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PLCAC Student Award Program 2022 – 2023

The Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada allocates awards in the fall of each year to a son or daughter of parents or guardians who derive their principal income from pipeline construction. The PLCAC Student Award Program works to assist students entering post-secondary education programs. In 2021, the Executive Committee of the Pipe Line Contractors … read more


PLCAC 69th Annual General Meeting & Convention

The Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada and its Board of Directors are excited to get preparations underway for the PLCAC’s 69th Annual General Meeting & Convention.  Known internationally as the City of Gardens, Victoria, BC has been named both the Most Romantic City in Canada and one of the top 15 Friendliest Cities in the … 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



Kevin O’Donnell Appointed as Executive Director

President Russell Keller and the Board of Directors of the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada (PLCAC) are pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin A. O’Donnell as Executive Director commencing August 22, 2022. Kevin brings over three decades of progressive pipeline experience to the Association. Kevin has been Chief Financial Officer of Banister Pipelines … read more


Michels Canada Marks 25th Anniversary

Michels Canada is celebrating its 25th anniversary by dedicating the year to the hardworking, innovative people who are continuing Michels’ tradition of safe, reliable infrastructure solutions across an international border. Michels Canada was established in 1997 as Michels Directional Crossings Co. with a focus on horizontal directional drilling (HDD) for the oil and gas industry. … read more


Transition will be Tough

Technology, Innovation and Transition was the promoted theme of the 2022 Calgary Energy Roundtable, but Energy Security stole the stage, with the twin threats of lack of investment and the war in Ukraine featuring prominently. A joint team of PLCAC Regular Member firms and union leaders participated in the Roundtable on May 25th. The Hon. … read more