Procon Announces CEO Appointment

Procon Group of Companies is pleased to announce the appointment of John McVey as Chief Executive Officer effective August 10, 2015.

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Innovative Steel Solutions Provider

Supplying pipe and tubing along with top-notch customer service for clients in the oil and gas industry is a specialty in which JP Steel excels. With over 60 years combined experience in the steel industry, JP Steel is guaranteed to meet and exceed the needs of its customers.

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Energy in Canada

A major turning point in the history of Canadian / U.S. relations occurred in 1984. The Trudeau government’s plans at nationalizing the oil industry were officially over, replaced by Brian Mulroney’s Progressive Conservative government and the era of free trade. Ultimately, the shape of oil policy transformed from that of a national interest to one of continental and international integration.

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The Petrochemical Industry

The early 1970s marked a very important era in Canada’s history as a net importer and exporter of oil and gas. In 1973/74, escalating oil prices caused Canada to question its domestic oil price, its division of economic rents and the relationships between public and private enterprises. At this time, Prime Minister Trudeau and his government announced the construction of a pipeline from Edmonton to Montreal to unify the Canadian market.

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The Petrochemical Industry

Canada is the world’s fifth largest energy producer in the world. The country exports 98 percent of its energy resources to the United States, and as demand for these resources continues to grow, management and regulation of same becomes more complex. Canada is also a net importer of energy resources, and has experienced a long and challenging history managing resources which has required much cooperation and coordination amongst the federal government, provincial government and other stakeholders such as members of big business and international market players.

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Cultivating Success

While financial success is vital to the survival of any business, it is the culture of a company that makes survival and longevity viable.

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Leaders in Renewable Energy

Since it was formed in May of 1999, Canadian Projects Limited has become one of the country’s most experienced, respected, and sought-after renewable energy engineering consultants.

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The Importance of Business Reputation

The reputation of a business is essential to its survival. The trust and confidence of the consumer can have a direct and profound effect on a company’s bottom line. Recently, the importance of reputation has become increasingly apparent, as companies such as BP and Toyota have had to cultivate their responses to crises in order to maintain the reputation and standing of their companies to the world.

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Integrity and Innovation

Initially, the firm started with only seven employees, who largely focused on completing cadastral survey projects and small municipal engineering assignments. By 1995, the company had grown to 15 employees and the quality work it was doing earned Tulloch a reputation that secured a lead surveying role in the largest First Nation land survey in Ontario’s recent history, The Mississauga First Nation Indian Reserve near Blind River.

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The Xstrata Healthy Kids Initiative Offers Three Programs for Families

In addition to the program, a Queensland Health nutritionist will attend one activity per week to provide advice about nutrition to parents while their children play

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May 21, 2018, 6:02 PM EDT

The Robotic Workforce

For generations, television and Hollywood have taught us to believe that robots are usually one of two extremes: cute and harmless, or potentially destructive and deadly. From the flailing-armed robot in the 1960s TV series Lost in Space metallically yelling, “Danger, Will Robinson, Danger!” to the unstoppable cyborg assassin in 1984’s The Terminator and its many sequels, to the film adaptation of Science Fiction writer Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot in 2004, robots are charming and clunky, downright menacing, or in the case of the creations in I, Robot, benign – that is, until they defy The Three Laws of Robotics, namely to follow specific orders and never allow humans to be harmed.