January 25, 2012


NEIA News                                                           


Member spotlight: Paul Mitten and Compusult

Established in 1985, Compusult's primary focus is on location-based information and geospatial data management products and services. Owner Paul Mitten took some time to speak with NEIA about Compusult, its markets and new directions. Click here to read on  


Do you sell to the provincial government?

The Provincial government is looking at amending the Public Tender Act and wants to your recommendations and ideas. A two-hour session will take place on February 2nd at 9:00am for NEIA members interesting in giving their input. Email Kieran ( to confirm your attendance. 

Of Interest                                                          


Importing/Exporting? Meet the Expert!

On February 9, join the St. John's Board of Trade as it welcomes Michael Carter - who will speak about the Canada Border Services Agency requirements for exporting and importing. To be discussed: when export documentation is required, who is responsible to report the goods to CBSA, Tariff treatment, and much more. More info


Certificate of recognition: do you need it?

The CORô certification is required by many public and private purchasers of construction work, and may be relevant of your company given the surge of project activity in Labrador. A session is being held on January 26 in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. More info


One space left for trade mission to Panama

There is one space remaining for a Newfoundland and Labrador company to participate in the March 25 - 29 pan-Atlantic trade development mission to Panama. More Info


Want to do business in the Louisiana region?

NLOWE is seeking applications from women business owners to participate in a trade mission to New Orleans, LA, including a conference and business fair, from April 18-19. More info  

Conferences, Workshops & Seminars  


January 26, 2012:  Emera and the Pursuit of Regional Energy Opportunities and Collaboration, Halifax (NS)


January 30-31, 2012:  Lean Facilitation and Building Participation Workshop, St. John's (NL)


January 31, 2012:  Premier's Luncheon, St. John's (NL)


February 1 - 4, 2012:  Northern Lights 2012, Ottawa (ON) 


February 2, 2012:  OTANSAnnual Dinner - with Steve Durrell, President, Irving Shipbuilding, Halifax (NS)


February 13 - 14, 2012:  2012 EnerCan West Conference, Regina (SK) 


February 15, 2012:  Canadian Cleantech Investor Day, Boston (USA)


February 15, 2012:  MEIA 4th Annual Remediation and Prevention Conference, Winnipeg (MB)


March 1, 2012:  Marine Energy and Geohazard Research, St. John's (NL)


March 11, 2012:  TEDxFortTownshend, St. John's (NL)


March 14, 2012:   Solutions Summit: What's Next?, St. John's (NL)


March 14 - 16, 2012:   GLOBE 2012 Business Environment Event, Vancouver (BC)


March 27 - 29, 2012:  2012 Clean and Safe Drinking Water Workshop, Gander (NL)


March 27 - 29, 2012:   Asia Water 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


April 11 - 13, 2012:   Water Technologies Symposium (WaterTech), Banff (AB)


September 30 - October 5, 2012:   Eco Summit 2012, Columbus (USA)  



For more listings of conferences, workshops & seminars: 



Professional Opportunities

Call for proposals on health, safety and the environment in arctic and harsh environments

Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador (Petroleum Research) is issuing a 'Call for Proposals' that aim to develop technologies to reduce health, safety and environmental risks for offshore operations in Arctic and harsh environments. For more information contact Robert Trask at (709) 738-7974 or


Becoming an NSPS supplier to Irving Shipbuilding

In order to establish a procurement relationship with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. as it begins to gear up for the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, it is vital to understand the fundamentals of how the company conducts business. Click here for more information from OceansAdvance.


Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI): White Rose, Prequalify for General Materials; Deadline: Open
Trade Mission: Oceanology International Atlantic Canadian Pavilion, March 13 - 15, 2011, London (UK)

For links to procurement opportunities:


Email:      Phone: 709.772.3342 


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