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Cheap Alberta NG a powerful lure for petrochemical companies

Alberta hopes to turn prices that are about one-third those at the U.S. Gulf Coast into a competitive advantage to attract petrochemical companies, providing a badly needed market for oil and gas within the landlocked province.

New Quebec tissue plant will create more than 180 new jobs

KP Tissue Inc. and Kruger Products L.P. announced its plan for a capital investment of $575 million in Sherbrooke, Qué., to build a new, state-of-the-art tissue plant featuring Canada’s largest and most modern through-air-dry (TAD) machine.

Rio Tinto considers public listing of iron ore arm

Rio Tinto is exploring a public listing of its Iron Ore Company of Canada business, banking and industry sources said, as it focuses on boosting revenue from its flagship Australian assets.

EverMark Automation enters exclusive partnership with ABB Process Analytics

EverMark Automation has announced that ABB has appointed them as the exclusive partner for all its process analytical products in Ontario and Manitoba.
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The TX500-HMIs provide masters for the most important industrial Ethernet protocols

TX500 HMI PLCs have high-end touch displays and fast processors, these HMIs are ideal for use in small- to medium-size machines whose processes have to be controlled, displayed and operated locally. Each TX500 is equipped with a PROFINET master and EtherNet/IP scanner, as well as a Modbus TCP and Modbus RTU master. The HMIs can also be run as field devices for both Modbus protocols. Codesys3 allows the lean and simple programming of the PLC and visualization functions. The latest processor technology in the units guarantees the smooth handling of computing intensive processes such as moving image visualizations.
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Measure Up to Your Toughest Challenges

Conditions are brutal. Regulations are strict. Processes are complex. In your plant, every level measurement matters. The efficiency, productivity and safety of your entire operation is at stake. That’s why Magnetrol® matters. We have the deepest experience in your applications and the broadest portfolio of level instruments for the process industries. Our experts will help you identify hidden efficiencies, lower costs, improve production and reduce downtime. It all matters. Because in your world, level matters. Connect with our level measurement experts today. » Learn More
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Severe Service Valve Resources Now Available from CGIS

Looking to learn more about Severe Service Valves, but not sure where to begin? Visit our new resources page for guidance on how to select the right valve for your application well before a dollar is spent. We’ve put our 38 years of industry experience into 20 case studies and articles that uncover the secrets to proper valve selection in mining, pulp and paper, oil and gas and other key industries. Take advantage of these tools and tips and be sure to remember - the application always dictates the valve. >> Learn More

Making the most out of moisture measurement

In the pulp and paper industry, measuring and controlling moisture content can impact product quality, production throughput, and processing efficiency, as well as the purchase price of wood chips, pulp, and converted paper products, not to mention shipping costs. » Read More
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Natural gas distribution measurement with support for standardization

The FLOWSIC500 ultrasonic compact gas meter from SICK ensures highly accurate metering in natural gas distribution and is a robust, fail-safe and low-maintenance device – allowing for a significant reduction in operating costs. It is overload-proof, accurate and is monitored by an intelligent diagnostics system that can easily be integrated into existing measuring stations. The FLOWSIC500 gas flow meter operates either in an energy self-sufficient configuration or failsafe in network operation with battery back-up. When utilized in transfer and measuring stations the FLOWSIC500 ensures a continuous and blockage free gas supply.
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New 2018 Power Supply Brochure

Phoenix Contact Power Supplies assumes a technically leading role in the field of industrial power supplies and provides your applications with enhanced features and reliability. With our Power supplies, DC/DC converters, redundancy modules, and uninterruptible power supply product ranges, you are optimally equipped to handle any application on an international scale. » You can download the brochure by clicking here.

Oil Sands Trade Show

Suncor Community Leisure Centre Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray, Alta.
September 11-12
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Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show

Agricultural Exhibition Grounds
Lloydminster, Alta.
September 12-13
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CanWEA Annual Conference

Calgary, Alta.
October 23-25
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