of 100 to more than 240 kilometers above the Earth....

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New type of northern lights discovered, named Steve

New type of northern lights discovered, named Steve

Originally published on by mlive.com by Mark Torregrossa on October 6th 2017 Northern lights enthusiasts have discovered a new type of northern lights, and named it Steve. You might wonder what Steve means. At first it didn't mean anything. It was just a name. Steve...

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The Churchill Rocket Research Range

The Churchill Rocket Research Range

by Frances Koncan, September 6th 2017 In March 2017, a blizzard of unprecedented size hit the town of Churchill, Manitoba and the surrounding area. Lasting over three days, the blizzard created white-out conditions and brought emergency services to a halt. I was an...

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EnviroTREC presents at ENGAP

EnviroTREC presents at ENGAP

ENGAP (Engineering Access Program) is Canada’s best know engineering school for supporting and developing Indigenous students. This past week the ENGAP program invited presenters from Magellan Aerospace, Standard Aero, Boeing Winnipeg and EnviroTREC to discuss how...

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MDS Aero – Best Managed Companies

MDS Aero – Best Managed Companies

MDS Aero Support Corporation Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies by Deloitte Originally published on Business Wire on March 14, 2017 MDS Aero Support Corporation, the global leader in Gas Turbine Engine Solutions, announced today that it has once again been...

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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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Generous donation supports UWinnipeg computer revolution

Generous donation supports UWinnipeg computer revolution

Originally posted by the University of Winnipeg on June 27th 2018 Today, UWinnipeg officially opened the Dr. Ezzat A. Ibrahim GPU Educational Lab, a new cutting-edge research space for applied parallel computing. This new lab is led by the dynamic duo of Dr....

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