MRO Magazine


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    PRUFTECHNIK Rotalign Touch EX

    October 7, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    PRUFTECHNIK ROTALIGN touch EX is for maintenance professionals working in explosive atmospheres. It is ATEX/IECEX Zone 1 certified, eliminates the bureaucracy of “hot work permits” and simplifies alignment in EX areas. Maintenance technicians in the oil and gas, petrochemical and

  • How Far in Advance Should You Schedule Maintenance?

    September 30, 2019 by Doc Palmer

    How far in advance should you schedule maintenance? New things go into the backlog constantly, so, hopefully as early as possible; however, a plant can only schedule as much work as it can do. There are multiple schedules in maintenance,

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    Ensol Systems Partners with Sunfire

    September 30, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Ensol Systems has partnered with Sunfire, which will help Sunfire leverage Ensol’s expertise integrating power systems built for harsh Canadian winters. Sunfire develops and manufactures solid oxide fuel cells, which convert propane/natural gas into electricity with byproducts of heat, water

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    Airflow Systems Filter Walls

    September 23, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Free-standing plug and play side drafting air cleaners designed for applications such as plasma cutting, welding grinding and VOCs. Can be used in the following configurations: portable, floor mounted, connected sided by side or set up around the room in

  • New LNG technology developed at University of Calgary touted as greener, cheaper

    September 23, 2019 by Dan Healing

    CALGARY – University of Calgary researchers focused on nanotechnology say they have developed a cheaper and more environmentally friendly way to create liquefied natural gas. The Split Flow Integrated LNG process uses specialized materials and chemistry to remove carbon dioxide

  • Pipeline construction hampered by hearings, permits, court action: report

    September 13, 2019 by Laura Kane

    VANCOUVER – Construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will likely be delayed due to detailed route hearings, outstanding provincial permits and Indigenous court challenges, says a report from environmental group The report argues that the Crown corporation that

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    Global demand for oil appears to have slowed, according to latest OPEC estimate

    September 13, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    CALGARY – Global demand for crude oil appears to have weakened recently in many parts of the world, according to The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. OPEC’s monthly market report for September estimates that total world demand for crude will

  • Pipeline leaks 500,000 litres of produced salt water in northwestern Alberta

    September 13, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    GRANDE PRAIRIE – An energy company says a pipeline from a gas facility has been shut down after it leaked an estimated 500,000 litres of produced salt water in northwestern Alberta. Produced water is a byproduct of oil and gas

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    Alberta government to review energy regulator, replaces board members

    September 9, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    CALGARY – The Alberta government has announced a review of the province’s energy regulator. Energy Minister Sonya Savage says the review will look at overall changes to the Alberta Energy Regulatory’s mandate, operations and governance. She says its current board

  • Ottawa, B.C. to push electrification of gas industry to cut carbon emissions

    September 2, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    SURREY, B.C. – The federal and British Columbia governments want to power the production of the natural gas industry in the province using electricity. As part of an agreement announced Thursday, the two governments and BC Hydro are forming a

  • Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations

    August 12, 2019 by Philip Chow and Bavan Poologarajah

    Is your facility and its electrical infrastructure prepared? Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming an increasingly popular mode of transportation amongst Canadian drivers. With government incentives (in some provinces and federally), consumers have been able to offset cost premiums associated with

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    Low prices, LNG uncertainty add to frustration levels for natural gas producers

    August 12, 2019 by Dan Healing

    CALGARY – Greg Kist admits he was burned out when he resigned as president of Pacific NorthWest LNG at the end of 2014, as the Vancouver-based venture led by Malaysian energy giant Petronas advanced its ill-fated mission to build a

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    North Park Innovations iManifold PULSE

    August 5, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    North Park Innovations Group, released of iManifold PULSE!, a commercial HVAC monitoring product. The iManifold PULSE! is a leave-behind HVAC analytic device that technicians can install on each unit, regardless of brand. A monthly subscription fee is needed that allows the device

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    Continental Heavy-Duty Air Hose

    July 29, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Super Rock Drill 600 HT, Continental new heavy-duty air hose, has been introduced for the construction and mining markets. The air hose is designed for applications requiring high working pressure hose in a high temperature environment. “This is a hand-built

  • Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre

    July 8, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    CHARLOTTETOWN – The federal government unveiled plans Friday to build a $14.5-million climate change research centre in a rural corner of Prince Edward Island. Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation will be

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    Pfannenberg PATROL Series Flashing Sounders

    June 21, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Pfannenberg PATROL Series Flashing Sounders for fixed gas detection alarming. Designed to alert personnel of an evacuation when there is presence of hazardous gas, these combined signalling products increase safety when used with ammonia, carbon dioxide, Freon, methane, or chlorine

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    Nova Scotia Power says it now generates 30 per cent of its power from renewables

    June 17, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s private utility says it has hit a new milestone in its delivery of electricity from renewable resources. Nova Scotia Power says 30 per cent of the electricity it produced in 2018 came from renewable sources such

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    April ice storm cost Hydro Quebec $14 million due to damage, overtime

    June 17, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    MONTREAL – The ice storm that plunged hundreds of thousands of Hydro-Quebec customers into darkness in April cost the provincial utility about $14 million, according to data provided to The Canadian Press. In comparison, Hydro-Quebec said previously that tornadoes that

  • Green’s call for ban on foreign oil imports, using Alberta oil instead

    May 27, 2019 by Mia Rabson

    OTTAWA – Green party Leader Elizabeth May says saving the world from climate change requires Canada to get off oil before the middle of the century. In the meantime, she wants Canada off foreign oil as soon as possible. The

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    BCUC sets out process for gas and diesel price inquiry, set to wrap Aug. 30

    May 27, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    VANCOUVER – The British Columbia Utilities Commission says it has set out the process for its inquiry into gas and diesel prices in the province. It says the inquiry will explore factors potentially impacting prices in the province since 2015,