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Minerals Featured Stories:

    • Is your company safe from the Hacker?

      by Tina Olivero

      Knowledge is power With three billion users around the globe hooked up, tapped in and communicating, there is an unprecedented power fuelling the world. Knowledge power. This information age is far more lucrative to our existence than any natural resource because it is the possibility of a new realm of resources that fit more adequately […]

    • Drones

      by Tina Olivero

      Cyberhawk Innovations, the world leader in aerial inspection and survey using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), otherwise known as drones, has welcomed Oil & Gas UK’s new guidelines on the use of drones in offshore environments. Cyberhawk played a key role in the drafting of the ‘Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations Management Standards and Guidelines’, which were […]

    • What does Anaconda Mining have to do with love?

      by Tina Olivero

      Serendipity is a pleasant surprise that comes into your life. It’s often one of those unexplained miracles where events culminate into a life-changing result. Here’s my serendipity story. It starts back when visionary miners at Anaconda Mining (TSX:ANX) took it upon themselves to mine gold in the rugged terrain of Newfoundland, Canada, just outside Baie […]

    • Exploration: The game changes as minerals market elevates

      by Tina Olivero

      Vulcan Minerals is a mineral prospect generator and exploration company. After several years of focussing on the exploration for petroleum in western Newfoundland, where it made unconventional oil and gas discoveries, it has shifted its focus to the mining business where prospects for smaller independent companies are more promising in an emerging commodities cycle. Vulcan […]

    • Integrated logistics thrives at the Port of Argentia

      by Tina Olivero

      Argentia, Newfoundland, supports the port area with an abundance of lay down and storage space. There are over 180 hectares available to provide the right service for businesses who avail of a globally strategic location. That’s why Integrated Logistics invested in operations in Argentia. Integrated logistics provides traditional stevedoring or marine base style solutions, and […]

    • Tips for managing NORM during decommissioning

      by Tina Olivero

      Every oil and gas facility has the potential to be hampered by the problem of NORM (short for Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material), especially during phases of decommissioning. To fully understand NORM, first take note that it can be broken down into various waste streams. For example… There is NORM waste which is contaminated with other […]

    • THE OGM SAFETY AWARD WINNERS

      by Tina Olivero

      THE WINNERS ARE: TECHMATION ELECTRIC & CONTROLS, STEP ENERGY SERVICES, CROSBIE SALAMIS LTD, COUGAR HELICOPTERS, THE OGM SAFETY RESULTS AWARD WINNER: Techmation Electric & Controls Ltd. Techmation Electric & Controls Ltd. provides a complete range of electrical and instrumentation services throughout Western Canada. Techmation is committed to achieving stellar performance and giving value to their […]

    • Petrotechnical Data Systems Releases new Open Source Technologies

      by Tina Olivero

      Petrotechnical Data Systems (PDS) is one of the biggest providers of software solution developers in the field of oil and gas industries. They recently unveiled a new Open Source Technology termed Wellsite Information Transfer Standard Markup Language (WITSML) for Energistics. Launched under the open Apache License, there are two categories of the software: the PDS […]

    • Advanced FleetLink Management & Monitoring System

      by Tina Olivero

      The FleetLink system from Atlas Copco supports the construction and oil and gas industry. It is offered in two packages, the FleetLink Advanced, intended for large pavers, including asphalt and large soil rollers, up to highway class pavers and the standard FleetLink for small pavers. Both packages are offered free of cost with the purchase […]

    • New Carbon Conversion Technologies

      by Tina Olivero

      The CMC Research Institutes are aiding the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE for a $20 million global competition. The competition is aimed towards finding technologies that can successfully convert Carbon Dioxide emissions into high-value products. This is highly contextual in today’s world, where air pollution in major cities all over the world is a growing concern […]

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