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Galvanizing and welded equipment specialists and engineering firm AZZ Inc., said Friday that an agreement to divest itself of its Nuclear Logistics business unit to Westinghouse Electric Company had been scraped in favor of a "teaming agreement" in which Westinghouse and AZZ would jointly market their safety-related services to the nuclear industry. The new arrangement was set up "in lieu of a previously announced divestiture," the company said. "As the world…
01.20 / 16:10
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LONDON, U.K.–As part of Steamship Mutual’s loss prevention initiatives, the Club has released their latest DVD ‘Cyber Security: Smart, Safe Shipping’ highlighting the implications of a potential cyber security breach for a shipping company. All businesses rely heavily upon computer… The post Cyber security risk to shipping highlighted in loss-prevention CD appeared first on Canadian Shipp…
01.20 / 15:46
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Our interview with Richard Neufeld, Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources The post The Red Chamber Reaches Out on Canada’s Energy Future appeared first on Alberta Oil…
01.18 / 16:28
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Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority has cleared two more plants for restart based on preliminary safety assessments, Kyushu Electric Company's Genkai Units 3 and 4, but their restart is not likely until sometime this summer, media reports indicate. While the two reactors have been deemed safe under the more strident standards in the post Fukushima Daiichi disaster era, reports indicate that some local concerns have yet to be addressed. One of these is the advanced evacuation…
01.18 / 14:10
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Will China walk away from Canadian energy or double down on its $50 billion investment? The post Who Will Feed the Chinese Dragon? appeared first on Alberta Oil…
01.18 / 10:01
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MONTREAL, Que.–TFI International Inc., formerly known as TransForce Inc., announced that a wholly-owned subsidiary of TFI International has acquired World Courier Ground U.S., the U.S. ground transportation division of World Courier, from AmerisourceBergen Corporation. Established in 1983, World Courier Ground… The post TFI International acquires World Courier Ground appeared first on Canadian…
01.16 / 19:42
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A court ruling in Finland has opened the door for a flight of Finnish investors from the Fennovoima nuclear plant project that is slated for Pyhajoki on the Hanhikivi peninsula on the country's west coast on the Gulf of Bothnia. A Finnish court ruled that it was permissible for retailer Kesko Oyj to opt out of its share of the project, which opens the door for other Finnish concerns to back away from their commitments, as well. This could tip the scales against the project entirely,…
01.16 / 18:06
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DALLAS, Tex.–Omnitracs, LLC has added a mobile application to their Virtual Load View (VLV) product, a solution that replaces manual tracking of shipments by providing access to real-time data, including the ability to improve tracking and identify when loads are… The post Omnitracs adds mobile app to Virtual Load View product appeared first on Canadian…
01.13 / 14:20
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New technologies have opened the door to private sector products and services that were exclusively handled by utilities in the past The post OPINION: How to Upgrade the Electricity Sector in a Changing Market appeared first on Alberta Oil…
01.13 / 08:21
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The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said that components in U.S. nuclear plants made at the Creusot Forge in France that were implicated by an ongoing controversy over high-carbon concentrations and paper work irregularities had performed well and revealed no problems during safety inspections. As such, while releasing the names of the U.S. plants with Creusot manufactured components, the NRC the agency was confident the parts did not pose any safety risk. “Our confidence…
01.12 / 17:39
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HONG KONG, China–The 2017 Hactl International Forklift and Pallet Building Competition has been won by Japan Airlines, which achieved top place in both the Forklift Driving and Pallet Building competitions. Overall second place went to Nippon Cargo Airlines, which came… The post Japan Airlines wins Hactl forklift, pallet building competition appeared first on Canadian…
01.12 / 16:31
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GENEVA, Switz.–The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.8% in November 2016 compared to the year-earlier period. This was a slight slowdown from the… The post Global air freight demand rose in November appeared first on Canadian…
01.12 / 14:07
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Cameron Proctor Photograph John Gaucher In 2014, PrairieSky Royalty’s IPO changed the oil and gas industry landscape, sparking creative deals that lit up the sector. Last year, PrairieSky entered into more than 80 leasing arrangements with 57 different counterparties and used its pristine balance sheet to complete additional M&A transactions at a time when the […] The post Chief Legal Officer of the Year: Cameron Proctor appeared first on Alberta Oil M…
01.11 / 21:16
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Energy Fuels Inc. said Wednesday that it had received the last major government approvals to re-start mining at the Sheep Mountain Project in the Crooks Gap Mining District of central Wyoming, once a large-scale, conventional uranium mine. The company said that it is pleased to announce the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) had been issued by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, but noted that the mine had significant potential “in a higher price…
01.11 / 15:43
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South Carolina Electric & Gas Company announced a major construction milestone at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station expansion project, the placement, on January 10, of the first steam generator at a Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear plant project in the United States. SCE&G, principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation, is co-owner of the plant, along with Santee Cooper. The steam generator, with credit going to both companies, weighs approximately 1.5 million pounds, SCE&G said. It…
01.11 / 15:22
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European Commission anti-trust regulators ruled Tuesday that the French government's rescue plans for troubled nuclear engineering firm AREVA were in line with state aid rules. AREVA, which is 87 percent owned by the French government, has been struggling to return to profitability after major losses that have widely been attributed to an orders slump following the March 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi generating station in Japan, cost overruns at the Olkiluoto Unit 3…
01.10 / 22:01
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KANSAS CITY, Mo.–Kansas City Southern announced that its subsidiary, KCSM Servicios S.A. de C.V. (KCSMS) has appointed Kurt Jacobs as vice president transportation. Jacobs reports to KCSMS senior vice president operations Oscar Del Cueto. “KCS is committed to growth and we… The post KCSMS appoints VP Transportation Kurt Jacobs appeared first on Canadian Sh…
01.10 / 19:14
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The Columbia Generating Station near Richland, Washington, set a 32-year record for electricity generation in 2016 despite two unplanned outages during the year, Energy Northwest announced Wednesday.   Columbia sent more than 9.6 million megawatt-hours of electricity to the grid, beating the previous generation record set in 2014, which amounted to 9.5 million MWhrs). In fact, Columbia has set new generation records four out of the last five years, the company said. For calendar…
01.10 / 00:38
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RoboVent has introduced RoboVent Clarion™, an oil mist collector that clears oil- and particulate-laden air in demanding manufacturing environments. It uses packed-bed filters that capture tiny oil droplets and let them coalesce into larger droplets. When enough liquid accumulates, it… The post Oil mist collector’s packed-bed filters capture tiny oil droplets appeared first on Canadian Met…
01.09 / 13:02
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Bruce Power began its Life-Extension Program on Jan. 1, 2016, which will see the site operate through 2064. As part of the life extension, the Major Component Replacement (MCR) Project will take place in Units 3-8 beginning in 2020. (Click to enlarge) Some of the major projects include steam generator replacements, feeder replacements, detube / retube, balance of plant projects, and other projects than span for many years to come. Learn more about this massive maintenance program in this…
01.09 / 00:12
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