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    5th ANNUAL EDUCATORS WORKSHOP ON OCEAN EDUCATION IN THE CLASSROOM

    by wade on September 3, 2014

    The Conference is fast approaching and Oceans '14 is full speed ahead with more than 100 exhibitors, hundreds of presentations  and thousands of delegates. No one can take it all in, but every delegate can be assured of an immersive experience Among the special groups targeted at the Conference are educators who have been issued a special invite by organizers.
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    RDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCED IN JULY 2014

    by wade on July 22, 2014

    St. John's, NL, 17 July 2014   Fraser H. Edison Read more.

    RFP: ALTERNATIVE PROTECTION STRATEGIES FOR ICE SCOUR REGIONS

    by wade on May 5, 2014

    Dear Stakeholders;

    Petroleum Research is seeking proposals from qualified Service Providers to provide consulting services to complete the project “Alternative Protection Strategies for Ice Scour Regions – Phase 1”, as detailed in the attached Request for Proposal (‘RFP’).  It is required that all work and expenditures take place in Newfoundland and Labrador.

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE:   Friday, May 30th, 2014, 3:00 PM (Newfoundland Time).
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    RFP FOR RESEACH TO REDUCE H&S RISKS IN HARSH MARINE ENVIRONMENT

    by wade on April 28, 2014

    Dear Stakeholders;   Petroleum Research Newfoundland & Labrador (Petroleum Research) is issuing a ‘Call for Proposals’ seeking proposals that address research themes aimed at reducing health and safety (H&S) risks for offshore operations in harsh marine environments.   Research themes include: human factors, fatigue management, training, simulation technologies, and technologies or processes aimed at reducing the likelihood of low-probability, high-consequence events (process safety).   Read more.

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    100TH ANNIVERSARY OF SEALING DISASTER

    by wade on March 31, 2014

    (St. John's, NL: 31 Mar 2014) The 100th anniversary of the 1914 sealing disasters was recognized today with a commemorative service held in St. John's and organized by the Home from the Sea campaign, which was initiated by the Elliston Heritage Foundation in 2008 to build awareness about this important date in provincial history.   Read more.