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Why waste good pipe?

By D. E. Russell, PICA Corp. Pipelines are routinely replaced well before their design life has been expended. The CAPEX for a new pipeline often runs into the millions of dollars, and yet at least half of this CAPEX can be deferred for many years if non-destructive inspection (NDT) techniques…

First Nations and First-in-Class: JNE solidifies its position as a best value, western Canadian supplier

When JNE Welding announced its new First Nations ownership in January 2016, it was a moment of pride for the company’s founder and CEO, Jim Nowakowski. “We’ve never wanted to be a ‘me-too’ company,” he says. “We’ve always tried to be a different kind of supplier to industry, from the…

CMI & HCL expand to meet the needs of the Saskatchewan potash industry

At Continental Mine & Industrial Supply Ltd. (CMI) we collaborate to define and provide innovative solutions. What this really means is that CMI has a unique process to leverage on over 100 years of experience in all aspects of the mining industry, from underground production and maintenance to surface processing…