Operator to Operator

A few weeks back we introduced Wayne Bacon, the lead hand for the Multi Rec Centre in Slave Lake, Alberta. Wayne shared how his new ice became the talk of the town. The Buzz continued and we decided to publish a second video with Wayne. In this short...

Wayne's official title, this time around, is Lead Hand. He's been doing the ice in Slave Lake, AB for 35 years, -- and the past two weeks of those have been with REALice-treated water. He'd retired (held the title of 'Supervisor") two years back and was asked to come...

Is there a difference between ice made with hot water and ice made with REALice? Jim Hampton from Sports Plus Ohio says there is. With over 250,000 square feet of playing space, Sports Plus Ohio is the largest sports facility in the greater Cincinnati area. We recently...

In many smaller communities, curlers have no dedicated ice of their own and share arena ice with skaters. Many will tell you that's not ideal - with the number of bumps and scars they usually see, getting the rocks to curl properly is hit and miss. But Louis Robichaud,...

The town of Caledon, Ontario is a three-time repeat customer. When another municipality just outside the greater Toronto area asked for a site visit, we were there to capture the conversation. Join Craig Stephens, Specialist Energy and Environment, and Cam Coulter, Coordinator Operations for the Town of...

Greg Mitchell, Arena Coordinator in Kitimat, BC speaks about their two arenas using the REALice floodwater treatment system. With REALice, the days are gone where the operators would let the hot water in the ice resurfacing machine would sit for too long and the ice quality...

Please join us for this operator-to-operator interview with Bryan Hawn, Arena Supervisor at Kal Tire Place in Vernon, BC. This is a big arena and home of the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL - capacity 3,003 and 500 standing. A New Process to Reduce Costs - also in...

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