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NEWS:

Alberta oilsands worker dies after equipment accident
A 56-year-old worker has died in an accident that happened at a Suncor Energy site in northern Alberta
Get incident details...

PSAC Canadian drilling forecast increases by 375 wells
The PSAC 2011 Canadian Drilling Activity Forecast third quarter update, released by the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC), forecasts another increase in Canadian drilling activity levels.
Get full increase details...

Canadian energy strategy key to realizing Canada’s energy potential
Canada’s upstream oil and gas industry strongly supports efforts to develop a Canadian energy strategy, according to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). Such a strategy would enable Canada to develop policies and take actions aligned with a collective vision of its energy future. Learn about the proposed strategy...

U.S. scientists write Obama letter opposing oilsands pipeline
Scientists from some of the most prominent institutions in the United States have written a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama urging him not to approve a pipeline that would deliver bitumen from Alberta's oilsands.
Read the letter and responses...

RESPONSE: Shunning Canadian oil will force U.S. to buy crude from 'repressive governments': study
A new report by the Fraser Institute found the United States will have to rely on getting its oil from repressive regimes overseas if it shuns crude oil imports from Canada. Learn more about this report...

Vancouver's First Coal receives purchase offer from Xstrata Coal
Vancouver-based First Coal Corp. has received an all-cash offer of purchase from Xstrata Coal. Find out more about this planned buy...


FEATURES: Safety

Designs on Safety:
Custom machine eliminates manual installation of roof bolts in mines

After a year and a half of development, Saskatoon-based DynaIndustrial created a custom piece of equipment at the request of PotashCorp: a low-ceiling-height roof bolter, named the DynaBolter, used to secure potash mine ceilings, eliminating the need for a worker to manually install roof bolts.
Learn about its design and development...


PRODUCTS: CMMS

Maintenance Connection: mobile edition
Maintenance Connection has released of a mobile CMMS tablet-based version of their MC Mobile Wireless Edition. more...

Ivara, Management Resources Group partner
MRG will provide implementation services for Ivara EXP Enterprise asset performance management software for asset-intensive businesses across North America. more...

MPulse: Condition-triggered add-on tool
MPulse Maintenance Software, developers of MPulse v7 CMMS, has released Condition Triggered Maintenance (CTM), an new add-on tool. more...


DIGITAL EDITION:

Mining for Talent: Industry pilot program awards certification to Canadian mining workers

Designs on Safety: Custom machine eliminates manual installation of roof bolts in mines

Data Drill Down: Teck Resources unearths stronger asset performance with new ERP system

Custom Made: Custom bearings may be the solution to difficult applications


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