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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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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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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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NATO’s von Kármán Medal bestowed on Canadian researcher

Jim MacLeod, NRC researcher, awarded prestigious medal for service in research collaboration. Everyone knows that collaboration is one of the key factors in business growth; it can help to expand networks and complete large, complex projects. But accessing...

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CBC's Marcy Markusa visits GLACIER

On February 26th 2015, Marcy Markusa visited the GLACIER Facility in Thompson, Manitoba. Markusa is a reporter for the CBC and co-host of the weekday morning radio show on CBC Radio One. Her article, Northern Manitoba facility to cold-test massive jet engine, recounts...

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Award for TRM Leadership given to Kim Olson

This November, the Builder Award was given to Kim Olson, Senior Vice President at StandardAero, for his significant contributions to the Manitoba Aerospace Industry in several key roles. Kim is the Vice Chair of Canada’s newly launched national research network, the...

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Partner News

Rolls-Royce Recognition of StandardAero

Rolls-Royce Recognition of StandardAero

StandardAero Recognized by Rolls-Royce for the 2021 “Trusted to Deliver Excellence” Award during annual FIRST Network Recognition Event 12th Consecutive Year of Winning an Award for M250 Helicopter Engine MRO Excellence SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – March 29, 2021 –...

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In Pictures: Rolls-Royce UltraFan Building Blocks

In Pictures: Rolls-Royce UltraFan Building Blocks

An article by Guy Norris from Aviation Week             Rated at 87,000 lb. thrust, the test engine will have a 140-in. fan diameter, making it the largest aircraft engine yet developed. Although the engine does not yet have a firm...

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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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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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