EnviroTrec News

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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EnviroTREC Annual General Meeting 2015

AGM 2015 EnviroTREC held its Annual General Meeting on Sept. 17th in Winnipeg. Operations for the past year were reviewed and this included a discussion on the Phase 2 implementation at GLACIER. Going forward EnviroTREC will be supporting several research projects...

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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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Neeganin Institute of Applied Technology

EnviroTrec Hosts Senior Aerospace Industry Representatives on Tour of the Neeginan Institute of Applied Technology On May 8 2014, six senior aerospace industry guests attended a tour of the Neeginan Institute of Applied Technology. The tour was facilitated by...

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TRM Presentation and Celebration

On May 2nd 2014, members of the Aerospace Industry gathered at the MAHRC offices for a presentation and celebration of the Technology Road Map. Participants spent 8 months assembling their individual Technical Area Working Group Reports and were treated to a full...

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The Western Aerospace Expo

Partnering for Success Business to Business - Aerospace and Defence Briefing Held on May 6th, Fort Gary Hotel, Winnipeg EnviroTREC and Manitoba Aerospace Association, in collaboration with Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) hosted a B2B on new supplier...

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Manitoba Aerospace Technology Road Map

Technology Priorities, Economic Development and the Emerson Aerospace Review Held on January 16th and 17th, 2013 at Winnipeg Manitoba Background The aerospace sector in Manitoba is a critical and thriving component of Manitoba’s and Western Canada’s economy,...

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CRIAQ Visits the GLACIER Site

EnviroTREC hosted an entourage of senior business and academic visitors from Quebec’s aerospace sector as they visited the GLACIER Site on August 8th, at Thompson Manitoba. This visit served many purposes, and included meeting representatives from Thompson Unlimited,...

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Partner News

Pratt Sees Busy Year-End

Pratt Sees Busy Year-End

Pratt Sees Busy Year-End As It Targets GTF Catch-Up Originally published by Guy Norris for AviationWeek on November 28th 2016 After a rough start to the year with production delays and start-time issues marring the debut of the geared turbofan (GTF), Pratt &...

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Triumph of Two-Engine Jets

Triumph of Two-Engine Jets

Originally published by Andrea Rothman and Christopher Jasper for Bloomberg.com on November 24th 2016 The biggest version of Airbus Group SE’s A350 wide-body jet made its first flight Thursday, swelling the twin-engine model’s capacity as the four-turbine Boeing Co....

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Magellan Secures New Contracts

A press release from Magellan Aerospace on October 20th 2016. --- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Magellan Aerospace Secures Multi-Year Boeing 777X & 787 Dreamliner Contracts Toronto, Ontario 13 October 2016 – Magellan Aerospace (“Magellan”) and The Boeing Company...

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Rolls-Royce Aim At Next-Gen Engines

Originally published by Guy Norris for Aviation Week on November 1st 2016 Rolls-Royce has begun tests of a powerful gearbox and inaugurated a research site focused on high-temperature composite materials, both key steps toward its future vision of developing an...

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ORNL, Boeing Win World Record

ORNL, Boeing Win World Record For Biggest 3D-Printed Piece Originally published by Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly for DesignNews on October 11th 2016 The number of techniques for making large-scale parts with 3D printing and additive...

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Bombardier CSeries Performance Confirmed

Bombardier CSeries environmental performance confirmed by outside global agency Originally published by Ross Marowits for The Canadian Press, republished by the Winnipeg Free Press on September 26th 2016 MONTREAL - Bombardier says its new CSeries aircraft has received...

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Problems Aerospace Still Has To Solve

On the horizon for aerospace and defense Originally published by Graham Warwick for Aviation Week & Space Technology on September 9th 2016 Aerospace research is a long-term business. Moving from laboratory to production can take 20 years—longer if the result is as...

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Low Fuel Prices Boost PW4000 Flying

First-quarter uptick in spares revenue underscores trend for PW4000 Originally published by Sean Broderick for Inside MRO via Aviation Week on August 12th 2016 Anyone seeking evidence that sustained low fuel prices are giving older aircraft new lives need look no...

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Southwest’s Airplane Health Sensors

Originally published by Paul Seidenman and David J. Spanovich for Aviation Week on August 11th 2016 Southwest Airlines is retrofitting all 583 of its Boeing 737NGs with special sensors supplied by Honeywell to gain additional data points to supplement Boeing’s...

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Our Space Agency Needs More Astronauts

Originally published by Henry Stewart for The Commercial Space Blog on Sunday June 19th 2016 Two Federal ministers made Friday announcements relating to Canadian space activities. The first announcement, made early in the day by Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, was...

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