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October 28, 2016

BGGoPlan® Emergency Response App now available on Apple App Store

A FIRST IN CANADA business emergency response tool gives peace of mind from initial disaster response through to final recovery

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AUTHOR: BlackGold     CATEGORIES: Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Mobile ERP
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July 14, 2016

OneCall System – Improve the submission

By Vinh Ly, GISP, CET, GIS Technologist

The possible consequences of damage to a buried pipeline range from loss of life to the risk of utility damage, service disruption, environmental contamination, and potential disaster. That’s why many non-profit OneCall corporations created to protect the underground facilities before anyone begins to disturb the earth. Continue Reading »
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June 5, 2016

ERP on the Go

By Vinh Ly, GISP, CET, GIS Technologist

 

For oil and gas, the value proposition for mobility as a game changer is clear: higher production enabled through “information-at-the-finger-tips.” According to an Oil and Gas IQ survey of CIOs, IT Directors and project leader in the oil and gas industry, the #2 priority for CIOs in 2013 was mobile technology.

 

Every one knows that mobile is important, but many companies have not created a mobile strategy yet.

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AUTHOR: BlackGold     CATEGORIES: Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Mobile ERP, Oil & Gas Sites
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May 25, 2016

Pet Preparedness: getting your pet ready for emergencies

 

By Tammy Bonderenko

 

“It is estimated that 30 to 40 percent of the people who refused to leave their homes after Hurricane Katrina were staying to care for their pets and over 600,000 pets were killed or left without shelter. If you evacuate your home, take your pets. Plan ahead and do not leave them behind. Pets most likely cannot survive on their own and if by some remote chance they do, you may not be able to find them when you return.”  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

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AUTHOR: BlackGold     CATEGORIES: Blog, Emergency Preparedness
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May 17, 2016

Wildfire Preparedness

By: Tanya Borthwick
 

Events like the Fort McMurray wildfire remind everyone about the importance of being prepared for major emergency events like a wildfire or mass evacuation.

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AUTHOR: BlackGold     CATEGORIES: Blog, Emergency Response Program, Emergency Response Training
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May 16, 2016

Emergency Communication

The Key to a Successful Communication Strategy

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AUTHOR: BlackGold     CATEGORIES: Blog, Emergency Response Program, Mobile ERP
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November 30, 2015

Beyond the Binder: Environmentally Friendly Solutions for Your Emergency Response Plan

Black Gold strives to be at the leading edge of the industry, both in providing superior products as well as environmentally friendly solutions. Historically our company has distributed thousands of paper based emergency response plans and our printing service department has had a large footprint.
 

Black Gold has developed technology that has shifted that paper based model to the efficient BGGo app which benefits both the client and the environment so we all win.
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AUTHOR: BlackGold     CATEGORIES: Blog, Emergency Response Program, Mobile ERP
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September 24, 2015

Black Gold Emergency Planners featured in New Technology Magazine

By James Mahony

 

Black Gold’s Jason Swan speaks to the relevance of mobile technology when it comes to emergency preparedness and response for oil and gas companies in New Technology Magazine.

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AUTHOR: BlackGold     CATEGORIES: Blog, Emergency Response Program, Mobile ERP, Oil & Gas Sites
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September 24, 2015

Involving the Public in Safety and Emergency Response

By: Darcy Stratmoen and Tanya Borthwick

 

When industry wants the public to be aware of its operations and provide a mechanism for the public to communicate with the industry operator, company representatives knock on doors to conduct a public awareness program.

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AUTHOR: BlackGold     CATEGORIES: Blog, Emergency Response Program
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August 20, 2015

Social Media During Emergency Response

By: Tanya Borthwick
The use of social media, (Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, etc.) to communicate with the public can be a very efficient and effective form of communication during an incident. With the release of one small statement the company can potentially notify a large segment of the population.

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AUTHOR: BlackGold     CATEGORIES: Blog, Emergency Response Program
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