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Canadian economic growth rebounds in third quarter

Conference Board of Canada Chief Economist Craig Alexander says that business investment in machinery and equipment contracted last quarter and the rate of investment in recent years is below the pace of depreciation. “This is undermining Canada’s future growth potential.”

MAC supports government's timely decisions on pipeline infrastructure

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has expressed its support for the Government of Canada's approval of new pipeline infrastructure to diversify markets for Canada's oil sands industry.

CSPA welcomes Government of Canada approval of pipeline projects

The Canadian Steel Producers Association (CSPA) welcomes the Government of Canada's recent decisions to approve construction of the Kinder Morgan Trans-Mountain Expansion Project and the Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Program.

Winterizing aerial work platforms and boom trucks

Preparing aerial lifts and cranes for cold weather is essential in preserving performance and protecting your equipment. Here we explain the crucial steps to getting it done.

Canada receives Best Country Award at international mining investment forum

Canada received the Best Country Award in recognition of its international leadership in governance and for showing the most improvement in terms of attractiveness to mineral investors.

Chris Stewart appointed president and CEO of Treasury Metals

Treasury Metals Inc. is pleased to announce that former Kirkland Lake Gold Executive Chris Stewart, P.Eng., has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Stewart will join Treasury effective December 5.
GHS label compliance

Transition to GHS label compliance

Under the “Globally Harmonized System,” paint and coating formulators must reclassify any products containing hazardous chemicals based on a common chemical classification system defined by GHS. They must update their safety data sheets and use GHS-compliant labels to identify their hazardous chemicals. Paint and coating importers and distributors, in turn, must ensure that any products with hazardous chemicals they sell have GHS-compliant safety data sheets and GHS-compliant labels. A multi-year transition plan has been announced for Canada. » Register now

Telematics system improves fleet management and monitoring

Atlas Copco’s intelligent telematics system, FleetLink, is a convenient and efficient tool to monitor and manage their equipment fleet. The system allows users to optimize fleet usage, reduce maintenance costs and save time and money. » Read full article

One-of-a-kind steel cutting tool

Brokk, a manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, introduces the MC200 Multi Cutter to expand smaller Brokk models’ versatility for contractors in steel cutting applications. The one-of-a-kind steel cutting attachment, manufactured by Darda, offers a high power-to-weight ratio and sleek, compact design. » Read full article

New sight glass is a critical component to improve condition monitoring

Des-Case Corporation, specialty filtration products specialist, has redesigned its oil sight glass (OSG). A clear cylinder that installs in the drain port of the oil reservoir of pumps, gearboxes, bearing housings and other pieces of equipment, the sight glass provides continuous fluid monitoring of the clarity, colour, sediment and water contamination of the equipment’s oil. » Read full article

CanWEA Operations and Maintenance Summit 2017

Date: February 1 - 2, 2017
Location: Toronto » More Info

2nd Annual Big Data, IOT & Machine Learning in Oil & Gas Canada 2017

Date: February 14 - 15, 2017
Location: Hotel Arts Calgary, Calgary » More Info

IFPE 2017

Date: March 7 - 11, 2017
Location: Las Vegas, NV » More Info