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Minerals Featured Stories:

    • 7 Must Knows – To Finance Your Ideas With Angels

      by Tina Olivero

      Yesterday, I met Ross Finlay for the first time. A thinking man, this guy sits back and listens to what you have to say as you present your business ideas to his experienced ear. A man of many variations, he’s a fifth-degree black belt in karate, he learned to fly at 17 and has been […]

    • Anaconda Mining: Operations on the rise

      by Tina Olivero

      Anaconda Mining is a junior gold mining and exploration company that has a number of very lucrative mining projects in Atlantic Canada. The Pine Cove Mine & Mill, part of the Point Rousse Project on the Baie Verte Peninsula in Newfoundland has a gold deposit that was discovered in June of 1987 and recently received […]

    • Have you found your ‘New Normal’?

      by Mark Collett

      When I was asked to write a guest column for OGM, I admit that I had no clue what I might be able to offer, that would be interesting to readers.  Then I thought about what I’ve experienced the last few years in the oil industry. It’s been a roller coaster for anyone in this […]

    • Oil & Gas Mapping Tool Revolutionizes Document Control

      by Tina Olivero

      The oil and gas industry is very good at collecting information for projects and progress. However, it is still not very easy for employees to find all the right information they need at the right time. In other words, all inclusive and on demand! Statistics show professionals spend 50 percent of their time searching for […]

    • 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 […]

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