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World Outlook – lower oil prices boost prospects for global growth

The global economy is expected to expand by close to 3 per cent this year, according to the Conference Board of Canada. Lower energy costs is having a boosting effect on real incomes and household spending, and helps the current account balance of oil importing countries. >> Read full article

Leadership gap looms

Only one in 10 employees aspire to the corner office, which may explain why one-third of global companies struggle to find senior leaders. >> Read full article

SMRP launches new education program

The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) introduces the Approved Provider Education Program, a members-only education program recognizing industry partners who provide training aligned with physical asset management and/or SMRP’s current Body of Knowledge (BoK). >> Read full article

Access the webinar: The Safety Effect

REM’s recent webinar focused on understanding the relationship between safety and equipment reliability programs. The recorded webinar is now available. >> Read full article

Workers collapse at oil refinery, two companies fined

Shell Canada Limited/Shell Canada Limitée and CEDA International Corporation pleaded guilty and were fined a total of $90,000 after two workers collapsed. The workers were not wearing PPE capable of protecting them from the effects of exposure to H2S gas. >> Read full article

Harber Coatings facility quadruples productivity and offers cost savings to oil and gas

Harber Coatings Inc. officially opened its new facility May 1, 2015. The exclusive manufacturer of InnoGUARD Flakeless Electroless Nickel Coating (ENC), a proprietary, high phosphorous-nickel coating protects raw metal parts and tools from corrosion, abrasion and salvages worn or mismachined parts. >> Read full article

 
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B.C. Safety Authority releases 2014 State of Safety Report

B.C. Safety Authority releases 2014 State of Safety Report

B.C. Safety Authority (BCSA) has released its 2014 State of Safety Report, a comprehensive overview of BCSA’s activities and information analysis, including data on installation and operating assessments, incident investigations, as well as research and enforcement activities. The report is designed to help people understand technical trends and use the knowledge to make informed safety decisions. >> Learn More…

 
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GGB offers new lead-free Bimetal Bearings

GGB Bearing Technology, formerly Glacier Garlock Bearings, has expanded its line of lead-free, bimetal bearings with the addition of its GGB-SZ material. The material is a lead-free alternative to GGB´s well-known SY lead-bronze bimetal bearings. >> Read full article

Coxreels Little Giant LG Series

Coxreels Little Giant LG series weighs only 9 to 13 pounds and is designed for tubing and air/water applications and is perfect for commercial and industrial settings where space is limited. >> Read full article

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KSB introduces new high-capacity Multitec pumps

KSB introduces new high-capacity Multitec pumps

KSB has extended the range of its Multitec family of pumps with new high-capacity models that deliver flow rates of up to 850 cubic metres per hour and delivered heads as high as 390 m. The new models have outlet diameters of 200 mm. >> Learn more...

 
 Event Calendar 
 

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

Partners In Training – Saskatoon

Date:June 24-25, 2015
Location: Saskatoon, SK >> More Info