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LAST CALL FOR LOCAL OT COMPANIES TO BOOK SELECT OCEANS14 BOOTHS
by wade on September 20, 2013
As you are aware we are hosting the international OCEANS'14 MTS/IEEE/OES Conference in our Fair City from September 14-19, 2014. Read more.
GREEN LIGHT FOR ATLANTIC CANADIAN TRADE MISSION TO CREF
by wade on September 5, 2013
The Maritimes Energy Association will be the lead organizer of an Atlantic Canadian Trade Mission to Palm Beach, Aruba, from October 8-12, 2013. This mission will coincide with the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) and is supported by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the Nova Scotia Department of Energy, and Nova Scotia Business Inc . Read more.
OIL BOOM BOOSTS BUSINESS
by wade on August 8, 2013
A recent report from Memorial University outlines just how much of an effect Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil boom has had on the province’s productivity growth.
The study, conducted by Ottawa’s Centre for the Study of Living Standards and funded by the Department of Economics, through its Collaboration for Applied Research in Economics initiative, found
that Real GDP in the province’s business sector increased at nearly twice the rate of Canada’s (4.55% per year in N.L., compared with 2.50% nationally) between 1997 and 2010. Read more.
TESTING LIFESAVING GEAR FOR HARSH ENVIRONMENTS
by wade on June 28, 2013
The life or death of mariners hinges on the performance of lifeboats, immersion suits and other equipment relied upon in maritime emergencies. These high stakes have motivated António Simões Ré to dedicate his career to evaluating their performance in extreme conditions and making recommendations for safety improvements.
CENTRE FOR ARCTIC RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT TACKLES PRIORITIES IN ICE RESEARCH
by wade on June 21, 2013
Fifteen full time researchers at the Centre for Arctic Resource Development (CARD) in St. John’s Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, are engaged in five research and development projects to address the challenges inherent in developing oil and gas projects in ice and iceberg-prone regions. Focused on ice mechanics, station keeping in ice and ice management, the four and five year projects address priorities identified in CARDS’s Arctic Development Roadmap, a gap-analysis that was designed to address Arctic challenges over a five to twenty-year horizon. Read more.