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Mini Mills

Nineteen minutes into the second period and the University of Ottawa’s women’s hockey team, the Gee-Gees, trails by one. Out of nowhere, the Montreal Carabins’ left wing bruiser Helga Lefèvre smashes Gee-Gees centre Holly McDuff into the boards, fracturing her cheekbone and leaving a ragged gash above Holly’s hairline. Blood turns the blue line red,[…]

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Speedy Cuts

Good machines, good software, good cutting tools. High speed machining (HSM) is like a three-legged stool. You might think you can buy the right chair and the rest is gravy. Not so fast. While it’s clear that HSM needs top-notch technology, dropping a bunch of cash on the latest and greatest equipment won’t make you[…]