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Alberta can’t avoid a recession this year

Although oil prices seem to have stabilized, Alberta’s economy will post an overall decline in real gross domestic product (GDP) this year, according to The Conference Board of Canada's Provincial Outlook: Spring 2015. >> Read full article

Candidate experience still counts

Whether it’s keeping candidates guessing as to where they are in the application process or simply neglecting to acknowledge their applications, some employers are unwittingly leaving candidates with a bad impression – and it’s taking a toll on their businesses. >> Read full article

PwC’s report on Canada’s oil and gas industry and the current reality of energy abundance

PwC released “Compete, Survive or Prosper?” at the sixth annual Energy Visions Business Forum in Calgary on May 28. The report combines insights from interviews with numerous Canadian oil and gas industry experts to examine Canada's prospects to endure the current industry realities. Experts reflected on the global situation, market access, economics, costs and productivity, as well as technology and innovation. >> Read full article

Decline in Canadian Mining Eye index slows in Q1 2015: EY

With a weak global macroeconomic backdrop, most mining players are working on controlling expenses, as declining grades will put continued pressure on costs, reports the Canadian Mining Eye, which tracks Canadian mining sector performance. >> Read full article

New Mining Guidelines - underground and surface mine workers

Access Ontario’s new mining guidelines on providing safe and reliable braking systems on vehicles; on requirements and hazards involving tire and wheel assemblies, and on the sampling of diesel particulate matter. >> Read full article

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Acklands-Grainger president

VIDEO: Acklands-Grainger president highlights key services

Acklands-Grainger president, Dean Johnson, introduces key services at “The Works,” Canada’s largest maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) and safety show. >> Learn More…

 
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Clampseal Blowdown Service Valves

Conval offers Clampseal Blowdown Service Valves to provide necessary control for continuous or tandem boiler or turbine blowdown and bottom blow-off service. Blowdown valves are available in ¾” through 4” sizes with butt or socket weld and flanged ends, in ASME/ANSI Class 900 through 4500. >> Read full article

Atlas Copco’s compact XAS 90 portable air compressor

Atlas Copco launched its XAS 90 air compressor, which is a cost-effective option for utility and pneumatic-tool applications demanding as much as 88 cubic feet per minute of air power. The Atlas Copco’s HardHat canopy protects the compressor’s 24-horsepower Kubota diesel engine from dust and debris to minimize repairs. >> Read full article

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Victaulic Style W256 Expansion Barrel

Victaulic Style W256 Expansion Barrel

Victaulic introduces the Style W256 Expansion Barrel, a solution for large-diameter water and abrasive service piping systems that accommodates up to 42 inches of in-line expansion and contraction. The Expansion Barrel simplifies system design and installation, and offers durable, reliable service. The Style W256 Expansion Barrel simplifies system design by enabling all inline movement to be accommodated in one location in a single unit. >> Learn more...

 
 Event Calendar 
 

PTDA Canadian Conference

Date:June 4-6, 2015
Location: Vancouver >> More Info

Global Petroleum Show 2015

Date:June 9-11, 2015
Location: Calgary >> More Info

Western Manufacturing Technology Show Edmonton

Date:June 15-17, 2015
Location: Edmonton >> More Info

Partners In Training – Saskatoon

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