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Shell divests oil sands interests in Canada for net consideration of US$7.25 billion

Royal Dutch Shell plc announced the signing of two agreements by Shell Canada Energy, Shell Canada Limited and Shell Canada Resources that will see Shell sell all of its in-situ and undeveloped oil sands interests in Canada and reduce its share in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project from 60 per cent to 10 per cent.

MAC members commit to implement Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

MAC member companies that rely upon private or public security forces have committed to implementing a human rights and security approach consistent with the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights and based on a determination of risk at mining facilities that they control.

Alberta oilsands production outlook bright despite gloomy headlines

The sell-off of Alberta oilsands assets by another big international player – along with big reserve writedowns, the introduction of a carbon tax and a stumbling crude price – all suggest a gloomy outlook for production from the world’s third-largest proven oil reserves.

Canada's natural gas extraction industry facing declining market share

Prospects for Canada's natural gas producers continue to deteriorate as continued strength in U.S. production results in weaker demand for Canadian gas and low prices, according to The Conference Board of Canada's latest Canadian Industrial Outlook: Gas Extraction.

PTDA 2017 Canadian Conference features an all new format in Toronto

Registration is now open for the PTDA 2017 Canadian Conference, to be held June 7-9, 2017, at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel in Toronto.

World’s first 3D printed excavator unveiled at IFPE 2017

IFPE 2017 (March 7 - 11) got underway with a glimpse at some of the cutting-edge technologies sure to shape the industry for years to come. Keeping with the show’s 2017 theme, “Imagine What’s Next,” attendees gathered for a demonstration of the world’s first 3D-printed excavator, known as Project AME (Additive Manufactured Excavator). The idea for the excavator came about when CCEFP members toured the Oak Ridge Laboratories in 2014, and was a 3D-printed car on display that had been produced for another industry trade show. » Read full article

Sprockets utilizes wear indicator technology

Tsubaki Smart Tooth offers users the ability to identify and schedule drive system maintenance before critical component failure occurs. » Read full article

Affordable machine health monitoring

SKF has launched a compact 8-channel version of its highly popular IMx machine health monitoring platform. The Multilog IMx-8 eight-channel unit provides an attractive option for users of mechanical and fluid power train applications. » Read full article

KSB updates Amarex KRT submersible pumps

KSB Pumps has introduced a new generation of its Amarex KRT family of heavy-duty submersible pumps for water and wastewater applications. The new pumps are available with power ratings of up to 850 kW, the highest standard motor power in the industry. » Read full article

CIM 2017 Convention

Date: April 30 – May 3, 2017
Location: Montreal, Que.
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Mines and Money New York

Date: May 3 - 4, 2017
Location: Double Tree by Hilton New York
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MainTrain 2017

Date: September 25 - 28, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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