More Than A Hundred People At Syrian Refugee Crisis Rally In Downtown Calgary.
Im going to different places to get my cheque cashed and then go all the way over to the mall to get a currency exchange and come back to the bank to put it in. It was crazy. Then last year, I think, I was complaining about 86 or 88 cents to the American dollar. And, now, I have no complaints. Wait, no complaints? Even with the dollar hovering around 75 cents? If I keep complaining, its probably going to be 50 cents, Bell surmised. I need to shut up at some point in time. With four years of experience and a pay raise as a free-agent when he signed with the Stampeders in February 2014 Bells situation is better than an American rookie making the league minimum of $50,000. A California accountant in the off-season, veteran Stampeders defensive back Brandon Smith tries to inform young players about the money thats sure to be missing when its time to cash in. You try to let them know early that you kind of have to watch the exchange market and when its up you want to try to convert at least a little bit of it over and then when it goes down you convert some, so that way youre not taking a huge hit at the end of the year if it drops 10 cents or something like that, said Smith, who signed a lucrative, six-figure deal as a highly-sought after free-agent this past off-season. I bring it to their attention early in the year, but if they do it or not thats their decision. But that doesnt make it any less shocking or stressful, especially with most players having young families back home counting on a steady income.
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Jobs | Driver I – Dayton, TX Job – NALCO Champion, An Ecolab Company – Aug 2015 | Rigzone
Job Description: Nalco Champion, an Ecolab Company, has an immediate need for a Chemical Operator I in our Energy Services – Logistics group located in Dayton, TX. If you are a dedicated DOT driver and oilfield treating professional with a proven track record of success we invite you to apply. This is your opportunity to join a large growing company offering a competitive base hourly rate and benefits. Job Overview: Primarily responsible for delivery of chemicals and treating and frac equipment. Responsible for safe operation and preventative maintenance of any type of vehicle used to deliver chemicals to customers, plants and/or warehouse locations. Territory/Location Information: This position is based in Dayton, TX. Main Responsibilities: * Determines most efficient routing and drives DOT trucks on and off public roads to access heavy industrial locations * Operates high and low pressure fluid pumping equipment for the purpose of dispensing product into containers or customers equipment, which may include an oil or gas producing well * Maintains equipment, routine servicing, insures preventative maintenance keeping equipment clean and lubricated * Operates forklift for the purpose of moving, repackaging, loading and unloading containers of product, assists with upkeep of district warehouse facilities * Performs blending of approved product under strict written instructions * Completes required paperwork in accordance with DOT such as pre/post trip inspections, logs, bills of lading and for the purpose of insuring product delivery-chain of custody-invoicing * Actively participates in safety training, observation based and near miss reporting Basic Qualifications: * Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs. * No immigration sponsorship offered for this role Minimum high school graduate or GED Must have acceptable motor vehicle record (5 years) Preferred Qualifications: * Have a current Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), issued by the state in which the candidate resides with all the relevant endorsements (X – HazMat & Tanker required) * One (1) year of commercial driving experience compliant with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and DOT regulations * Previous oil and gas well experience * Knowledge of precautions needed if exposed to H2S (hydrogen sulfide) * Experience with the operation of forklifts, drum dollies and trailer hoists, chemical pumps, hoses, meters, printers and gauges * Experience with handling products in various types of packages including bulk, drums, Porta-Feeds and mini/micro-feed units * Experience performing warehouse duties, which include preventative maintenance, inventory and ordering of chemicals, receiving incoming shipments, organizing warehouse for safe and efficient chemical storage, operation of customized chemical manufacturing equipment and the upkeep of warehouse grounds * Awareness of chemical safety and the measures to take in the event of skin contact or spill * Previous experience operating a pump truck * Previous heavy industrial (oilfield/plant/refinery) experience * Communicates both written and orally in English * Ability to operate a computer including web based programs * Fork lift certification Keywords: Oilfield, Driver, Chemical, Chemical Treating, Treater, Oilfield Driver, Chemical Delivery, Driver jobs, Class B CDL, Class B Truck Driver, CDL, Commercial Driver’s License, DOT, Truck Driver, CDL Truck Driver, Trucking jobs, Company Truck Driver, Heavy Equipment, Oil Well, Gas Well, Transportation Every day, we make the world cleaner, safer and healthier – protecting people and vital resources. Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services.
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WestJet reports August load factor of 84.6 per cent – Yahoo Finance
Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 1.7 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 7.3 per cent over the same period. The airline flew a record 2.0 million guests in August, a year-over-year increase of 2.3 per cent or approximately 44,000 additional guests, and achieved an on-time performance rate of 84.0 per cent in the month, an improvement of 6.3 percentage points year over year. “We are pleased with our continued traffic growth as we welcomed almost two million guests on board in August, setting a new single-month record even as the Labour Day long weekend shifted out of August this year. The movement of this busy travel period into September contributed to the year-over-year decline from the all-time high load factor reported in August last year,” said WestJet President and CEO Gregg Saretsky. “My thanks go out to our more than 10,000 WestJetters for their continuing energy and passion through this busy summer period.” August 2015 traffic results 14.243 3.8% In August, WestJet took delivery of the first of its four wide-body Boeing 767-300ERW aircraft. Featuring a new teal and blue maple leaf-themed logo that will eventually appear on all WestJet aircraft, the airline’s 767s will allow it to begin serving Europe and other regions of the world from Canada on a non-stop basis, including new service to London (Gatwick) beginning in May 2016. Inaugural wide-body flights between Calgary and Toronto will begin in September 2015, with service from Alberta to Hawaii and Toronto to Montego Bay beginning this winter. Caution regarding forward-looking information Certain information set forth in this news release, including, without limitation, information regarding WestJet’s expected timing of its 767 service is forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities law. By its nature, forward-looking information is subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, some of which are beyond the Corporation’s control, including those risk factors described in WestJet’s public reports and filings which are available under WestJet’s profile at www.sedar.com . Readers are cautioned that undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information as actual results may vary materially from the forward-looking information. WestJet does not undertake to update, correct or revise any forward-looking information as a result of any new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable law.
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Quality of training that you get: If you are taught CNA for 100 hours but by someone who does not know anything about the profession, then anyone can guess how much you are going to learn.Very young children should not be allowed near power tools and they should be stored and locked in a safe place. Teenagers should be taught safety tips early if they will be allowed to use power tools. Even with safety training, they should always be supervised closely.
Jobs | Medic Job – Stena Drilling – Sep 2015 | Rigzone
Health surveillance of all personnel exposed to hazardous substances during their period of work onboard installation. Resp/Skin/Ears/Eyes/ and exposure to Hand Arm Vibration (HAV) tools. Any identified occupational health problems to be referred to the onshore Occupational Health Doctor. Promotion of General Health & Wellbeing through national & local health promotion activities. Provision of available health information and leaflets to personnel onboard. Daily testing of POT water onboard for Temperature/Chlorine Levels/Smell/Appearance & taste with discrepancies reported to Chief Engineer. PH and Conductivity can also be carried out where required by local guidance. Testing of all bunkered water brought onboard installation for the above criteria. Carry out as a minimum, quarterly water samples for Bacterial, Chemical and Legionella Analysis. Health, Safety & Environment Work according to and promote Stena Drilling’s HS&E Policies and Procedures as well as fully commit to preventing any damage to the environment. Responsible and accountable to conduct their tasks in full compliance with Stena Drilling Limited procedures.
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Most Alberta oil sands contain H2S, presenting a major challenge to producers operating in this area for the equipment, environment and, most important, the safety of the operators. H2S is dangerous and must be handled and treated properly. The risks associated with H2S are severe depending on its concentration. Health effects range from nausea and headaches at an exposure of 200-300 parts per million (ppm) to death starting at an exposure of 300 ppm. H2S emissions are a concern in any oil extraction application, but the risk is becoming increasingly visible at the oil sands. Recent exposures in Saskatchewan have resulted in the deaths of animals and humans and have spurred new emissions regulations. H2S is typically viewed as the most dangerous substance that could break out of sour oil. It is toxic in high concentrations, flammable and corrosive, with the potential to cause both safety and operational issues downstream of the liquid. A number of harmful emissions are produced in extraction, and they all must be treated before exposure happens. Mitigating the risks of harmful emissions must be a top priority for oil sands producers to keep their sites safe.
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