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Oilfield services market value by application

The global market is set to witness a significant growth due to the increasing shale gas exploration, increasing oil & gas production, and growing efforts in exploring new oil & gas reserves.

B.C. finance minister to give budget update on Sept. 11

The update to the provincial budget that Finance Minister Carole James presents to the legislature will be first by Premier John Horgan’s minority government.

Toromont to buy Quebec based Hewitt heavy equipment business

The transaction, worth $1.02 billion, will combine two of Canada’s largest heavy equipment distributors and expand Toromont’s network of Caterpillar dealerships.

Energy trade groups get say on potential pipeline shutdown

A federal judge deciding whether to shut down the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline while more environmental review is done is allowing national energy and manufacturing trade groups to have a say.

NAFTA’s environmental arm demands Canada explain oilsands tailings leaks

The environmental arm of NAFTA is demanding Canada explain what it is doing to stop oilsands tailings ponds from leaking into Alberta waterways.

EY’s Canadian Mining Eye Index sees struggles in Q2

Canadian Mining Eye report: “As an emerging trend, adoption of robotics and automation in the mining industry is gaining traction. Automation refers to the use of semi-autonomous or autonomous machines for various mining activities such as drilling, tunnel boring, loading and hauling. It has enabled mining companies to use driverless mining vehicles such as haul trucks, crushers and rock breakers with the help of sensors, joysticks and positioning software.” Read more insights in the report. » Read full article

Condition monitoring in hazardous ‘gassy’ areas of coal mines

The intrinsically safe SKF Microlog analyzer CMXA 51-IS is a rugged and portable, handheld instrument that allows for the collection of vibration, process and dynamic data in hazardous environments. » Read full article

Improved frac pump reliability

Schaeffler’s Frac Pump Mainshaft Bearing in X-life quality features optimized capacity for improved frac pump reliability for the oil & gas industry. » Read full article

Dillon jaw forming ring grips entire workpiece

The Dillon jaw-forming ring is an easy-to-use tool that provides a more uniform grip on the workpiece thereby maximizing jaw life for cutting and forming operations. Mounted in direct contact with the top jaw, the Dillon jaw-forming ring preloads the chucking system. Use of the device will provide a jaw surface true to the machine centreline, reduce set-up times, and increase up-times for running machined parts. » 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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