GM’s CAMI Assembly gets multiple ENERGY STAR certifications
General Motors’ CAMI Assembly recently received Natural Resources Canada’s…
UBC research on capturing carbon from mining secures federal funding
NRC has awarded $2 million for testing of techniques at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine in the Northwest Territories.
Government reduces proposed emergency fund for pipeline spills
Pipeline Safety Act would bring down the minimum amount of “readily available” money to at least 5% of a company’s liability from 10%.
Dynamic Windows gets $900K federal investment for manufacturing innovation
Company will use investment to produce first made-in-Canada Passivhaus wood window system.
Cascades investing $26M to expand Quebec cardboard plant
Will install new process that produces biofuel derived from natural plant polymer.
NB takes go slow approach on offshore energy accord with Ottawa
Natural Resources Canada said the province has not made a request to initiate formal discussions.
Energy infrastructure needs trump environment, poll suggests
But results show Canadians remain weary of government’s ability to environmental emergencies.
Betting on newsprint
As competitors fold, Alberta Newsprint Co. adopts an innovative business strategy that quickly adapts to market conditions.
Inside Maintenance: Implementing ISO 50001
NRCan offers tools that will help validate improvement initiatives and verify ongoing performance.
Oil and gas foreign investment already tops $19.6B in 2014
Research reveals 98% of Canadian energy production is exported to the US.
Smarter energy use
NRCan offers financial assistance for improvement projects.
Study calls for more federal investment in forestry technology
Canada’s forest sector saw net operational losses in 2008 and 2009, and still has not recovered to pre-recession levels.
CN, feds eyeing oil by rail to Prince Rupert, BC
Quantities would match those of the proposed Northern Gateway.
Governments, industry team up on pipeline research
The Canadian Pipeline Technology Collaborative hopes to make Canada’s pipeline system safer and more efficient.
Dana gets $3M to develop thermal management technologies
Projects meant to enhance battery systems in electric, plug-in hybrid-electric, and hybrid-electric vehicles.
Lafarge, partners invest $8 million in low carbon fuels at cement plant
Ontario plant will use renewable, locally-procured, low carbon fuels to cut GHG emissions.
From PLANT West: Into the wormhole
Exploring heavy oil’s inner spaces.
Bad vibration at the Windsor Detroit border
Foreign Affairs spends $60,000 on probe of Zug Island hum.
Energy efficiency makes governments more money: study
Provinces that promote energy efficiency forfeit tax revenues, but always make up for the loss.
UBC gets biogasified
Nexterra hedges its bets on fledgling syngas
Upgrading and increasing the capacity of Soniplastics inc.’s cooling system – its chiller and water towers – yielded sizable savings and profits, according to Robert Laroche, the director of maintenance at the Boucherville, Que. plant.