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Minerals Featured Stories:

    • 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 […]

    • Harber Coatings: Invents Revolutionary High-Performance Coatings

      by Tina Olivero

      When an industry faces a harsh downturn for two years, there is a critical need gain efficiencies, optimization and reliability.  That’s a global trend. And in the coatings industry its leading minds that have come up with optimal gains that support sustainable long-term cost reductions and higher efficiency. Replacement and repair of damaged equipment are […]

    • New Age Fluid Separation Technology from Baker Hughes

      by Tina Olivero

      November 2016 Baker Hughes, a global leader in water and oil technologies, has commercially unveiled its TRETOLITE SNAP fluids separation technology. The inspiration behind the development of new technology was to help oil and gas operators to actively help with lowering costs and stable production levels while not compromising on the dry oil and the […]

    • Pipeline Leak Detection Essential

      by Tina Olivero

      Ageing infrastructure and continued usage are two of the greatest threats in the current pipeline industry. However, current systems deployed on the field are highly inadequate to meet the challenge of leak detection. This is because they either miss the leaks completely or issue so many false alarms in even the slightest of disturbances, that […]

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