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Manning is a town in Northern Alberta, Canada. It is known as the ‘Land of the Mighty Moose’. It is located on Highway 35, 73 kilometres (45 mi) north of Peace River on the Notikewin River.
Manning is a service center for the local agriculture, forestry and gas industries. It also serves the nearby rural area within the County of Northern Lights including Deadwood, Hotchkiss, North Star and Notikewin.
Originally settled in the late 1940s, it was called Aurora. The town was renamed in honour of Ernest Manning who was the Premier of Alberta from 1943-1968.
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In this issue:
• Safety: Bill of Goods or Best Practices?
• Forestry Rebound
Oil sands image linked to cooperation
CALGARY – Oil sands company leaders hope collaborative endeavours will improve their image.
The latest alliance, Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA), was announced at a Calgary press conference early March.
Talisman announces sale agreement
CALGARY - Talisman Energy announced an agreement with Xstrata Coal to sell certain non-producing, non-core coal properties located in northeastern British Columbia for US$500 million in cash.