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Alberta government makes third attempt at balancing oil sands, environment
The Alberta government is enacting a sweeping plan for its controversial oil-sands region in another attempt to balance development and the environment.
Uncover more about this plan...

2012 Media Kit



Biodiversity initiative: Copper mine helps restore sturgeon population
Xstrata Copper Canada–Kidd Operations through its financial and in-kind support of the Mattagami Sturgeon Restoration Project is giving new life to a fish species designated as of “special concern” by the province.
Learn more about this environmental initiative...

Canadian heavy mining attachment group CWS acquired by IES
International Equipment Solutions (IES) has acquired Canada's CWS Industries, a manufacturer of highly engineered attachment products, including tire manipulators, cable reelers, grapples, buckets and various large excavator attachment products. Read more...

Federal government funds British Columbia Aboriginal Mine Training Association
The Mining Association of BC commends the federal government's funding commitment over the next three years to support the British Columbia Aboriginal Mine Training Association.
Find out about the program and the funding...

Mining gains voice on safety at new Prevention Council through Cementation Canada
President of Cementation Canada has been appointed to Ontario's newly formed 11-member incident Prevention Council in Ontario. Read more...

Energold announces $45 million in new oil and gas drilling contracts
Energold Drilling Corp. says it has recently been awarded several long-term service contracts worth a total of about $45 million per year. The contracts with Energold's energy drilling division, Bertram Drilling Corp., are with major oil and gas companies active in Western Canada. Learn more...

MainTrain 2012

FEATURE: Energy Management

5 steps toward an energy efficiency program
By Ken Bannister
Many of today's maintenance departments are caretakers of older equipment not necessarily designed or operated with energy conservation in mind. Fortunately, through the application of good asset management practices, any maintenance department can both sustainably conserve energy and make assets perform more reliably.

The following are five steps you can take to move forward with your sustainability program.
Read the five steps...


Fluke laser distance meters
Fluke Corp. has introduced the Fluke 414D, 419D and 424D laser distance meters, which deliver accurate, point-and-click measurements up to 100 meters. more...

Roxtec allows reliable sealing around cable and pipes
Roxtec manufactures a unique system to seal around cables and pipes where they enter electrical boxes or pass through walls and floors. more...

Performance Biolubes product line
Castrol has launched its Performance Biolubes product line, which adds a range of bio-based lubricants its existing line of lubricants. more...


Water Recovery: Reducing water waste and system downtime in the oil sands

Picking Power: Basic application considerations for selecting an engine generator

Standing By: Manage diesel fuel contaminants to maintain generator reliability

Cut Costs, Not Corners: Lubricants and impact on energy, labour and equipment costs

Strike a Balance: Demanding oil & gas industry requires careful safety system selection

Buried Treasure: Rig sees success in Newfoundland as mine moves close to production

Global Petroleum Show: Oil & gas innovations come to Calgary


Sept. 10 - 15 International Manufacturing Technology Show 2012 McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill.

Sept. 10 - 12
Oil Sands Trade Show & Conference Fort McMurray, Alta.

Sept. 24 - 26
MINExpo International Las Vegas Convention Center

Check out the Calendar of Events on the REM website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions.

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PEM 2012 Maintenance Awards

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