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As CADC grows across Canada we need to look closely at our role in the industry to insure that we have a distinct advantage over non-member companies. It is not enough to better the safety of the industry, we must also improve the credibility and expertise of member companies products and services.
But, as a potential member, if CADC is out there working for the industry as a whole, then why join?
A recent video clip on YouTube shows a near fatal incident when a sudden leak develops during a bell run. A cold reminder that the industry has its "moments.". Quick thinking by the crew and the supervisor prevents a tragedy. See inside for Video Clip.
Joe Steffen, 51, a resident of Ohio, was a member of an international dive team that had come to explore the flooded mine on Bell Island in Conception Bay.
“The industry is extremely busy and expected to remain so for a number of years,” said Hugh Williams, Chief Executive of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA).
More than 900 striking North Sea divers and support staff voted to accept a 44.7 percent pay increase over two years from employers ending a ten-day strike. The RMT union said 84 percent had voted to accept the pay deal.
CSA to review breathing standards.
The divers are instead demanding a 50 per cent rise, claiming their earnings have slipped over the past two decades as oil and gas companies rake in ballooning profit. Read more inside.