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LNG2023 Conference in Vancouver, BC

The PLCAC Executive Director, Kevin O’Donnell was joined by The Canadian Pipeline Advisory Council (CPAC) members at the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) conference in Vancouver from July 10 to 13, 2023. Over 250 industry experts were present at the conference and leading the discussion on the most important issues facing the LNG industry today. … read more

BuildForce Canada Announces new Introduction to Mentorship Course

BuildForce Canada, the construction sector council partner who delivers the PLCAC developed, Pipeline Construction Safety Training (PCST) course, has announced a new course to support awareness and skill building for effective workplace mentoring relationships, Introduction to Mentorship. Introduction to Mentorship is self-paced, takes about two hours to complete, is online learning based and designed for … read more

PLCAC Member Michels Canada Co. Completes Rocky View Project

Michels Canada constructed 22 km of 42-inch natural gas pipeline and associated fabricated facilities on the Rocky View section of the Western Alberta System Mainline Loop (WASML). The work site was a combination of rural and urban locations that intersected the town of Cochrane and surrounding Rocky View County in Alberta’s foothills region. During peak … read more

Tunnel Project to Address Toronto’s Overflow Issue

  Construction is underway on a 10.5-km (6.5-mile) tunnel beneath Toronto that will prevent combined sewer overflows from entering Lake Ontario and the Don River. Michels Canada and Tunneling operations are partnering with Jay Dee and C&M McNally on the joint venture expected to be completed in 2024. The 6.3-metre (20.6-foot) diameter Coxwell Bypass Tunnel … read more