• Carbon-emission schemes are going up in smoke

    November 29, 2010 by By Peter C. Glover

    The war on carbon dioxide emissions isn’t going well. Any real prospect for coordinated international action is, post-Copenhagen, dead in the political water.

  • 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

  • NxtGen Cleaning up diesel burn

    February 19, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    Erik Johannes (left), vice-president of product engineering, and president and CEO Jeremy Holt holding a component from NxtGen’s syngas diesel particulate filter system, designed for retrofits or installation on new vehicles during assembly. Photo: NxtGen The catalytic converter was introduced

  • Enerkem gets energy traction from trash

    August 19, 2009 by Noelle Stapinsky

    After more than a century of industrialization and consumption, landfills are brimming with waste, recycling efforts struggle to keep up, governments are about to apply heavier restrictions and limitations on industrial emissions while consumers are encouraged to make greener vehicle

  • ZENN: Not just another granola-lovin’ automaker

    June 18, 2009 by Corinne Lynds, AutoPlant

    With increasing focus on environmental initiatives, new vehicle emission regulations and energy efficiency, it’s nearly impossible to escape the buzz surrounding electric vehicles. In fact, tracking which international automaker will be first to market has become the pet project for

  • Editorial: Let the market lead emissions reductions

    September 1, 2008 by Joe Terrett

    Business continues to boom in Alberta as energy development drives the Canadian economy’s growth, such as it is; yet the sector is under siege. Environmental groups complain of the escalating greenhouse gas emissions coming from the oil sands and want