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Kinder Morgan CEO says political solution needed for Trans Mountain project

Kinder Morgan’s chief executive says the company is open to discussing an investment in its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by the Alberta government if there’s clear assurance that the project can actually be completed.

Manitoba premier says he’ll go to court over carbon tax – says he has a better plan

The federal government has demanded all provinces adopt a carbon price this year of $10 per tonne, which would rise by $10 each year until it hits $50 in 2022. Premier Brian Pallister plans instead to impose a $25 per tonne carbon tax.

Trump era transportation project more focused on rural areas

More than 64 per cent of this round of TIGER funding was awarded to rural projects, demonstrating the Trump administration’s support for rural communities, says the U.S. Transportation Department.

High-risk industries uplift demand for eye and face protection equipment

The fastest-growing personal protection equipment segments are expected to be eye and face protection, followed by head and ear protection, due to the rise of high-risk industries and increased worker safety regulations, says Frost & Sullivan study.

Address the skills gap by designing the training opportunity from scratch

Developing an apprenticeship program at The Regional Municipality of York was not only a way to give back to industry, but also a way to preserve institutional knowledge.
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How Shell restarted Europe’s largest refinery

Ýr Gunnarsdóttir, Operational Excellence / Continuous Improvement Leader for Shell, discusses how Continuous Improvement (CI) can act as a key enabler for business performance and outcome and how CI ways of working enabled Shell to start-up the Pernis refinery in less than a month after a full shut-down due to a power failure. >> Read full interview

A worn or lightly damaged bearing can be salvaged

How do you know whether to replace or repair a bearing? Some bearings types are better candidates for refurbishment than others, explains Jason Allen, strategic segment manager, NSK, a global manufacturer of ball and rolling bearings. » Read More

Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources

Date: June 4 - 6, 2018
Location: Calgary, Alberta
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MainTrain 2018

Date: September 24 - 27, 2018
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
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