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    • New Harsh Environment Research Facility

      by Tina Olivero

      Memorial University is establishing a new Harsh Environment Research Facility (HERF) to strengthen the region’s infrastructure and expertise in technologies operating in harsh environments, such as the ocean, energy, shipping, and aerospace sectors. The HERF will be a new world-class R&D facility for large-scale testing, research and development that is vital to the Canadian economy […]

    • Canadian Building Trades calls on Federal Government to develop new industrial strategies

      by Tina Olivero

      August 26, 2019 Canada’s Building Trades Unions proudly recruit, train and support over half a million skilled trades workers across Canada. We invest over $500 million to ensure our members obtain consistent skills upgrading and that we develop modern training to meet the ever-changing needs of industry. Canada is facing a growing skills trade shortage […]

    • Pettibone Introduces The Extendo 1246X Telehandler

      by Tina Olivero

      Pettibone introduces the Extendo 1246X telehandler, a workhorse machine that delivers an impressive 12,000 pounds of load capacity. Built on Pettibone’s next generation X-Series platform, this unit is ideal for contractors and rental users working in demanding applications ranging from construction to masonry to oil and gas. The 1246X is powered by a 117-horsepower Cummins […]

    • Enclosed Industrial Areas A Possible Death Trap?

      by Tina Olivero

      You can’t see it, smell it, or taste it. It’s a silent killer in the industrial and commercial workplace. What is it? That’s right, it’s Carbon Monoxide, and it’s a killer. The invisible killer, Carbon Monoxide (CO) in workplaces is produced by machines, engines, and appliances that burn carbon-based fuels such as natural gas, LPG, […]

    • Altitec Academy Earns New GWO Blade Repair Certification

      by Tina Olivero

      Altitec Academy, the rotor blade technician training programme from Altitec, a leading wind turbine blade repair and inspection specialist, has secured the blade repair certification from the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) for its training centres in London and Cape Town. The certification also allows Altitec to conduct GWO training in Australia. Altitec Academy trains upwards […]

    • Energy Addiction: One Reason for Climate Change

      by Tina Olivero

      Climate change is the result of the rising temperature of the planet. It’s happening because populations are rising, pollution is rising and we have an insatiable appetite for agriculture and energy. Greenhouse gases, like methane, are produced through agricultural practices, including livestock manure. Others, like CO2, come from natural processes like respiration and from the […]

    • SAFCell Teams up to Develop a Near Zero Emissions Well Control System

      by Tina Olivero

      Canada’s climate has been warming at roughly twice the rate of the rest of the world, according to a report on Canada’s Changing Climate released on April 3rd. In light of this, Canada’s oil and gas industry is focused on transforming its operations as it continues to receive heavy regulatory scrutiny over methane emitting pneumatic […]

    • Can the oil industry save civilization?

      by Phonse Fagan

      In the early 1800s wood was the primary energy source throughout much of the world: but this could not last as populations grew, industrialization accelerated, and forests were depleted—especially on islands like Britain. Then came coal to the rescue, and the forests were given a reprieve. For a time coal was king as a heat […]

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