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Mechanic changes stripes in downturn

Mechanic changes stripes in downturn

Lloydminster – When the going gets tough, the tough get going. That’s how it is for heavy duty transport mechanic Nathan Miller who owns NGM Mechanical Ltd. located northwest of Lloydminster on Range Road 20 off Highway 16.

Petroleum HR writes workforce series

Calgary – The Petroleum Human Resources (PHR) division of Enform is releasing a four-part article series Petro Prices to Petro People to explore the impacts of declining oil prices on the Canadian oil and gas workforce, as well as short- and long-ter
Quick build storage fits all needs

Quick build storage fits all needs

Lloydminster – Move over sea cans. There’s a new portable, quick build storage container solution on the market for a variety of oilfield, industrial, construction and residential uses.
Be a productivity ninja

Be a productivity ninja

Lloydminster – Oilfield managers faced with having to do more with fewer resources in the current low oil price environment need to learn how to become productivity ninjas.

We will decline your offer: Svein Bryeide Construction Ltd

Dear Editor: We recently received a letter from Lightstream Resources Ltd., requesting a significant discount in service rates. I understand Crescent Point is singing the same song.

GM still makes chassis cabs

Dear Editor: I would just like to point out an inaccurate statement in your December 2014 Welcome to truck country editorial. You stated that chassis cabs were available from Chrysler and Ford but not GM.

Are laid off workers gone for good?

Just a few months ago oil and gas companies of all sizes and business profiles were scrambling to hire and retain new workers.

Not everyone is willing to take a haircut

Here’s something to ponder: oil sector service companies now have a stack of letters on their desks demanding they cut the rates they charge the oil producers.
So what happens to crude-by-rail now?

So what happens to crude-by-rail now?

With crude oil prices in the tank, it’ll be interesting to see if that crude continues ending up in the tanker, as in tanker rail car. The National Post reported on Feb. 2 that demand for rail tanker cars had, well, tanked.