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Volvo provides extra energy for pipeline project

Equipping construction machines with a digital voice has brought a new level of productivity to an international energy project piping gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe.

Equipping construction machines with a digital voice has brought a new level of productivity to an international energy project piping gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe.

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NEB announces first steps to Trans Mountain reconsideration

The National Energy Board (NEB) will hold a public hearing to carry out its reconsideration related to the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The NEB has assigned a panel, opened up the application-to-participate process, and is seeking comment on the focus and design of the upcoming hearing. Board Members assigned to the hearing panel are Lyne Mercier (presiding), Alison Scott, and Murray Lytle.

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Federal government restarts NEB process for Trans Mountain expansion

Southern resident Orcas range along the coast from Washington State to British Columbia. – NOAA Fisheries West Coast on flickr; used under Creative Commons license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/

The Federal government has laid out the first steps in restarting the stalled Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project, calling for a 22-week review of issues that were noted in the recent Federal Court of Appeal ruling quashing earlier approvals of the pipeline.

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Coastal GasLink inks agreements with all indigenous bands along route

Coastal GasLink inks agreements with all indigenous bands along route

TransCanada Corporation is pleased to announce that its Coastal Gaslink Pipeline Project has signed community and project agreements with all of the elected Indigenous bands along its pipeline route in British Columbia. These agreements, totaling 20 across the province, exemplify the strong Indigenous support received for the proposed natural gas pipeline project in B.C.

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Miller introduces time-saving technology for FieldPro welder

The new XMT 350 FieldPro system features Polarity Reversing - it automatically sets the correct polarity, lead outputs and weld parameters, saving time and money on the job site.

Miller Electric Mfg. has introduced the new XMT 350 FieldPro system with Polarity Reversing. The system's technology eliminates the need to manually swap leads between welding processes — saving time and money and improving safety on the jobsite.

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Kinder Morgan to use Trans Mountain sale proceeds for debt reduction

Kinder Morgan to use Trans Mountain sale proceeds for debt reduction

Kinder Morgan, Inc. announced its intention to vote in favor of the Kinder Morgan Canada Limited board's proposals that will facilitate the distribution of approximately $2.0 billion of Trans Mountain net sale proceeds as a return of capital to KMI; and reiterated its intention to use the proceeds to pay down debt. As a result, KMI currently expects to end the year at a Net Debt-to-Adjusted EBITDA ratio of approximately 4.6 times, and expects to have reduced its consolidated net debt by approximately $7.8 billion since the third quarter of 2015.

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Sealing plugs for heavy-duty applications

Sealing plugs for heavy-duty applications

Pipe stopping and blocking where there are chemicals or high temperatures present can cause many challenges in a variety of industries including Oil and Gas and Petrochemicals. Furthermore, if those pipes have some small ovality problems it presents additional difficulties in order to achieve a good sealing.

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Trans Mountain court decision quashes approvals, leaves line in limbo

Kinder Morgan's Burnaby terminal.

A Federal Court of Appeals decision that effectively threw out government approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project has left the future of the project in limbo. The government of Canada, which as of August 31 is the owner of the Trans Mountain Pipeline, maintains that the expansion project will be built, but it remains uncertain as to when.

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NEB clears Trans mountain to start expansion project construction between Edmonton and Kamloops

NEB clears Trans mountain to start expansion project construction between Edmonton and Kamloops

The National Energy Board (NEB) has released a condition compliance Letter Report that gives Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain) NEB approval to start construction of its expansion project on Segments 1-4 (also referred to as Spreads), from the Edmonton Terminal to its Darfield Pump Station north of Kamloops in the B.C. Interior. 

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Line 3 Replacement growing the economy while protecting environment

Line 3 Replacement growing the economy while protecting environment

Canada is a place where the environment and the economy go hand in hand. Providing a stable, effective regulatory regime to approve and oversee pipeline operations is integral to safeguarding the environment, while supporting projects in the national interest that create good jobs, strengthen and grow the middle class and help get Canada's resources to world markets will deliver economic benefits for all Canadians. 

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Plains Midstream, SemCAMS hold open season for new Montney pipeline

Plains Midstream Canada ULC (PMC), a subsidiary of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., and SemCAMS ULC (SemCAMS), a subsidiary of SemGroup Corporation, announced that they have received sufficient customer interest to conduct an open season and are soliciting further producer engagement for a new Montney to Market liquids pipeline to service production from the Wapiti and potentially the Pipestone area in West Central Alberta to PMC's terminal infrastructure in Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan, AB.

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