Category: Mel’s Message

February Message – Round Up of 2018 and 2019 Outlook

Round Up of 2018 and 2019 Outlook “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.” – Benjamin Franklin “Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win.” – Max McKeown 2018 is in the books and what a year it was for UPI. Last year really proved to me that our UPI […]

September Message

It’s coming to the end of the 3rd quarter of 2018 and, as I reflect on this year, I am amazed at how quickly it has gone by. In addition to finishing this year strong, we are now starting our business planning and budgeting for 2019. I am looking forward to seeing the Division and […]

June Message

UPI has logged nearly 360,000 man-hours through May 2018 this year. That compared with approximately 620,000 for all of 2017 is setting us up for a good 2018. Thank you for all of your efforts! The biggest thing on my mind the past few months and increasing of late is the Enbridge Line 3 project. […]

March Message

We are two-thirds of the way through what will be our busiest 1st Quarter ever. We have worked 163,154 man-hours through February 2018. That is compared to 625,409 man-hours in all of 2017. For all the people working through the winter temperatures and challenging conditions, thank you for your efforts to make us successful! Operations […]

October Message

I looked back at my last newsletter message and my introduction described the preliminary public hearings for the Enbridge Line 3 Replacement project. Well the public hearings have now reached the final stage and we need to voice our support now more than ever. UPI, along with other friends that rely on this industry to […]