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August 20, 2019

RCMP accused of sitting on protester spying report for 2 years

The RCMP has been sitting for two years on a watchdog report into alleged Mountie surveillance of anti-oil protesters, a civil liberties group charges.

One exec comes back from burnout to lead Rockies LNG Partners

“I needed to decompress,” the 57-year-old gas industry veteran said of his decision to return to his home and family in Alberta back in 2014; but now, he’s back and feeling revitalized.

Economic benefits aren’t there with wind, solar: study

Despite rhetoric that renewable energy is cheap, wind and solar power generation comes with large costs that increase electricity prices for residents and businesses, finds a new Fraser Institute study.

Kenney to unveil province’s financials next month

Premier Jason Kenney says he will unveil in early September the findings of a government-appointed panel making recommendations that will drive the United Conservative’s first budget.
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New approach to engineering industrial control systems

Honeywell has unveiled the Experion PKS Highly Integrated Virtual Environment (HIVE), a fundamentally new approach to engineering and maintaining industrial control systems. » Learn More

Tablets made to order for general purpose, hazardous zones

Endress+Hauser is offering two universal, device configuration tablet PCs that provide especially fast, efficient one-click mobile device configuration and plant asset management in hazardous environments. » Learn More

Flow meters to be featured at WEFTEC

KROHNE, Inc. will showcase a wide range of water and wastewater products, including the biogas version of the OPTISONIC 7300 ultrasonic flowmeter at September’s WEFTEC 2019. » Learn More

Leslie Controls offering new Kylie-Mueller valves

After decades of service from Kylie-Mueller’s GTB and GTW control valves, operators in the oil and gas and hydroelectric industries can replace the valves with OEM-manufactured substitutes. » Learn More

Blue Ridge Logging Days

Blue Ridge community
Blue Ridge, Alta.
September 6-8, 2019
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Oil Sands Conference & Trade Show

Suncor Community Leisure Centre
Fort McMurray, Alta.
September 10-11, 2019
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McCormick Place
Chicago, Ill.
September 21-25, 2019
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SAG Conference [R]evolution

Marriott Parq Vancouver
Vancouver, B.C.
September 22-26, 2019
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Canadian Crude-By-Rail 2019

Commonwealth Centre
Calgary, Alta.
September 24-25, 2019
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Alberta Forest Products Association AGM and Conference

Jasper Park Lodge
Jasper, Alta.
September 25-27, 2019
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Calgary Pump Symposium

Carriage House Inn – Windsor Ballroom
Calgary, Alta.
September 26-27, 2019
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The Chem Show

Javits Convention Center
New York, N.Y.
October 22-24, 2019
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