April 8, 2021, 7:51 AM MDT
Can employers mandate COVID-19 vaccinations upon the workforce? It is a question for which some clients have sought legal advice from Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark LLP, although no clients in the energy sector or elsewhere have yet tried to implement such mandatory policies, says Loretta Bouwmeester, Calgary-based partner for the law firm.
April 7, 2021, 12 AM MDT
As employers in the energy sector and elsewhere try to determine what policies and incentives they might use to get employees to voluntarily take the COVID-19 vaccines, co-ordinating workplace vaccination clinics may provide a possible opportunity, says Loretta Bouwmeester, partner at Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark LLP
April 6, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Health and Community Services is advising rotational workers about identified COVID-19 outbreaks at several worksites.
April 6, 2021, 6:41 AM MDT
All Canadians who are able to do so have a moral obligation to receive a COVID-19 vaccine once they become readily available, says Charles Weijer, a bioethicist at Western University. That includes in the energy sector.
April 5, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Finishing the $17 billion LNG Canada plant in Kitimat and the associated $6.6 billion Coastal GasLink pipeline on time and on budget promises to be one of the challenges facing LNG Canada’s CEO, Peter Zebedee, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 2, 2021, 12 AM MST
Project costs for Coastal GasLink are expected to increase significantly, and the schedule will be delayed due, in part, to the impacts from COVID-19 as the company works with LNG Canada on a revised project plan, parent TC Energy Corporation said today.
February 19, 2021, 8:39 AM MST
February 10, 2021, 8:18 AM MST
Following a voluntary review of safety and workplace practices, the Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC expansion project has begun the restart process for construction, the company said Monday.
February 9, 2021, 8:25 AM MST
Suncor Energy Inc. is investigating two “safety situations” that occurred in recent weeks resulting in the deaths of three contractors — Taylor Dawe, Leslie Miller and Patrick Poitras.
January 25, 2021, 9:58 AM MST
January 18, 2021, 12 AM MST
January 15, 2021, 12 AM MST
LNG Canada and JGC Fluor JV are managing a “careful and gradual” return to construction activities at its project site in Kitimat, following a considerable holiday workforce reduction in December, the company said in an update on Thursday.
January 8, 2021, 7:33 AM MST
January 7, 2021, 7:35 AM MST
Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd. says that over the coming days it will be reviewing with its contractors the impact of a Dec. 29, 2020 public health order that sets out a staggered remobilization process after the holidays for five major industrial projects in northern B.C.
January 4, 2021, 11:36 AM MST
In order to help ensure the health and safety of its field staff during the pandemic, Bravo Target Safety (BTS) is taking the unique step of providing separate sleeping quarters for each worker where applicable — no doubling up.
December 30, 2020, 9:21 AM MST
December 30, 2020, 7:05 AM MST
December 30, 2020, 7:13 AM MST
Enbridge Inc. says it has resumed work on its Line 3 replacement project in Minnesota after an accident Friday (Dec. 18, 2020) involving a contractor at a construction yard in Hill City.
December 22, 2020, 10:45 AM MST
Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC says it has temporarily halted all expansion construction until Jan. 4, 2021 for a voluntary project-wide safety stand down following recent safety incidents on worksites, including one fatality in Edmonton.
December 18, 2020, 9:10 AM MST
A contractor was seriously injured on a Trans Mountain construction site in Burnaby, B.C. on Dec. 15.
December 17, 2020, 4:13 AM MST
December 17, 2020, 7:40 AM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) is extending the deadline for Trans Mountain to submit its final investigation report on a recent fatality.
November 16, 2020, 4:24 PM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has issued an inspection officer order to Trans Mountain regarding the use of trench boxes and contractor oversight in relation to an Oct. 27, 2020 worker fatality at a worksite near Edmonton.
November 2, 2020, 12 AM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) says it is overseeing an investigation into a fatality on a Trans Mountain worksite in Edmonton.
October 28, 2020, 6:18 PM MDT