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2022 Annual PLCAC Convention

The PLCAC Board of Directors are excited about the preparation of the 68th Annual PLCAC Convention to get underway. After a critical review of the pandemic status and strict vaccine mandates, the PLCAC will be going forward with the scheduled Convention, May 02 – 06, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort And Spa in … read more


Cancellation of PLCAC Victoria 2021 Convention

The PLCAC Board of Directors, after reviewing the pandemic status and vaccine roll-out projections, made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s PLCAC Annual Convention that was scheduled for May 16-21, 2021 at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria, BC. David Johnstone, President of the PLCAC noted: “We are living in a world of great uncertainty. … read more



The EIA reports: Enbridge Line 3 Could Reduce the Need to Ship Crude Oil

Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Project, which delivers crude oil from Edmonton, AB (Canada) to Superior, WI (USA) officially, became operational on October 1, 2021. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that the pipeline’s capacity operated at half, 760,000 barrels per day before opening. This amount brings into question whether the capacity increase of imported … read more


Michels Canada Honoured for Top Safety Culture

Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada (PLCAC) regular member Michels Canada Co. (Michels Canada) was recently named the Gold Winner for Canada’s Best Health & Safety Culture in the 2021 Canada’s Safety Employers Awards. “This recognition is a testament to everyone at Michels Canada, whether they wear a hard hat and work in the field … read more


Canadian Energy Pipeline Association to Cease Operations

Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) has recently announced that due to changes in its membership, CEPA’s operations will cease effective December 31, 2021. CEPA has been operating for 28 years, supporting the Canadian pipeline industry, but changes have made it unfeasible to continue operations and execute the association’s mandate going forward. In a statement from … read more