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    • Stopping Corrosion in Mine, Quarry, and Aggregate Processing Structures

      by Del Williams

      In mines, quarries, and aggregate bulk processing, large steel structures like hoppers that are used to store and dispense vast volumes of ore, rock and gravel are often subjected to abrasion, moisture and salt deposits, which can accelerate corrosion. Once corrosion starts, often through a breach in traditional barrier-type coatings such as epoxies or polyurethanes, […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

    • Offshore Newfoundland Discovery West Orphan Basin

      by Tina Olivero

      West Orphan Basin The Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced that an independent resource assessment covering the area of the West Orphan Basin had identified 25.5 billion barrels of oil and 20.6 trillion cubic feet of gas potential. This discovery is based on new data covering nine parcels of land on offer in the […]

    • Berg Chilling Systems aims to put a chill on flaring in Canada

      by Tina Olivero

      Innovative, Toronto-based company, Berg Chilling Systems Inc. wants to help Canadian oil and gas producers be greener operators. They want to create the environment for business sustainability utilizing a proven solution that eliminates the flaring of wellhead gas, reduces costs, and increases revenue. Berg and its client partner, Billings, Montana-based GTUIT LLC, teamed up to […]

    • Ben van Beurden Interview (Shell Chief)

      by Tina Olivero

      Van Beurden and his colleagues might well have been in need of a drink after the gruelling nine-and-a-half month takeover campaign. While that day’s vote by BG shareholders – waved through with more than 99 percent approval – had never been a concern, van Beurden had faced a tough battle to convince his own shareholders […]

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