Scientists attempt a 3-D printed, human heart
University of Louisville team has already printed valves, small veins with cells.
Prospect of easily made 3D printer guns worries federal officials
Study will look at 3D technology and crafting of firearms, parts and ammo.
Doctors citing health problems demand Alberta phase out coal plants
TransAlta Utilities says 2006 university study found no health difference in people living near plants.
Cronus Chemicals proposes $1.2B fertilizer plant for Illinois
Fertilizer industry bringing factories back to US, but Texas blast highlights safety concerns.
Pro-Or moving closer to commercializing platinum group metals recovery
A pre-feasibility study is awarded to engineering firm Seneca to expand a PGM prototype plant.
South Korea, China, Japan talk giant free trade pact
Would boost economic growth and stabilize relations.
Orbite tech super-purifies silica used in solar panels, other products
Hugh-purity alumina plant to be completed this year.
Canada’s economy expands as global risks wane: RBC
Business spending to be key driver of future growth.
Kent to weaken emissions rules for coal fired power
Environment Minister to announce new rules to ensure coal power is as clean as natural gas.
ProMetic and Hematech close $10M orphan drug deal
ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. in Laval, Que. has signed a $10-million strategic manufacturing and licence deal with a drug manufacturer in Taiwan to co-develop and commercialize a pharma product that targets a rare medical condition (orphan).
Ford lays the foundation for a $1B factory in India
Ford Motor Co. laid the cornerstone for a new $1 billion dollar factory in India on March 22, pressing ahead with expansion plans despite an uncertain outlook for Asia’s No. 3 economy where growth in car sales has recently waned.
Héroux-Devtek invests $26.5M; Magellan lands $425M program
KITCHENER, Ont.: There have been some significant announcements in…
Natcore China to develop solar film growth technology
Natcore China will use Natcore’s proprietary liquid phase deposition…
Consortium looking for wind and solar suppliers
More wind power part of Ontario’s green energy plan.…