EnviroTrec News

EnviroTREC & MB Materials Conference

EnviroTREC was pleased to support the sixth annual Manitoba Materials Conference which was held on May 10, 2016 at the University of Manitoba - Engineering and Information Technology Complex. The conference hosted over 150 attendees, with speakers such as Drs Ravi...

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CSS Annual Summit 2016

The 2016 Canadian Space Society (CSS) Annual Summit will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the Inn at the Forks from November 14-15th, 2016. The Summit is one of Canada’s leading conferences devoted to space science, policy, research and technology. It brings together...

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CARIC Central Research Forum in Wpg

CARIC Prairies held its first research forum at the University of Manitoba - Engineering Faculty on May 26, 2016. This event was organized and hosted by Loren Hendrickson, Regional Director- Central for CARIC. As well, this event was supported by Manitoba Aerospace...

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Manitoba Aerospace's Contrails Quarterly Newsletter

Manitoba Aerospace’s Contrails Quarterly Newsletter was released in early April 2016. It features news about the amalgamation of the Manitoba Aerospace Association (MAA) and the Manitoba Aerospace Human Resources Council (MAHRC) in to Manitoba Aerospace Inc (MA), its...

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Manitoba to get Air Canada work

Photo: Tyler Anderson/National Post Air Canada will create a Western Canadian Centre of Excellence for aircraft maintenance. OTTAWA — Air Canada will create a Western Canada Centre of Excellence for aircraft maintenance in exchange for Manitoba not taking legal action...

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Merger Concluded of MAA and MAHRC

Manitoba Aerospace Association and Manitoba Aerospace Human Resources Council met on Monday morning, March 7, 2016 to vote on an amalgamation of the two organizations. EnviroTREC participated in this members’ meeting which voted unanimously for the two Not-For-Profit...

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EnviroTREC attends Supplier Awareness Event hosted by MAHRC

On December 10th 2015, EnviroTREC attended the Supplier Awareness Event hosted by the Manitoba Aerospace Human Resources Council. The event was well attended by the local business community in preparation for upcoming aerospace procurements and related opportunities...

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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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Partner News

The Difference between Aerospace and Aviation

The Difference between Aerospace and Aviation

A few weeks ago (Feb 1, 2017), we saw the interplay of the two themes of Aviation and Aerospace under a challenging set of circumstances. A transatlantic airplane en route from Zurich to Los Angeles made an unscheduled stop at Iqaluit Airport. Planes often use the...

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Stratolaunch, the world’s largest plane

Stratolaunch, the world’s largest plane

Stratolaunch, the world's largest plane, emerges from its hangar for the first time. Originally published by Rich Haridy for New Atlas on May 31st 2017 After four years of construction, the world's largest plane has just rolled out of its giant hangar for the first...

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Montreal Aerospace Cluster’s Drive To Industry 4.0

Montreal Aerospace Cluster’s Drive To Industry 4.0

Originally published by Graham Warwick for Aviation Week & Space Technology on March 31st, 2017 As aviation embraces digitization, Canada’s aerospace industry hopes to tap into a new government initiative to boost investment in artificial intelligence (AI),...

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Engineers in Residence – Industry Forum 7

Engineers in Residence – Industry Forum 7

In 2012, Manitoba’s Aerospace community began a multi-year support program for the Engineers in Residence (EIR) at the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Engineering. EnviroTREC and others participated in the EIR project, supporting our aerospace sector. Our...

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Teen Invents Liquid-Metal 3D Printer

Teen Invents Liquid-Metal 3D Printer

Teen Invents Liquid-Metal 3D Printer With Potential to Transform Manufacturing: The idea of a teenage inventor who wanted to create a prototype for a project he was working on has developed into 3D printing machine that can print objects out of molten metal and has...

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Leaner and Cleaner Jet Engines

Leaner and Cleaner Jet Engines

Researchers Discover Way to Make Jet Engines Run Leaner and Cleaner Researchers at The Ohio State University have discovered a way to improve the performance of turbine engines, including those used for transportation and in electricity generation. Originally...

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Airbus To 3-D Print Airframe Structures

Airbus To 3-D Print Airframe Structures

Originally published by Graham Warwick for Aviation Week & Space Technology on January 11th 2017 Airbus is installing a large additive-manufacturing machine at a production site in France to 3-D-print titanium aircraft structural parts for its aircraft. The EBAM...

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$2.4B deal likely to bring jobs

$2.4B deal likely to bring jobs

Two-decade, $2.4B aircraft deal likely to bring 100 jobs here Originally published by Mia Rabson and Martin Cash for Winnipeg Free Press on December 8th 2016 OTTAWA — Winnipeg’s aerospace sector will be getting a new heavy maintenancehangar, creating up to 100 new...

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Winnipeg lands aircraft centre

Winnipeg lands aircraft centre

Winnipeg lands aircraft centre for Canada's new search-and-rescue fleet - Feds to announce Airbus as the winner of a $3-B contract Originally published by Mia Rabson and Martin Cash for Winnipeg Free Press on December 8th 2016 OTTAWA — Winnipeg’s aerospace industry is...

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Bombardier hands over CSeries

Bombardier hands over CSeries

Bombardier hands over its largest CSeries jet to Latvian carrier, the first in 20-plane order Originally published by Damon Van Der Linde for the Financial Post on November 28th 2016 MIRABEL, Que. – Standing on a stage in a hangar filled with hundreds of Bombardier...

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