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February 19, 2019

Oilpatch AI keeps a wary eye on remote wells after human officials go home

From a computer in his downtown office, Jeremy Bernard calls up live video of an oil well site in rural Alberta, clicking to bring up a cluster of small buildings, then a gravel road that leads across snowy pasture.

Threat of closure is best tool to urge roof safety in N.S. coal mine: minister

Nova Scotia’s labour minister says the threat of closure is his best tool to penalize a coal mine that broke mining rules by not reporting two massive cave-ins within the required 24 hours.

Media report cites workplace concerns at site of Alberta plant explosion

A media report says a wood pellet plant west of Edmonton where a fire and explosion occurred this week was also the scene of a fire early last month.

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CanWEA Highlights Operations and Maintenance

Over 250 industry professionals attended the CanWEA Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Summit recently at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale in Mississauga, Ontario. » Read More
Explosion Proof?

Are Bearings Explosion Proof?

The question posed in the title is one that I have been asked a couple of times and is not easy to answer. » Read More

Tooth Extractor For Auger Bit Replacement

Auger Technologies introduces their Tooth Extractor, a device to remove conical auger bits. » Read full article

IDCON Reliability and Maintenance Conference

Date: March 18 - 22, 2019
Venue: Hilton Raleigh North Hills, Raleigh, North Carolina
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FPSA 2019 Annual Conference

Date: March 19-21, 2019
Venue: La Cantera Report and Spa, San Antonio, Texas
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ProFood Tech

Date: March 26-28, 20199
Venue: McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
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