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FEATURED NEWS: Ontario accepts consensus recommendations from Mining Safety Review
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Federal Budget 2015 - Mining industry satisfied with program funding areas

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expressed satisfaction with the federal government’s renewal of funding for key areas such as environmental assessment, the Major Projects Management Office, Aboriginal education and training and geoscience. >> Read full article

Supporting employee wellness

Many employers are planning to increase their workplace wellness program offerings in the next two years in order to improve employee health and contain rising health care costs. >> Read full article

Federal budget primer: lower oil prices weigh down Canada's economic growth

Plummeting oil prices are having a significant negative impact on the Canadian economy. Ahead of the federal budget on April 21, a new Conference Board of Canada report provides highlights of the current state of the economy and presents the forecast for the national economy. >> Read full article

Alberta budget keeps oil and gas industry competitive in challenging global market

The Alberta government’s 2015/16 budget will help keep the province’s oil and gas industry competitive in a turbulent global market, supporting jobs and investment at a challenging time, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers reports. >> Read full article

Ritchie Bros. to hold largest Canadian auction ever in Edmonton

Ritchie Bros., the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will conduct its largest Canadian auction ever in Edmonton, Alberta on April 28 – May 1. The four-day unreserved public auction features more than 8,000 equipment items. Day 4 of the auction will feature oil and gas equipment. >> Read full article

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Mining Safety Review

Ontario accepts consensus recommendations from Mining Safety Review

Ontario is improving the health and safety of underground mine workers by accepting and acting on all eighteen consensus recommendations made in the Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Advisory Group's final report. >> Learn More…

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Emerson launches polyester enclosures and junction boxes

Emerson Industrial Automation’s Appleton JBEP polyester enclosures and junction boxes protect instrumentation, terminals and other electrical equipment. The versatile solution provides durability, impact-resistance, and has an IP66 rating to prevent water ingress. Deployed it with confidence in petrochemical applications. >> Read full article

American Sensor Technologies pressure sensors for hazardous locations

AST46DS Explosion Proof Pressure Transducer and AST54ED Explosion Proof Differential Transformer are now certified according to ATEX and IECEx Ex d IIC flameproof requirements and are safe for operation in explosive gas and dust environments. >> Read full article

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Multi-Variable pressure/temperature transmitter

Multi-Variable pressure/temperature transmitter ideal for low-power systems

American Sensor Technologies offers multi-variable sensors that combine multiple sensing systems such as pressure, temperature and LVDT linear position sensors in one package to reduce the number of components in an installation, trim inventory stock and build times and eliminate waste. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

BC Mining Week

Date: May 3-9, 2015
Location: British Columbia >> More Info

2015 Enform Petroleum Safety Conference

Date:May 5-7, 2015
Location: Banff, Alta. >> More Info

CIM 2015

Date:May 10-13, 2015
Location: Montreal, Que. >> More Info

Canadian Mining Expo

Date: May 27-28, 2015
Location: Timmins, Ont. >> More Info