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National Energy Board orders pipeline firms to post emergency manuals online

Canada’s energy watchdog is ordering pipeline companies to post their emergency response plans online as part of a broader effort to build public trust. >> Read full article

Alberta shuts down environmental monitoring agency after report

Alberta is closing its arm’s-length environmental monitoring agency and moving its work back into government after a critical report. >> Read full article

TransCanada says spill forces shut down of Keystone pipeline

The Keystone pipeline will likely remain shut down for the rest of the week while officials investigate an apparent oil spill in south-eastern South Dakota. >> Read full article

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Standard for responsible mining released

Standard for responsible mining released

The Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) released the second and revised draft Standard for Responsible Mining for a 60-day review and public comment period ahead of the first-ever global certification program for industrial-scale mine sites, planned to begin in late 2016. >> Learn More…


Miller ArcReach remote control technology expands

Miller expanded its ArcReach remote control technology to three additional machines for portable welding applications found in the construction, fabrication and shipbuilding markets: the XMT 350 CC/CV, XMT 450 CC/CV and Dimension 650 multi-process welding power sources. >> Read full article

Portable emissions analyzer with upgraded CO2 measurements

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 Event Calendar 

Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show 2016

Date: April 7 - 8, 2016
Location: Moncton, New Brunswick >> More Info

Reliability 2.0 (co-located with Solutions: Innovations in Asset Management)

Date: April 11 - 15, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada >> More Info

Canadian Institute of Mining Convention (CIM) 2016

Date: May 1-4, 2016
Location: Vancouver >> More Info

Global Petroleum Show

Date: June 7 - 9, 2016
Location: Calgary >> More Info

International Conference & Exhibition on Mining, Material & Metallurgical Education

Date: July 11 - 13, 2016
Location: Quebec City >> More Info