News: Association

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


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


Pipeline Industry Thrives During Pandemic

On March 11th, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a Global Pandemic. As many industries worldwide grappled with how the pandemic would directly affect their ability to keep working, our PLCAC Members quickly and efficiently adjusted to the new normal and returned to work as an essential service. The PLCAC Members implemented the Return … read more