Career Profile: Working as a Harbour Master A large percentage of everything you have in your home was most likely shipped over water and at some point, was processed at a harbour. The person responsible for the smooth operation at these ports is the Harbour Master. The simplest way to describe their role is that […]
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Founded in 1971, Mainland Machinery offers complete steel fabrication products and services for mining, energy, marine and industrial agriculture industries. From engineering to manufacturing to installation, we work with world-class engineering firms and corporations in BC and Alberta delivering high-quality products and services, safely and on time.
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The Sight and Hearing Association of Minnesota has found that hearing loss can occur from chronic overexposure to loud noise. Noise fatigue is a workplace hazard for many occupations, including farming. According to several university studies and research compiled by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 75% of all farmers experience […]
Crude Discovery Turning Point for Offshore Industry “The next 12 months could reveal the long-range future of Canada’s offshore industry” This headline of a recent article published on Oilweek.com piqued our interested this weekend. With at least two recent finds of significant hydrocarbon in Newfoundland and Labrador waters, and the promise of more on Nova Scotia’s shores, […]
Improvements Seen on the Port Productivity Front According to a report just released by the Journal of Commerce (JOC), there is good news when it comes to port productivity. Overall, nine out of the top ten U.S. ports posted improved numbers. Across the globe, there was the same level of improvements for vessel berth performance […]
New Arctic Spill Regulations Coming in 2014 The Arctic is an area which can be covered in ice for up to nine months out of the year; plus, geographical conditions cause the region to be dark for three of these months. Even in the summer, there are rough conditions such as high winds, freezing […]
Tips for Scoring an Entry-Level, Oil Industry Job Before you consider searching for an entry-level, oil rig job, you need to be aware of three vital requirements. You’re going to need a clean driving record, you’ll have to be drug free, and you’ll need to pass a company physical. If you meet these first […]
We all know that the holidays are a time to spend with family and friends. However, if you’re contracted to work on an offshore oil rig during this time of year, it could mean spending them far from your loved ones. As challenging as this may be, there are ways to ease the holiday blues. […]
Are Your Silos Ready for Your Corn? Are your silos ready for corn storage? It seems that every couple of months there is a bacteria breakout that sends folks to the hospital and causes major headaches for food producers. Among the common culprits of these outbreaks are contaminated lettuce and beef. There isn’t a lot […]
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Mining the Moon: How Your Mining Job Could Land You in Space “To boldly go where no one has gone before.” That could just become your new mantra, as your current mining skills might actually land you in space. With every passing day, the earth’s population increases and the effect is an increasing strain on […]