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Conference Board of Canada further downgrades Canada's growth forecast

The Conference Board of Canada expects the Canadian economy to grow by just 1.6 per cent in 2015, its worst showing since 2009. This represents a further downgrade from previous quarterly Canadian Outlook releases. Oil and gas firms are expected to chop their investment by almost one-third. >> Read full article

Suncor Energy begins radio frequency pilot at Dover site

Suncor Energy, along with its partners in the project, announced the first radio frequency pilot for oil recovery within an in situ reservoir. The technology, Enhanced Solvent Extraction Incorporating Electromagnetic Heating (ESEIEH, pronounced "easy"), uses radio frequency to heat the reservoir and adds a solvent which facilitates the movement of the bitumen to the surface. >> Read full article

What if millwrights had a tool to perform diagnostics on all machines?

Empower mechanics and millwrights to apply preventive techniques through alignment and vibration analysis techniques. Register to attend this workshop at Partners in Training – London, Ont., on October 20, 2015. >> Read full article

New Chair for Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board

Roderick Keith MacLeod has been appointed as the new Chairperson for the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB).  MacLeod will serve on a part-time basis for a term of six years effective August 17, 2015. >> Read full article

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Safety Toolbox

Safety Toolbox: Manage events that affect safety and reliability

This webinar presents maintenance tactics that can ensure failure events that affect safety are managed effectively. Industry leader, James Nesbitt, Partner, APG, will cover the current understanding of how equipment behaves and will discuss age- and life-related failures versus random failure. Tune in to learn about the impact of failure consequence on identical equipment/components; as well as how to problem solve when a device has safety or environmental failure consequences and there is no direct maintenance solution. This free webinar is designed for maintenance, reliability and asset performance professionals. September 9, 2015. Register today. >> Learn More…


Coxreels Three-Way Brake for 1600 Series

Coxreels 1600 Series features the most versatile symmetric reel design in the industry. This feature-rich reel has a wide array of components, configurations, and accessories, including the three-way brake. Drag brakes are a standard feature on hose reels to prevent free-spooling when momentum continues to spin the reel after the desired length of hose is extracted. The three-way brake is a lever-actuated brake, offering the operator three positions: locked (full brake), drag (minimal brake), and free-spin (no brake), for use during transport, unwinding, and rewinding. >> Read full article

Des-Case introduces IsoLink Oil transfer containers

Des-Case Corporation, a manufacturer of specialty filtration products that improve process equipment reliability and extend lubricant life for companies around the world, has launched a new line of oil transfer containers and accessories to help maintain lubrication cleanliness, especially at transfer when contaminants can more easily invade the lubrication process and degrade equipment performance and reliability. >> Read full article

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Brushless motor lasts longer and enables deeper drilling

Brushless motor lasts longer and enables deeper drilling

BEI Kimco Magnetics introduces a new, rugged brushless DC (BLDC) motor that was developed specifically to withstand the harshest conditions found in the Oil Exploration Industry. The robust design also makes it suitable for other applications found in severe environments where failure is not an option. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

Safety Toolbox: Manage events that affect safety and reliability

Date:September 9, 2015 at 2 p.m. EST
Location: Webinar >> More Info

PEMAC: Maintenance Crew Performance Management Through KPIs

Date:September 9, 2015
Location: Webcast >> More Info

Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference

Date:September 15-16, 2015
Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta >> More Info

2015 InfraCanada/InfraQuebec series

Date:September 18, 2015
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont. >> More Info

MainTrain 2015

Date:September 21-24, 2015
Location: Vancouver >> More Info

2015 Partners in Training – London

Date:October 20-22, 2015
Location: London, Ont. >> More Info