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  • Canadian National Energy Board releases Pipeline Safety Engagement Report

    The National Energy Board (NEB) has released Engaging Canadians on Pipeline Safety. The report follows from a 34 city national engagement tour that the NEB Chair and CEO Peter Watson started in January 2015 in Atlantic Canada. The tour concluded on June 3 in Calgary with the NEB Pipeline Safety Forum. The report summarizes what the NEB heard during the engagement tour. It ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • BPA Labeled Toxic by Canadian Government

    EMSL Analytical provides bisphenol A (BPA) testing services to determine if the chemical is present in plastics or environmental samples to protect the public from exposure and health risks. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 19th, 2010 Last week the Canadian government classified bisphenol A as a toxic substance.  The material is used to make plastics and can be found in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Canadian confined space standard nears approval

    Canada is about to get its first comprehensive national standard addressing management of work inside confined spaces and coordinating workers" rescues from them. The Canadian Standards Association says CSA Z1006, Management of Work in Confined Spaces, would be the country"s first ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Modern practices of hydraulic fracturing: a focus on Canadian resources

    A new report, "The Modern Practices of Hydraulic Fracturing: A Focus on Canadian Resources", provides a comprehensive overview of hydraulic fracturing in Canada. The culmination of a year-long research project, the report provides a review of factual and objective information on the practice of hydraulic fracturing and its importance to the development of Canadian shale oil and natural gas ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Canadian program in the works for tire recycling

    A new tire recycling program is under development by Waste Diversion Ontario. The province has directed the group to: develop a program that will recycle 90 per cent of Ontario’s used tires by its fifth year design a plan to clean-up existing tire stockpiles as quickly as possible ensure that the program is self-funding, with an industry organization collecting program fees from ...

  • Canadian government announces plan to streamline review process for major projects

    The Government of Canada has released details on a Plan for the overhaul of the environmental review process for major projects as was promised in the recent federal budget. The Plan, announced by Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources (pictured left), at a press conference at an industrial plant in Toronto, is intended to streamline the review process and to focus federal involvement only on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Bloomberg BNA Launches Canadian EHS Legislative & Regulatory Alert

    Bloomberg BNA announced the launch of the Canadian EHS Legislative & Regulatory Alert™. This new online subscription-based service provides Canadian regulatory and legislative ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Archer Petroleum Corp.: Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin Update

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/10 -- Archer Petroleum Corp (TSX VENTURE: ARK), (the "Company") wishes to provide the following Operational Update. Alberta Archer Petroleum has been advised by the Operator, South Bay Resources, and provides the following update on its Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin Project, situated in Alberta. South Bay, as the operator, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Canada Publishes Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation

    On August 9, 2014, the Government of Canada published in Gazette I(Vol. 148, no. 32) a proposal for adopting the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The regulatory proposal seeks to align current systems for classification, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and labels with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard ...


    By Acta Group

  • Canada Publishes Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation

    On August 9, 2014, the Government of Canada published in Gazette I (Vol. 148, no. 32) a proposal for adopting the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The regulatory proposal seeks to align current systems for classification, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and labels with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Oil-train wreck brings demands for more regulation

    The latest in a string of fiery oil-train wrecks brought renewed demands Thursday that the Obama administration quickly tighten regulations governing the burgeoning practice of transporting highly combustible crude by rail. With production booming in the Bakken oil field along the U.S. northern tier and in Canada, some experts say stronger rules to head off a catastrophe are long overdue. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sims Metal Management Announces the Acquisition of Canadian Electronics Recycler Genesis Recycling Ltd.

    Sims Metal Management Limited (SimsMM) (ASX: SGM) (NYSE: SMS), through its Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) division, has acquired the assets of Genesis Recycling Ltd. (Genesis), expanding its North America SRS electronics recycling business. Genesis is located in Langley, British Columbia, outside of Vancouver. Founded in 1994, Genesis provides recycling solutions to business, government and ...

  • Tri-Tech Holding Awarded $690,000 Water Treatment System Contract for a Canadian Hotel

    Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), which provides turn-key water resources management, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control solutions, announced today that its subsidiary, Tri-Tech ...


    By Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited Announces 2010 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results

    Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX: CNQ) (NYSE: CNQ) "Canadian Natural reached a milestone in 2010 as we achieved an overall record yearly production level of over 632,000 barrels per day of oil equivalent. In addition, we increased our total proved plus probable company gross reserves by 9% to 6.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, replacing 341% of our 2010 production and providing us ...


    By Marketwire

  • Health and safety an important business investment

    The New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety awards winners and finalists announced last night are great role models for all organisations, showing how investment in health and safety makes good business sense, Labour Minister Trevor Mallard says. Trevor Mallard today congratulated the finalists and winners of awards who were announced last night as part of the 2008 Safeguard National Health ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • MSDS - one way to spell safety

    For many, handling, storing or working with chemical products is a regular part of their job. Knowing how these chemicals may affect their health and safety is not only a legal right for workers, it can also reduce injuries and property damage, and save lives. Every WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) controlled product sold for use in Canada must be accompanied by a current ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • New Safety Requirements Set for Keystone Pipeline

    Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project. The defects - high rates of bad welds, dented pipe and damaged pipeline coating - have been fixed. But the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety ...


    By Associated Press

  • Lynn L. Bergeson Will Speak on REACH at Saint Joseph's University Global Chemical Management Regulations and Compliance Management Seminar

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta), and The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU) are pleased to announce that Lynn L. Bergeson will speak, Saturday, October 23, 2010, on "Understanding the EU REACH Regulation" at the Saint Joseph's University Global Chemical Regulations and Compliance Management Seminar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This seminar is open to the public. ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Lynn L. Bergeson will speak on REACH at Saint Joseph`s University global chemical management regulations and compliance management seminar

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta), and The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU) are pleased to announce that Lynn L. Bergeson will speak, Saturday, October 23, 2010, on "Understanding the EU REACH Regulation" at the Saint Joseph's University Global Chemical Regulations and Compliance Management Seminar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This seminar is open to the public. ...


    By Acta Group

  • National Energy Board not fulfilling its oversight role for pipeline safety

    The National Energy Board is not living up to what Canadians should expect in its oversight of federally regulated pipelines according to the Commissioner of the Environment. In an audit report tabled in the House of Commons today by environment commissioner, Julie Gelfand, key aspects of the National Energy Board oversight of federally regulated pipeline operations were found wanting. Overall, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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