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Cat updates PL61 pipelayer with added safety and performance

Part of a full line of purpose-built Cat pipe layers, the updated PL61 delivers 40,000 lb (18 145 kg) of maximum load capacity. The new model retains its familiar comfort and easy maintenance features, with updates for added safety and performance. Easy 128-inch (3240 mm) transport width, combined with the experienced support of the Cat dealer network, means your pipe line equipment is available when and where you need it. 

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Are all excavators the same?

Among the top brands, many believe all excavators are the same. But when you look closely, you can spot the small differences in design that add up to huge differences in productivity and efficiency — differences that can boost your profitability. 


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Ottawa must put its foot down on Trans Mountain: MEI

Ottawa must put its foot down on Trans Mountain: MEI

Kinder Morgan has announced it is suspending "non-essential" activities and investments for its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. This follows a series of abandoned large infrastructure projects in the country and once again sends the wrong message that Canada does not welcome investors, points out the Montreal Economic Institute, which is pushing Ottawa to act to stop the hemorrhaging. 

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TransCanada places final section of NGTL expansion into service

TransCanada places final section of NGTL expansion into service

TransCanada Corporation announced its Northwest Mainline Loop-Boundary Lake pipeline has been placed into service, completing the final section of its 2017 Expansion Program on the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) System. With the completion of winter construction activities, the 2017 Expansion Program represents a $1.7 billion investment in Canadian natural gas infrastructure, and connects low-cost, clean-burning natural gas from northwest Alberta and northeast British Columbia to the NGTL System.

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Thread sealant products earn ULC certification for LP gas systems

Thread sealant products earn ULC certification for LP gas systems

Two thread sealant products from Federal Process Corporation - high-density PTFE tape by Thred Taper and EverSeal 183 pre-applied liquid thread sealant - are approved for use in propane motor fuel tanks in the U.S. and Canada, after recently earning the LP gas systems certification from Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC). Thred Taper PTFE tape and EverSeal 183 thread sealant now comply with the CAN/ULC-S642 Standard for Compounds and Tapes for Threaded Pipe Joints.

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Successful completion of NGTL export capacity Open Season for TransCanada

Successful completion of NGTL export capacity Open Season for TransCanada

TransCanada Corporation has successfully completed its second binding expansion capacity Open Season at the Empress/McNeill Export Delivery Point on its NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) System in 2018. NGTL offered 280 million cubic feet per day of firm service, targeted to commence in November 2021. The Open Season closed on March 15, 2018, and was oversubscribed, with an average awarded contract term of approximately 22 years.

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No likely impact to financial guidance through FERC revised policy statement: Enbridge

No likely impact to financial guidance through FERC revised policy statement: Enbridge

Enbridge does not expect a material impact to its previously disclosed financial guidance over the 2018-2020 horizon as a result of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) revised policy statement on interstate pipeline tax allowance recovery in Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) nor from FERC's Notice of Proposed Rule-Making (NOPR).  

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NETZSCH expands NEMO PC pump line

NETZSCH expands NEMO PC pump line

NETZSCH has added to its line of FSIP (full service-in-place) NEMO progressive cavity pumps. Ideal for wear-intensive applications, the maintenance-friendly FSIP design has been re-engineered to provide full access to all the pumps' rotating parts. NEMO FSIP is now available in six sizes (NM045 to NM105) for flow rates up to 180 m3 per hour. NEMO FSIP models are now offered with differential pressures up to 6 bar (1-stage) up to 12 bar (2-stage), identical to the performance parameters of the standard series.

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