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News Energy General Sustainability
November 5, 2020  

Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as Transalta switches to natural gas

Will result in hundreds of mine job losses as employment drops to 40 to 50 people involved in reclamation work.

News Energy General Sustainability
October 26, 2020  

Maxim Power switches from coal to natural gas near Grande Cache

GE Gas Power helps with the conversion, power plant now generates half the NOx emissions of coal.

News Energy General
October 6, 2020  

Carbon capture project would be largest in world: officials

Energy secretary calls it a game changer for fossil-fuel generation in the US and around the world.

News Energy General
September 1, 2020  

Trump administration finalizes coal plant pollution rollback

Utilities to use cheaper technologies and take longer to comply with pollution reduction guidelines.

News Energy General
August 20, 2020  

Federal government to join assessment of Teck coal mine expansion in BC

Castle project would increase the area being mined and allow the company to maintain production of steel-making coal at 27,400 tonnes a day.

News Oil & Gas General
July 27, 2020  

Deutsche Bank says it won’t back an new oilsands or coal project

It says its ban on oilsands financing, effective immediately, will include exploration, production, transport or processing

News Energy Manufacturing Economy General
March 2, 2020  

Saskatchewan government pledges $10M for coal communities

Moe says money could be used to retrain workers for other industries and business development in consultation with local groups.

News General
December 17, 2019  

Manufacturing sales down 0.7% at $57.1B in October

Sales fell in 11 of 21 industries.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Sustainability
December 2, 2019  

China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

Investment in China’s renewable energy dropped almost 40% in the first half of 2019.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 30, 2019  

Trump’s Rust Belt revival is fading. Will it matter in 2020?

Economic trajectory shifting downward quickly, fueled by a slumping global economy and the trade wars.

News Energy Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

Cape Breton coal mining suspended after new roof collapse

Inspectors sent to the mine to look at the extent of the rock fall.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 19, 2019  

Amid urgent climate warnings, EPA gives coal a reprieve

More coal plants to open as a result but court challenges will follow.

News Energy General
June 11, 2019  

Nova Scotia Power generates 30% of its power from renewables

Marks a 24% reduction since 2007 from reliance on coal-fired power plants.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 23, 2019  

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions

Critics call negligible effects contention absurd given the scope of the federal coal program.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 8, 2019  

SaskPower carbon capture facility to fall short of annual target: CEO

Annual goal is 800,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide; captured 626,000 last year.