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    • Cyberhawk Named BVCA Scottish Management Team of the Year

      by Tina Olivero

      Cyberhawk Innovations has been named the Venture-backed Management Team of the Year at the 2018 BVCA Scottish Management Team awards. Winners were announced at the BVCA’s prestigious annual dinner in Edinburgh.  The BVCA Management Team Awards celebrate the performance of UK-based companies that are backed by private equity and venture capital. Cyberhawk is one of […]

    • Over 300 Oil & Gas companies adopt Dropsafe Nets

      by Tina Olivero

      Over 300 of the world’s major Oil & Gas (O&G) producers and contractors have adopted Dropsafe’s patented stainless steel mesh nets to protect against the risk of dropped objects, in a market development indicative of the industry’s continued drive to consolidate best practice and further improve workplace safety. Dropsafe is the leading provider of dropped […]

    • Wood awarded multi-million dollar contract

      by Tina Olivero

      Wood has secured a new multi-million dollar contract with Hyundai Engineering to provide detailed engineering services and material supply for a steam methane reformer, part of a new Wood-licensed hydrogen production unit for the Melaka Refinery Diesel Euro 5 Project in Malaysia. Wood will deploy its leading proprietary Terrace WallTM technology for hydrogen production as […]

    • Link-Belt: Rigging & Crane Rentals

      by Tina Olivero

      Milwaukee-based Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, has taken delivery of six new Link-Belt truck cranes. Three different models are represented in the package: one HTC-8660, two HTC-8675 Series II, and three HTC-86100-XL, with capacities ranging from 60 USt to 100 USt. The cranes were ordered at the […]

    • Newfoundland’s Offshore: Time to take the BULL BY THE HORNS!

      by Tina Olivero

      In Obama’s book, The Audacity of Hope, he said that his role as the president was a great responsibility and his drive came from great discontent. I thought a lot about that and realized that discontent comes from the disparity between where we are and where we can be. It’s that uncomfortable edge that has […]

    • Nalco Champion In Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      “I am from Lawn, Newfoundland and I have worked in the oil and gas service industry for the past 18 years. In May 2011, while working in Angola I met Ryan Olson, who is currently Canadian Regional Manager of Oil Sands and Heavy Oil for Nalco Champion. During our conversation, I asked him, “Why isn’t […]

    • Digitization Can Decrease Production Cost

      by Tina Olivero

      Energy producers expected to do more with less while focusing on the environment. After a prolonged period of oversupply and low prices, Canadian oil and gas producers are turning to technology to reduce production costs by 10% to 20%, according to PwC Canada’s new report Energy Visions: Decade of disruption, launched today in Calgary at the […]

    • Atlantic Petroleum Show – June 20, 2018

      by Tina Olivero

      The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show returns to Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador on June 20 – 21, 2018, with a refreshed focus on energy education. “It is time to reimagine the traditional trade show and focus on education and training for the energy industry,” says Wes Scott, President and CEO of EventWorx […]

    • SmartVac – The Future of Hydrovac Technology

      by Braydon Dowler-Coltman

      Is bigger really better? The consensus in Alberta for a number of years, mainly in the oil and gas industry is this; bigger is better. Large tanks allow for a truck to sit at a job for a long period of time before having to go to a dump site, and larger trucks typically have a higher capacity […]

    • Tank Inspection: Just got safer!

      by Tina Olivero

      SUITS AIMS TO MAKE CONFINED SPACE CASUALTIES AND DEATHS A THING OF THE PAST SUITS has been developed by Martek Marine Ltd to improve the safety of surveyors and crew members when inspecting tanks, eliminating the need to enter hazardous, confined spaces on board. SUITS combines the latest in enclosed space drone technology and VR software allowing the […]

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