The word off-roading usually brings a smile to most peoples faces, even if they aren’t the ones doing the driving. The connotation is usually a positive one, and most people associate it with having some fun in their vehicle. Now, if you own a sedan like I do, off-roading is not the best idea. However, for many who own an SUV or pick-up truck, they have at the very least driven on a dirt road with some potholes.
The merger of Barrick Gold and Randgold Resources has created a new company which began trading shares on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges.The new company is still known as Barrick but its trading symbol on the NYSE will change to GOLD, the ticker formerly held by Randgold on NASDAQ. On the TSX, the ticker remains ABX.
Technymon GBT, a manufacturer of sliding bearing products, named Bernd Fischer as Group CEO.
Enerplus Corporation has appointed Karen Clarke-Whistler to its board of directors. In 2018, Clarke-Whistler retired as the Chief Environment Officer of TD Bank Group. She spent more than 15 years working as an environmental consultant to a diverse base of clients in North and South America, Europe and Africa.
Canadian heavy and light oil prices should improve in 2019 as a result of increased demand from refineries in the United States, improving transportation capacity and mandatory productions cuts in Alberta, according to Deloitte's Resource Evaluation and Advisory (REA) group.
Suncor provided an operations update for the fourth quarter of 2018, highlighting total upstream production of 831,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), a quarterly production record and an increase of 12 per cent from the third quarter of 2018.
J-CAT Enterprises, LLC has launched its business with the goal to stop lacerations and impalements, to workers and pedestrians, at both commercial and residential construction sites. Their patented safety products are engineered to cover and secure dangerously exposed post/column base brackets.
Blackstone Industrial Services expanded and will create Blackstone Repair Services, as it combines facilities, teams and skillsets rolled into a newly envisioned offering for Blackstone.
Rio Tinto has been named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in the national awards program.