Mashrura Musharraf Investigates Methods to Improve Safety Training for Offshore Oil and Gas Workers

by Wade Kearley for OceansAdvance Inc.


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SubC Imaging Profiled In The Overcasts Next Gen NL Series

SubC Imaging is proud to be the first company profiled ...

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"If you can make something better, smaller and faster, then why not do it?” 

Kris McNeil, President

Solace Power

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Helping graduate student entrepreneurs capitalize on innovative research.

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From 3-D images of icebergs to harnessing the curative powers of seaweed, one entrepreneur’s determined journey to international success in physical oceanography.

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First International Agreement

July 26, 2017

On behalf of The Town of Holyrood , CAO Gary Corbett wishes to announce:   Holyrood has signed its first ever international agreement in the Oceans Holyrood Initiative – shortly thereafter, it had the occasion to sign a second.    We are  excited by the economic potential for our Town
Holyrood, Newfoundland signs Friendship Agreement with Galway City Innovation District  
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CEO of the Year

July 13, 2017

When Brian Chafe helped sell PAL Group to a Winnipeg firm, it was so he could create a stronger local company. He includes employees and clients in his definition of family— and invests in them and their communities accordingly. And, he’s determined to take PAL Group into the stratosphere of aviation and aerospace defense by staying firmly grounded in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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John Risley & Brendan Paddick: Innovation & Supporting Small Business

July 27, 2017

OceansAdvance, in partnership with the Genesis Centre, hosted a public event: Yarns & Networking for Innovation week. It featured John Risley from Halifax, Nova Scotia who is President of Clearwater Fine Foods Incorporated (CFFI) a diversified holding company operating internationally. The primary assets are controlling stakes in Clearwater Seafood Inc. and Columbus Communications; a provider of network services and cable TV.
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Newfoundland and Labrador company boldly takes radar where it’s never gone before

July 21, 2017

Northern Russia, offshore Brazil, the Gulf of Mexico—these are just some of the places where Rutter Inc.’s radar technology products are in demand. While the St. John’s-based company is small, with 33 employees globally, the firm has carved out a niche in the oil and gas business with radar technology that detects oil spills, icebergs, unidentified vessels and small objects and monitors waves and sea conditions. “We want to have as many products on our roster as we can offer, especially with the oil and gas industry in a slump,” says Blair Wheaton, Rutter’s vice president.
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