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Suncor starts process to add 700 megawatts of oilsands cogeneration

Suncor Energy says it has started the regulatory process on replacing aging boilers at its oilsands Base Plant with two cogeneration units to lower costs and carbon output.

Motion Canada’s TechCan Services earns two SKF Certifications

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, announced that its Motion Canada TechCan Services in Edmonton, Alta., has recently been authorized as an SKF Certified Rebuilder – Gearboxes, as well as an SKF Certified Rebuilder – Conveyor Pulleys.

Digital flagship projects from ABB target maintenance and data analysis

With an investment of $24 million, the first wave from some 20 digital pilot projects emerge from ABB, targeting maintenance cost reduction and data insights across oil, gas and chemicals facilities.

NEB hears constitutional question on Burnaby delays to Trans Mountain project

A lawyer for Kinder Morgan Canada says political opposition to the Trans Mountain project in Burnaby, B.C. has "poisoned the well" and disrupted the regulatory review process in the city.

Saskatchewan's climate change plan includes buying carbon offsets, no carbon tax

The Saskatchewan government has introduced a climate-change strategy that inches toward a price on carbon emissions, but leaves large parts of its economy untouched.

Kinder Morgan pushes back planned spending on Trans Mountain expansion project

Kinder Morgan Canada says it is still not in a position to start significant construction on the Trans Mountain expansion project and expects spending on the project for at least part of next year to focus mostly on permitting.

Husky Energy plans for higher 2018 capital budget compared with this year

Husky Energy Inc. is planning to increase its capital spending in 2018 to between $2.9 billion and $3.1 billion.

Health & Safety Blitz – PPE in Mining

Ontario Ministry of Labour inspectors will visit workplaces, from February 1, 2018 until March 31, 2018, to enforce compliance on personal protective equipment and high visibility clothing. The Ontario Ministry of Labour schedules inspection blitzes and initiatives in specific sectors to protect workers' rights under both the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act, and enhance employers' awareness of their responsibilities. » Read full article

Certified coriolis flowmeter for custody transfer applications in oil & gas

ABB has achieved fiscal measurements type approval according to MID / OIML R117 for its CoriolisMaster coriolis mass flowmeters. » Read full article

Re-engineered mounted ball bearing units

SKF has a re-engineered product line of mounted ball bearing units with industry-standard inch series cast iron housings in several designs, high-performance SKF inch or metric insert bearings, and several shaft-locking methods. » Read full article

Fluke 3560 FC wireless sensor provides automated vibration screening

Vibration screening is one of the most effective ways to detect and prevent equipment failures or downtime, but performing vibration analysis can be complex. The new Fluke 3560 FC Vibration Sensor wirelessly and remotely captures simple vibration screening data on imbalance and misalignment. Remote vibration monitoring allows maintenance managers to monitor asset health with ease and reduce the reliance on vibration specialists. » Read full article
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PEMAC Alberta Chapter Dinner Meeting

Date: February 15, 2018
Location: Calgary, Alberta
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PDAC 2018 Convention

Date: March 4-7, 2017
Location: Toronto
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Resources for Future Generations (RFG 2018)

Date: June 16, 2018
Location: Vancouver
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