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Marine & Offshore Featured Stories:

    • The world’s largest free trade agreement is now in effect

      by Tina Olivero

      The world’s largest free trade agreement, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), comes into effect today. (September 21, 2017) CETA will result in new opportunities for Newfoundland and Labrador businesses as well as other Canadians, who will benefit from the immediate elimination of 98 percent of all tariffs on Canadian goods as […]

    • LiDAR Drones: The Exponential Efficiency Factor

      by Tina Olivero

      When you consider the sun, and its powerful ability to light up the world, it’s not that far of a stretch to imagine the world where we harness light to enhance our experiences in the world. We’ve harnessed light with the invention of the light bulb. We have advanced with light into laser technology. And […]

    • Oil Care = Health Care

      by Tina Olivero

      What would happen if we took away a huge chunk of our health care services, closed many of our schools, reduced our number of teachers, reduced construction and maintenance on roads and highways, and downsized government and social services? That’s the question people are “NOT” asking when it comes to the oil and gas industry […]

    • Pruftechnik in St. John’s, Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      TODAY’S COMPANY FEATURE With intelligent and precise measurement and testing systems, PRUFTECHNIK offers innovative solutions to customers in machine alignment, condition monitoring and nondestructive testing. They are driven to set global standards in precision measurement for the maintenance of rotating equipment and quality assurance. Established in 1972 by Dieter Busch, PRUFTECHNIK is a family-owned business […]

    • Kevin Costner Is Into Smart Membranes For Sustainable Water

      by Tina Olivero

      In 2009, famed actor and environmentalist Kevin Costner and Eric Hoek, then a professor of engineering at UCLA, joined forces to develop a system aimed at cleaning up oil and gas contaminated water. In 2010, this system was put to a different kind of test when it was used to clean up the BP oil […]

    • 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 […]

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