+ Sept. 13-15; Peters & Co 2011 North American Oil & Gas conference; webcast links
+ Sept. 14; Canadian Apartment Investment Conference, Toronto Convention Centre,
info/register + Sept. 14; NAIOP Calgary, Fall Market Update, Calgary Petroleum Club; info/register + Sept. 15; Calgary IFMA Chapter AGM/Social Event, Big Rock Brewery; info/register + Oct. 1; 2012 Calgary Stampede 100th Anniversary tickets go on sale + Oct. 3- 4 ; Water and Land Management Summit, Telus Convention Centre info/registration + Oct. 6 & 7; Banff Venture Forum 2011, Fairmont Springs, Banff; info/reg + Oct. 26; Calgary Real Estate Forum, Telus Convention Centre, Chaired by Randy Fennessey; info/registration + Oct. 27; Calgary Leasing Conference, Telus Convention Centre, Chaired by Greg Guatto; info/registration + Nov. 8-9; BUILDEX Calgary Tradeshow & Conference, BMO Centre, Stampede Park, info/registration + Nov. 23; Sustainabuild Conference, Hyatt Regency, Vancouver info/register + Nov. 29-Dec.1; 20th annual Toronto Real Estate Forum, Metro Toronto Convention Centre; info/registration + Nov. 29-Dec.1; 20th annual Toronto Real Estate Forum, Metro Toronto Convention Centre; info/registration + Jan. 18/2012; Calgary Real Estate Board Forecast Conference and Tradeshow, Telus Convention Centre
+ Governments of Canada & Alberta have elected to use a P3 solution; P3 Canada Fund will contribute $9.95 million toward rehab of the Evan-Thomas Water and Wastewater Treatment Facility in Kananaskis Country – private sector partner yet to be chosen . . .
+ Calgary’s PeaceBridge project is moving toward the assembly stage; completion expected early 2012
Two golfers just came back to the club house for a drink. They overheard two Irish men talking, "I used to live in Dublin too," said one. "I moved here when I was 10 too," said the other. "My last name is O'Leary too." The two golfers that had heard asked a man walking by, "Who are these guys?" The man said, "Oh! That's the O'Leary twins, there just drunk,"
FRESH ITEMS TODAY - Sept. 13/2011
+ arctic offshore drilling is under discussion at National Energy Board conference in Inuvik
+ Enbridge Inc. announced it will twin an existing crude oil pipeline from KirbyLake to Hardisty within the existing right of way for the Athabasca Pipeline ; new 36 inch $1.2 billion line will complete in 2015/16
+ EnCana Corp. agreed with Polish oil group PKN Orlen for rights to develop shale gas prospects in southeastern Poland
+ farmers vote to keep the Canadian Wheat Board; 62% of wheat growers, 51% of barley growers voted to retain the institution which the Harper government has sworn to dismantle . . . stay tuned!
+ Major Drilling Group International Inc. acquired Bradley Group Limited for $80 million
+ Niko Resources Ltd. has entered a JV with Hess Corporation for development of projects in Indonesia
+ RBC downgraded 2011 Canadian economic growth projections
+ stock markets down on euro-zone fears as Greece is near default, Italy struggling to borrow more
NEWS REVIEW Sept. 7 - 12
+ Bird Construction Inc. acquired H. J. O’Connell Limited for $78.5 million
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