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29 06, 2018

Because Simon Says You Shall!

By |2018-06-30T10:32:53+00:00June 29th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

At a recent Z662 committee meeting there was some discussion about the word "shall". A similar discussion took place at the International Electrical Commission (IEC) meetings on Hazardous Locations in Split, Croatia earlier this spring. Both discussions stemmed from reports of some code users failing to gather documentary evidence for shall clauses as they did

29 06, 2018

Training and Exams in Alberta and BC

By |2018-06-29T13:35:53+00:00June 29th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Training in Northern Alberta and British Columbia The Canadian Pipeliner Accreditation Council (CPAC) will be conducting API 1169 Inspector, QC Inspector and Z662 Code Qualification exams in both Fort St. John, BC and Grande Prairie, Alberta. To assist with your preparation, NASA Corp. will be offering courses locally in advance of the exams. According to

1 06, 2018

Z662 Welding Requirements & QC Inspector Certification

By |2018-06-01T13:02:28+00:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Z662 Welding Requirements course added for June 26, 2018 The 1-day Z662 Welding Requirements course has been added in Calgary on June 26th. This courses is critical for those involved in pipeline welding who require a solid understanding of the differences between Z662 and ASME procedures as well as the Z662 Essential Changes table. Visit

1 06, 2018

An Inspector’s Catch 22

By |2018-06-01T12:45:42+00:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The storyline in Joseph Heller's 1961 book, Catch-22, identified a paradox whereby a pilot is considered insane if he does not ask for relief, but considered fit for service if he does. With this, pilots requesting relief were assigned flights, while those insisting they were fine were grounded. With the