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NEB downgrades oil production outlook on lower prices, changing regulations

The National Energy Board has downgraded its long-term outlook for oil prices and Canadian production in the face of lower global industry costs and stricter environmental regulations. >> Read full article

Modest salary gains for oil and gas workers amid slow economic growth

In contrast to years prior to 2015 where Alberta and the oil and gas sector consistently had the highest increases in the country, workers in the province and specifically those in the oil and gas sector will have the lowest raises this year, reports the Conference Board of Canada. >> Read full article

Low oil and natural gas prices cause rig activity to drop

Based on seasonal fluctuations, low oil and natural gas prices have caused western Canada’s rig activity to fall significantly over the past two years, according to the National Energy Board. >> Read full article

Vale fined $1M after one killed, one injured in incident at Sudbury, Ont. plant

Vale Canada Limited has been fined $1 million after a worker at its plant near Sudbury, Ont. was killed and another was injured while trying to clear a jam in a rock-crushing machine. >> Read full article

Argentina adopts Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining Initiative

Cámara Argentina de Empresarios Mineros (CAEM), the national mining association in Argentina, today announced that it will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative, a corporate social responsibility program developed by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) to improve environmental and social practices in the mining industry. >> Read full article

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Webinar: What is the lubricant’s role in energy efficiency?

Webinar: What is the lubricant’s role in energy efficiency?

Last call for registrations. This complimentary webinar considers various ways energy savings can be measured directly or indirectly. Panellists provide practical knowledge on ways to save energy and reduce operating costs through reduced maintenance, longer oil change intervals and less wear. Learn how to calculate savings when converting from one lubricant to another. Free registration. November 17, 2016 at 2 P.M. EST >> Learn More…


Optical temperature transmitter features explosion-proof housing

Schneider Electric has launched Foxboro RTT15S Optical Temperature Transmitters, a new family of temperature transmitters that features a large, backlit LCD display with optical configuration buttons that enable users to locally configure and operate the transmitter even in hazardous locations. >> Read full article

Portable four-speed magnetic drill

Hougen Manufacturing, Inc. has released a new model of portable magnetic drill, the HMD934. This new model offers increased power and performance for demanding holemaking in industrial applications. The HMD934 has a great power to weight ratio by giving metal fabricators more strength and torque to drill large deep holes in steel. >> Read full article

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Improved and safer tungsten electrode performance

Improved and safer tungsten electrode performance

Tungsten Electrodes are used when arc welding with the GTAW/Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) process or PAW/Plasma welding. Recognizing the health risk posed by Thoriated tungsten electrodes, Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT’s MultiStrike Tungsten Electrodes not only deliver an increased performance, they also reduce risk to health. >> Learn more

 Event Calendar 

2016 STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference

Date: November 13-15, 2016
Location: Chicago, Illinois >> More Info

Webinar: What is the lubricant’s role in energy efficiency?

Date: November 17, 2016 at 2 P.M. EST
Location: Webinar >> More Info

Maintenance Planning & Scheduling with Doc Palmer

Date: January 17 – 18, 2017
Location: St. Catharines, Ont. >> More Info