EnviroTrec News

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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News from Precision ADM

News from Precision ADM

Precision ADM Targets Growth with Appointment of New Sales Director January 10, 2017 - Precision ADM (PADM) has appointed a new senior sales director to help drive the company's aerospace growth plan.  The appointment brings an aerospace industry veteran who brings...

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Precision Agriculture and Aerospace

Precision Agriculture and Aerospace

What do Precision Agriculture and Aerospace have in common? On December 13th, 2016, about 100 farm entrepreneurs, technology advisors, interested sector development people and others, gathered at Southport Manitoba to see how much the two sectors of Agriculture and...

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U of M Engineering Capstone Project

U of M Engineering Capstone Project

EnviroTREC ready to send U of M Engineering Capstone Project back up north! EnviroTREC and its sponsors supported a U of Manitoba Engineering Capstone project for the fall of 2016. The purpose of this project was to direct sunlight to the turbine blades, to support a...

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Canadian Space Summit 2016

Canadian Space Summit 2016

The Canadian Space Summit was hosted by the Winnipeg Chapter of the Canadian Space Society (CSS), during Nov 14 and 15th of this year. Prior to the start of this Summit, the CSS sponsored a rocket building workshop, tours of a local aerospace company and a...

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Partner News

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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Ready to transition your company into Industry 4.0?

Ready to transition your company into Industry 4.0?

It should be a marathon, not a sprint Originally posted by Erik Leijon on Postmedia Content Works on June 4th 2018 Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is a company’s transition into Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 — meaning an industrial revolution toward digital...

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Industry 4.0: A View from the OECD

Industry 4.0: A View from the OECD

Our Aerospace and Manufacturing sectors in Manitoba had an impressive presentation in early March from Alistair Nolan, the Senior Economist for the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation, from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...

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Rolls-Royce lean-burn combustion engine stars icing tests

Rolls-Royce lean-burn combustion engine stars icing tests

Originally published by Rolls-Royce on March 23rd 2018 Rolls-Royce’s demonstrator engine, featuring a new lean-burn and low-emissions combustion system for future jet engine programmes, has started icing tests. The ALECSys (Advanced Low Emissions Combustion System)...

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Rolls-Royce Readies For Advance3 Core Test

Rolls-Royce Readies For Advance3 Core Test

First all-new big core configuration in 50 years paves way for next-gen Advance and UltraFan Originally published by Guy Norris for Aviation Week on October 19th 2017  Just over 3.5 years after unveiling its future large civil engine development road map, Rolls-Royce...

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Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 Certified

Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 Certified

Approval for A350-1000 aircraft engine follows Trent 1000 certification earlier in August Originally published on MRO-Network by James Pozzi on September 5th, 2017  Rolls-Royce’s Trent XWB-97 engine variant has received formal flight certification which the OEM said...

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2017 Paris Air Show in Photos

2017 Paris Air Show in Photos

Originally published by Paul Ridden on June 21st, 2017 for New Atlas.  The 52nd edition of the Paris Air Show has taken over Le Bourget Airport in Paris this week, with aircraft makers big and small trying to secure business deals before the gates open to the public...

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Big Data Tipped to Transform Industry

Big Data Tipped to Transform Industry

An international law firm has tipped big data and predictive analysis to to transform aviation. Originally published by Alex Deber on June 29th, 2017 for MRO-Network Big data and predictive analysis are set to transform aviation in the next five years, according to...

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Planning for the Future of Manufacturing in Winnipeg

Planning for the Future of Manufacturing in Winnipeg

On Tuesday June 13, 2017 Manitoba aerospace, manufacturing and related interests gathered to discuss how and what Factories of the Future (FOTF) would resemble in Manitoba. A name change is likely to take place for this project,  but for the time being this is a well...

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