The 15th Annual Shutdowns and Turnarounds Superconference: Why You Can't Afford to Miss It
For 15 years, the Canadian Institute’s Shutdowns and Turnarounds Superconference has been a place for members of the shutdown community across industries to meet, greet, and learn from each other. It is one of the most established shutdowns event in North America, and was one of the first to address that specific aspect of the maintenance sector.
This year, on December 6th and 7th at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary, the tradition of connec... read more >
Shutdowns 101: Planning and Response
Loss of time, loss of revenue. It’s easy to equate a site shutdown with loss. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With the right planning and execution, an efficient, properly powered shutdown is possible.
At Trinity Power Rentals, we are no strangers to shutdowns. Neither is our team.
We sat down with our resident experts, Kurt Guess, Jordan Maryniuk and Konrad Sander, to talk about the power-related aspects of a shutdown: h... read more >
Is Biodiesel in Canada Dead? Two Industry Experts Weigh In
When it comes to green technology, people rarely see eye to eye, and biodiesel is no exception. A couple of years ago, a British newspaper article slammed biodiesel, calling it, “a disaster,” while a Natural Resources Canada website lists its environmental and economic benefits.
But even within the biodiesel industry in Canada, opinions about the future of the fuel are varied. We spoke with two industry experts to find out: Is biodies... read more >
Trinity Responds to Two Emergency Mill Shutdowns
When processing facilities have unexpected shutdowns, the results can be disastrous: revenue and reputation are just two of the major factors that are at risk if operations don’t get back up and running quickly.
Recently, Trinity helped two separate lumber mills to prevent just such damage when power equipment failure unexpectedly shut both facilities down.
When the automatic transfer switch (ATS) failed at a mill owned by the large... read more >
No Milling Around At Catalyst Paper
Power met pulp when Catalyst Paper came to us looking for a temporary power solution during a mill shutdown.
With five mills across the continent, and customers around the world, Catalyst is North America’s largest manufacturer of mechanical paper. Their commitment to quality and reputation for excellence make Catalyst a leader in the pulp and paper industry, so we were especially excited about the opportunity to work with them when they ... read more >