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September 18, 2018
News 
 
OHS

New CEO comes with job cuts to turn company around

After Crescent Point Energy Corp. named Craig Bryksa its new chief executive officer, the company announced it would immediately reduce 17 per cent of its workforce as the Canadian energy producer looks to turn around its business.


Thousands of jobs in limbo after court overturns Trans Mountain pipeline

Trans Mountain said the pipeline had more than 2,000 people working on it, and by the middle of next year it was expected 5,000 people would have been employed. But that has all but disappeared.


Rio Tinto donations top $120,000 to battle B.C. wildfires

Rio Tinto has donated $100,000 to Burns Lake and District Community Foundation, a non-profit group leading emergency relief effort in Northwest British Columbia – bringing its total donations to $120,000.


Crude-by-rail exports set new record

Crude-by-rail exports from Canada set another record in June, rising to 204,558 barrels per day, up almost three per cent from 198,800 in May, and a whopping 86 per cent from June of last year.
 
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Process News Now 
 

PROCESS NEWS NOW: Health Canada creating a buzz

In this episode of Process News Now: There is a buzz in the chemical industry, as Health Canada moves to ban pesticides it believes harmful to bees; some good news for the Trans Mountain pipeline, as one Alberta Indigenous group has pledged its support for expansion. And an Atlanta-based company scoops up a venerable Canadian specialty building products firm. » Read More
 
MAGAZINE 
 

Paving the way for a new generation of engineers

You’d think a degree in engineering, especially a petroleum related degree, would lead to a successful career. But for many engineering graduates from Canadian post-secondary schools, the path created by the current oil and gas economy has become extremely bumpy. » Read More
 
PRODUCTS 
 

Milwaukee Tools adding cut-resistant, insulated gloves this September

Milwaukee Tool enhances comfort and safety on the jobsite with the introduction of Winter Insulated Gloves, designed to provide ultimate warmth and all-day comfort, the new gloves are EN 511-rated for warmth in cold. » Learn More

PFC200 PLCs have enhanced speed and more memory

With increased processor speed and more onboard memory, these new controllers offer gateways between multiple industrial fieldbuses and enable data transfer with Cloud Services and SCADA via the MQTT protocol. » Learn More

New courses added to online learning platform

There are new courses that have been added to KROHNE Academy online, including courses on Entrained Gas Management, Ultrasonic Flowmeters, and Basic Principle Gases. » Learn More

Hazardous location camera features low light IR array

A new hazardous location camera designed for discreet monitoring and remote observation in indoor and outdoor industrial environments. This weatherproof and tamper resistant camera has 4.0MP resolution and a low light IR array for nighttime applications. » Learn More
 
Events 
 

International Pipeline Expo

Telus Convention Centre
Calgary, Alta.
Sept 25-27
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ISA@Montreal: Automation • Instrumentation • Control Symposium 2018

The Hyatt Regency Montreal
Montreal, Que.
October 16-17
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Downstream Engineering & Construction

Hotel Arts Calgary
Calgary, Alta.
Oct. 22-23
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CanWEA Annual Conference

BMO Centre
Calgary, Alta.
October 23-25
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Well Site Automation 2018 and the Internet of Things

The Westin Galleria
Houston, Texas
October 30-31
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