Canadian-Jamaican Innovation & Energy Management Training Partnership



In an effort to enhance the quality, competitiveness, and professional development of Canada’s social and energy infrastructure, DMF Energy Inc, has signed a memorandum of understanding in agreement with the Health, Education and Counselling Institute (HECOIN) of Jamaica to develop and introduce a new 36 month pilot project program. The program is designed for professionals, mature students and youth seeking knowledge and employment opportunities in the fast modernizing global energy sector.

It is anticipated that 150 participants will be enrolled between Winter 2018 – Fall  2019. The key objectives and goals are to increase mental health and cross cultural awareness for Canadian and Jamaican youth, enhance skill development in relation to new emerging technology trends and to create employment opportunities within Canada, Jamaica and other international markets for program participants. Administered by the Canadian Human Capital Development Initiative the curriculum will focus on several key areas of interest including: international business development,  modern political relations, solar engineering, environmental assessments and Canadian Red Seal Endorsement pathways for construction and service related trades.  Jamaica-JD-CHCDI

Jerome L. Downey – Executive Director & Principal Consultant, CHCDI, DMF Energy Inc.   

“Energy security is very important and Canada needs to affirm its place as a leader in conservation and renewable energy markets. We’re excited for the opportunity to launch our pilot project in the Caribbean. Our company supports the principals of the Vision 2030 Jamaica, National Energy Development Plan  which align with our corporate values and Canada’s commitment to international diplomacy, health, education advancement and business innovation.” 

Colin O Jarrett, – VP of Administration, Finance and International Marketing, HECOIN

The HECOIN family welcomes this partnership where both Jamaicans and Canadians will be trained in Jamaica which is a welcomed change. Solar energy conservation is a priority for many governments and this training collaboration will further bring savings in the coffers of governments that take energy security seriously. Both Jamaica and Canada have made significant strides in the area of renewable energy which is commendable.”  

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Mad Men: Healthy Relationship Lessons

Music, Life and Business Lessons From The 1950’s  

Intellectual, Emotional, Spiritual, and Physical Intelligence this is the next frontier in Human Capitalplatters Training and Business Development. If you are going to have a strong team in the field, you must be able to work together safely.There needs to be a strong sense of purpose, respect, love and individual boundaries.

Ross Rosenberg has successfully built a business and value chain of service by explaining the impossible. His lessons, research and educational experience has made him a contemporary leader in in the psychology field regarding dynamic and powerful human connections. The following group The Platters song was played during one of his presentations explaining a subject on emotional intelligence, I suppose the the irony is topics that were important in the 1950’s remain just as important now in 2015. 

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Understanding SAGD Technology

Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) sagd

Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD; “Sag-D”) is an Enhanced oil recovery technology for producing heavy crude oil and bitumen. It is an advanced form of steam stimulation in which a pair of horizontal wellsare drilled into the oil reservoir, one a few metres above the other. High pressure steam is continuously injected into the upper wellbore to heat the oil and reduce its viscosity, causing the heated oil to drain into the lower wellbore, where it is pumped out. Dr. Roger Butler, engineer at Imperial Oil from 1955 to 1982, invented the steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) in the 1970s. Butler “developed the concept of using horizontal pairs of wells and injected steam to develop certain deposits of bitumen considered too deep for mining.”[1][2] In 1983 Butler became director of technical programs for the Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority (AOSTRA),[1][3] a crown corporation created by Premier Lougheed to promote new technologies for oil sands and heavy crude oil production. AOSTRA quickly supported SAGD as a promising innovation in oil sands extraction technology.[2]   – Via Wikipedia 


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