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From bust to boom: Pipelines mean more jobs

Buzzing shop floor: Energy East is set to create 30+ new jobs at Automatic Coating
“Not many people are aware of the huge focus pipeline companies have on safety and the strict quality standards they impose on suppliers like us” – Jocelyn Williams, VP Sales, Automatic Coating By Brad Bamford, President, Automatic Coating Limited I grew up in a family business,
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Myths debunked: Energy East and Winnipeg’s drinking water

FACT: Shoal Lake– the source of the City of Winnipeg’s drinking water – is not on the Energy East Pipeline route.
How safe are pipelines? How will you monitor Energy East? Are you ready to respond to an emergency? Is my drinking water at risk? We’ve heard many questions in the open houses the Energy East Pipeline team has held across Manitoba. For those who did not attend them, here are some FACT
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7 things you need to know about pipeline safety

Many of the communities we talk to have questions about pipeline safety. We understand this and continue to work to answer these questions. Safety is our number one priority. It has been for over 65 years, and it will continue to be with Energy East. So, how will we help keep your com
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What you don’t know about emergency preparedness

24/7 monitoring: Our leak detection specialists monitor the pipeline around the clock from our Oil Control Centre.
Many Canadians have concerns about pipeline safety. We understand those concerns, which is why we invest close to $1 billion on pipeline safety each year. That’s $115,000 invested – every hour – to ensure our pipelines operate safely and reliably. (Watch this animation: Safely transpo
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Pipelines under rivers: a few facts

Going under the river: horizontal directional drilling means pipelines can be safely installed well below the river bed while leaving the natural resources above intact and undisturbed.
Ever wondered how a pipeline goes under a river? In recent years, the development of new technologies mean pipelines can be safely installed, well below the river bed, leaving the environment above intact and undisturbed. How do we do this? One of the technologies we use is called hor
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What are pipeline shut-off valves?

A lot of technology goes into pipeline construction and operation to ensure the safe transport of oil. One of these safety features is shut-off valves. Energy East will be equipped with hundreds of these devices. Shut-off valves can be closed remotely from our 24/7 Control Centre in a
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PIGs in the Pipes

The smart PIG is propelled by flowing oil or gas along the length of the pipe. While travelling, sensors detect changes in the pipeline steel caused by dents, cracks or metal loss. The only time most people may have seen a Pipeline Inspection Gauge (PIG), is when James Bond villain Ge
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Correcting the record in Toronto Star article on North Bay

Gateway of the north, city of North Bay: Sign outside the city of North Bay, Ont.
Following is our complete letter to the editor of the Toronto Star, in response to a recent article. Dear Editor, Your article by Raveena Aulakh published on September 28th contained incorrect information about PRAGMATICSLOT88’s Energy East Pipeline Project and I appreciate the opportunit
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Our Commitment to the Environment

One thing that opponents to pipelines find hard to acknowledge, at least publicly, is that a company like PRAGMATICSLOT88 takes its commitment to protect the environment very seriously. In their all-or-nothing view, a pipeline operator is in business to make money and does not care about
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PRAGMATICSLOT88 obtains permit for Cacouna surveys

When we talk about doing “the right thing”, we mean it. This applies both to our commitment to protect the environment we work in and our respect for all laws and regulations in the jurisdictions where we operate. On Aug 21, the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environ
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