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July 18, 2017

Siemens to close Ontario turbine blade manufacturing plant, cut 340 jobs

The company blamed "dramatic changes" in the global wind market that have led to increased competition and cost pressures
July 21, 2017

Quebec’s Couche-Tard ponders future of gas stations in age of electric cars

The convenience store and gas bar company says it's looking to its Norwegian business for guidance on how to adapt to the new era
July 21, 2017

Energy storage firms building EV charging network along Trans-Canada Highway

Three companies, including Ontario’s eCAMION, are building a network of chargers to allow electric car owners to fast-charge on the long drive between Manitoba and Ontario

July 20, 2017

World’s plastic waste could bury all of Manhattan in two miles of trash

Plastics don't break down like other man-made materials, meaning most of the plastic produced since the 1950s is still around. To make matters worse, the study finds production of the synthetic material is only increasing
July 19, 2017

Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel

The robot was unsuccessful in finding melted radioactive fuel in the submerged depths of the crippled Japanese nuclear plant, but there are plans for a fuller investigation Friday. Officials are working to remove the fuel from the site
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Energy storage firms building EV charging network along Trans-Canada Highway

Three companies, including Ontario’s eCAMION, are building a network of chargers to allow electric car owners to fast-charge on the long drive between Manitoba and Ontario

Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel

The robot was unsuccessful in finding melted radioactive fuel in the submerged depths of the crippled Japanese nuclear plant, but there are plans for a fuller investigation Friday. Officials are working to remove the fuel from the site

Canada can become an LNG player but challenges still lie ahead: report

According to an NEB report, Canada produces more natural gas than it needs to meet domestic demand. Meanwhile, increased production in the U.S. has hit Canadian exports and has spurred interest in shipping Canadian gas overseas

French driverless, electric shuttle manufacturer Navya opens first U.S. plant

The firm will set up a 20,000 sq. ft. shop in the U.S.'s automotive heartland outside Detroit and hire 50 workers to build its oval-shaped shuttles

RegulationMore Regulation

Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel

The robot was unsuccessful in finding melted radioactive fuel in the submerged depths of the crippled Japanese nuclear plant, but there are plans for a fuller investigation Friday. Officials are working to remove the fuel from the site

Macron’s charm offensive looks make a climate change believer of Trump

The French president said the two leaders now have a "better, intimate knowledge of each other," including on climate change, their main point of contention

Nova Scotia tire burning project reignites battle between community, cement plant

Critics call the project a step backward, while Lafarge says tests will prove burning tires in a 2,000 C kiln will produce fewer greenhouse gases and pollutants than burning coal

Lafarge tire burning project ignites fresh opposition in Nova Scotia

The province's waste diversion agency says burning tires is a "well-established and accepted" practice, but a community group argues incinerating spent tires will release dioxins into the air

FinancingMore Financing

Energy storage firms building EV charging network along Trans-Canada Highway

Three companies, including Ontario’s eCAMION, are building a network of chargers to allow electric car owners to fast-charge on the long drive between Manitoba and Ontario

U.S.’s fledgling offshore wind sector takes another small step forward

American power company Dominion Energy is partnering with Denmark's Dong Energy to test the waters of the offshore wind industry

Electric car maker Faraday Future stops construction of US$1B Nevada plant

The company says it is shifting its business strategy and will now look for an existing facility to produce its electric vehicles in California or Nevada

Quebec’s Enerlab launches $2.5M project to make insulation using biomass

The company will covert black liquor, a pulp and paper byproduct, into a new material that can take the place of petroleum-based products

Environment and SafetyMore Environment and Safety

Energy storage firms building EV charging network along Trans-Canada Highway

Three companies, including Ontario’s eCAMION, are building a network of chargers to allow electric car owners to fast-charge on the long drive between Manitoba and Ontario

World’s plastic waste could bury all of Manhattan in two miles of trash

Plastics don't break down like other man-made materials, meaning most of the plastic produced since the 1950s is still around. To make matters worse, the study finds production of the synthetic material is only increasing

Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel

The robot was unsuccessful in finding melted radioactive fuel in the submerged depths of the crippled Japanese nuclear plant, but there are plans for a fuller investigation Friday. Officials are working to remove the fuel from the site

Macron’s charm offensive looks make a climate change believer of Trump

The French president said the two leaders now have a "better, intimate knowledge of each other," including on climate change, their main point of contention

SustainabilityMore Sustainability

Quebec’s Couche-Tard ponders future of gas stations in age of electric cars

The convenience store and gas bar company says it's looking to its Norwegian business for guidance on how to adapt to the new era

Energy storage firms building EV charging network along Trans-Canada Highway

Three companies, including Ontario’s eCAMION, are building a network of chargers to allow electric car owners to fast-charge on the long drive between Manitoba and Ontario

World’s plastic waste could bury all of Manhattan in two miles of trash

Plastics don't break down like other man-made materials, meaning most of the plastic produced since the 1950s is still around. To make matters worse, the study finds production of the synthetic material is only increasing

With clean engines whirring, electric car racing comes to Brooklyn

Instead of screaming down the straightaways like their high-octane counterparts, the Formula E racers buzzed like hummingbirds though the New York City borough

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Manufacturer saves money with advanced planning

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Durable hose designed to efficiently and reliably blow insulation

Hi-Tech Duravent’s IBH insulation hose meets the demands of the insulation industry. It can reliab

Structural adhesives offer cost and time savings

Adheco’s portfolio of quality adhesives includes Permabond TA4605 and TA4610 structural adhesives,

Customized expansion joints reduce downtime and safety concerns

Having a properly designed expansion joint from an expert like HOLZ will decrease the possibility of

Customized expansion joints eliminate downtime and safety concerns

Having a properly designed expansion joint from an expert like HOLZ will decrease the possibility of

Engineered fasteners a simple, reliable solution for many applications

Daemar’s lineup of retaining products includes engineered fasteners — from hose clamps and retai

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