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Marine & Offshore Featured Stories:

    • 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 […]

    • Wood Group wins Husky White Rose engineering contract

      by Tina Olivero

      HOUSTON, June 29, 2017 Husky Energy has awarded Wood Group a multi-million dollar contract to complete detailed engineering for the topsides of White Rose, a concrete gravity-based structure wellhead platform planned for offshore eastern Canada. The project includes procurement services and engineering design work.  The Wood Group team has identified several project innovations to significantly […]

    • 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 […]

    • IBM: The Weather Company Predicts Conditions For Smart Rigs

      by Tina Olivero

      Weather causes businesses to lose over half a trillion dollars every year, and up until now, we seem to have been at the mercy of the weather, rather than harnessing it or working within it. 

Now we are finding better, more profitable ways to manage weather conditions. Innovative companies across all industries are learning how […]

    • Remembering Flight 491 Tragedy – Service takes place March 12.

      by Tina Olivero

      Noia Remembers Flight 491 Tragedy  Sunday, March 12 marks the eighth anniversary of the Flight 491 tragedy. Today, the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association (Noia) remembers the victims of this terrible accident. “On behalf of Noia’s membership and our Board of Directors, our thoughts and prayers remain with the families and friends […]

    • 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 […]

    • Port of Argentia: Serving the world

      by Tina Olivero

      You only need to take a site tour with Ray Greene the Marketing Coordinator of the Port of Argentia, to understand the magnitude and depth of what’s happening there. Globally strategic and locally connected, this port offers a heavy industrial location for business on the southeastern portion of the Island of Newfoundland, in Placentia Bay. […]

    • Industry Leader: Mark Collett talks oil offshore

      by Tina Olivero

      The OGM: Where do you think the price of oil is going? Mark Collett, COO, Crosbie Group: Shale oil clearly has been a game changer, and I don’t think anyone fully understood the impact it would have on industry. Supply and demand are coming back into balance, so I don’t think that it’s a stretch […]

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