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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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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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10 Energy East safety measures you may not know

Energy East teams will carry out regular aerial patrols of the right of way and inspections by our ground teams to signal any anomaly along the pipeline.
Safety has been the number one priority at TransCanada for over 60 years, and it will continue to be the case with the Energy East Pipeline project. We continually work to improve and believe that every incident, however minor, can be prevented. We are committed to our goal of zero in
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Top 10 Questions Asked at our Open Houses

We have held more than 100 open houses across Canada in communities along the proposed Energy East pipeline route, giving us the opportunity to answer your questions on serious issues such as safety, wildlife protection or the economic opportunities the project will generate. We’re pr
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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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Meet some of the people behind the Energy East Pipeline Project

Every member of the Energy East Pipeline Project team is fully committed to protecting the environment and keeping you safe while delivering jobs and economic benefits that will help our communities flourish. Our current advertising campaign introduces you to a few of them. Meet Rebek
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How well do you know oil?

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about oil? Filling up your car at a gas station would probably come first, right? Do you know that oil is also used to produce critical medical supplies? From heart valves and hearing aids to antiseptics or artificial limbs
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NB Premier gets primer on TransCanada’s commitment to pipeline safety

Brian Gallant, the freshly elected premier of New Brunswick, wasted no time after taking office on October 7 to plan a trip west. Two weeks after being sworn in as his province’s 33rd premier, Gallant stepped off a plane in Calgary, and made a visit to TransCanada’s downtown headquart
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