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Improved oil drilling activity forecast tempered by Trump’s competition risk

Rising optimism in the Canadian oil and gas industry prompted a higher 2017 drilling forecast on Monday, but doubts swirl about Canada's ability to compete for future energy investment capital with a Donald Trump-led United States.

Planned and unplanned maintenance activities for Kearl project shortfall

A big gain on the sale of its Esso gas stations last year swelled profits for Imperial Oil Ltd., but operating performance at its newest oilsands mining project disappointed analysts.

A timeline of the Dakota Access oil pipeline

Notable events in the dispute over the four-state, $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline.

CAPP sees mutual benefit in Trump’s KXL executive order for Canada and United States

The executive order advancing the Keystone XL (KXL) Pipeline Project is a major economic step forward for Canada, the United States and for North American energy security, reports the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).

Komatsu America CEO Rod Schrader named to AEM board of directors

Heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu America Corp. announced Rod Schrader, CEO of Komatsu America Corp., has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

Saskatchewan spill highlights problems with pipeline leak detection systems

The pipeline spill, discovered on Jan. 20, is now under investigation by the Saskatchewan government. It said its investigation will try to determine why the pipeline’s leak detection system did not flag the leak.

Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Progress Report

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released its 12th annual Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Progress Report. The 2016 report takes a detailed look at MAC members’ efforts to protect the environment and contribute positively to the communities where they operate. This year, Teck’s Elkview Operations not only achieved a TSM Leadership Award for a second time, but did so by achieving Level AAA performance in all of the program’s indicators. » Read full article

Hevvy pumps HS Series

The HS is a hard wearing and versatile submersible solids handling pump featuring steep curves, advanced double mechanical seal design, high Chrome wet end parts, H-Class windings. These pumps are capable of handling solids up to 60 per cent and capacities up to 3000 USGPM. » Read full article

Centrifugal impellers with electronically commutated external rotor motor

CEC centrifugal impellers are superbly crafted, precision balanced air moving packages that feature superior performance in a compact design. By combining the efficiency of a backward curved impeller with the advanced technology of an electronically commutated (EC) external rotor motor, new standards for energy savings and performance have been achieved. » Read full article

Reversible pneumatic drill range

Chicago Pneumatic has launched its first reversible drill range for industrial markets, which is expected to set a new high standard in terms of performance and price. The CP1114R drill is ideal for various applications in metalworking and foundries, and industrial maintenance including tapping, reaming, honing, drilling and mixing. The drills can run for 800 hours before maintenance. » Read full article

SPE Canada Heavy Oil Technical Conference

Date: February 15 - 16, 2017
Location: Calgary » More Info

PDAC 2017 - mining investment

Date: March 5 - 8, 2017
Location: Toronto » More Info

Canadian Energy Forum 2017

Date: March 9, 2017
Location: Calgary » More Info