I-CAR debuting two new courses in April

I-CAR Hands-On Skill Development logo

Ottawa, Ontario — March 4, 2016 — Two new I-CAR courses are headed our way in April. Both courses are hands-on and are related to welding or attachment methods required by various OEM procedures. The courses are part of I-CAR’s Hands-On Skills Development series. According to I-CAR, these courses provide unique, personalized preparedness for both […]

Ingersoll Rand launches PowerSocket to bust tough bolts

The new PowerSocket from Ingersoll Rand is available in 17mm, 19mm, 21mm, 26mm and 27mm sizes.

Davidson, North Carolina — March 1, 2016 — Stubborn bolts giving you trouble? Ingersoll Rand says it has the solution. The company has introduced the PowerSocket, an attachment that Ingersoll Rand says will deliver up to 50 percent more torque than a stand-alone impact tool. According to the company, the PowerSocket can bust loose virtually […]

Okanagan College lowers barriers for women in trades

A participant in the Women in Trades Training program at Okanagan College working on a fender. The program helps to encourage women to enter the skilled trades.

By Jeff Sanford Kelowna, British Columbia — March 3, 2016 — A program at British Columbia’s Okanagan College may be just the thing to patch up the holes in staff rosters of west coast collision repair facilities. The Okanagan College Women in Trades program provides encouragement to women looking to train in a number trades, […]