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MAC contributes to Fort McMurray relief

The Mining Association of Canada is making a contribution of $50,000 to the Red Cross in Alberta to support the families devastated by the wildfire that has ravaged Fort McMurray and surrounding areas. >> Read full article

Economic impacts of the Fort McMurray wildfires

The Conference Board of Canada estimates that that the impact to overall GDP in Alberta will be slightly negative for 2016 as a whole, while at a national level, the impacts will hardly be noticeable. >> Read full article

Canada’s oil industry to endure losses for second consecutive year in 2016

Canada’s oil and natural gas extraction industries are expected to be in the red again this year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s latest outlooks for the industries. >> Read full article

Top industry leaders recognized for improving energy efficiency

Excellence in energy efficiency was celebrated the annual Energy Summit in Niagara Falls with the announcement of Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) Leadership Award winners. >> Read full article

Ontario passes bill to create cap-and-trade system to fight climate change

Ontario has passed legislation creating a cap-and-trade system to fight climate change, which the government predicts will add $5 a month to home heating bills and 4.3 cents to the price of a litre of gasoline, or $8 a month on average. >> Read full article

Kubota Canada Ltd. to purchase Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc.

Kubota Corporation, Osaka, Japan, has entered into an agreement to purchase Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc., based in Salina, Kansas. >> Read full article

CA$240+ million of equipment sold at record-breaking Edmonton auction

From April 26 - 30, 2016, Ritchie Bros. sold 10,200+ equipment items and trucks for CA$240+ million (US$191+ million) at its 200-acre Edmonton, AB auction site, making it the company’s largest Canadian auction ever. >> Read full article

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Glencore sweeps the 2016 TSM Excellence Awards

Glencore sweeps the 2016 TSM Excellence Awards

For their innovative projects that raise the bar for corporate responsibility in the Canadian mining sector, Glencore’s Kidd Operations and Raglan Mine were recognized with 2016 Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence Awards at the CIM Awards Gala in Vancouver. The Mining Association of Canada awarded Glencore’s Raglan Mine with the 2016 TSM Environmental Excellence Award for its successful use of renewable energy with its wind turbine and accompanying storage facility in northern Quebec, the largest in the province. Glencore’s Kidd Operations was recognized with the 2016 TSM Community Engagement Excellence Award for helping local non-profits secure long-term sustainability through its Community Partnerships program in Timmins, Ont. >> Learn More…


Pneumatic centrifugal pump, max head 25 m (82 ft)

Atlas Copco’s air powered DIP centrifugal pumps are specially designed for relatively clean low-viscosity liquids such as water, cooling fluids, solvents, light oil or petrol. A specially designed rotating mechanical seal prevents leakage. >> Read full article

Versatile copper-based drilling compounds

Bestoflife Corporation unveiled its latest innovation in premium copper-based drilling compounds. Honey Kote is specially formulated to provide maximum protection against seizing, galling, and load-bearing stress on drill collars and drill pipes used in the oil and gas industry. >> Read full article

 Featured Product 
New improved filter press solution for pumps

New improved filter press solution for pumps

Tapflo has implemented a series of changes in the TF pump range in order to assure better pump operation and handling. Main changes include new standard of reinforcement plates, booster holders and booster supplier. Tapflo has introduced Festo booster as its standard solution. The Tapflo pump for filter press feeding is a very compact unit that can be mounted directly to the filter press. The design and function allows the user a straightforward pressing of slurries. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

Global Petroleum Show

Date: June 7 - 9, 2016
Location: Calgary >> More Info

PTDA 2016 Canadian Conference

Date: June 9 - 10, 2016
Location: Ottawa >> More Info

International Conference & Exhibition on Mining, Material & Metallurgical Education

Date: July 11 - 13, 2016
Location: Quebec City >> More Info