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    Alberta is the world’s newest mining hot spot

    August 12, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: Move over Quebec, Alberta is now seen as the number one jurisdiction for mineral exploration and development, according to the results of the Survey of Mining Companies: 2010 mid-year update by the Fraser Institute. Quebec—the province that has held

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    Tighten control of remote operations

    August 12, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    Honeywell’s RC500 remote terminal unit. Photo: Honeywell MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ: Honeywell’s RC500 Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) gives industrial users more control over remote, automated operations such as those found in oil and gas operations. The modular and scalable controller easily

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    BC hydro project starts clean power generation

    August 9, 2010 by Staff

    VANCOUVER: Plutonic Power Corp. and GE Energy Financial Services has started selling electricity to BC Hydro from power generated by the East Toba River and Montrose Creek generation facilities. The Toba Montrose General Partnership (TMGP) project has met its operation

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    Innovative Composites to prototype housing for Haiti

    August 4, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: Innovative Composites International Inc. (ICI) was named one of the winners of the first stage of the Building Back Better Communities housing competition for Haiti. ICI partnered with 3D Global Solutions and Barclays Gedi Group, both privately held US

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    Feds invest $28.6M in Atlantic Canada wind energy

    July 28, 2010 by Staff

    BATHURST, NB: At the official dedication of the Caribou Wind Park in Bathurst, NB—the first of its kind in the province—Member of Parliament, Tilly O’Neill-Gordon announced a federal investment of up to $28.6 million in wind energy projects. The investment

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    Canada will likely avoid double-dip: CIBC

    July 27, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: The U.S. and Canadian economies will see growth slow over the next six months but are unlikely to experience a double-dip recession, according to CIBC’s Recession Probability Index (RPI). The CIBC RPI measures the probability of a recession by

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    The latest poop on renewable energy

    July 22, 2010 by DE staff

    Engineers at Oregon State University have made a breakthrough toward producing electricity from sewage, by the use of new coatings on the anodes of microbial electrochemical cells that increased the electricity production about 20 times. The findings, recently published online

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    Google buys 20 years of wind power

    July 21, 2010 by Staff

    Mountain View, CA: Tech blog and online news source Mashable has reported that Google has signed a power purchase agreement with an Iowa wind farm to buy its energy output for the next 20 years. Indeed, Google is so committed

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    World’s fastest electric vehicle makes pit stop in BC

    July 19, 2010 by staff

    VANCOUVER: One of the world’s fastest electric cars made its first stop in Vancouver last week. The Racing Green Endurance (RGE) left Prudhoe Bay, Ala, on July 4, headed for Ushuaia, Argentina. After its 84-day journey through 14 counties, the

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    Domtar to build cellulose pilot plant

    July 16, 2010 by Staff

    MONTREAL: Domtar Corp. and FPInnovations have formed a joint venture to build a commercial-scale nanocrystalline cellulose demonstration plant at Domtar pulp and paper mill in Windsor, Que. Construction will take approximately 20 months. The plant will cost about $32.4 million