News: March 2020

SSC Decision Another Step in Mitigating Hurdles that Frustrate Projects

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently dismissed an appeal by the Government of British Columbia in a high-stakes decision. BC’s “turn off the taps” bill (i.e., Environmental Management Act) sought to control what was being transported through the province of British Columbia via inter-provincial transportations systems (e.g., pipelines, railways, etc.). In a rare move … read more

SAFETY ALERT: Red-label Masters Metallic Compound

Many contractors within the gas distribution sector have traditionally used a thread and gasket sealant with the tradename: Masters Metallic Compound (“MMC”) with a red identifying label.  Recently a leading gas distribution utility company directed our industry to cease the use of MMC due to its high lead content and directed a switch to the … read more