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CADC Dive Company – Canadian Pump and Power – finalist for award.

For the first time in its five-year history, the Private Business Growth Award organizers have chosen a Canadian diving/industrial marine company as a Top 10 finalist for their annual prize. Canada Pump and Power of Ardrossan, Alberta is vying for the award alongside companies working in medical technology, electronics, brewing, plastics and more.  

The . . . → Read More: CADC Dive Company – Canadian Pump and Power – finalist for award.

Preventable tragedy – DOWNLOAD CSA Guidelines for Diving around Dams and Delta P

Luke Seabrook died in 2015 by being partially sucked through a tidal power control gate. It wasn’t a difficult job – but it certainly was a dangerous job if basic safety procedures around the structure were ignored or taken lightly. He wasn’t the first to succumb to this type of accident – and sadly he . . . → Read More: Preventable tragedy – DOWNLOAD CSA Guidelines for Diving around Dams and Delta P

Company that pleaded guilty in diver’s death ordered to pay $34K

Paul’s Diving must pay fines and hold 15 safety presentations by next October

By Emma Smith, CBC News Posted: Oct 26, 2017 7:55 PM ATLast Updated: Oct 26, 2017 7:55 PM AT

Luke Seabrook, 39, was working to inspect the gates that control the flow of the Annapolis River tides. (Seabrook . . . → Read More: Company that pleaded guilty in diver’s death ordered to pay $34K

Nova Scotia Diving Company pleads guilty to two safety violations in diver’s death.

Mother of diver says company’s guilty plea will do nothing to improve safety

CBC News Posted: Sep 14, 2017 5:51 PM ATLast Updated: Sep 14, 2017 10:08 PM AT

Luke Seabrook trained to become a commercial diver in Ontario. (Seabrook family)

Safety violations laid in diver’s death at Nova Scotia . . . → Read More: Nova Scotia Diving Company pleads guilty to two safety violations in diver’s death.

Phil Nuytten receives Order of Canada for deep-sea exploration achievements.

Phil Nuytten –  a founding member of the CADC and a former past president of the association – has been recognized for his contributions to deep-sea exploration. Phil began his career as a commercial diver, but was driven to develop his own equipment through an almost intuitive ability to understand the forces at work beneath . . . → Read More: Phil Nuytten receives Order of Canada for deep-sea exploration achievements.

CADC MAG SUMMER 2017 ISSUE FOCUSES ON PROTECTING THE DIVER – AND THE CLIENT.

(CADC MAG SUMMER 2017 – DIGITAL EDITION)

“There are old divers – and there are bold divers. But there are very few old, bold divers”

Commercial diving and the supply of underwater services is a serious business. Things have come a long way from “the good ol’ days” hard hat diver to the . . . → Read More: CADC MAG SUMMER 2017 ISSUE FOCUSES ON PROTECTING THE DIVER – AND THE CLIENT.

CSA Dive Safety Committees to meet in Halifax NS June 21/22 2017

CSA Dive Standards Committee will meet in Halifax Nova Scotia in conjunction with the Canadian Standards Associations AGM (June 18-20.)

Dive Committee meetings will take place at the Halifax during the committee week from June 21 > 22 2017.

June 21 (8:30 a.m. – 10:00)                   Hyperbaric Facilities SC (Z275.1) June 21 (10:15 a.m. – 12:00 . . . → Read More: CSA Dive Safety Committees to meet in Halifax NS June 21/22 2017

Dominion Diving’s customised Cougar ROV cuts costs in Canada

CADC member Dominion Diving announces that it has reduced costs by customising its Saab Seaeye Cougar XT light work electric ROV and boosting its performance. The resulting Cougar XT custom version could handle a tooling package normally possible only on a much larger hydraulic system – and take on three demanding tasks in one hit.

Founded 50 years . . . → Read More: Dominion Diving’s customised Cougar ROV cuts costs in Canada

Jim Garrington of Shark Marine receives technical achievement award.

 Jim Garrington of Shark Marine is presented with the 2017 Technical Achievement award by DCBC Chairman Johnathon Chapple at the Canadian Underwater Conference in Ottawa last week. Under Jim’s guidance,  Shark Marine Technologies Inc. has become a major  manufacturer of underwater products that are innovative, high quality, dependable, and cost effective.  It’s products include ROVs, . . . → Read More: Jim Garrington of Shark Marine receives technical achievement award.

Canadian Underwater Conference starts in Ottawa

Attendance is up with the opening of the Canadian Underwater Conference Sunday at the Marriott Convention center in Ottawa. The show runs for  two days and showcases leading edge underwater services and speakers. 

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