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Fraser Institute examines data on the safety of oil and gas transport

The Fraser Institute examined data on the safety of oil and gas transport and reports that the transport of oil and gas is safe by all modes examined: pipeline, rail and tanker. There are differences between the modes that should be considered when developing infrastructure.

Cummins Connected Diagnostics is now available through Zonar’s smart fleet management

Zonar, a leader in smart fleet management technology, and Cummins Inc., a manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, controls and emission solutions, announced the availability of Cummins Connected Diagnostics, delivering critical information to operations managers that can help optimize the performance of their fleets.

GE Renewable Energy to conduct overhaul of Ontario hydropower station

GE Renewable Energy announced it has won a contract to conduct the major overhaul and upgrade of Little Long’s units 1 & 2 in Ontario (Canada) for Ontario Power Generation.

Caterpillar to launch external search for new CFO; current CFO retires

Caterpillar Inc. announced that group president and CFO Brad Halverson has elected to retire in early 2018.

Energy free trade under NAFTA good for all North Americans

The creation of NAFTA continues to be mutually beneficial to all three trading partners – Canada, the U.S. and Mexico – according to a joint paper released by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), the American Petroleum Institute (API) and Mexican Association of Hydrocarbon Companies (AMEXHI).

Alberta Energy Regulator charges Syncrude in deaths of 31 great blue herons

The Alberta Energy Regulator has charged Syncrude Canada in the deaths of 31 great blue herons two years ago at its Mildred Lake oilsands mine in northern Alberta.

Attorney grills company officials in Keystone XL hearing

The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline and its allies faced a litany of tough questions Monday in front of a Nebraska commission that will decide whether to approve the project's final leg through the state.

Diamond drilling company fined after worker killed by falling tree

Following a trial, Orbit Garant Drilling Services Inc., a diamond drilling company operating in northeastern Ontario, was found guilty and fined $200,000 after a worker was killed by a falling tree while exiting a bulldozer. The company was operating multiple diamond surface drills in the area of the St. Andrews Holloway-Holt mine sites east of Timmins when two workers were coming off shift. One of the workers who had been riding in the cab of the bulldozer opened the cab door to step out, when a chicot – a standing dead tree weighing more than 2,000 pounds – fell, striking the door and fatally injuring the worker. » Read full article

Biodegradable scale and rust remover

Cortec’s EcoClean Biodegradable Scale and Rust Remover is now a USDA Certified Biobased Product. It is third-party certified to contain 100% USDA certified biobased content. » Read full article

Series CCC centric centrifugal overload clutches

Centrifugal clutches were originally used as soft start clutches and are often used on high inertia type applications. » Read full article

Autonomous mining truck technology

At a recent Cat MineStar Command for hauling demonstration at the company’s facility in Arizona, Caterpillar announced a project to adapt hardware and software for retrofitting the Komatsu 930E mining truck with Cat autonomous technology. This interoperability initiative is driven by mining companies’ goal of reducing mining costs using their existing fleets. » Read full article

MEMO 2017

Date: September 24 – 26, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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MainTrain 2017

Date: September 25 - 28, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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Xplor – The Annual Mining Event in Quebec

Date: October 18 - 19, 2017
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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