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    AFS tests CNG technology on Indian three-wheel vehicles

    August 10, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    Bajaj’s three-wheeled CNG delivery vehicle undergoing testing at AFS headquarters in Calgary. Photo: AFS CALGARY: Alternative Fuel Systems Inc. (AFS) and its Indian partner Advantek Fuel Systems Pvt. Ltd. will be working with Bajaj Auto Ltd. on the development of

  • BIOREM awarded breakthrough industrial project in China

    August 9, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    GUELPH, Ont.: Biorem Inc. has secured an order from China’s largest producer and supplier of oil and petrochemical products for $520,000. The Guelph, Ont. manufacturer of high-efficiency biological-based air emissions control systems says its proprietary technology will be used by

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    Companies link on lithium beryllium hydrides technologies

    August 9, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    VANCOUVER: IBC Adv anced Alloys Corp. has signed a binding letter agreement to advance proprietary lithium beryllium hydrides technologies for hydrogen storage and fuel cell applications. IBC, a Vancouver-based integrated manufacturer and distributor of beryllium-based alloys and related products, is

  • Fuel-cell deal produces power from by-product hydrogen

    August 6, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    VANCOUVER: Ballard Power Systems has finalized a sales agreement for deployment of a fuel cell power generator that produces clean energy from by-product hydrogen at a K2 Pure Solutions bleach plant in Pittsburg, Calif. Ballard, a Vancouver-based hydrogen fuel technology

  • US low-carbon fuel standard would increase global GHG: NPRA study

    August 5, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    WASHINGTON: The implementation of a nationwide low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) in the US would not reduce global greenhouse gas emissions: it would increase them, according to a new study. The research, conducted by Barr Engineering Co. of Minneapolis for the

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    Seaforth acquires Entegrity Wind Systems assets

    August 5, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    HALIFAX: Seaforth Energy Inc. is acquiring the assets and intellectual property of Entegrity Wind Systems Inc. Seaforth, a Dartmouth, NS manufacturer of wind turbines and is a wind energy integrator, said the acquisition brings together the two companies’ AOC 15/50

  • WEB TIPS: The prospecting power of a white paper

    August 5, 2010 by ANDREW SHEDDEN

    Over the last few months we’ve discussed both podcasts and webinars as a great way of generating sales leads. But what if you really don’t feel comfortable with either of these options? Well the good new is you can generate

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    Forest industry gets $100M for innovation

    August 4, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    Innovating with cast-off fibre from the production of forestry products. Photo: FPAC VANCOUVER: Canada’s forestry industry now has a $100 million fund available to it for the development of innovative bio projects and technologies that can be integrated with current

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    Sun shines on SunEdison GTA installations

    August 3, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    TORONTO: SunEdison will develop and build industrial and retail rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for CanFirst Capital Management, a private Toronto real estate company. The agreement between the two companies will see SunEdison, a division of MEMC Electronic Materials, with

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    NA robot sales up 40% over six months

    August 3, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    Material handling continues to be the largest application area for robots. Photo: Intelligrated ANN ARBOR, Mich: The biggest increases in robotics North American sales in the first half of 2010 came from non-automotive companies, according to the Robotics Industries Association

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    Novo licensed for exclusive tire-to-energy technology

    July 30, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    MONTREAL: A Montreal-based alternate energy company intends to do something with the old tires that are piling up across North America. Novo Energies Corp. has entered into a technology collaboration agreement with Colorado-based Precision Pipe and Vessel LLC for an

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    Terasen to upgrade landfill gas with Xebec system

    July 29, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    MONTREAL: Xebec Adsorption Inc. has signed a deal to build a complete biogas upgrading plant for a major energy utility in western Canada. The Montreal-based provider of biogas upgrading, natural gas and hydrogen purification solutions for the clean energy market,

  • Energy sector rebounding: PWC survey

    July 29, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    TORONTO: Canada’s oil and gas producers didn’t have a very good year in 2009. They logged their weakest earnings performance since 2002, but showing improvement in the second half of the year, according to a survey conducted by global consulting

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    Lakeside Steel plans new pipe plant in Alabama

    July 29, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    WELLAND, Ont.: Lakeside Steel Inc. plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Thomasville, Ala. that when fully operational will double the steel pipe and tubing manufacturer’s production capacity. The company, based in Welland, Ont., said the plant will add

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    Lovat wins $54M contract for TBMs

    July 28, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    A Lovat tunnel-boring machine. Photo: Lovat TORONTO: Metrolinx, the Ontario agency charged with integrating transportation systems within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), is buying four tunnel-boring machines (TBMs) from a Toronto manufacturer for a light-rail project. The $54-million contract is